Summer 2015

Features

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The Guardian of the Melting Pot

Himself a Jewish, Turkish, Polish, Cuban American, León Rodriguez ’88 gui...

León Rodriguez sat impassively at the witness table in the wood-paneled hearing room of the Dirksen Sen...

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The Go-To Guy

Nevada’s top appellate lawyer Daniel Polsenberg ’82 thought he’d seen ...

When the verdict came in, in spring of 2010, Las Vegas attorney Daniel F. Polsenberg ’82 was waiting t...

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Docket

Marilyn Mosby

The Imperturbable
Marilyn Mosby ’05

How Baltimore’s state’s attorney became the prosecutor who quieted a tro...

Another death of a young black man in the hands of police, this time, in Baltimore. But this time, thing...

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A Search for Equality

Breaking the gridlock of race, poverty, and immigration....

The following are edited excerpts from a conversation between Dean Vincent Rougeau and Darnell L. Williams, ...

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A Head for Numbers

Kate Barton is that rare person who uses “tax” and “funin the same sen...

Pocket Résumé Kate Barton ’87: From “humble origins” in Brighton, Massachusetts, to Americas Vice C...

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Are We in an Equality Recession’?

Panel explores causes and effects of turninga blind eye to injustices....

Last year the nation marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Brown v Board of Education ruling, in which the ...

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2014 Grads Score on the Jobs Front

Highly skilled students, smart placement initiatives yield impressive career...

There is good news at Boston College Law School. Thanks to a variety of innovative programs developed by...

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The Solution Seeker

Andrew Haile ’15 finds his calling in helping others. ...

Student Snapshot Provenance: Grew up on campuses in Connecticut and Ohio, the son of a prep school English ...

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Esquire

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Generosity Has Its Rewards

Now in its tenth year, the Scholarship Dinner brings donors and students clo...

(Photo IDs are left to right) 1. Christian Chorba’15 and John Boc ’74. 2. Roger Bougie ’62, Hayoung Ch...

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Law Day 2015

(Photo IDs are left to right) 1. 2015 Honorees: David Schoen ’84, Professor Robert Bloom ’71, Professor Emerita Ruth-Arlene W. Howe ’74, and Honorable Leslie Harris ’84. 2....

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Commencement 2015

Top Obama aide David Simas ’95 addressed graduates at BC Law’s 83rd Commencement May 22, imploring them to be true to values and ethics they learned at the Law School. The dire...

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A Pipeline to a Better World

What better place than the Law School to witness how a pipeline works. At its entrance every fall stands a cluster of nervous, aspiring lawyers; from its egress every spring emerge...

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

An Elusive Goal within Reach

Technology seems poised to help more lawyers deliver affordable legal assist...

A recent long weekend gave me time to catch up on a favorite television show, Mad Men. Although it is obviou...

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Correspondence

School’s Visibility Heightened by Magazine BC Law Magazine has made an amazing transformation this year. The increase in online presence, the boost in photography and graphics, ...

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