DOCKET: Summer 2015

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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Exploring Magna Carta

Rare documents shine in library exhibition. Curated by Laurel Davis...

On the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, it seemed appropriate to explore the presence of that iconic do...

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Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in unusual places....

F. Thomas O’Halloran ’80 Change of Plans; A former trial lawyer, he headed to the world of Wall Street ...

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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...

Left to right, Middlesex County Assistant DA Joe Gentile, Suffolk County Assistant DA Elianna Nuzum, and Massachusetts State Police Crime Lab Deputy Director Lynn Schneeweis.

No More Wrongful Convictions

Unusual group of collaborators work to keep the innocent free....

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Professor Katz, center, with friends and family.

‘A Historic Night’

Admirers recall Professor Katz’s loyalty and caring at retirement party....

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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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Around the Academy

Elisabeth J. Medvedow: BC Law’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy in May welcomed Medvedow as its new executive director. She came to the Law School from Discovering...

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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 ...

Young Achievers

Speaking Truth to Power: Alaskan Sam Gottstein ’15 parlayed his Boston College Law Review note on domestic and sexual assault and alcohol abuse among Alaska Natives into a Clough Center travel grant that enabled him to testify before the Alaska State Legislature in March. He discussed tribal jurisdiction and how the status quo in Alaska fails to adequately protect the rural Alaska Native population from this violence. His note argued ...

Extra! Extra!

For faculty, the medium is often the message....

As BC Law’s thought leaders figure more prominently in public discourse, their commentary and perspectives are generating media coverage and influencing the debate on many pressing issues. Professor Robert Bloom, for example, was a top legal authority on the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev marathon bombing case. More than thirty-five media outlets and programs, among them AB...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Dean M. Hashimoto co-authored “Impact of Organizational Policies and Practices on Workplace Injuries in a Hospital Setting” in the Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. He holds five advanced graduate degrees, focuses his scholarship on the interface of law, science, and medicine, and is faculty director of BC Law’s JD/MPH dual degree program with Tufts School of Medicine. Associate Professor Katha...

BC Law Faculty Achievements

He Rules: Professor Mark Brodin, editor of the Handbook of Massachusetts Evidence, has been named editor of the six-volume treatise, Weinstein’s Federal Evidence. He was recommended for the position by Professor Daniel Coquillette, who serves on the senior editorial board of Moore’s Federal Practice. With this prestigious appointment, Brodin will have an opportunity to shape evolving law, as his job will include taking positions on ...