Summer 2018

Features

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Their Hearts Are In It

Public Service Scholars fan out and change the world....

When Stephanie Johnson graduates in 2019, she will mark the twenty-year anniversary of BC Law’s Public Ser...

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The Creative Genius of David Fialkow

David Fialkow ’85 was part of a creative team that outsmarted the KGB, imp...

  Little gets in Vladimir Putin’s way, and almost nothing that does stays there. To raise his ...

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Docket

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Women in the Law

Can the race for equality be won?...

  For several decades women have been entering and graduating from law school in numbers almost ...

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New Troubles for Free Speech

First Amendment meets challenges on campuses....

One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the First Amendment, Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, pres...

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LAB to Celebrate Its Gold Anniversary

BC Law’s Legal Assistance Bureau (LAB) turns fifty this year and big plans...

Founded in 1968, LAB is the Law School’s first and oldest clinical program. It was born of 1960s idealism ...

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A Giant Leap for Public Service

New program rethinks how BC Law shapes leaders of tomorrow. ...

Public service has always been a bedrock of a BC Law education. Building on that history, the Law School thi...

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Traffickers Suffer Legal Setback

John Montgomery’s efforts result in new law. ...

The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) was signed by President Trump on April 11 after passage by larg...

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Wow and Know How

Rosemary and Rick McCready turn real estate to personal gold....

Pocket Résumés Rick McCready ’84: President, The Davis Companies. Omni-Present: His team arranged the...

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There’s a Doctor in the House

After three decades in medicine, Leslie Shaff ’18 gets a law degree....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Dorchester, Mass. Degrees: BA, Brandeis University, 1966; Masters in Art of T...

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Law Day 2018

Law Day 2018 was observed by BC Law on May 2 at the Ritz-Carlton in Boston. It was a time to honor notable alumni and leaders and to contemplate the importance of diversity in the ...

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A Litigator’s Act

Generosity is infectious. Joan Lukey ’74 proves it....

“I love what I do,” says Joan Lukey ’74, practice group leader for complex trial and appellate litigat...

BC Law School's Newton campus. Photographed for the 2013 BC Law Viewbook.

Stuart House and the Law Library viewed from Barat House.

2017-2018 Giving Report

A heartfelt thank you to all the alumni and friends of Boston College Law School for your generous support. The Report on Giving recognizes all donors who made a gift to Boston...

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Hope for Good Times Still to Come

The young are at it again. Thank goodness. Last issue, this column focused on the admission essays of five members from the class of 2020. Their words, their compassion, and their ...

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For the Record

Bank Notes Great story on the bank that was “small enough to jail” (“Scapegoats,” Winter 2018). I knew about Abacus bank but didn’t know the daughters were BC Law grad...

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Guns in Risky Waters

Businesses can sink if consumers disinvest....

  We were on break between hours of my Supreme Court seminar when my phone buzzed with an alert....

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