DOCKET: Summer 2018

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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...

LAB

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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When Government Oversteps Its Bounds

In the Abacus Savings fiasco, a Virginia judge sees similarities to a case h...

Senior US District Judge Henry Coke Morgan Jr. wrote to BC Law Magazine after reading about the indictment ...

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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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Paths to Success

Chris Hunter ’98 A Capitol Idea: He’s running as a Democrat for Congress in Florida’s 12th congressional district against a six-term incumbent. Law and Order A state prosecu...

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He Saw the Future and It Was Tech

You might not have heard of AppDynamics, but there’s a good chance you’re among the millions of beneficiaries of this software company’s technology if you’re using the apps...

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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...

Faculty Milestones

Doing the Right Thing: “This will be a terrific resource for the bar, the public, litigants, and anyone interested in researching professional responsibility law and procedure in Massachusetts,” said Vincent J. Pisegna, chair of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, speaking of the new Massachusetts Legal Ethics: Substance and Practice. Professor Paul Tremblay co-produced the treatise. On the Job: Katharine Young wa...

Notable Faculty Publications

Cheryl Bratt, in “Top-Down or from the Ground?: A Practical Perspective on Reforming the Field of Children and the Law” (Yale Law Journal Forum), applauds Anne C. Daily and Laura A. Rosenbury’s “revolutionary call to arms” for children’s law reforms, but suggests a youth-directed strategy to achieve the goal rather than the constitutional law overhaul the scholars propose. Frank Garcia (with Timothy Meyer) writes...

Bulletin Board

Idea Generation: Professor David Olson orchestrated six events spring semester under the banner of the new Program on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (PIE), which he directs. Topics included the “fuzzy logic” of patent law, mobile apps that increase access to justice, and opportunities for women in the sector. On Good Authority: Matters ranging from social justice and working in the White House to gerrymandering’s t...