Summer 2019

Features

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The Innocence Whisperers

Adjunct Professor Charlotte Whitmore has a gift for freeing the wrongly conv...

Hope has many adversaries, but few greater than the metallic clink and jangle of human bondage. On April 23...

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Trust Is Its Own Reward

Why the very richturn to Twomey for estate planning advice....

Pocket Résumé Laura Twomey: ’97 Partner, department head of Personal Planning Practice, Simpson Thache...

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When Wilmer García’s World Collapsed

A BC Law-related team threaded a legal needle to bring the deportee home....

Today’s roiling debate over immigration has obscured the human toll paid by those caught up in the US immi...

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9 to 5

Old ways, new gigs—the transformation of employment....

As an international authority on labor and employment law, BC Law Professor Thomas C. Kohler asks fundam...

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On the Move

Correcting the false narratives of global migration....

When scholar E. Tendayi Achiumeopened a two-day global migration conference at BC Law last April, seven choi...

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George Casey’s War and Peace

Four-star general says Media Age opens whole new front on civil-military rel...

Throughout four decades in uniform, four-star General George W. Casey Jr. (Ret.) led troops in Bosnia during...

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Undo Influence?

Shu-Yi Oei detects flaws in the new tax law’s rulemaking process....

Pocket Résumé Degrees: BA magna cum laude, Brown, 1999; JD and MTS, Harvard, 2003. Credentials: Pro...

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One ‘Badass Lawyer’

How Alex Bou-Rhodes ’19 plans to change lives....

Student Snapshot Provenance: South Boston. Rarity: A Quadruple Eagle: BC High, BC, and BC Law’s joint-J...

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Citizens Unbound

Rethinking our place in the world....

What does being a citizen mean in a world with increasingly fluid boundaries? Professor Dimitry Kochenov, Un...

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Esquire

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The Art of Listening Well

Twenty-two years on the bench taught James Menno to listen to his own heart....

Despite the number of people sitting on the hard benches in this sunlit courtroom, there is a respectful sil...

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Law Day 2019

The Ritz-Carlton Boston came to life May 1 as more than 200 guests paid tribute to five distinguished alumni being honored with BC Law’s top awards. Dean Vincent Rougeau’s welc...

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Playing by the Rules

A legal remedy for incarcerated kids....

A fifteen-year-old with bipolar effective disorder spent one hundred days out of the year in solitary confin...

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Contributors

David Reich, Writer Recent literary writing by Reich have appeared in the journals Brilliant Corners and Gargoyle and in the 2018 book Flash: Writing the Very Short Story (...

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