FEATURED: Summer 2020

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The Vision Project

The BC Law faculty discuss where the Covid-19 pandemic may lead us. There ar...

Miniscule in size as the Covid-19 virus is (125 nanometers), it has become a colossal disrupter forcing an e...

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The Protector

Chief of workplace health provides guidance in pandemic....

Professor Dean Hashimoto is a law professor, public health scientist, and practicing physician. At Massa...

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Cautionary Tales

In public and private sectors, ethics and unity have been wanting....

Professor Renee Jones is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She teaches and writes on corporate and se...

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Labor Intensive

A toolkit for knocking down barriers to economic mobility....

Hiba Hafiz joined BC Law as an Assistant Professor in 2018. She teaches and writes in the areas of labor...

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Lifting the Curtain

Change begins with a commitment to social and economic rights....

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen called Young’s first book, Constituting Economic and Social Rights (Oxford,...

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A Better Way

Unleash the power of a participatory conception of the rule of law....

Professor Daniel Farbman teaches and writes in the areas of local government law, legal history, constit...

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Simplifiers Can Be Lethal

Dangerous actors can slip in under  cover of the pandemic....

Professor Paulo Barrozo’s work offers new understandings of rights, punishment, cruelty, structural me...

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Hello, Innovation

Business is wise to economic growth....

Professor David Olson is Faculty Director for the Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BC Law. ...

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Solidarity: Let’s Redefine It

How can people thrive when they lack basic freedoms?...

Professor Thomas Kohler is Concurrent Professor of Law and Philosophy at Boston College and a labor and ...

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Why We’re Falling Apart

Let’s start with populism and fake news....

Covid-19 exposes the rising pathology of populism, with its hostility to international institutions and,...

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What Democracy?

The long, steady creep of white male aristocracy....

Since the framing period in the 1780s, the United States has witnessed continual struggles to make our d...

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Justice: All Is Not Fair

Where’s the justice in imprisonment and exclusions?...

Professor Mark Brodin: Rethinking Criminal Incarceration. The pandemic has put on the front pages a long...

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Economics: The Bottom Line

Three views on why we haven’t done better—and how we can....

Professor Natalya Shnitser: Employment Benefits. The coronavirus pandemic has shone a harsh light on the...

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Rights: What Are Our Rights?

Let’s see what the Constitution actually says....

In this moment, public health and the public interest require us to act collectively to stop a deadly di...

Quotes

Quotes

Professor Catharine Wells / On Social Change “There is a need for legal reform, but the real work is personal. I think there are four questions we should ask ourselves ever...

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The Chair

In a long career that brought down corporate defrauders and eventually lande...

When the Washington, DC, law firm Bryan Cave merged with the London firm Berwin Leighton Paisner in April 20...

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The Land of Music & Piracy

In a copyright showdown between the music industry’s Big Three record labe...

For most of us, what qualifies as an epic music debate is wholly subjective and undertaken all in good fun. ...