Winter 2015

Features

Governor Dannel Malloy photographed at CT Capitol building, Hartford, CT

Leadership

What makes a leader? Boston College Law School does......

It forms hundreds of them year after year after year. BC Law alumni have used the lessons learned in law sch...

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Writing Their Way into Law School

The eloquent admission essays of five new 1Ls: Zain Ahmad, Jennawe Hughes, J...

Grade point averages and LSAT scores, extracurricular activities and past achievements are all part of the m...

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The Little Incubator That Could

In a tough part of Boston, an innovation center thrives on the energy of min...

Dean Vincent Rougeau opened the Boston Globe last summer and discovered something new: an MIT grad named...

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Docket

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

Casting an amused look at how different a law student’s world was in 1968 ...

To find out how much law school has changed in the last half century, BC Law Magazine went on a research mis...

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The Law in Postcards

Collection offers bemused look at the legal profession. Curated by Laurel Da...

A selection of humorous, nostalgic, and sometimes puzzling legal postcards has become a part of the law libr...

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Where Has All the Money Gone?

Exposing systemic problems, BC Law convention explores philanthropic reform....

What are the implications when we think the law is doing one thing, but it’s really doing another? That qu...

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The Canny Investor

When Brian Knez sees opportunity, companies thrive....

Pocket Résumé Brian Knez ’84: CEO of Neiman Marcus and other top retailers turned private equity invest...

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Esquire

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Law, Pluck, and Lingerie

The underwear created by Catalina Girald ’00 comes with a mission and a me...

“I grew up in a family where you could be a lawyer or a doctor—those were the two choices,” said Colom...

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Reunion Weekend 2014

(Photo IDs are left to right) 1. Sandy Tarrant ’99, Kristy Nardone ’99, John Stephan ’99. 2. Garin Veris ’98. 3. Hon. James Cronin. 4. Dr. Robin L. Kornegay-Rougeau, Georg...

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The Hallmarks of Leadership

Leadership is a predominant theme in this issue of BC Law Magazine. That’s because, in ways bold and subtle, so much of what defines Boston College Law School has to do with lead...

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

As Congress Fails Us

New partnership enhances BC Law’s ability to prepare students for the publ...

When judged by its legislative accomplishments, the 113th Congress was one of the least productive in modern...

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Correspondence

Hats Off to Clinical Programs I am writing to thank and congratulate you on the most recent edition of the magazine (Summer 2014). It was an inspiration to an alumnus like me who ...

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Lessons on Preventing Rape

A law professor and father of sons speaks out....

The current spotlight on campus sexual assault has no doubt raised awareness among college students of their...

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