Winter 2017

Features

US Capitol Hill, DC

The Influencers

There is perhaps no other place in America where a lawyer’s ability to mak...

From Congress to the Pentagon, from the State Department to public broadcasting, in law enforcement agencies...

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The Impact Generation

Making a difference takes on many meanings in Washington, DC, where tens of ...

LANCE WADE ’02 A noted criminal defender restores a businessman to his former life. Lance Wade repre...

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The China Syndrome

Peter Zeidenberg ’85 comes to the defense of two Chinese Americans accused...

Clearly, it was just a bad dream. Jenny Xi, who was six years old when enforcers of Mao’s Cultural Revolut...

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Docket

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An Energy Law Pioneer

Tom Burton saw the future in green technologies....

Pocket Résumé Tom Burton ’96 Founder and chair of Mintz Levin’s Energy Technology Practice. In Deep W...

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Bringing Good to the Neighborhood

A native daughter takes on Riker’s challenges, and more....

Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, a 1983 graduate of BC, is the first woman district attorney of Bronx C...

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A Catalyst for Good

Dana Borelli ’17 beat early trials to find strength as an advocate....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Grew up in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in a loving family challenged by a di...

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Capital ‘L’ for Lawyer

Washington, DC, is a city like no other for members of the legal profession....

As these facts and figures suggest, metropolitan Washington, DC, which encompasses Washington, Maryland, an...

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Protector-In-Chief

A glimpse into the life of a Solicitor General. ...

During a turn last October as Distinguished Lecturer of the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, form...

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Around the Academy

Charles J. Ogletree Jr. and Kimberly Robinson: The discrimination law scholars discussed The Enduring Legacy of Rodriguez: Creating New Pathways to Equal Educational Opportunit...

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Esquire

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Reunion Weekend 2016

The weekend of November 4-5, jam packed with campus tours, lectures, panel discussions, law reviews, receptions and—biggest of all—class dinners, broke attendance records, draw...

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Light the World Gala 2016

Donors gathered October 6 for a black-tie celebration at Cadigan Alumni Center to mark the close of the Light the World Campaign, which raised $63.9 million, nearly $14 million ove...

Robert Drinan, SJ (copy shot from Boston College Magazine) photographed on the steps of Burns Library.

Loyalty Rewarded

Drinan Society honors donors who give every year....

For Kenneth S. Prince ’75, two related courses at BC Law inspired his career path. Prince, who has been gi...

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In Every Issue

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

The Choice

Words are malleable. How will we shape them?...

Recently, I heard a segment on National Public Radio’s “Story Corps” in which a ninety-four- year-old ...

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Contributors

Stephen Voss, Photographer Voss lives in Washington, DC. He has been recognized by American Photography Annual, Communication Arts Photography Annual, and the White House News Pho...

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What a Time to Be
in Washington, DC

Here we are in the early weeks of a new administration in Washington, DC, one that aspires to change the customary order of things. And here you are reading the new edition of BC L...

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