DOCKET: Winter 2017

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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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Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in unusual places....

Chris Betke ’88 Career: Litigator and founding partner of Coughlin Betke in Boston. Keep it Green: As a m...

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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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Scholars Try to Right Many Wrongs

A condemnation of America’s failure to adequately protect marginalized citizens, a scholarly outcry against solitary confinement, and a cautionary preview of Trump’s potential ...

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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...

Faculty Milestones

Newcomers: The 2016-2017 academic year has brought with it three newcomers to the faculty. Assistant Professor Cheryl Bratt, who received her BS and JD from the University of Michigan, is teaching Law Practice I and II, as is Assistant Professor Jeffrey M. Cohen. He is a Stanford Law School graduate who also holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Oxford University. Assistant Professor Ryan Williams, who earned his JD at ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Professor Katharine Young edited (with Kim Rubenstein) and wrote the introduction to The Public Law of Gender: From the Global to the Local. According to publisher Cambridge University Press, the writings suggest that the new public law of gender must confront the lapses in enforcement, sincerity, and coverage common in national and international law and governance. Sanford Katz, the Darald and Juliet Libby Emeritus Professor, wa...

Raising the Bar

Moot Champs: The BC Law National Moot Court Team took home the sixty-seventh national New England Regional Championship title in November. Morgan Sellers, Jennifer Lang, and Rufus Urion prevailed over Vermont in the finals after defeating Suffolk Law and Boston University, where the competition was held. Lang was named Best Oralist. The students are competing in the national finals in New York in late January. Good Deeds: Massach...