Winter 2018

Features

#1 - Vera Sung, Jill Sung, Thomas Sung from ABACUS, a PBS Distribution release. Photo courtesy of Sean Lyness

Scapegoats

Just what lay behind the New York DA’s aggressive targeting of a small Chi...

Fifteen Chinese-Americans were handcuffed, chained together, and paraded by law enforcement down the narrow ...

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The Freedom Fighter

Raised in the crucible of Communist Romania, scholar Vlad Perju mounts an in...

December 22, 1989, was a big day for eleven-year-old Vlad Perju. His family had been waiting for two decades...

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Getting In

Five 1Ls share the essays that earned them entrance into law school....

In a fast-paced world in which narratives seem to recede behind the bullying force of nonstop news, social m...

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Defending Regulations

Senator Edward Markey ’72 vows to go down fighting to help consumers....

US Senator Edward Markey ’72 invoked the spirit of BC Law during a campus speech in October, part of  the...

Asia Calling

Baltimore’s Taylor Green ’18 turns her gaze East....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Born in Baltimore, Maryland; moved to the suburbs as a child. Learning: BA in ...

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Wrongful Conviction

Saving the innocent, one trying exoneration at a time....

Since its founding in 2007, the Boston College Innocence Program at the Law School has been an active pl...

From left, Glen Weinstein, Paulina Hill, Nikki Hadas ’97, and Joseph Theis ’03

BC Law Launches New Initiatives

Business and tax law programs impact learning....

Academic undertakings designed to enhance collaborations and the Law School’s business offerings got i...

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The Grass Is Always Greener

If there’s one changeless thing about Xiomara Corral’s career, it’s th...

Pocket Résumé Xiomara Corral ’87: Senior Attorney, BNY Mellon. Advanced Degree: She holds an LLM in ban...

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Esquire

Marianne Short photographed at Boston College

Common Threads

Endowed professorships speak to the special relationships that make up the f...

BC Law’s endowed chair holders, and the donors who established professorships at BC Law, intertwine across...

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2016-2017 Giving Report

A heartfelt thank you to all the alumni and friends of Boston College Law School for your generous support. The Report on Giving recognizes all donors who made a gift to Bos...

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Reunion Weekend 2017

The weekend of November 3-4 was a heady outpouring of campus tours, lectures, panel discussions, “bar reviews,” receptions and—biggest of all—class dinners at the Fairmont ...

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In Every Issue

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It’s Time Unicorns Grew Up

For start-ups, maturity is spelled ‘IPO.’...

Like modern-day millennials, our fastest growing tech companies have decided to delay adulthood. Unlike earl...

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

A Dark Road to Justice

Members of an immigrant community keep faith in the rule of law....

People are often surprised to learn that my work in law practice was primarily in the area of financial serv...

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Contributors

Jeri Zeder, Writer Zeder, JD, has been contributing to BC Law Magazine since 1998. Her articles include the story of an alumnus who won the release of Guantánamo prisoners, a com...

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