DOCKET: Winter 2018

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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...

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Around the Academy

Yee Mon Htun: Burmese human rights advocates discussed the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar at a panel co-sponsored by the Kupferschmidt Holocaust/Human Rights Project and ...

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Carmen Ortiz Talks Shop

Veteran prosecutor provides insight into life of US Attorney....

Former US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz was a ubiquitous presence on campus last s...

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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Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in unusual places....

Salama Atadika ’07 Answering the Call: When working in law firms didn’t feel like a fit, she took a cha...

Notable Faculty Publications

Cathleen Kaveny deepened her exploration into the connections between law, religion, and morality in Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought, published by Oxford University Press in November. The book came close on the heels of the her award-winning essay collection, A Culture of Engagement: Law, Religion, and Morality. Michael Cassidy added to his accomplishments with “The Grand Jury: A S...

Faculty Milestones

Great Minds: Dean Hashimoto, who holds degrees from Stanford, Yale, UC Berkeley, Harvard, and UC San Francisco was elected last fall to the American Law Institute, a leading US organization producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. He shares that distinction with BC Law colleagues Ray Madoff, R. Michael Cassidy, and Catherine Wells, among others. Hashimoto’s expertise lies in the interface of law, scienc...

Canada’s Successful Constitution

Boston College’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy hosted a two-day October conference to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada—an important moment in modern history because Canada is now one the world’s constitutional superpowers. Canadian Supreme Court Justice Russell Brown was among more than two dozen participants. In regards to the Canadian Constitution’s growing influence since the ...