FEATURED: Winter 2018

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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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Saving Democracy

Amid rapid globalization and rising populism, threats to liberal constitutional democracies are prevalent in countries like Poland, Turkey, Hungary, and Venezuela. Pol...

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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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When You Wish Upon a Star

Erika Craven / Hamilton College...

I am a princess. I don’t mean that I have royal blood or come from millions of dollars. I have not had...

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Stepping Away from Fear

Jaegun Lee / University of Massachusetts, Amherst...

I was born in Boston, where my earliest childhood memories are of the bronze ducklings at the Public Gar...

A Long-Lost Voice Is Found

Danielle Richmond / University of Florida...

“Hmm, you would be pretty if you would do something with your hair,” stated my friend. Yes, you read...

I Get to Decide Who I Am

Samuel Tincher / Berea College...

As my mother drove me to my first day of high school, I mentally rehearsed the questions and comments I ...

Revolutions Big and Small

Jorge Toledo / University of California, Berkeley...

I was born in san juan, Puerto Rico, to parents of Spanish and Cuban ancestry. My maternal grandmother w...

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Where They Are Now

The essayists from the Class of 2017 reap the rewards of law school....

In Winter 2015, BC Law Magazine featured “Writing Their Way into Law School,” outstanding admission essa...

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‘Law Is Not Magic’

As a financial services executive, Kevin Carome ’78 deals with regulations...

Kevin Carome ’78 has no tricks up his sleeve. The senior managing director and general counsel at financia...