Winter 2019

Features

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Once Upon a Time: LAB Turns 50

As BC Law’s clinical programs celebrate fifty years, alumni relive the mem...

Founded ed in 1968, the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau (LAB) is the law school’s first and oldest ...

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For the Record

Defying the odds, Randall McMillan ’95 withstood a bleak Brooklyn upbringi...

The man whom Randall McMillan has become—husband, father, and a music business heavyweight so expert that ...

Melina L. Muñoz Turco ’15

Ode to LAB

Stories from the crucible of young lawyering....

‘God Don’t Like Ugly’ by Melina L. Muñoz Turco ’15  “God don’t like ugly,” Theo’...

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Docket

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Fast Track

Emma Coffey ’20 races through school to achieve her childhood dream....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Lived in London from ages 2 to 7, then in Chatham, New Jersey. “I loved Lond...

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A Billion Footsteps

Far or near, migration is a fact of life....

Inspired by the article about Professor Daniel Kanstroom’s latest book, Deportation World, BC Law Maga...

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A Cop at Heart

Law degree adds value to a special-investigations policeman....

Pocket Résumé Buddy Greene ’97: Detective Lieutenant, Boston Police Department. Arresting Developments...

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‘Deportation World’

Kanstroom warns of rule-of-law and human rights catastrophe....

Pocket Résumé Degrees: JD, Northeastern, 1983; LLM, Harvard, 1992. Credentials: Extensive litigation ...

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Raising the Bar

Patrick Ciapciak ’19 The aspiring litigator was given a rare opportunity last fall when he was tasked with presenting the oral argument in a civil case before the full panel...

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Dispatch: Climate Conference

KATOWICE, POLAND, December 14, 2018: “Much has been made in the popular press of US obstructionism [at the COP24]. Since President Trump has clearly indicated his intention to pu...

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Esquire

Margaret M. Heckler

The Compassionate Realist

The late Margaret Heckler ’56, congresswoman, cabinet secretary, and ambas...

Margaret Heckler kept a sign on her desk that read: “Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men ...

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Reunion Weekend 2018

Reunions are, by nature, great fun, and the weekend of November 2-3, which gathered members of classes ending in 3 and 8, was no exception. Except that, well, it was exceptional. ...

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The Reunion Giving Report 2018

As I reflect on the 2018 Boston College Law School Reunion weekend and the opportunity to celebrate my fiftieth reunion with friends, I feel an immense sense of pride in BC Law. ...

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In Every Issue

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Silencing the Victim

Time to rethink non-disclosure contracts....

The emergence of the #MeToo movementin the aftermath of the scandals surrounding movie mogul Harvey Weinstei...

Vincent Rougeau, Dean of Boston College Law School.

A Dangerous Lie

Nationalism is blind to the value of diversity....

This past November marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. On Armistice Day, German Chancellor Angel...

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For the Record

Good Use of a Law Degree I was delighted to read about David Fialkow’s Academy Award-winning documentary, Icarus(“The Creative Genius of David Fialkow,” Summer 2018). I am...

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