DOCKET: Winter 2019

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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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Around the Academy

Doug Bandow: The Cato Institute senior fellow joined BC Law’s Federalist Society to discuss President Trump’s relationship with North Korea. He shared views related to a C...

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The Rappaport Ripple Effect

How BC Law has earned its place as a policy powerhouse....

This past September, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy began its fourth year at BC Law by welco...

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The Political Sisterhood

“To have my peers and colleagues look to me, a woman of color, with the same level of respect and regard as they would anyone else, is something I have had to fight for.” ...

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Straight Talk at IP Summit

Ropes & Gray, BC Law partner to explore global intellectual property issues....

Boston College Law School, in partnership with Boston-based law firm Ropes & Gray LLP, coordinated a two...

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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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Finding a Calling in M&A

Rita O’Neill ’04 loves the rush of a new deal, so it’s no surprise that she’s found her niche in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). “The tempo of M&A is very fast-p...

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Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in unusual places....

Jerry Zaro ’76 Day Job: He’s chair of the Banking and Real Estate Services Department at Sills Cummis &...

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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...

Faculty Milestones

Press-tige: Ray Madoff and James Repetti published influential op-eds on the new tax law in the New York Timesand The Hill, respectively. Madoff explained how Trump’s law favors people like himself, and Repetti argued that the law incentivizes factories to leave the US. The professors also have other accomplishments. Madoff is among the NonProfit Times’s Power & Influence Top 50 for the second year in a row, and Repetti has...

Notable Faculty Publications

Mark Brodin: In “Discriminatory Job Knowledge Tests, Police Promotions, and What Title VII Can Learn from Tort Law,” the Michael and Helen Lee Distinguished Scholar argues that, in test validation, courts should apply a common-sense definition of intentional discrimination similar to that used in tort litigation. His article was published in Boston College Law Review in 2018. Shu-Yi Oei: The tax policy expert, who has ...