ESQUIRE: Winter 2019

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Into Africa

Couple sets out on service sabbatical to Rwanda....

Noah Hampson ’12 and his wife Rebecca have been nothing if not thoughtful about their respective careers, ...

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 Legacy of Berney’s Raiders

A 1960s band of brothers fought the good fight for civil rights....

The 1960s was a time of much social and political change.The civil rights movement and drive to protect the ...

Actor Kevin Spacey enters the courtroom with his attorneys Juliane Balliro, front, and Alan Jackson, right, for arraignment on a charge of indecent assault and battery on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in district court in Nantucket, Mass. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (Nicole Harnishfeger/The Inquirer and Mirror via AP, Pool)

Newsmaker

When Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey entered a Nantucket courtroom January 7 for arraignment on a charge of indecent assault and battery, he was accompanied by his attorneys, Juli...

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‘Feel Deeply About What You Do’

Obama Foundation CEO shares lessons in humility, power-mapping, and not hidi...

When a factory machine malfunctioned, cutting his mother’s fingers off, an entire community—neighbors, c...

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Best Seller To Become Apple Series

William Landay’s 2012 blockbuster novel Defending Jacob, a wrenching depiction of what happens to a family when a lawyer’s teenage son is accused of killing a classmate, begins...

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Leave Your Legacy

“BC Law was a fantastic experience, and it put me on the right path. I made this gift to help someone else in life who couldn’t afford to attend on their own. I hope it makes t...

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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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Generations

Andrew Borggaard ’96 and his wife Jennifer Borggaard ’96 (with their dog Yeti). Generations is an ongoing series of portraits of family members who’ve attended BC...

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We’ll Always Be There

Robert Decelles ’72 and Mary Dupont’s funding strategy ensures their giv...

Robert Decelles first contemplated law school, he assumed it was out of reach. After graduating from Boston ...

November 3, 2018 -- Boston College Law School 2018 Reunion, held at the Ritz Carlton in Boston, MA. Photo by Caitlin Cunningham Photography.

Explore. Learn. Reconnect.

Join fellow alumni, friends, classmates, and colleagues at BC Law’s bigges...

Law Day May 1, 2019 Reception, Dinner + Awards Ceremony 5:30 pm: Ritz-Carlton Boston Honor outstandi...

Alumni Association Notice

On November 1, 2019, the Alumni Association will hold an Alumni Board meeting followed by the annual Assembly Meeting. Elections for 2020 Alumni Board members will be held during these events. Anyone who has volunteered for BC Law between June 2018 and November 2019 is eligible to vote. Please visit bc.edu/lawalumni or contact Lauren McCauslin, associate director of alumni relations and volunteer engagement, at lauren.mccauslin@bc.ed...

The Power of Many

It’s simple math. Small gifts add up....

Every year, the BC Law community comes together to provide vital support for students who need help meeting the costs of law school. While some among us are able to make very significant gifts, others may stretch in order to make a smaller gift—and may wonder whether such gifts matter. They do. The collective impact of those who give more modest gifts, once com...

Save the Date: PILF Auction

BC Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation is gearing up for its 31st annual PILF Auction on March 21. After several years off-site, the auction is returning to campus to celebrate and deepen the community’s public interest spirit. It will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Yellow Room/Snack Bar. The auction raises money to provide summer stipends for BC Law students in unpaid, public sector internships. Last year PILF raised nearly $22,0...