Winter 2020

Features

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Easy Rider

During the meteoric rise of Peloton, Hisao Kushi ’92 has been the exercise...

Peloton is a company that makes a lot of noise. Its sleek machines smash the stereotype of home exercise eq...

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The Mighty Weight of Atrocity

It fell to Dermot Groome ’85 to hoist the load of Ratko Mladić’s cruelt...

It was June of 1992, the second night of the holiday Eid al-Adha, when Elvedin Pasic, just fourteen, saw Ser...

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I Am Why

Young women who’ve endured the failings of the juvenile justice system fi...

Growing up, Jazmine Banks, a young woman from San Francisco, was placed in more than twenty foster homes, ha...

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Docket

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‘I Want to Understand’

Engineer-scientist Su Kyung Suh ’20 finds the answers in patent law. ...

Student Snapshot Provenance: Korea. Tri-National Student: Summa cum laude grad Pohang University of Science...

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Friends of the Court

How pre-Civil War blacks used the rule of law....

Who is an American citizen? That question was apparently settled by the Fourteenth Amendment, which declared...

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IP and China: How Does that Work?

Keynote speaker suggests long-term strategies and cooperation, not conflict,...

At the second annual International IP Summit at BC Law, which focused this year on China, keynote speaker Ya...

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Bringing Policy to Life

Panels, visiting thought leaders enliven Rappaport events....

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy continued its strong march through the thicket of policymakin...

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Rights Revisited

Young offers novel wayto bring parties together....

Pocket Résumé Degrees: BA, LLB (Hons), University of Melbourne; LLM and SJD, Harvard. Credentials: Clerk ...

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The Making of an Advocate

Independent study brings self knowledge and public awareness....

Ever since she was a teenager growing up north of Boston, Caroline Reilly ’19 has been a proponent of wome...

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Balancing Act

Tax policy needs adjustment in favor of equality....

Just as an efficient tax system can improve a nation’s standard of living by insuring that taxes do no...

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Esquire

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Broken Pledges

David Bianchi takes his fight against the deadly rite of college hazing from...

Since 2000, fifty-six fraternity pledges at American colleges and universities have died performing hazing r...

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Reunion Weekend 2019

Just when you thought a Boston College Law School reunion couldn’t get any better, along comes Reunion 2020. Some 650 reunioners, Dean’s Council members, and guests attended th...

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A Loyalist to the End

Mark Nuccio’s unwavering support revealed a powerfully generous nature....

Mark V. Nuccio ’83 valued excellence—exemplified, he believed, by both his alma mater and his law firm, ...

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The Reunion Giving Report 2019

Boston College Law School Reunion weekend proved to be as enjoyable and rewarding as I had hoped. The energy was palpable and it was wonderful to see my old friends, as well as oth...

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In Every Issue

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Upholding the Law of the Land

One thing that can be said about the Boston College Law School community is that no two of its members are alike. Their personalities, perspectives, and strengths are dizzyingly di...

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We’re Fired

What’s next in the world of work?...

Labor and employment law might seem to deal with relatively narrow concerns. No area of the law, however, to...

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Contributors

Elizabeth Gehrman, Writer Gehrman’s work has appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Archaeology, and New York Times. Rare Birds is her 2012 biography of ornithologist David ...

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