DOCKET: Winter 2020

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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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Dictionaries and the Law

Bryan Garner, editor-in-chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, spoke last fall at BC Law on “Dictionaries and the Law.” His presentation to the Legal History Roundtable took place ...

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Pearson Walks the Walk

Robin Pearson ’89 vividly recalls a property class with BC Law Professor Zygmunt Plater, who said that to be effective in the field, lawyers should “walk the land.” She took ...

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Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in diverse places....

Juan Acosta ’86 Right on Track: At BNSF Railway, the largest freight railroad network in North America, h...

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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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Alexis Anderson’s Legacy

TRIBUTE: “It is impossible to overstate the impact that Alexis had on generations of BC Law students, as well as on faculty, staff, and members of the local community. She ha...

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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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Eyes on the Prize

Clinical Professor Paul Tremblay A national leader in clinical education, author, and beloved professor at BC Law for thirty-eight years, Paul Tremblay in January was awar...

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Around the Academy

Luis Almagro: The Organization of American States secretary general was one of two speakers at Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy events last fall. Almagro...

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PILF Power

BC Law’s LEAPS program encompasses the Public Interest Law Foundation (PIL...

Fall Days of Service 167 Faculty and students participated 7 Placements: Stray Pets in Need, Women’s L...

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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 ...

Notable Faculty Publications

Robert Bloom ’71 and Mark Brodin co-authored Examples & Explanations for Criminal Procedure: The Police and the Constitution, 9th Edition (Wolters Kluwer), a popular casebook companion for its clear explanations and useful hypotheticals. Brodin also co-wrote (with Michael Avery) the Handbook of Massachusetts Evidence, 2020 Edition (Wolters Kluwer). Kari Hong, in “10 Reasons Why Congress Should Defund ICE’s Deportati...

Faculty Milestones

Next Up: Dean Vincent Rougeau became president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools in January. Consumer Powerhouse: Patricia McCoy presented at events and hearings sponsored by the Consumer Federal Protection Bureau, the Senate Banking Committee, University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy, the Penn Institute for Urban Research and the Wharton Public Policy Initiative, and the Harvard Joint Center o...

By the Numbers

No.7 Best Professors No.10 Best Quality of Life —Princeton Review No.2 10 Law Schools That Pay Off —US News & World Report No.10 Top in Tax —Tax Talent No.20 Top Law Reviews —Washington & Lee ...

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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...