DOCKET: Winter 2021

A New Reckoning

Remedies for the sickness of racism....

Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, past president of the American Public Health Association, senior fellow at the Mor...

Bar Passage Rate: 96%

Recent graduates delivered exceptional results on the October 2020 Massachusetts bar exam. BC Law ranked second in Massachusetts for overall passage rate (95.9%) and third in the s...

Paths to Success

Alumni find career satisfaction in diverse places....

Tracy Miner ’85 Playing Defense: Formerly a partner at Demeo and Mintz, she is co-founder of Miner Si...

Free! Again, Again, and Again

The Innocence Program wins release of three clients in 2020....

The BC Innocence Program (BCIP) achieved an extraordinary trifecta in 2020. Three clients—Frances Choy, Th...

Toward a More Inclusive Campus

Brathwaite heads BC Law’s new diversity program....

Lisa Brathwaite, a specialist in legal higher education affinity groups and minority and race issues, has jo...

Good Governance Matters

A group of BC Law students have put feet to pavement to improve the policies underpinning modern political systems. Their first step was forming the Good Governance Project (GGP), ...

Around the Academy

Richard Cordray: As the Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor at BC Law last fall, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Ohio Attorney Genera...

Notable Faculty Publications

Sanford N. Katz, Darald & Juliet Libby Emeritus Professor, has completed the third edition of Family Law in America, which was published by Oxford University Press. New to this edition is a full discussion of same-sex marriage and analysis of the Supreme Court case Obergefell v Hodges, which held that a ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Hiba Hafiz, in “Labor’s Antitrust Paradox” (University of Chicago L...

Faculty Milestones

A Nod to the Bard: Mark Brodin, in an October letter to the Los Angeles Times regarding what he called President Trump’s “towering high crimes and misdemeanors” and his threats around upcoming election results, invoked Tom Stoppard’s satirical Shakespearean play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Brodin drew an analogy between the American people and Stoppard’s doomed characters, who bemoaned, “There must have been ...