Summer 2021

Features

The Republic for Which It Stands

America has broken its promise to protect our spacious skies and fruited pla...

New developments in the landmark legal battle between Big Oil and the Standing Rock Sioux, already half a de...

Looted: A Saga of Nazi-Stolen Art

The maddening tale of the Guelph Treasure’s theft and the enduring quest f...

When the Jewish heirs to a fortune of Nazi-looted art thought they had nowhere else to turn, they found Nich...

Transforming Lives

Celebrating the careers of four departing scholars....

To paraphrase historian Henry Brooks Adams: “Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influen...

View All Feature Posts

Docket

Hear Her Voice

Chinyere Okogeri ’21 uses her leadership gifts to make a difference....

Student Snapshot Provenance: Born in Manhattan, raised in Queens. Learning: BA in Neuroscience and Minor in...

Comey’s View

Controversial former FBI director talks about the opportunity to build a bet...

Former FBI Director James Comey was at the helm of the FBI during some of the most tumultuous times in Washi...

Ring Named Interim Dean

BC Law tax professor is first woman to have the role....

Diane Ring became Interim Dean of Boston College Law School in July, making her the first woman to serve in ...

Around the Academy

Kenji Yoshino: “Covering,” a strategy in which individuals downplay outsider identities to blend into the mainstream, was the topic of an event hosted by the LSA D&I Co...

Expect the Unexpected

Everything turned out exactly as Esther Chang ’07 never expected. She’s a corporate attorney. She lives in Chicago. She made partner about a half a decade later than most o...

The Dean’s Decade

The right man to light the way...

The decade (2011-2021) that Vincent Rougeau led Boston College Law School, bookmarked as it was by the e...

Having Her Sway

Professor Madoff influences US Senate move to reform donor-advised funds....

Professor Ray Madoff’s campaign to pry philanthropic dollars from donor-advised funds and private foundati...

View All Docket Posts

Esquire

Generations

Tamara Devieux-Adams ’00 and her husband Earl Adams Jr. ’02. Generations is an ongoing series of portraits of family members who’ve attended BC Law....

Commencement 2021

It was a close call, but pandemic restrictions lessened enough to allow graduates to attend BC Law’s 88th Commencement in person on May 28. The excitement was palpable, as classm...

2020-2021 Giving Report

The Report on Giving recognizes all donors who made a gift to Boston College Law School during the fiscal year spanning June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021. A heartfelt thank you t...

View All Esquire Posts

In Every Issue

Our Place: The Moral High Ground

The Boston College Law School community never, ever ceases to amaze. When the world seems like it’s coming untethered, and norms and traditions—good and bad—are coming undone...

For the Record

VERDICT STANDS IN SONY V. COX There are new developments in the copyright showdown case between the music industry’s Big Three record labels and Cox Communications. An Oppen...

View All In Every Issue Posts