DOCKET: Summer 2021

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...

Paths to Success

Alumni find satisfaction in diverse workplaces....

Rhona Silverbush ’92 1-2-3 Eyes on Her: She’s co-author of the Terrific Toddlers books, including P...

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...

The Young Achievers

Two for Thoms: Molly Jane Thoms ’22 has been awarded two fellowships this summer, both in line with her interests in youth and education. In addition to receiving one from Equal Justice America, Thoms was among five students in the state to win a Massachusetts Bar Foundation Legal Intern Fellowship. Legal Eagle Takeover: Jessie Baek ’23, Dhairya Bhatia ’23, and Travis Salters ’23 make up half of this year’s Boston B...

Notable Faculty Publications

Katharine Young, in “The Idea of a Human Rights-Based Economic Recovery after Covid-19,” which was published in the International Journal of Public Law and Policy in 2020, provides a visionary take on a post-pandemic world. The associate dean of faculty argues that people’s rights to economic and social rights are as essential as civil and political protections. Paolo Barrozo writes, in the Yale Journal of Law and Human...

Faculty Milestones

World Views: Frank Garcia offered testimony to the European Union Commission on international investment law reform.Joan Blum presented at Tashkent State University of Law in Uzbekistan on joining theory and practice in the US legal education. Goodbyes: Kari Hong, who founded BC Law’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Program in which her students prevailed in 10 of the 14 decided cases, has moved to Montana. Business professor Tinu ...