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Gun Control: What Can States Do?

Tuesday, Apr 25, 3 pm
Boston College Law School; East Wing 120

A conversation with Attorney General Maura Healey and Governor Martin O'Malley; moderated by Professor R. Michael Cassidy.

Reception to follow in Barat House. 

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Limited spaces available

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Mary Anne Carlson

Hope to get a notice if this is rescheduled due to the weather.

Hillary A Bylicki

The event has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 25th from 3-4:30 p.m.

jill Blaney

Looking forward to it.

Taking the Leap: Deciding to Run for Public Office

Friday, Mar 31, 1 pm
Barat House

Michelle Wu, President, Boston City Council

 

Lunch provided.

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State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Tuesday, Apr 4, 8:30 am
Boston College Law School; East Wing 120

8:30-9:00     Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15     Welcome Remarks: Dan Kanstroom, Professor, Boston College Law School

9:15-9:30     Keynote Address:  Governor Martin O’Malley

9:30-11:00   Panel One: Judicial Aspects

Moderator:  Dan Kanstroom, Professor, Boston College Law School Panelists:           Hon. Beverly Cannone, Massachusetts Superior Court         Hon. Robert Cordy (ret.) Partner, McDermott Will & Emery         Hon. Nancy Gertner (ret.)...

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Fighting Fascism: Lessons from Nazi Germany about the Rule of Law

Wednesday, Mar 22, 4 pm
Boston College Law School; East Wing 115A

Showing of documentary and discussion with documentarians John Michalczyk and Susan Michalczyk. Moderated by Professor Judith McMorrow

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Criminal Justice Reform in Massachusetts

Tuesday, Feb 21, 8:30 am
Boston College Law School; East Wing 120
9-9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks :

R. Michael Cassidy, Professor of Law, Boston College Law School; Faculty Director, Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy

9:15-10:45 a.m. Panel One: Best Practices to Identify and Rectify Wrongful Convictions

Moderator: Sharon Beckman, Associate Clinical Professor; Director, Innocence Program, BC Law School

Panelists:

Ira Gant, Staff Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services Innocence Program Cynthia Garza, Assistant...

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Patricia Coppola-Lugo

Can we get a street address for GPS?

Hillary A Bylicki

BC Law School is located at 885 Centre St., Newton, MA 02459

What's Next in Health Care Reform?

Monday, Feb 6, 12 pm
Barat House

A conversation with Governor Martin O'Malley and Professor Mary Ann Chirba. Hear about the current situation regarding the Affordable Care Act, possible repeal, and Congressional alternatives.​

Lunch will be provided by Anna's Taqueria.

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Legal and Practical Implications of the Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States"

Tuesday, Jan 31, 3 pm
Barat House

Join the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, Visiting Professor and former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley, and BC Law Professors Mary Holper, Kari Hong, and Dan Kanstroom, as they discuss President Trump's recent Executive Order.

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Reimagining the Role of a Modern District Attorney

Tuesday, Mar 28, 4 pm
Barat House

Marian Ryan, District Attorney, Middlesex County

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Gov. Martin O'Malley: Restoring Integrity to Our Democracy

Tuesday, Jan 24, 3 pm
BC Law; East Wing 120

The Rappaport Center's first visiting Professor, Governor Martin O'Malley, will be presenting a major public address to kick off the spring semester. Governor O'Malley ran for President of the United States this election, was Governor of Maryland, and Mayor of Baltimore.

An open reception in Barat House will follow.

More: Martin O'Malley bio

 

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Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline: Gault @ 50 and Meaningful Access to Counsel for Kids

Monday, Nov 21, 7:30 am
Morgan Lewis, 1 Federal Street, Boston

Moderator:  Francine Sherman, Clinical Professor, Boston College Law School Panelists:   Honorable Margot Botsford Andrea Campbell, Boston City Councilor Bob McDonnell, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Co-Sponsors: Citizens for Juvenile Justice Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP Youth Advocacy Foundation

Continental breakfast will be provided.  

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Institutional Responses to Racism

Monday, Nov 7, 8 am
Boston College Club; 100 Federal Street 36th Floor, Boston, MA 02210

Moderator: Renee Landers, Professor, Suffolk Law School Panelists:  Dan Coquillette, Professor, Boston College and Harvard Law Schools Brent Henry, General Counsel, Partners HealthCare, Princeton University Trustee Bruce Kimball, Professor, The Ohio State University Education Department William Sledge, Professsor, Yale School of Medicine  

Breakfast will be provided. 

 

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Hillary A Bylicki commented on the event Charter Schools: Lift the Cap or Not?

A Conversation with former U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli

Tuesday, Oct 18, 10 am
Boston College Law School; East Wing 120

Solicitor General of the United States (ret.)  

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Terrorism: Threats and Responses

Friday, Nov 4, 4 pm
East Wing 120

Moderator: Peter Krause, Professor, Boston College, Political Science Department Panelists:  •    Mia Bloom, Professor, Georgia State, Communications Department •    Edward F. Davis, President and CEO, Edward Davis, LLC  •    Kurt Schwartz, Director, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency   

Part of Reunion Weekend

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Charter Schools: Lift the Cap or Not?

Monday, Oct 24, 5 pm
Boston Public Library

Moderator: David Scharfenberg, The Boston Globe

Panelists:  Juan Cofield, NAACP Jon Clark, Co-Network Director, Edward Brooke Charter School Professor Patrick McQuillan, BC Lynch School of Education  

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Jen Rose-Wood

Which public library branch is this occurring at? Thanks.

Jen Rose-Wood

2 more questions: is registration required, and will there be Q & A?

Hillary A Bylicki

Registration is not required (the event is free and open to the public). There will be a Q&A. The event is going to be held at the Boston Public Library located at 700 Boylston St.

Congressional View with U.S. Representative Seth Moulton

Wednesday, Oct 5, 4 pm
East Wing 120; Boston College Law School

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, 6th Congressional District of Massachusetts will be visiting to give a public address.

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A Conversation about Race and Policing

Friday, Sep 9, 3 pm
Stuart House 315

Moderator: Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Somerville

Panelists:

Chief William Brooks, President, Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association; Chief, Norwood Police Department Rahsaan Hall, Director, Racial Justice Program, ACLU Natashia Tidwell, Counsel, Collora LLP; former Cambridge Police Officer; former Assistant U.S. Attorney

Reception to Follow

*Co-Sponsor: Diversity Committee, Law Student Association

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Has the Mortgage Pendulum Swung Too Far? Implications for Wealth Inequality

Friday, Sep 30, 8:30 am
Boston College Law School, East Wing 120

The Rappaport Center will welcome experts on mortgage inequality and access to mortgage credit for a full day conference. The day will include a keynote speaker and three panels:

Panel 1:  The Current State of Access to Credit

Moderator: Gary Klein, Senior Trial Counsel, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General Panelists: Neil Bhutta, Principal Economist, Federal Reserve Board 

Tom Callahan, Executive Director, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance Jonathan...

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Food Matters: Innovative Strategies for an Equitable and Sustainable Food System

Tuesday, Apr 26, 4:30 pm
Barat House; Boston College Law School

Interested in law? Interested in food? Join us to discuss food law and policy on Tuesday, April 26th!

Moderator: Emily Broad Leib, Director of Food Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School

Panelists: Miguel Keberlein, Director of Immigrants and Workers’ Rights Practice Group, Legal Assistance Foundation, Chicago

Michele Merkel, Co-Director of Food & Water Justice, Food &Water Watch, Washington, D.C. Jackson Renshaw, Fresh Food Generation

Dinner will...

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Student Debt Crisis: Issues and Solutions

Friday, Mar 18, 8:30 am
Boston College Law School; East Wing 120

RSVP here or at http://studentdebtcrisis.eventbrite.com

Panel One: Did Privatization of the Student Loan Marketing Corporation (Sallie Mae) Work?

Moderator: Rohit Chopra, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Education

Panelists:  Stephen Burd, Senior Policy Analyst, New America Foundation Paul Combe, President and CEO, American Student Assistance Jonathan Glater, Professor, University of California Law School, Irvine

Panel Two: Reforming Student Loan...

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Mary Gardill commented on the event Governing in a Digital Age

Governing in a Digital Age

Thursday, Feb 25, 3 pm
Boston College Law School; Barat House

Please RSVP to this program at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/governing-in-a-digital-age-tickets-21045497650

This program will consist of two separate panels: "Data Driven Leadership" and "Public Records Reform: Challenges and Opportunities." The goal of this program is convene thought leaders to explore the changing landscape of technology allows for greater access to public records and how that can enhance society. 

Panel One: "Public Records Reform:Challenges and...

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Mary Gardill

Thank you

Mary Gardill

Thank you

Urban Mayors: Challenges of Municipal Governance

Thursday, Feb 4, 5 pm
Boston College Law School; Barat House

Please join us along with five mayors (four current, one former) to talk about the challenges of municipal governance and what's involved in running a city.

Moderator: Lisa Wong, former Mayor of Fitchburg Panelists: Joseph Curtatone, Mayor of Somerville Jon Mitchell, Mayor of New Bedford Dan Rivera, Mayor of Lawrence Setti Warren, Mayor of Newton

 

Dinner will be provided by Blue Ribbon BBQ. 

 

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Limited spaces available

Vincent Patalano II, MD commented on the event Thinking About Running For Office?

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