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The Local Antitrust Moment: How State and Local Governments Can Lead the Charge on Renewing Democracy by Breaking up Corporate Monopolies

Monday, Oct 28, 12 pm
Barat House, 1st floor

Zephyr Teachout, Law Professor, author, activist, and a former candidate for New York Attorney General and Governor, Senior Fellow in Residence, will be giving a community address on how state and local governments can lead the charge in the antitrust era. 

Lunch provided.

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Disparate Impact of Urban Planning: Redevelopment and Social Justice

Wednesday, Oct 16, 12 pm
East Wing 115B

Panel discussion on redevelopment and social justice.

Panelists: 

Harley Etienne, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Michigan, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Angie Liou, Executive Director, Asian Community Development Corporation

Kathy MacNeil, Principal, Millenium

Ted Landsmark, Professor, Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern...

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Pot and Parity

Friday, Nov 1, 4 pm
Stuart 120

Panelists:

Shaleen Title, Commissioner, Cannabis Control Commission

James Eldridge, BCLS'00, State Senator. Massachusetts

Kobie Evans, Pure Oasis, First Boston Licensee, Dorchester

Moderator:

Naomi Martin, Reporter, Boston Globe  

Lunch Provided | RSVP to: bit.ly/rappaport19

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Building Infrastructure for Equity: Challenging Racism through Work in Local Government

Monday, Sep 23, 12 pm
East Wing 115A

Brittny Saunders, Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Initiatives at the New York City Human Rights Commission and former interim counsel for Mayor Bill de Blasio, Senior Fellow in Residence, will be giving her community address on strategies for challenging racism through work in local government.

 

Lunch provided.

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Race and Public Policy

Wednesday, Sep 11, 12 pm
East Wing 120

A conversation on race and public policy with:

TANISHA M. SULLIVAN, BCLS’02, President, National  Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Boston; Rappaport Center Advisory Board Member;

RAHSAAN D. HALL, Director, Racial Justice Program,  American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)Massachusetts; and 

BRANDON TERRY, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Social Studies, Harvard University

Lunch provided | RSVP: ...

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Combating the Rental Housing Crisis

Friday, Nov 15, 9 am
East Wing 115B (9:00am-10:30am) and East Wing 120 (10:30am-5:00pm)

A one-day conference to discuss the rental housing crisis and its solutions. 

Food provided | RSVP: rappaport@bc.edu

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After the Mueller Report: The Attorney General, the White House, and the Congress--A Constitutional Crisis?

Tuesday, Jun 25, 8:30 am
Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street, Boston

RSVP by June 14: Rappaport@bc.edu Boston College Club 100 Federal Street, Boston Photo ID required for entry A panel featuring Frank Figliuzzi, Joyce Vance, Chuck Rosenberg, and Michael Sullivan Moderated by Professor and Rappaport Faculty Director Daniel Kanstroom Breakfast provided

Can't join us in person? You can tune in live starting at 8:30 am on June 25th! Livestream link: bit.ly/2WVmzw7

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Campaign Finance

Wednesday, Feb 13, 12 pm
Stuart House, Classroom 411

Stuart 411

LUNCH PROVIDED PANELISTS: GUY-URIEL CHARLES, PROFESSOR OF LAW, DUKE UNIVERSITY; VISITING PROFESSOR OF LAW, HARVARD UNIVERSITY PAUL DIEGO CRANEY, SPOKESPERSON/BOARD MEMBER, MASSACHUSETTS FISCAL ALLIANCE EUGENE MAZO, VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PAM WILMOT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COMMON CAUSE MASSACHUSETTS MODERATOR:  KEVIN MARTIN, PARTNER, GOODWIN PROCTER  

 

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Former Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy's Opening Address: "A Special Responsibility for the Quality of Justice: A Governor's Trained Eye in Guiding Public Policy"

Wednesday, Jan 23, 12:15 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart 315

Lunch Provided

RSVP by Monday January 21, 2019: Rappaport@bc.edu

 

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Debt, Degrees, and Democracy: A Critical Look at the Value of College Completion

Friday, Nov 30, All Day
East Wing 115A

For non BC Community members, please RSVP to: Rappaport@bc.edu

“Debt, Degrees, and Democracy: A Critical Look at the Value of College Completion” Co-Sponsored with National Consumer Law Center Friday, November 30, 2018  Full Day Symposium 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Breakfast & Lunch Served

See attached flyer and schedule of events below  

RSVP Required by November 25, 2018 

 

November_30_Schedule.pdf Click to View

 

 

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Criminal Conviction: Disenfranchisement and Other Challenges to Democracy

Friday, Nov 2, 4 pm
East Wing 120

RSVP to: Rappaport@bc.edu

Panelists:

Donnell Wright, Social Worker, Executive Office of Health and Human Services; formerly incarcerated individual

John Carella, Staff Attorney, Voting Rights, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Professor Gabriel “Jack” Chin, University of California Davis School of Law

Margaret Colgate Love, Executive Director, Collateral Consequences Resource Center; Attorney, Law Offices of Margaret...

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Electoral College: Stay, Go, or Alternatives?

Thursday, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Stuart 315

For non BC Community members, please RSVP to: Rappaport@bc.edu

Panelists:

John Brautigam, Attorney; former State Representative, Maine Legislature; former Assistant Attorney General, Maine Office of the Attorney General

Rebecca Burgess, Program Manager, American Enterprise Institute, Program on American Citizenship

Professor Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School

Moderator:

Professor Ryan Williams, Boston College Law School

Reception to...

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Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)

Tuesday, Nov 13, 8 am
McDermott Will & Emery

For non BC Community members, please RSVP to: Rappaport@bc.edu

Featuring:

Professor Kent Greenfield, Boston College Law School; Author, Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)

Moderators/Commentators:

Hon. Robert J. Cordy, Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor; Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (retired); Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Katherine V. Smith, Executive Director, Center for...

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Impeachment

Wednesday, Oct 24, 12 pm
Stuart 315

RSVP to: Rappaport@bc.edu

Featuring:

Joshua Matz, Of Counsel, Gupta Wessler PLLC;

Co-Author with Professor Larry Tribe, “To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment”.

Moderator/Commentator:

 Professor Daniel Kanstroom, Boston College Law School

Lunch provided 

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What's Next in Voting Rights

Wednesday, Sep 26, 4 pm
East Wing 120

What's Next in Voting Rights 

Panelists:

Hannah Fried, Executive Director, Access Democracy  

Dion Irish, Chair, Board of Election Commissioners, Boston Election Department 

LaShawn Warren, Senior Vice President Campaigns & Programs, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Moderator: 

M. Patrick Moore, Jr. , Counsel, Hemenway & Barnes 

Reception (with food) to Follow 

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Justice Robert J. Cordy's Public Address: Challenges to Constitutional Democracy

Wednesday, Sep 5, 4 pm
East Wing 120

Please join us for the public address of Hon. Robert J. Cordy, Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor and Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (retired) about challenges to constitutional democracy.

Reception to follow in Barat House from 5-6 p.m.

 

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Gerrymandering: A Threat to Democracy

Tuesday, Apr 10, 3 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart Hall, 315

Gerrymandering: A Threat to Democracy

(Co-sponsored with BC Black Law Students’ Association “BLSA”)

Join us for an important panel discussion.

Panelists:

Michael Li, Senior Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice

Michael Kimberly, Partner, Mayer Brown  Moderator: 

Geraldine Hines, Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor; Associate Justice of The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (Ret.) 

Reception to Follow

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Women in Politics: Pathways to Elected Office (Co-sponsored with BC Women's Law Center)

Tuesday, Mar 27, 4 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart Hall, 315

Join us for a special discussion featuring panelists:

Yvonne Spicer, Mayor of Framingham

Ruthanne Fuller, Mayor of Newton

Lydia Edwards, Boston City Councilor 

Moderated by:

Rachael Rollins, Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney

 

Reception to Follow

Please RSVP: Rappaport@BC.edu 

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"Free Speech on College Campuses"

Tuesday, Mar 20, 3 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart 315

"Free Speech on College Campuses"

What does free speech mean to you? 

Join the conversation about free speech on college campuses.

Speakers include: 

Keynote Speaker: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law School

Panelists: 

Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea, University of North Carolina School of Law

Professor Nancy Leong, University of Denver Sturm College of Law 

Moderator: Professor Kent Greenfield, Boston College Law...

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"Sexual Assault on College Campuses: What's Next Under Title IX"

Wednesday, Feb 28, 3 pm
East Wing 115A

"Sexual Assault on College Campuses: What's Next Under Title IX"

Panelists:

Alison Kiss, Executive Director, Clery Center

Andrew Miltenberg, Partner, Nesenoff & Miltenberg

Lisa A. Tenerowicz, Associate General Counsel, Boston University 

Moderator:

Regine Michelle Jean-Charles, Graduate Program Director, Romance Languages and Literatures& African and African Diaspora Studies, Boston College 

Reception to follow

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"Working in the White House: Perspectives on Organizational Structure, Performance and Transitions"

Monday, Feb 26, 12 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart 315

"Working in the White House: Perspectives on Organizational Structure, Performance and Transitions”

Join us for a special lunch presentation featuring:

Mark Lindsay, The Livingston Group; Former White House Office of Management and Administration Agency Review Team Leader for Bush-Obama transition; former Assistant to President Clinton for the Office of Management and Administration.

  

Boston College Law School

Lunch provided

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Conflict of Interest in Federal Appointments

Monday, Feb 12, 12:15 pm
Boston College Law School, Barat House

"Conflict of Interest in Federal Appointments"

Join us for a special lunch program about the conflict of interest in Federal Appointments. 

This discussion features, Robert Rizzi, Partner, Steptoe and Johnson, Washington D.C. 

Boston College Law School 

Lunch provided. 

Please RSVP: Rappaport@BC.edu 

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The New Federalism: Role of State Attorneys General and the Trump Administration

Tuesday, Jan 30, 8 am
Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street, 36th Floor, Boston MA

Join us for a special panel discussion featuring:

Panelists:

Mary Strother, First Assistant Attorney General,

 Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office

 

James E. Tierney, Lecturer at Harvard Law School; Former Maine Attorney General and Director of StateAG.org

Professor Ernest Young, Duke Law School

 

Moderator: Professor Tom Barnico, BC Law School

 

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

8-9:30 a.m. Boston...

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 “Criminal Justice and Mental Health in Massachusetts: Connections, Challenges, and Collaborations”

Tuesday, Feb 6, 4 pm
Boston College Law School East Wing 120

 “Criminal Justice and Mental Health in Massachusetts: Connections, Challenges, and Collaborations”

Join us for a special panel discussion featuring:

Panelists: Secretary Daniel Bennett, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Secretary Marylou Sudders, Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Moderator: Professor Tiziana Dearing, BC School of Social Work

 

 

 

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Pursuing Justice: Notes From Life as a Civil Rights Attorney & Jurist

Thursday, Jan 18, 3:30 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart Hall, 315

Join us for a special presentation from Geraldine S. Hines, Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (Ret).  Geraldine Hines is the Rappaport Distinguished Visiting Professor for the spring semester at Boston College Law School. Geraldine Hines's public address will be followed by a reception. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18TH 2018  3:30-4:30 p.m.  Located at: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL, STUART HALL, ROOM 315  Reception with refreshments to follow. Please RSVP to this...

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