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"On the Battlefield of Merit"

Coquillette-Kimball book continues to garner appreciation for the unseen hands that built Harvard Law

Two years after the publication of a troubling chronicle of Harvard Law School’s early entanglement with slavery, the discoveries of co-authors BC Law professor Daniel Coquillette (right) and historian Bruce Kimball are still resonating.

The most recent in a series of responses to On the Battlefield of Merit occurred Sept. 5 at the unveiling of a memorial plaque in the Harvard Law...


Alumnus Contributes to Landmark Trans Rights Opinion

A civil rights issue that Quinnipiac law professor Kevin Barry ’00 has been pondering for nearly a decade—as legislative advocate, scholar, and civil rights lawyer—came to a historic turning point in May when a US judge ruled that a transgender woman could bring a discrimination claim under the American with Disabilities Act based on gender dysphoria.

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Gasson Lecture: Human Rights and the National Interest

Thursday, Apr 16, 2 pm
East Wing 120

Human Rights and the National Interest: The case study of asylum, migration and national border protection

Lecturer:   Boston College Gasson Chair, Fr. Frank Brennan, S.J. Bio

Respondent:  Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell, University of Notre Dame Bio

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In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court

Tuesday, Apr 22, 5:30 pm
Bara House

Space is limited. Dinner will be served.

RSVP by 4/18. RSVP »

With Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School; Aziz Huq, University of Chicago Law School; Kent Greenfield, BC Law School; and Ken Kersch, Boston College; moderated by Katharine Young, BC Law School

Copies of Professor Tushnet's book In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court will be available for purchase at the...

This event does not require an RSVP.

BC Law Employment Success Highlighted by Forbes, US News

BC Law has been named one of "10 Law Schools Where Salaries for Grads Most Outweigh Debt" by US News and World Report. The list is compiled using a ratio of median starting salary (private sector) to average debt. BC Law is ranked 7th. The school was also recently ranked 25th on Forbes Magazine's list of "Law Schools Whose Grads Make the Highest Starting Salaries." The list uses data provided to Forbes by law schools.  



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