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Law School Town Hall with Dean Rougeau

Wednesday, May 20, 12 pm
Webinar Registration: https://bccte.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tq2YmYq-TmK5pbA6vwg81g

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Please join BC Law Dean Vincent Rougeau as he addresses the impact COVID-19 has had on BC Law, law schools and higher education generally. We expect alumni are interested in hearing about topics such as: -How have students been handling these uncertain times? -How have faculty and the administration responded? -What does this mean for the fall? -How can our community continue to thrive? What challenges lie ahead? The format for the Town Hall program...

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CANCELLED: Mediation and the Global Rule of Law

Wednesday, Apr 8, 12 pm
Boston College Law School, Barat House

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

Guest Lecture:  Victor Schachter, Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatiative

Vic Schachter is the founder and president of FSRI. He has served extensively as a mediator,...

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CANCELLED: Constitutional Reform in Chile

Tuesday, Mar 31, 12 pm
Boston College Law School, Barat House

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

Guest Lecturer:  Professor Amadeo Santosuosso, University of Pavia

Amedeo Santosuosso is one of the founders and current Scientific Director of the European Center for Law, Science...

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CANCELLED: "Who is the Bigot" Panel Discussion with Linda McClain

Wednesday, Mar 18, 4 pm
Boston College Law School, Barat House

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

Linda McClain, Professor of Law and Robert B. Kent Chair at Boston University School of Law and former Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University Center for Human...

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CANCELLED: Regulation and Markets Workshop

Monday, Apr 6, 5 pm
Stuart House, Classroom 410

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

Guest Lecturer: Claudia Haupt, Northeastern University Associate Professor of Law and Political Science Claudia E. Haupt joined the Northeastern faculty in 2018. Professor Haupt’s current...

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CANCELLED: Regulation and Markets Workshop

Monday, Mar 23, 5 pm
Stuart House, Classroom 410

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

'Guest Lecturer: Ignacio Cofone 

Ignacio Cofone is an Assistant Professor at McGill University's Faculty of Law, where he teaches Privacy Law, Business Associations, and Artificial...

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Executive Power in Comparative Perspective 

Thursday, Feb 13, 12 pm
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Guest Speaker: Russel Miller, J.B. Stombock Professor of Law, Washington and Lee School of Law Sponsored by The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy Russell Miller joined the Washington and Lee law faculty in 2008. His teaching and scholarly research focuses on public law subjects (Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, International Law), Comparative Law Theory and Methods, and German Law and Legal Culture. Previously, he taught at the University of Idaho College of...

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CANCELLED: 3L Graduation Dates & Deadlines Informational Meeting

Wednesday, Mar 25, 12 pm
Stuart House, Sanck Bar/Yellow Room

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

The LSA has partnered with the law school administration to hold a meeting for 3Ls on the most important information, dates and deadlines leading up to graduation.  On Wednesday, March 25,...

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CANCELLED: Bankruptcy Conference

Friday, Apr 3, 12 pm
Boston College Law School, Stuart House, Classroom 411

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

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CANCELLED: Pat Con 10

Apr 3 - Apr 4
Boston College Law School, East Wing, Classroom 120

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

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CANCELLED: Boston College Law School, Legal History Round Table

Thursday, Apr 2, 4 pm
Boston College Law School, Law Library, Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room

Although there are no confirmed cases on campus, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boston College has made the decision to move to online learning and shutdown the campus to all visitors and events. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding during there trying times.

Guest Speaker: Kunal Parker, Professor and Dean's Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami Law School

"The Turn to Process: Law, Politics, and Economics in America, 1900 -...

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60th Annual Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, Mar 11, 4 pm
Boston College Law School, East Wing, Classroom 120

Please join the Board of Student Advisors for the finals of the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition.

Moot Court Finalists

Team Poodle (Carmella O'Hanlon and Nat Carney) Team Beagle (Alyssa Rao and Brett Gannon)

Presiding Judges

Hon. Allison D. Burroughs U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts Hon. Mark G. Mastroianni U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts Hon. Darcel D. Clark Bronx County District Attorney

Reception...

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Alexis Anderson: Celebration of Life Ceremony

Saturday, Dec 7, 2 pm
East Wing Room 120

Alexis Anderson

(July 11, 1951 - Sept. 20, 2019)

Celebration of Life Ceremony

Boston College Law School 885 Centre St. Newton, MA 02459

Reception to follow in the Library Rare Book Room.

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Judge William G. Young Motion Session

Thursday, Nov 7, 2 pm
East Wing 115, Ropes & Gray LLP Conference Center

Please join us for Judge William G. Young's Motion Session at BC Law.

Each year in November, Judge Young holds hearings here at the Law School, where community members have the chance to watch him in action. Judge Young has served as a judge in the District of Massachusetts since 1985. From 1999-2005 he served as Chief Judge. Prior to his service as a Federal judge he served on the Superior Court of Massachusetts.

Judge Young has taught at BC Law and other area law...

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Corporate Citizens and the Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, Nov 13, 12 pm
Chestnut Hill Campus, McGuinn Hall, 521

Presenters: Katherine Smith, Executive Director, BC Center for Corporate Citizenship Kent Greenfield, Professor, Boston College Law School

What roles do corporations play in society? What roles should they play? The United Nations Global Compact has outlined through the Sustainable Development Goals 17 dimensions within which companies can be creating social and business value. How are companies making progress against these goals? Come to this interactive discussion about...

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Dr. Funke Aminbola, MBE, General Counsel at Cycle Pharmaceuticals, Diversity Campaigner

Monday, Nov 4, 12 pm
East Wing, Classroom 120

Dean Vincent Rougeau welcomes Dr. Funke Aminbola, MBE, General Counsel at Cycle Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Funke is a multi-award-winning Solicitor, Business Leader and Diversity Campaigner with 18 years’ comprehensive achievements within niche ventures, regional and national businesses and global, multinational organizations. She is ranked by the Financial Times as being a top 15 minority ethnic leader and champion of women in business across the UK, US, Ireland & Canada, a top 20...

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Annual Conference of the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers

Friday, Oct 11, 8:45 am
Boston College Law School, East Wing, Classroom 100

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On Friday, October 11, 2019, Boston College Law School will host the Annual Conference of the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers (NECLWT). NECLWT is the regional organization for legal writing faculty. Legal writing professors and research librarians will join together for conversations related to the work they do.

Schedule

8:45 am: Breakfast East Wing, Corridor 120 9:15-9:30 am: Welcome Address from the Dean East Wing,...

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Legal History RoundTable: Bryan Garner, Law Prose, Inc.

Thursday, Oct 24, 4:30 pm
Boston College Law Library, Donald J. Coquillette Rare Book Room

Guest Lecture:  Bryan Garner, Law Prose, Inc. Bryan Andrew Garner is an American lawyer, lexicographer, and teacher who has written more than two dozen books about English usage and style as well as advocacy.

Bryan A. Garner has been at the helm of Black’s Law Dictionary as its editor in chief for the past 25 years. Garner rigorously applies principles of modern lexicography and systematically combs the world of legal literature for new terminology and previously overlooked...

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Ninth Annual Employee Benefits & Social Insurance Conference

Friday, Oct 18, 9 am
Stuart Faculty Lounge

The Ninth Annual Conference on Employee Benefits and Social Insurance will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners to share works-in-progress, and discuss developments on timely issues in retirement security and healthcare reform.

RSVP is required to attend. Please email Professor Natalya Shnitser at natalya.shnitser@bc.edu for more information.

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Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition Finals

Wednesday, Apr 10, 4 pm
Boston College Law School, East Wing, Classroom 120

Presiding Judges:

Hon. James P. Bassett Supreme Court of New Hampshire

Hon. Robert J. Cordy (ret.) Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

Hon. Marian T. Ryan ‘79 District Attorney for Middlesex County Massachuetts

Teams:

Eliza Walker & Teddy Altman for the Petitioner, Brittney Copper Anton Tikhomirov & Jenn Mason for the Respondent, the United States

Reception to follow in Boston College Law School's Moot Court Room, Stuart House...

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Human Rights in Aid of Development in Jinxed Africa

Wednesday, Mar 27, 12 pm
Barat House

Sponsored by: THE CLOUGH CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY

Raymond Atuguba is Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and Associate Professor of Law at the University of Ghana School of Law, where he has taught since 2002. After his first law degree from the University of Ghana (1997) and his call to the Ghana Bar (1999), he received both his Master of Laws (LL.M) and Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD) Degrees from Harvard Law School in 2000 and 2004. He has also...

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Constitutional Rights of Corporations Conference: Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)

Thursday, Mar 21, 12 pm
Barat House; Boston College Law School Campus

Sponsored by the The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Author: Kent Greenfield 

Panel 1 1:00-2:30 pm Floyd Abrams; Cahill Gordon & Reindel Judith Scott; former General Counsel, SEIU Leo Strine: Chief Justice of Delaware Supreme Court Natalya Shnitser; Boston College Law School

Panel 2 2:45 - 4:15 pm Aisha Saad; Yale Law School Katherine Smith; Executive Director, Center for Corporate Citizenship, Boston College Adam Winkler; UCLA School of...

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Anti-Discrimination and Military Recruiting on Campus: Past, Present, and Future

Tuesday, Mar 19, 12 pm
Law School East Wing Room 120

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP above so we can get a more accurate count.

Join the Law School Administration and the Law Student Association in a panel discussion and Q&A session on the history and future of military recruiting on college campuses.

Boston College Law School has a long history of fighting against discrimination. Several decades ago, we were one of the first law schools to add sexual orientation to our anti-discrimination policy. When Congress passed...

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Clough Distinguished Lecture in Jurisprudence: Professor Alexander Somek (University of Vienna)

Monday, Feb 11, 5 pm
Barat House, Newton Campus

Cosmopolitan Constitutionalism: The Case of the Europe Convention System

Alexander Somek is Professur für Rechtsphilosophie und Methodenlehre der Rechtswissenschaften (Professor of Philosophy and Methodology of Law) at the University of Vienna and a a Global Affiliated Professor of Law at Iowa.  From 2003 to 2015, he was a tenured member of the Iowa Law faculty, holding the Charles E. Floete Chair in Law. 

Professor Somek is a prolific scholar in the fields of...

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