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Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 30, 2014

Moot Court Competition: Top Oralists and Briefs

Apr 30, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

The Board of Student Advisors has released the list of top oralists and briefs from this year's Moot Court Competition:   Top Oralists Matthew Brooks Colin Ceriello Michael Creta Anthony Francomacaro Eric Hawkins John Joy Cory Lewis Matthew Manuszak Greg Steiner   TOP OVERALL: Jonathan Hu   Top Briefs Hugo Black – Kait Brown and Jennifer Henricks Louis Brandeis – Andrew Crawford and Ethan Davis Abe Fortas – Andrew Lee and Michael Welsh ...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 30, 2014

BC Law Remains at #21 in 'Above the Law' Rankings

Apr 30, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

BC Law remained #21 in Above the Law's second annual law school rankings, released last night. ATL uses employment outcomes as the primary driver of their rankings. They are also the only law school rankings system that uses the most current employments statistics available (2013). Full List from ATL


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 24, 2014

Kerry '76 to Speak at Boston College Commencement

Apr 24, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry '76,  a former senior U.S. senator from Massachusetts regarded as one of America's most eminent senior statesman, will address the Class of 2014 at the University's 138th annual Commencement Exercises on May 19. More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/publications/chronicle/FeaturesNewsTopstories/2014/topstories/secretary-of-state-kerry-to-receive-honorary-degree-from-boston-.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 24, 2014

WLC Woman of the Year Reception to Honor Anne Goldbach '77

Apr 24, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton, MA--The Women's Law Center will host their annual Woman of the Year reception on April 24. The event is designed for faculty, alumni, and students to come together and celebrate the challenges and triumphs unique to women in the legal profession. The reception will begin at 5:30 pm in Barat House.   More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/law/newsevents/2014/wlc_annual_meeting.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 24, 2014

Inaugural David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor Named

Apr 24, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Natalya Shnitser, whose research focuses on the hot-button issues of public pensions and retirement security in the US, has been appointed the inaugural David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor in business law and will join the Boston College Law School this fall. Since 2011, Shnitser has been an associate research scholar and lecturer at Yale Law School, and the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law. In addition to pensions a...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 24, 2014

CT Governor Dan Malloy '80 to Speak at Commencement

Apr 24, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton. MA–Connecticut Governor Dannel “Dan” Malloy A&S ’77, Law ‘80 will give the Commencement Address at the 2014 Boston College Law School Commencement on Friday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. The Law School’s graduation ceremonies will take place at Conte Forum on BC’s Chestnut Hill campus. More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/law/newsevents/2014/commencement_malloy.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 22, 2014

BC Law Makes National Law Journal's Top 20 List of Schools for Hiring by Largest Law Firms

Apr 22, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

The National Law Journal used ABA data to determine which law schools placed the highest percentage of new graduates in large firm jobs. BC Law came in at number 20. NLJ also ranked overall employment in JD required, long-term positions among other specialty lists, available here: http://www.nationallawjournal.com/id=1202651551482/Which-Law-Schools-Are-Tops-for-Jobs%3F#ixzz2zd9VJM45


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 8, 2014

Video: Richard Ross Presents 'Juvenile in Justice'

Apr 8, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

On March 24, Boston College Law School hosted Richard Ross, Distinguished Professor of Art, University of California at Santa Barbara, award-winning photographer and author of Juvenile-In-Justice. Ross discussed his work and photography with the Boston College community. Video from the event is now available: Watch Now


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 8, 2014

First Annual Golf Tournament to Bring Community Together for Good Cause

Apr 8, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton, MA—The BC Law Alumni Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill. Organized by student Co-Chairs Mark Woodroffe ’14 and Brendan Armour ’14, with assistance from BC Law professors, administration and alumni, the tournament is meant to bring people across the BC Law community together for a day of golf, provide a unique networking opportunity for students and alumni, and to raise funds for student scholarships and young alumni public intere...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 3, 2014

Second-year Student Wade's Case Brief Published in BBA Health Reporter

Apr 3, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton, MA--Second-year student Tucker Wade's case brief, "N.E. Physical Therapy Plus, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company," has been published in the peer reviewed Health Law Reporter, an official publication of the Boston Bar Association’s Health Law Section. More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/law/newsevents/2014/wade_health_law.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 3, 2014

Law Day 2014 Awardees Announced

Apr 3, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

NEWTON, MA—Boston College Law School has announced its honorees for this year’s Law Day celebration, an annual tradition that celebrates BC Law alumni who have made significant contributions to the legal community and the legal profession. The annual Law Day celebration will be held May 1, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Boston Harbor Hotel. More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/law/newsevents/2014/lawday_awardees.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 3, 2014

Gowdy Wright '15 to Receive Public Service Award from Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association

Apr 3, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton, MA--Alyce Gowdy Wright ’15 is this year’s recipient of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association’s (MBLA) Honorable Reginald Lindsay Public Service Law Book Award. The award supports the development of law students of color who, like Judge Lindsay, have overcome adversity and are pursing legal public service careers. More: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/law/newsevents/2014/wright_mbla_award.html


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Apr 3, 2014

BC Law "Mr. Ponzi" Bankruptcy Conference Highlighted in Forbes

Apr 3, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Newton, MA—On Friday, March 28, Boston College Law School hosted “The Legacy of Mr. Ponzi:
 The Madoff and Stanford Cases,” a conference co-sponsored by The American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows. The conference was recently highlighted in the Forbes.com piece "It's A Scandal That Early On Fraudsters Bernie Madoff And Robert Allen Stanford Were Not Shut Down By The SEC."