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Luckesha Joseph
Aug 26, 2014

Albert on Term Limits in Calgary Herald

Aug 26, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

(From the Calgary Herald) Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jim Prentice carved himself some wiggle room Sunday on term limits, suggesting his controversial pledge to restrict the number of years Alberta politicians hold office could be accomplished through internal party policy instead of legislation. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 21, 2014

Cassidy Named to MA SJC Committee to Examine Jury Selection Process

Aug 21, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

BOSTON, MA -- The Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court today announced the formation of a committee that will examine the jury selection process in the five Trial Court departments that conduct jury trials. More...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Aug 11, 2014

Madoff speaks to Globe on the Financial Power of the American Dead

Aug 11, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

(From The Boston Globe) The United States is a very good place to be dead — better than almost anywhere else, legally speaking. More...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Aug 8, 2014

Kanstroom Appointed to Editorial Board of International Migration Review

Aug 8, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Professor Daniel Kanstroom has been appointed to a three-year term on the editorial board of the International Migration Review, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects of international migration.  More...


Nathaniel D Kenyon
Aug 8, 2014

Marks '14 Wins First Place in ABA TIPS Law Student Writing Competition

Aug 8, 2014 by Nathaniel D Kenyon

Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that class of 2014 graduate Ethan Marks has been awarded first place in the 2013-2014 ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s (TIPS) Law Student Writing Competition. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Greenfield Cited in Washington Post Op-ed About the Rights of Corporations

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

(From The Washington Post) “Checked the tax code,” wrote a friend who’s engaged to a woman from a low-tax country.  More...  


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Dean Rougeau Q&A Featured on LawDragon

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

Boston College Law School's Vincent Rougeau was featured in LawDragon.com's Dean Limelight column. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Coquillette Discusses Legal Apprenticeship Models with the New York Times

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

(From the New York Times) When Chris Tittle meets new people and the topic turns to his work, he sometimes fishes in his pockets and produces a business card that reads “Abraham Lincoln.” More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Students Learn New Skills Through "Leadership Challenge" Workshop

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

Newton, MA--Boston College Law School recently partnered with Loeb Consulting Group on a pilot program to bring their leadership development workshop, “The Leadership Challenge,” to BC Law. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Papandrea talks to Philly Inquirer on Public Employees and Free Speech Online

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

A federal judge's ruling that a former high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech is one of the first court decisions involving public employees and their online comments about the workplace, said Law Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Albert Elected to ASCL Executive Committee

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

Newton, MA--BC Law Professor Richard Albert has been elected to serve on the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL)’s Executive Committee. More...  


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Ring on WBUR's OnPoint on Battle Over US Corporate Tax Inversion

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

It’s a neat trick for big American companies to avoid a heap of American taxes:  stop being American. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Jillian Lenson '14 Wins Michael Greenberg Writing Competition

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

Each year, the LGBT Bar receives dozens of submissions from law students on the cutting edge legal issues affecting the LGBT community. The winning article will be published in the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality: A Review of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Law. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Cassidy on WBUR on Probation Department Corruption Verdicts

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

Professor Michael Cassidy was on WBUR to discuss MA probation department corruption verdicts in federal district court. More...


Luckesha Joseph
Aug 5, 2014

Dean Rougeau's Article on Civil Rights Act Highlighted in GSSW's "BC Perspectives"

Aug 5, 2014 by Luckesha Joseph

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act. While much has changed since 1964, our nation still has a multitude of uphill social battles in front of us, from eliminating ongoing racism, to finding a way to provide widespread access to quality healthcare, to caring for our aging population. More...