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Upcoming Event Highlights

March 26

"Passion and Reason in European Integration," a keynote address and discussion with former Advocate General Professor Miguel Maduro (EUI)
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Public Interest Get-Together to Celebrate the Beginning of Spring
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March 27

BU Law 5K – “Ambulance Chase”
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BU Event: A Celebration of the Life of Howard Zinn
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March 28

BU Event--ISA: The World is One 2010 -- The Tenth Anniversary
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March 31

The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law
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April 1

Different Paths To Your First Legal Job and Strategies To Get There
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April 6

Life after Law School - Planning Your Financial Future
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Environmental Law Section Spring Wine Reception and Networking Event
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Greater Boston Alumni & Admitted Students Reception
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cartoon

Cartoonist Vasanth Sarathy ('10) sketches the lighter side of the law

Vasanth Sarathy (’10) found the perfect way to combine his interest in law with a lifelong hobby when he launched his cartoon blog “Legally Drawn.” Sarathy has been posting original single panel cartoons about law life on his comic Web site for just over a year, and the world is starting to take note.

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moot court winners

BU Law's Dustin Guzior and Rodrigo Valle victorius at Oxford International IP Moot

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sutherland cup participants

Moot Court News from BU Law:

Read more on:
- Sutherland Cup Competition
-John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Competition
-ABA's Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition
-ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Competition
-First Amendment Competition

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thompson

Senate Confirms O. Rogeriee Thompson ('76) for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

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can cui

Focus on Can Cui ( '12):
A patent agent back in the classroom

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School News

"Budding Lawyers Do Public Service Work: BU School of Law recognized for commitment to public service," BU Today
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Chief Justice Margaret Marshall of the MA Supreme Judicial Court speaks at BU Law about diversity on the bench
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Faculty Newsmakers

Professor Richard T. Ainsworth publishes:
"VoIP MTIC -- VAT Fraud in Voice Over Internet Protocol" in Tax Notes International
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"Virtual Intermediaries II - Canadian Solutions (Drop Shipments) Compared with US, Japanese & EU Approaches"
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Professor Tamar Frankel quoted in "Trust Isn't a Given" on The Wall Street Journal blog, Financial Adviser
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Professor Michael Harper quoted in "Social Anxiety," Portfolio.com
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Professor Cornelius Hurley in the news:
Quoted in "White House Offers Bill to Restrict Big Banks' Actions," The New York Times
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Quoted in "Cruel 'Joke': Consumer Protection to the Fed?" American Banker
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Quoted in "Regulatory Actions Hit a Record Level in '09," American Banker
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Quoted in "Dodd Overhaul Bill Dilutes Obama Plan to Seek Support," Bloomberg.com
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Quoted in "Federal Reserve Could Emerge With Enhanced Powers," The Wall Street Journal
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Quoted in "Proposals aim to protect consumers," Reuters.com
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Quoted in "Obama pay czar to look back at Wall Street pay," Reuters.com
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Quoted in "Congressional Democrats Propose New Financial Regulations," Voice of America News
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Professor Keith Hylton in the news:
Quoted in "Google Claims Microsoft's Behind Antitrust Onslaught," E-Commerce Times
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Quoted in "Monsanto is focus of agriculture competition meeting," St. Louis Business Journal
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Professor Emerita Fran Miller honored at AJLM Symposium
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Visiting Professor Elizabeth Nowicki quoted in "Lehman report may point way for criminal charges," Reuters.com
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Professor David Seipp
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Quoted in "A Test of Will: Little Neck trustees, homeowners seek changes in 17th-century bequest to Ipswich schools," The Boston Globe
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Quoted in "Cape case shows educational trusts can be altered," The Boston Globe
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Professor Kenneth Simons posts "What can tort law (and tort law scholars) learn from criminal law (and criminal law scholars)?" TortsProf Blog
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Professor Robert Sloane wins Lieber Prize for his article "The Cost of Conflation"
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Alumni Newsmakers

Morton Aronson ('59) installed as chairman of the Board of Directors for Federal and Hasson's Atlanta Region of Israel Bonds
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Kevin M. Brennan ('00) named "Young Irishman of the Year" by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of the Oranges
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William H. Groner ('80) named a"Super Lawyer" by New York State Super Lawyer magazine
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Panda Kroll ('00) publishes "Humor In The Court: The Bruno/Borat Litigation" blog
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Yutian Ling ('09) discusses intellectual property at "Google vs. China: The Clash of the Titans" symposium
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Robert Kalinoski ('73) joins Whiteford Taylor & Preson firm in its Baltimore office
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Robert Khuzami ('83) featured in "SEC's New Enforcement Chief: 1 Year Into the Job" Law.com
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Michael Menkowitz ('90) awarded "Leaders in Law" ranking in the 2010 Chambers USA Guide
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Alan Ostfield ('90) named president and CEO of the Detroit Pistons
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Jeff Pirner (LL.M. '95) live chats in "Tax chat with Jeff Pirner" Boston.com
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Gary P. Poon ('84, LL.M. '85) publishes The Corporate Counsel's Guide to Mediation View book information

Joseph A. Prim ('70) featured in "Forward Motion" in the South Philly Review
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Peter Resnik ('70) named recipient of McDermott's 2010 Award for Outstanding Achievement and Commitment to Pro Bono and Service to the Community
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Christina Ronan ('05) promoted to Essex County Superior Court Trial Team
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Jo Ann Rooney (LL.M. '91) appointed president of Mount Ida College
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Vince Verde ('95) Joins Ogletree Deakins as Co-Managing Shareholder of Orange County Office
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podcast series

March 17, 1010

outterson

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Do Global Pharmaceutical Companies Have a Duty to Help Impoverished Patients?" Public Health Forum, BU School of Public Health, Boston, MA
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March 19, 2010

mcclain

Linda McClain: Presenter, "Toward a Feminist Social Ecology," Feminism and Legal Project Workshop on "Vulnerability, Resilience, and the State," Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA

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March 25, 2010

frankel

Tamar Frankel: Presenter, "The Fiduciary Standard and Beyond, Rethinking the Financial Advisor-Client Relationship," FAIR Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights, Toronto, Canada

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March 26, 2010

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Linda McClain: Moderator/Commentator: "Masculinities, Law, and the Workplace," Harvard Journal of Law and Gender Symposium: Feminist Perspectives in Masculinities, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

   
caruso

Daniela Caruso: Discussant: "Reappraising the traditional EU law syllabus," EU Law Teaching Event, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

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March 31, 2010

frankel

Tamar Frankel: Instructor, "The Madoff Mess One Year Later: What to expect next," Seminar for CLE, Nixon Peabody, Boston, MA

   
rossman

Presenter, ""The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law", Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

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April 2 - 3, 2010

o'rourke

Maureen O'Rourke, Commentator, "3rd Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop," Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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April 8 , 2010

wexler

Jay Wexler: Reading, Holy Hullabaloos, American Constitution Society, New York, NY
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Digital Versions Allow Instructors to Rewrite the (Text)book: Whose line is it, anyway?

>>Full story, BU Today

Riding the Waves, 130,000 Years Ago: Archaeologist Curtis Runnels finds earlier signs of ancient mariners

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