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Upcoming Event Highlights

November 15

“Sex and Citizenship at the Court," Brown Bag Lunch Talk featuring Professor Kristin Collins
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November 17

Elizabeth Battelle Clark Legal History Series: Tommy Crocker, “Can ‘Necessitous Men’ ever be free? Exigency, Security, and the American Political Constitution”
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BU Event: "Iraq: The Next 10 Years" with Ambassador Ryan Crocker
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November 22

Workshop Series on Financial Reform: "The National Transportation Safety Board: A Model for Systemic Risk Management"
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Lunch with Judge Margaret S. Fearey, Associate Justice of the Middlesex Juvenile Court
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BU Law featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 172 Law Schools: 2011 Edition”

#1 in the nation for Best Professors
#8 for Best Classroom Experience
#10 for Best Career Prospects

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94.7% of recent BU Law graduates pass Mass. Bar examination

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japanese diet

Improving Japan’s legal education system: BU Law hosts Japanese legislators in U.S research mission

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book

Professor Emeritus Michael Baram edits new book, Governing Risk in GM Agriculture

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angueira

David Angueira ('82) secures $2 million settlement for family of abortion malpractice victim

Boston attorney forges ahead with civil case, secures $2M award

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Faculty Newsmakers

Virginia Greiman publishes "The Big Dig: Learning from a Mega Project," ask Magazine
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Cornelius Hurley in the news:
-Authors "Viewpoint: Harness Home Loan Banks for Job Creation," American Banker
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-Featured in BU Law Podcast Series: "Financial Reform and the Law"
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- Quoted in "Fed Continues Its Push for Clarity and Transparency," American Banker
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Keith Hylton quoted in "Travel sites mobilize to block Google-ITA deal," Boston Globe
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Kristin Collins co-authors "Sexing Citizenship: The Supreme Court should strike down an old citizenship law that discriminates against fathers," Slate
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Kevin Outterson in the news:
-One of 79 law professors to petition President Barack Obama for more visibility in ongoing negotiations for international intellectual property agreement
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- Quoted in "Antibiotics Research Subsidies Weighed by U.S.," New York Times
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Frederick Tung testifies at Congressional hearing regarding Troubled Asset Relief Program and Executive Pay
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Jay Wexler quoted in "Arizona tax-credit case a test of church vs. state," The Arizona Republic
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Alumni Newsmakers

Alumni: Complete the New Legal Market Project online alumni survey and enter a drawing for a new Apple iPad!
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Virginia D. Benjamin ('76) elected to board of directors, American College of Bond Counsel
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Bruce Berman ('72) joins Carlton Fields, Miami, as shareholder
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Dana Bucin ('05) joins Kelly & Spellacy's CT office. She was also named a "High Achiever" in the 2010 Connecticut Law Tribune's Women in the Law
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Martha Coakley ('79) reelected Attorney General, Massachusetts
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James Ernstmeyer ('10) named vice president of engineering, Rypos, Inc., Holliston, Mass.
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Bruce Gilmore ('72) honored at Diocese of Fall River, MA, annual Red Mass
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U.S. Senator Judd Gregg ('72, LL.M. '75) delivers lecture, "Debt and Deficit: Long-term Fiscal Issues," Rice University
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Coleen Klasmeier ('96) named partner at Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C.
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Kimberly M. Jones ('06) joins Phelps Dunbar, Tampa, as associate
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Robert Kornitzer ('81) quoted in "How the recession has affected divorces," New Jersey News Room
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Jack Rovner's ('76) firm, the Health Law Consultancy, named "first-tier" in the Illinois "Best Law Firms" list, U.S. News
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David VanSpeybroeck ('89) named to 2010 "Best Lawyers" list, U.S. News
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A Message from Anthony Barbuto, Executive Director, Development and Alumni Relations:

quoteWe are excited to welcome Emily Archibald as our new Assistant Director for the Annual Fund. Emily received a BA in Anthropology from Wesleyan University and spent four years working in PR and marketing before moving to nonprofit fundraising. For the past five years, she has worked at Rediscovery, Inc. a small nonprofit in Waltham that helps homeless youth and youth aging out of foster care to become independent adults. Emily is originally from Virginia, though she lived for a year in Turkey during high school and a semester in Indonesia while in college. She now lives in Needham.quote

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