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Upcoming Event Highlights

January 1

Happy New Year!

January 5

Reception at the AALS Annual Meeting - San Francisco, CA
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February 11 & 12

2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium
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February 22

New York Alumni & Admitted Student Reception
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February 26

AJLM Symposium: "Marketing Health: The Growing Role of Commercial Speech Doctrine and FDA Regulation"
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podcast

New BU Law Podcasts:

-Professor Cornelius Hurley discussing "Financial Reform and the Law"
-Professor David Nersessian exploring "Genocide & Political Groups"

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pike conference

New Web Video

Pike Conference 2010: "Coming Home Injured: Care and Advocacy for America's Veterans"

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park

Professor Park addresses ‘autumn of arbitration’ at Geneva commencement

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davis

Celeste Davis ('12) Appointed to Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee

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undercover boss

Steven Foster ('78), CEO, Lucky Strike Entertainment, Featured on "Undercover Boss," CBS

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feyzullayeva

Meet BU Law's Muskie Graduate Fellow, Simuzar Feyzullayeva

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acs

BU Law chapter of American Constitution Society named ACS student chapter of the week, Nov. 5, 2010

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Faculty Newsmakers

Robert Bench quoted in "Debt Crisis Highlights I.M.F.'s Renewed Role," New York Times
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Kristin Collins co-authors "Sexing Citizenship," Slate
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Tamar Frankel:
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Quoted in "At a Public Company, to Whom Does a Broker Owe Primary Allegiance?" AdvisorOne
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-Quoted in "Insider Case Has Soft-Dollar Focus," Wall Street Journal
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-Quoted in "Expert Firm's 'Gated Network' May Have Included Insiders, Prosecutors Say," Bloomberg
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- Quoted in "Authorities suspect an inside game on Wall Street," Los Angeles Times
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Cornelius Hurley:
-Quoted in "Analysis: Citi future brightens out of U.S. shadow," Reuters.com
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- Authors "Viewpoints: Harness Home Loan Banks for Job Creation," American Banker
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- Interviewed in "Bailout saved banks, but could allow others to take risks," American Public Media
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- Quoted in blog post, "How to boost employment," Reuters
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Keith Hylton:
- Quoted in "Europe Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Google," New York Times
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- Quoted in "Google Denies Rankings Hanky-Panky as EU Pursues Probe," eCommerce Times
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- Quoted in "Under the Microscope: What the EC's Investigation of Google Could Mean for U.S. Websites," Marketing Vox
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Quoted in "EU probe delves into heart of Google's business," Yahoo News
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Linda McClain quoted in "Calif. gay marriage foes back in court," MSNBC
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Perry Mehrling quoted in "Federal Reserve May Be 'Central Bank of the World' After UBS, Barclays Aid," Bloomberg
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Fran Miller quoted in "Ex-Glaxo Executive Is Charged in Drug Fraud," The New York Times
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Kevin Outterson:
- Co-authors "Superbugs call for super changes in drug-safe rules," Boston Globe
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- Interviewed in "Antibiotics Reform" episode of The Emily Rooney Show, WGBH
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- Quoted in "Vermont Data Mining Law is Ruled Unconstitutional," Pharmalot
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-Referenced in blog post "Reining in the Superbugs," Mother Jones.com
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Alumni Newsmakers

Graduate Tax Alumni e-Newsletter now online
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1,248 BU Law alumni named top attorneys, Super Lawyers
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BU Law alumni honored in Top Women of Law luncheon, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
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Anthony R. Callobre ('85, LL.M. '86) to present "Asset-Based Finance: Business Borrowing Against Assets in a Tight Credit Environment," IL Bar Association
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Zoë Davidson ('04) joins John E. Osborn, New York City, as associate
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Renee Dupuis ('85) nominated associate judge, Superior Court, Mass.
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Virginia A. Gibson ('80) joins Hogan Lovells, Philadelphia, as partner
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Lindsey A. Gil ('10) joins Taylor, Duane, Barton & Gilman LLP, as associate
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Julia Huston ('92) named "Super Lawyer," featured in cover story "Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury, Class is Now in Session," New England Super Lawyers
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Jennifer Kirshenbaum ('05), assistant district attorney, Essex District, named to Superior Court Trial Team
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Joan Leegant ('75), award winning writer, to speak at Temple Shalom, Milton, Mass.
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Leiha Macauley ('01) featured in "Planning for Income and Estate Taxes in an Uncertain Time," New York Times
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C.N. "Sandy" Macfarlane (LL.M. '85) appointed general tax counsel, officer, Chevron Corporation
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Peter McCausland ('74), CEO, AIrgas Inc., wins appeals court ruling--may derail $5.5 billion hostile takeover bid from Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
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Philip J. Moss ('75) presents at 89th annual Maine Innkeepers Association Meeting & Conference
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Thomas J. Rechen ('88) named chair, Public Defender Services Commission of Connecticut
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Adriana Rojas (LL.M. '07) named to board of directors, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
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David Shaughnessy ('86) publishes novel, The Bitter End
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Wendy Smith ('10) named associate, Archer Norris, California
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Katherine Venti ('92) named litigation department vice-chair, Parsons Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City
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Albert W. Wallis ('73) to receive JALSA Community Leadership Award, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011
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December 1, 2010

Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Panelist, "Small Banks and Dodd-Frank: Ready or Not, Here It Comes," American Banker Web seminar

December 6, 2010

William ParkWilliam Park: Keynote speaker, "Les Quatre Mousquetaires du Devoir (The Four Musketeers of Duty)," Symposium on the Evolution of International Dispute Resolution, Paris, France

December 7 - 8, 2010

Jack BeermannJack Beermann: Presenter, "The Righteous Jew as Judge: Seymour Simon of Illinois, "Jewish Justices –a comparative exploration of the relevance of Jewish Identity to Judging," Second International Berg Conference, Sponsored by BU Law and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel  
Pnina LahavPnina Lahav: Co-Organizer, "Jewish Justices –a comparative exploration of the relevance of Jewish Identity to Judging," Second International Berg Conference, Sponsored by BU Law and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

December 14, 2010

Keith HyltonKeith Hylton: Presenter, US Antitrust Law presentation, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

December 16, 2010

Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Moderator, "Controlling the Cost of eDiscovery," Boston eDiscovery Summit 2010, Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

January 19, 2011

Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Introduction, "On Law and Judging: A Judicial Point Of View," 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 21, 2011

Pnina LahavPnina Lahav: Introduction, “The Judge” Documentary Film Viewing (by Ram Landes and Ami Teer), 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 24, 2011

Wendy GordonWendy Gordon: Introduction, "Proportionality," 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

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Staff News:

Andrew Clark has been promoted to serials librarian in the Law Library. Andrew first joined the Library in the fall of 2006, serving as the Library's acquisitions/serials control supervisor. In 2009, he received his library degree from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Please join us in congratulating Andrew on his well deserved promotion!

BU Today features:

Iconic '60s Band Barry and the Remains Honored "Lost" BU group to be inducted into Boston Music Awards Hall of Fame
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Mouth to Snout Dog CPR class teaches basics of canine emergencies
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