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Upcoming Event Highlights

February 14 - 22

BU Law Exhibit - Lawyers Without Rights: The Fate of Jewish Lawyers in Germany after 1933
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February 18

2011 International Careers Panel
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February 22

New York Alumni & Admitted Student Reception
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February 23

Financing a Public Interest Career
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February 24

Judge Young Motion Session
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February 24, 25, & 26

Legal Follies Annual Show
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February 25

Public Interest Pizza Discussion with Samuel Moskowitz, Shareholder, Davis Malm D’Agostine – Pro Bono Work While Working in the Private Sector
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February 25

Women's Law Association Panel – Life as a Female Attorney at a Global Law Firm
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February 26

AJLM Symposium: "Marketing Health: The Growing Role of Commercial Speech Doctrine and FDA Regulation"
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February 28
Colloquium Presentation: "Taxation in America: Ten Things You Probably Don't Know About the U.S. Tax System" presented by Professor Dan Berman
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February 28
Lunch and Individual Advising Sessions with BU Law Alumna Marsha S. Shaines, Deputy General Counsel, Smithsonian Institution
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Franco Torres ('11) Awarded Equal Justice Works Fellowship

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Professor Susan Akram co-authors International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Rights-Based Approach to Middle East Peace

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Edward J. Bander (CAS '49, LAW '51) publishes The Hidden History of Essex Law School

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Faculty Newsmakers

Jack Beermann quoted in "Gulf oil spill: Judge orders protections for people seeking damages," Christian Science Monitor
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Ward Farnsworth's book, Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric, featured in "Rhetorical devices: A look inside what makes language work," Boston Globe
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Cornelius Hurley quoted in "What Use Is Crisis Report Six Months After Reg Reform?" American Banker
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Linda McClain quoted in "Changing Families: From Traditional to Whatever Works?" Bay State Parent
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Kevin Outterson in the news:
- Quoted in "FDA rejects Orexigen's diet pill, orders new trial," San Diego Union-Tribune
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Jay Wexler quoted in "A Taxonomy of Supreme Court Humor," The New York Times
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Alumni Newsmakers

Anil Aggarwal ('95) interviewed in "Assessing the growth and future of the prepaid industry," partnersinprepaid.com
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Nina Andersson-Willard (LL.M. '02) named partner, Brown Rudnick, Boston
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Greg Casamento ('96) named board member, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
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Stephen Kay ('87) named managing partner, Hogan Lovells' Los Angeles Office
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John Maalouf's ('90) firm named "Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year - 2010"
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Carla M. Moynihan ('95) named lecturer on law, New England School of Law
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Nathan R. Olansen (LL.M. in Taxation '02 ) named Shareholder, Rack & Olansen, P.C.
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Peter Resnik ('70) referenced in "Homeless Book Club Tackles BU Author: Dick Lehr to speak to unique group cofounded by LAW alum," BU Today
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February 2, 2011

James FlemingJames Fleming: Presenter, "The Myth of Strict Scrutiny for Fundamental Rights under the Due Process Clause," Boston Public Law Group Study Group, Boston, MA
Linda McClainLinda McClain: Presenter, "The Myth of Strict Scrutiny for Fundamental Rights under the Due Process Clause," Boston Public Law Group Study Group, Boston, MA

February 3 - 5, 2011

Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Moderator, "The Emperor's New? Clothes: Financial Regulatory Reform-Market Impacts," American Bankruptcy Institute, 7th Annual Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, Cayman Islands

February 8, 2011

Jay WexlerJay Wexler: Presenter, "Law and Religion in the U.S." Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 9, 2011

Michael MeurerMichael Meurer: Panelist, "Patent Claim Indefiniteness: The Issues in Enzo v. Applera" Intellectual Property Owners Association's One-hour Webinar on Current Topics in IP

February 11, 2011

Stacey DoganStacey Dogan: Presenter, "Functionality," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Wendy GordonWendy Gordon: Presenter, "Copyright and Negligence as Mirror Images: On Not Mistaking for the Right Hand What the Left Hand Is Doing," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Keith HyltonKeith Hylton: Presenter, "Economics of IP," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Presenter, "Designing prize incentives for antibiotic patents," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 12, 2011

Michael MeurerMichael Meurer: Presenter, "Uncertainty as a Patent Policy Instrument," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 14, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Keynote Address, European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Pisa, Italy

February 16, 2011

Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Presenter, "Fireside Chat: Dodd-Frank is Here Now. Ready for IT?" Financial Technology Insight Summit, The Harvard Club, Boston, MA

February 17, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Speaker, Colloquium on Innovation Policy, NYU School of Law, New York, NY

February 18, 2011

Wendy KaplanWendy Kaplan: Paper presenter, "Called 'Out' at Home:  The One Strike Eviction Policy and the Juvenile Court," Duke Forum for Law and Social Policy, Durham, NC
David RossmanDavid Rossman: Paper presenter, "Called 'Out' at Home:  The One Strike Eviction Policy and the Juvenile Court," Duke Forum for Law and Social Policy, Durham, NC

February 25, 2011

Linda McClainLinda McClain: Paper presenter, “Involuntary Servitude, Public Accommodations Law, and the Legacy of Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States,” Conference on the Thirteenth Amendment, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD 

February 26, 2011

Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Moderator, "Setting the Stage: FDA Regulation under Central Hudson," American Journal of Law And Medicine Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 27, 2011

Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Welcome and Moderator, "Finance and the New Economy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA
David WebberDavid Webber: Response, "Finance and the New Economy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

February 28, 2011

Daniel BermanDaniel Berman: Presenter, "Taxation in America: Ten Things You Probably Don't Know About the U.S. Tax System" Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Tamar FrankelTamar Frankel: Response, "Economists’ Views of the Financial Crisis," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA
Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Greeter, The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA
Cornelius HurleyCornelius Hurley: Introduction, "The Convergence of Finance, Law and Policy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA
Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Moderator, "Economists’ Views of the Financial Crisis," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA
Frederick TungFrederick Tung: Response, "Applying the Lessons from the Meltdown," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

March 7, 2011

William ParkWilliam Park: Keynote Presenter, “Law and the Search for Truth,” Program on international Litigation, Practicing Law Institute (PLI),  New York, NY

March 8, 2011

Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Presenter, "Antibiotic Prizes," Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

March 10, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Speaker, "Beyond Piracy in the New China," Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley, CA

March 24, 2011

William ParkWilliam Park: Panel Presenter, “Class Actions in Arbitration,” American Society in International Law, Washington, DC

March 31, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Speaker, "The Two Faces of Innovation," Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

David LyonsDavid Lyons: Colloquium Presenter, "Race, Nation and the Development of U.S. Law" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Kenneth SimonsKenneth Simons: Paper presenter, “Statistical Knowledge Deconstructed,”  University of Texas Law School Faculty Workshop, Austin, TX

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