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Upcoming Event Highlights

March 11

Public Interest Pizza Discussion: The Nuts and Bolts of Applying for Federal Government Jobs
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March 21

Workshop Series on Financial Reform: International Dimensions
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March 22

BU Event: Women Take the Reel: Thirteen Screening
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March 24

CDO Event: Lunch with Dale Van Denmark
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Greater Boston Area Alumni & Admitted Students Reception
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March 26

BU Law 5K Ambulance Chase Fun Run/Walk
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March 29

BU Event: Wellness Movie Night: The Future of Food
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March 31

Colloquium Presentation: "Race, Nation and the Development of U.S. Law"
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Annual Public Interest Project Auction
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April 1

Shapiro lecture featuring Kenneth J. Rose: "Finding Purpose: Lessons learned in law school and 30 years of representing inmates on death row"
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April 2

2nd Annual Asian Pacific American Alumni Conference, "Stepping Stones to a Stronger Community"
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The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century



Princeton Review: LAW Professors are Number One

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moot court

BU Law Congratulates the 2010-2011 Moot Court teams!

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amazing race

The Amazing Race, BU Law-style

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Streamlining the court system: David Colarusso ('11) develops electronic case-management software

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shaines book

Robert Shaines ('52) publishes Command Influence: A story of Korea and the politics of injustice


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BU Law's Intellectual Property Law Newsletter

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Faculty Newsmakers

Cornelius Hurley in the news:
--Quoted in "Washington People,"American Banker
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--Quoted in "Bachus Presses for Vote to End Loan-Mod Programs," American Banker
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--Co-authors "Requiring big banks to build cash reserves can prevent future failures," Washington Times
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Linda McClain quoted in "Shift on Gay-Marriage Law Will Affect Array of Policies," Wall Street Journal
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Abigail Moncrieff appointed to Massachusetts Health Information Technology (HIT) Council
More about HIT Council

Kevin Outterson in the news:
--Interviewed in "Researcher Says To Tackle Deadly Superbugs, Rethink Antibiotics," WBUR's Here and Now
--Co-authors "After The Deluge: Health Reform Without An Individual Mandate," Kaiser Health News
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William "Rusty" Park cited in "Canada's losing hand in the arbitration game,"
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Jay Wexler launches blog, "Odd Clauses Watch"
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Alumni Newsmakers

BU Law Podcast Series features Morton Aronson ('59), Of Counsel, Federal & Hasson, LLP, discussing "The Practice of Franchising"

Gary Locke (J.D. '75) nominated by President Obama as U.S. ambassador to China
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Christopher Loveland (J.D. '00) named partner, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP's Washington, D.C. office
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C. Ryan Reetz (J.D. '87) and Jose Juan Delgado (LL.M. '91) join new DLA Piper office in Miami
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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

April 5, 2011

William ParkWilliam Park: Keynote Presenter, “Fairness and Accuracy in Arbitration,” Sokol Colloquium on International Transactions, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

April 6, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Distinguished Professor Presentation, Center for Intellectual Property Law, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

Linda McClainLinda McClain: Moderator, "Women in Law" Panel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

April 8 - 9, 2011

James FlemingJames Fleming: Paper presenter, "The Balkinization of Originalism," on Yale Law School Professor Jack Balkin’s book, Living Originalism, University of Illinois College of Law Conference, Champaign, IL

April 11, 2011

Khiara BridgesKhiara Bridges: Presenter of her book, Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization, Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

April 13, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Presenter, "The Two Faces of Innovation," Social Science and Technology Seminar, Stanford, CA

James BessenJames Bessen: Presenter, "The Future of Software Patents," EE Computer Systems Colloquium, Stanford, CA

April 19, 2011

Michael MeurerMichael Meurer: Paper presenter, "Notice Externalities," University of Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, WI

April 20, 2011

James BessenJames Bessen: Presenter, Innovation Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, CA

April 25, 2011

Frances MillerFrances Miller: Keynote Speech, "Riding the Waves of Health Care Change: The Impact of Federal Reform Uncertainties on Hawaii," Annual Healthcare Financial Management Conference, Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, HI

April 29, 2011

Frances MillerFrances Miller: Presenter, "How Will Hawaii Fit in with the Federal Health Care Reforms?" Hawaii Bar Association, Honolulu, HI

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