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June 26

Law Student Series: How to Create a Successful Application for the Equal Justice Works Fellowships


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BU Event: Tech, Drugs, & Rock n' Roll 2012


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Evaluating Claims about “the End of Men”: Legal and Other Perspectives


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apalsaBreaking Barriers & Overcoming Obstacles in the 21st Century

At its third annual conference, held in March, BU Law's Asian Pacific American Law Students Association brought alumni and current students together to evaluate and confront the issues that often hinder under-represented groups within the legal profession.Video & feature

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Hands-on Training: Podcast series features Professor Sean Kealy and Michael Greenwald ('10) discussing Semester in Practice externship

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pro bono spring break

Pro bono legal services for those who need them most:

Students share their spring break stories from nine cities across the U.S.

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New Online Offering of BU Law's Graduate Tax Program

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Jack Beermann Authors New Guidelines for White House "Midnight Rulemaking"

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Farnsworth New Dean, University of Texas School of Law

LAW associate dean a “dedicated teacher, scholar, administrator”

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The Supreme Court and “Obamacare”: A Teachable Moment for BU Law Students

Rachel Smit ('13) and fellow classmates submit amicus briefs to U.S. Supreme Court
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Miss Jessica’s Oil Pipeline:
Jessica LeCroy (’80) shares an episode from her diplomatic career

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James E. Fleming Nominated Vice President, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy

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Faculty Newsmakers

Richard Ainsworth in the news:
- Quoted in "NY Lawmakers Push Punishments for Tax-Zapping Businesses," Law360
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- Quoted in "Wyoming tax officials watching for 'zappers,'" Billings Gazette
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-Quoted in "When will New York zap the tax zappers?" Newsday
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-Testifies before NY State Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations regarding tax-zapper software
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Susan Akram's paper "Race, Civil Rights, and Immigration Law After September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims" listed first on SSRN's Top Ten Download List for topic
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George Annas featured in "SPH Ethicist: Organ Donor Proposal 'Bizarre,'" BU Today
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Tamer Frankel in the news:
- Quoted in "BlackRock: The Fund Manager and the Family Business," The Wall Street Journal
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- Quoted in "A Fund Manager's Home Cooking," The Wall Street Journal
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- Quoted in "Can 'Skin in the Game' Pose Conflicts?" The Wall Street Journal
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Cornelius Hurley quoted in "The Ketchup Bottle Theory of M&A: Slow is Good," American Banker
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Linda McClain in the news:
- Authors "Update on Illinois Marriage Equality Act: State's Attorney Agrees that Illinois Marriage Ban Violates Illinois Constitution," Balkin.com
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- Authors "New Ruling that DOMA is Unconstitutional: Federal District Court in New York Takes Cues from the First Circuit," Balkin.com
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- Quoted in "Same Sex Marriage Issue Moves Closer to Justices," New York Times
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- Authors "The First Circuit's Cautious DOMA Ruling and the Continuing Importance of Romer v. Evans," Balkin.com
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Abigail Moncrieff in the news:
- Quoted in "Revealed: Here's How the Supreme Court's Health Care Decision Could Go Down," Business Insider
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- Referenced in "Boston University Law Class Files Affordable Care Act Amicus Briefs With the U.S. Supreme Court," BBA
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Kevin Outterson in the news:
- Quoted in "Europe to Boost Development of New Antimicrobial Drugs," The Lancet
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- Referenced in "Boston University Law Class Files Affordable Care Act Amicus Briefs With the U.S. Supreme Court," BBA
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David Rossman interviewed on The Emily Rooney Show's "What Does Texting While Driving Verdict," WGBH-FM
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Alumni Newsmakers

Michael Barron ('85) joins Bingham McCutchen, Boston, as partner
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Lawrence Bastone ('72) joins Fragomen, Del Ray, Bernsen and Loewy, Boston
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Kelly Cline ('86) named executive vice president, Business and Legal Affairs, Fox Cable Networks
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Seymour W. James, Jr. ('74) named president, New York State Bar Association
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Suzanne Kontz ('97) honored for work on behalf of domestic violence victims
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Jay B. Martin ('77) joins Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP as partner, Insurance Regulatory practice
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Jack Middleton ('56) awarded Granite State Legacy Award for legal service
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Ronan O'Brien ('96) joins Greenberg Traurig, Boston, as shareholder
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Andrew Radding ('68) named president, Bar Association of Baltimore City
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Donna White (LL.M. '96) joins Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, Boston
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June 28, 2012

George AnnasGeorge Annas: Roundtable Discussant, Health Law Roundtable on Supreme Court ACA Decision hosted by the Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA  
Leonard GlantzLeonard Glantz: Roundtable Discussant, Health Law Roundtable on Supreme Court ACA Decision hosted by the Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA  
Wendy MarinerWendy Mariner: Roundtable Discussant, Health Law Roundtable on Supreme Court ACA Decision hosted by the Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA  

June 29, 2012

Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Roundtable Discussant, AHCJ Webinar: Supreme Court Follow-Up, >>More Information

July 1 - 15, 2012

William ParkWilliam Park: Lecturer, Delivery of General Course for the Arbitration Academy, “The Role and Rule of Law in Arbitration”, Paris, France

July 2, 2012

Wendy MarinerWendy Mariner: Panelist, Health Law Advocates & Proskauer Rose Panel Discussion on The U.S. Supreme Court's Health Care Reform Decision, Proskauer Rose, Boston, MA 
Frances MillerFrances Miller: Panelist, "The Supreme Court’s Health Care Decision: First Impressions on the ACA Opinion" a conference call hosted by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, >>More Information

July 9, 2012

Tamar FrankelTamar Frankel: Webcast Presenter, "Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and the JOBS Act 2012: A New Approach," West LegalEdCenter >>More Information

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