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william eskridge Incremental Steps Toward Marriage Equality

Yale Professor William Eskridge delivers the annual Distinguished Lecture at BU Law

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health law externship bu law health law At the Hub of Health Policy

Get an in-depth look at the health law externship at BU Law as three students describe their experiences in the program

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suzanne lachelier Detainee Torture in Military Prisions

Commander Suzanne Lachelier ('92) joins a panel discussion examining the role of doctors and lawyers in military interrogations

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end of men conference The "End of Men"

Hanna Rosin offers up a controversial thesis in her keynote address; Ralph Banks and Michael Kimmel respond

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the bu law campaign Campus Campaign Initiatives

In addition to the new facility, gifts from the campaign will help fund academic programming, faculty support, the Annual Fund and scholarships

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bu law diversity On Top for Diversity

BU Law ranks in top law schools for Hispanic degree-earners

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Faculty Highlights

robert volk In the Classroom

Robert Volk, director of the Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy Program, discusses the Legal Research & Writing Seminar

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kevin outterson Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

Kevin Outterson offers his expertise to Governor Patrick’s special commission and beyond

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Alumni Newsmakers

hollywood's new leaders

Lights, Camera, Transaction

Sophia Yen ('06) named one of Hollywood's New Leaders by Variety magazine

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jeannetta craigwell graham A Different World of Transaction Law

Jeannetta Craigwell-Graham ('09) discusses her work with the Rwanda Development Board

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tom cox For Fighting Foreclosures, a $100,000 Award

Thomas Cox ('69), who exposed home lenders' illegal foreclosures, has been awarded the Purpose Prize

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shari redstone The Power 100

Shari Redstone (J.D. ’78, LL.M. ’80) named to Hollywood Reporter's 100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment List 2012

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overheard on campus

elizabeth mcintyre Pro Bono Student Spotlight

Elizabeth McIntyre ('14) shares how pro bono work has put her legal education into practice

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cruz reynoso Building an Ethical Legal Career

The Honorable Cruz Reynoso delivered "It Is Legal, But Is It Ethical" for the annual Shapiro Lecture

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bu law construction Building Construction Under Way

Watch a live feed of building construction and stay up-to-date on the project's progress

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BU Law welcomes these additions and congratulates a promotion within the Library:

  • Ellen Minot Richardson, legal information librarian for emerging technologies
  • Kelly Banyas, evening library supervisor (formerly evening circulation assistant)
  • Cailey Biles, circulation assistant responsible for reserves

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Upcoming Event Highlights

  • 24 JANSupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to speak: Justice Breyer will deliver the inagural Esdaile Lecture - Event Info

  • 25 JAN"The Future of Global Tobacco Control:" The American Journal of Law & Medicine's annual symposium - Event Info

  • 28 JanThe Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: Celebration of the publication of Prof. Tamar Frankel's book - Event Info

  • 4 FEBThe Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule: Celebration of the publication of Tracey Maclin's book - Event Info

  • 8 FEB "The Next Season: Realigning International Law and Western Policy After the Arab Spring:"A conference hosted by the Boston University International Law Journal - Event Info

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  • Upcoming Faculty Engagements

January 24, 2013

Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Remarks, Inaugural Esdaile Lecture featuring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 25, 2013

George AnnasGeorge Annas: Moderator, "The Future of Global Tobacco Control: Current Constitutional and Treaty-Based Challenges," A Conference Hosted by the American Journal of Law & Medicine, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Leonard GlantzLeonard Glantz: Moderator, "The Future of Global Tobacco Control: Current Constitutional and Treaty-Based Challenges," A Conference Hosted by the American Journal of Law & Medicine, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA 
Wendy MarinerWendy Mariner: Moderator, "The Futre of Global Tobacco Control: Current Constitutional and Treaty-Based Challenges," A Conference Hosted by the American Journal of Law & Medicine, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA 
Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Speaker, "The Future of Global Tobacco Control: Current Constitutional and Treaty-Based Challenges," A Conference Hosted by the American Journal of Law & Medicine, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA 
Alexandra RobertsAlexandra Roberts: Moderator, "The Future of Global Tobacco Control: Current Constitutional and Treaty-Based Challenges," A Conference Hosted by the American Journal of Law & Medicine, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 28, 2013

Stanley FisherStanley Fisher: Commentator, The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: A History and Analysis of Con Artists and Victims, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
James FlemingJames Fleming:
Moderator, The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: A History and Analysis of Con Artists and Victims, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Tamar FrankelTamar Frankel: Presenter of her book, The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: A History and Analysis of Con Artists and Victims, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Remarks, The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: A History and Analysis of Con Artists and Victims, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 1, 2013

Kevin OuttersonKevin Outterson: Panelist, "Tobacco and Obesity Policy and the First Amendment," Health Law Year in P/Review co-sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

February 4, 2013

James FlemingJames Fleming: Moderator, The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Tracey MaclinTracey Maclin: Presenter of his book, The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Remarks, The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 11, 2013

James FlemingJames Fleming: Presenter of his co-authored book, Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Gary LawsonGary Lawson: Moderator, A celebration of the publication of Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues by Professors of Law James E. Fleming & Linda C. Mclain, Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Linda McClainLinda McClain:
Presenter of her co-authored book, Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues, Faculty Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Remarks, A celebration of the publication of Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues by Professors of Law James E. Fleming & Linda C. McClain, Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 13 - 16, 2013

Steven Alexandre da CostaSteven Alexandre da Costa: Presenter, Joint Study Institute, The Australian Legal Landscape: Global and Comparative Perspectives, Melbourne Law School, Australia

February 15, 2013

Theodore SimsTheodore Sims: Presenter, Conservation Easement Symposium at Utah: Federal Tax Incentives, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Utah

February 15 - 16, 2013

James FlemingJames Fleming: Attendee, "Constitutional Foundations" Symposium, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX 

February 21, 2013

David LyonsDavid Lyons: Speaker,The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation: From Emancipation to Redemption, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA  
Christian SamitoChristian Samito: Speaker, The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation: From Emancipation to Redemption, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA  

February 22, 2013

Linda McClainLinda McClain: Panelist, "Religious Legal Pluralism and Family Law," Columbia University Blinken European Institute's Faculty Grant Workshop, "Religious Freedom, Legal Pluralism and Democratic Constitutionalism," New York, NY  >>More Information

February 26, 2013

Linda McClainLinda McClain: Speaker, Law as a Vehicle for Moral Disapproval in DOMA, Prop 8, and Amendment 2, Duke Law, NC

February 27, 2013

Dean Maureen O'RourkeDean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Remarks, Taking On State Sponsors of Terrorism: A New Frontier in International Tort Litigation Featuring Andrew C. Hall, William & Patricia Kleh Visiting Professor in International Law
William ParkWilliam Park: Speaker, Symposium on International Abitration in Remembrance of Professor Hans Smit: Class Action Arbitration, Columbia Law School, New York, NY

February 28, 2013

Frances MillerFrances Miller: Moderator, "International Seminar on Law and Film" regarding the film, The Descendants, University of Hawaii, HI


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