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verrilli verrilli commencement speaker bu law 2013 Commencement Speaker Announced

U.S. Solicitor General, The Honorable Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., will deliver this year's commencement address

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bu law women history March is Women's History Month

BU Law celebrates its history-making alumnae in honor of Women's History Month

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station nightclub fire babcock barylick Hell, 10 Years Later

John Barylick ('77) and Charles Babcock ('76) approach the Station nightclub fire from different sides

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rachel smit skadden fellow Rachel Smit ('13) Named Skadden Fellow

Prestigious fellowship will fund her work at Greater Boston Legal Services

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social media bu law Social Media Round-Up

Take a look at how BU Law uses social media to share the latest news and events, video features, slideshows, and more

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bu law viewfinder Should Same-Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

With the Supreme Court set to hear two different cases this spring, Viewfinder asks students their opinions on the issue

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Faculty News Highlights

fleming and mcclain Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues

Balkinization hosts an online symposium celebrating Jim Fleming and Linda McClain's new book

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tracey maclin Do You Know Your Rights?

Tracey Maclin discusses The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule

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robert sloane Professor Voices

Rob Sloane authors, "Department of Justice defends killing American terrorists," Professor Voices blog

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Student newsmakers

bu law moot court Moot Court Update

Students excel at Jessup International Law, Native American Law Students Association and more moot court competitions

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michael wang Leading the National Chapter

Michael Wang ('14) elected president of the National Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

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alex garens Award-Winning Writing

Alex Garens ('12) takes home second place in Boston Patent Law Association Writing Competition

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brandon greene Promoting the Student Voice

Brandon Greene ('13) launches new project to feature student journalism

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Recent & Upcoming Event Highlights

  • 4 MARWhat is Parenthood? Contemporary Debates about the Family: Celebration of the publication of Linda McClain's new book - Event Info

  • 23 MARBU Law 5K: Annual Ambulance Chase fun run/walk sponsored by SGA, Student Affairs and PIP - Event Info

  • 25 MAR"The Next Season: Realigning International Law and Western Policy After the Arab Spring" (RESCHEDULED): Conference hosted by the Boston University International Law Journal - Event Info

  • 18 APR"The Fiduciary Foundations of Federal Equal Protection:" Professor Gary S. Lawson to deliver the annual Beck Lecture - Event Info

  • 19 APRSumner M. Redstone Building Groundbreaking Ceremony: Celebration of the construction of the 93,000-square-foot, five-story facility that will house most of the law school's classrooms - Event Info

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