Our distinguished faculty is recognized for preeminent scholarship, excellent teaching, and contributions to legislative, judicial, and policy-making decisions in the US and around the world. The spotlights below are only a few examples of recent outstanding faculty scholarship.
Professor Abigail Moncrieff explores the balance of power between federal and state governments following two key Supreme Court ruilings.
Professor David Webber argues for a better public pension investment strategy in an op-ed for The Washington Post.
Professor Kevin Outterson speaks to the BBC World Service about the industrial barriers to new antibiotic development.
GTP Director Richard Ainsworth has partnered with US states with sales tax to tackle the prevalent "zapper" problem.
Professors James Bessen and Michael Meurer argue for congressional action against patent trolls in a Boston Globe op-ed.
The two scholars squared off on the statutes governing healthcare subsidies.
New book, published by Oxford University Press, offers philosophical analysis of fiduciary law by leading scholars.
The paper, comparing how the United States and European Union limit the ability of state-level entities to subsidize their own residents, was published in the Yale Journal of International Law.
Park will oversee dispute between Indian government and UK-based defense contractor over helicopter contract.
Professor Linda McClain asserts that distinguishing "sex" on legal documents can help document, and fix, gaps in equality in an op-ed for The New York Times.
Professor Laila Hlass argues for legal representation in deportation cases in an op-ed for BU Today.
Professor Khiara Bridges measures the law's successes and failures in an op-ed for BU Today.
Outterson offered his expertise to the House Energy & Commerce Committee on 21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development.
Professor Jack Beermann has spent the last few years working with Chinese legal scholars to help reform the country’s administrative laws.
Professor Susan Akram and three students from the International Human Rights Clinic present their report on the legal issues around refugees fleeing Syria.
Outterson worked with the American Health Lawyers Assocation to create guidelines for health law programs across the country.
The Missouri Supreme Court relies heavily on Simons's article in a ruling favoring the fan hit in the eye by a hot dog during a Kansas City Royals game.
The Clinical Associate Professor aruges for immigrants' rights in a segment entitled "Should Undocumented Immigrants Receive Refugee Status?"
Entitled “The Return of the King: The Unsavory Origins of Administrative Law,” the review is forthcoming from the Texas Law Review.