BU LAW dean, 275 other Black women law profs, have had Ketanji Brown Jackson’s back since President Biden nominated her for the Supreme Court.
Karen Pita Loor analyzes Supreme Court’s split decision upholding Trump executive order Protesters outside the Supreme Court on April 25, when the justices were hearing arguments on whether to uphold the Trump travel ban on several Muslim countries. On June 26, the court upheld the ban in a 5-4 vote. Photo by AP/Andrew Harnik. The […]
Angela Onwuachi-Willig drawn by BU’s history of access and diversity Angela Onwuachi-Willig says she decided to leave top-ranked UC, Berkeley, School of Law to take the LAW deanship because of the University’s commitment to the causes and ideals she cares deeply about. Photo courtesy of Onwuachi-Willig. Angela Onwuachi-Willig, a renowned legal scholar and expert in […]
Joins 30 other academic institutions in friends of the court brief Even if the travel ban is rescinded, it probably has dissuaded some students from attending college in America already, BU and other universities tell the Supreme Court. For the third time this year, BU and other universities have gone to court—this time, the highest […]
University still advises consultation with ISSO advisors The Supreme Court yesterday allowed certain travel restrictions sought by President Trump to take effect, but an exception appears to cover BU affiliates. Photo by sframephoto/iStock. BU students, faculty, and staff, including students admitted beginning this fall, apparently will not be barred from entering the United States and […]
University among 31 schools filing brief in US appeals court in Virginia Becca Heller (center) of the International Refugee Assistance Project talked to reporters after her group and others filed suit against President Trump’s travel ban. Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images. Boston University is supporting a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump’s executive order on […]