Not only are BU Law faculty members dedicated to shaping future legal minds, they command respect as leading scholars across numerous fields of law—from Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, and Cybersecurity to Criminal, Housing, and Intellectual Property, the list goes on.

Our professors and instructors publish scholarly work in respected academic presses and research papers in esteemed law journals. You can explore some of their work on Scholarly Commons at BU Law. They also contribute to legislative, judicial, and policy-making decisions in the US and abroad, and lecture at conferences and law schools around the world.

In addition, we regularly bring to campus the experience and insights of professors from other law schools. At BU Law, there is no shortage of knowledge to gain and legal minds to spark inspiration.

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New Faculty

We are excited to welcome several new scholars to our faculty this fall.

Meet Our New Faculty

Centers & Institutes

Sharing knowledge, putting heads together, and making resources available.

In the Media

Our faculty scholars are sought after to offer a legal perspective on important matters facing our nation and the world.

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Legal History: The Year Books

Professor David Seipp has compiled a comprehensive index of law reports, called Year Books, from medieval English history dating from 1268 to 1535.

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Faculty Stories

The Record publishes in-depth articles featuring faculty expertise and brief stories that touch on teaching and scholarship.

Collage of Professors Daniela Caruso, Kent Coit, David Seipp, and Gary Lawson
BU Law News

BU Law Celebrates Retiring and Departing Faculty

Professors Daniela Caruso, Kent Coit, David Seipp, and Gary Lawson have made immeasurable contributions during their tenure at BU Law.

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Zohra Ahmed
Law & Economics

Criminal Law Challenger

Associate Professor Zohra Ahmed encourages her students to question legal institutions.

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Critical Race Theory

New Practicum Builds on Antiracism Efforts at BU Law

Students work on racial justice projects with community partners in experiential course taught by Caitlin Glass.

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Madeline Meth
BU Law News

Representing the Underdogs

Madeline Meth collaborates with clinic students to defend vulnerable clients in court.

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Collage of images: Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson delivering the BU Law commencement address; portrait of Robert Volk; Jaimee Francis ('24) and Brianna Jordan ('24); Barbara Jones, dean of the School of Social Work and Angela Onwuachi-Willig, dean of the School of Law grabbing a selfie with BU President Melissa Gilliam
BU Law News

Reflecting on 2023

Key moments from this year.

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PROPERTY LAW

Often Thinking about—and Researching—Roman Law

Professor Anna di Robilant’s eight years of research reveals how jurists positioned Roman law as the ideal model for modernizing property law.

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Charles C. Jalloh
International Law

In Pursuit of Justice and Accountability in International Law

Professor Charles C. Jalloh joins BU Law as the 2023–24 William and Patricia Kleh Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Law.

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Constitutional Law

Examining Executive Power

Professor Jed Shugerman leverages legal history expertise to advocate for checks on the executive branch.

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