Claire Bishop Abely

Before joining the Lawyering Program, Claire Abely was an Instructor of Legal Writing at Vanderbilt University Law School. Prior to that, she was a Legal Writing Instructor in the Law School’s LL.M. Writing Program. In addition, Ms. Abely has worked for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands and was an associate […]

Sean Ahern

Sean Ahern is a practicing legal services attorney and a BU Law Class of 2017 alumnus. Sean is currently a senior attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services and a part-time lecturer at BU Law. Sean has lectured in the LLM program since fall 2021, teaching courses in legal research & writing and courses in legal […]

Aziza Ahmed

Aziza Ahmed’s scholarship examines the intersection of law, politics, and science in the fields of constitutional law, criminal law, health law, and family law.  Her courses include International Human Rights Seminar and Reproductive Rights. Before joining Boston University School of Law, Ahmed was professor of law at University of California, Irvine School of Law. She […]

Zohra Ahmed

Zohra Ahmed writes and teaches about the US carceral state and US militarism. She is particularly interested in the interactions between law and political economy and law and social movements in these two domains. She started her legal career as public defender at the Legal Aid Society in New York City. While working in criminal […]

Richard Thompson Ainsworth

Professor Ainsworth, who has taught in BU Law’s tax program since 2005, is a comparative tax law specialist. His teaching and scholarship interests are in comparative transfer pricing, comparative VAT, and comparative income tax. He brings extensive transfer pricing and VAT experience to the role of director. He has published over 100 articles on various […]

Susan M. Akram

Professor Susan Akram directs BU Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, in which she supervises students engaged in international advocacy in domestic, international, regional, and UN fora. Her research and publications focus on immigration, asylum, refugee, forced migration, and human and civil rights issues, with an interest in the Middle East, the Arab, and Muslim world. […]

Simona Altshuler

Simona Altshuler is an associate at Prince Lobel Tye LLP. As a member of the Business Transactions group, Ms. Altshuler advises and strategizes with various corporate clients, including corporations, partnerships, start-ups, and non-profits, on tax, corporate transactional, and corporate maintenance matters. Prior to Prince Lobel, Ms. Altshuler was a senior associate of Ernst & Young’s […]

George J. Annas

George Annas is the William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and chair of the Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights Department of Boston University School of Public Health. He is also a professor in the Boston University School of Medicine and the School of Law. He is the cofounder of Global Lawyers and Physicians, a transnational […]

Brooke Arlington

Brooke Arlington received her B.A. magna cum laude in psychology from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.  She then moved to Tsu City, Japan to teach at a private English conversation school for one year.  She taught students of all ages and abilities and travelled extensively within the country.  Upon returning to […]