Andrew Lelling, The Role of the United States Attorney

Delivered by Andrew Lelling, United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Monday, October 19, 2020 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Buy Tickets on Eventbrite Register Today Mr. Lelling’s wide-ranging talk will include comments on the role of the United States Attorney as enforcer of federal law, the college admissions scandal, police reform investigations and litigation, […]


Congresswoman Barbara Jordan Speaker Series on Race, Law, & Inequality 2023-2024

A speaker series convened by Boston University School of Law   Despite the laudable ideals expressed by this nation’s founders, US law has routinely been written, enacted, and interpreted by those in power in ways that reinforce, rather than dismantle, racial inequality. In this sense, law has become one part of the structures in which racism is embedded. This structural […]

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The Kleh Lecture

Contractual Intimacies: British Indentureship, from Kolkata to Kingston By Eddie Bruce-Jones Monday, October 5, 2020 12:45 – 2:00 pm Buy Tickets on Eventbrite Register Today The British colonial system of indentureship, bridging enslavement with the Windrush Era, was established to sustain global sugar production after the abolition of slavery, sending 1.5 million Indian and Chinese […]


Who’s the Bigot?

Learning from Conflicts over Marriage and Civil Rights Law Monday, October 26, 2020 12:45–2:00 p.m. This symposium celebrates the publication of Who’s the Bigot?: Learning from Conflicts over Marriage and Civil Rights Law  authored by Linda McClain, followed by a panel discussion by three eminent legal scholars. After panelists comment on Professor McClain’s book, McClain […]


The Centenary of the 19th Amendment: New Reflections on the History and Future of Gender, Representation, and Citizenship Rights

Friday, September 25, 2020 Boston University School of Law Please note this Conference will be presented virtually. More information to come.Buy Tickets on Eventbrite Register Today This one-day conference will feature presentations and discussions by legal and political science scholars, political practitioners, and others reflecting on lessons from the centenary of the 19th Amendment to the […]