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BCLR Releases Vol. LV No. 3

The Boston College Law Review is pleased to publish the May 2014 issue. Here are summaries of this issue’s Articles and Notes: Mirit Eyal-Cohen, Legal Mirrors of Entrepreneurship In Legal Mirrors of Entrepreneurship, Professor Mirit Eyal-Cohen of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law proposes a new legal model for promoting innovation and economic development that uses entrepreneurial character, rather than […]

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Volume LVI Board of Editors Announced

We are pleased to announce the Board of Editors for the 2014-2015 academic year: Volume 56 Board of Editors      

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BCLR Releases Vol. LV No. 2

The Boston College Law Review is pleased to publish the March 2014 issue. Here are summaries of this issue’s Articles and Notes: Rebecca Haw, Delay and Its Benefits for Judicial Rulemaking Under Scientific Uncertainty The slowness with which the Supreme Court adjusts its antitrust doctrine to conform with modern economic theories often confounds watchers of antitrust […]

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BCLR Moves to # 25 in Law Journal Rankings

The Boston College Law Review has moved from #26 to #25 in the annual Washington and Lee University School of Law Law Journal Rankings Project. The Review received an overall combined score of 50.2, nearly a six-point jump from last year’s combined score of 44.4. This marks the fifth year in a row that the Review has increased its combined score. […]

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Alumni-Student Happy Hour, February 19

Dear BCLR Alumni, I am pleased to announce that the Boston College Law Review will be hosting its Alumni-Student Happy Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 6–8 p.m. at The Vault (located at 105 Water Street, Boston, Mass. 02109). We hope that the annual Alumni-Student Happy Hour will continue to provide a place where students […]

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2014 E. Supp. Now Available

We have begun posting case comments from recent federal appellate decisions to our 2014 E. Supp., which can be found at http://bclawreview.org/e-supp-current/. There are eight comments in the issue thus far, with six more planned for publication in the coming weeks. Here are links to the first eight: A Simple Concept in a Complicated World: Actual […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LV No. 1

The Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our January 2014 issue: Steven L. Schwarcz, Rollover Risk: Ideating a U.S. Debt Default In his Article, Rollover Risk: Ideating a U.S. Debt Default, Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University School of Law, analyzes the […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIV No. 2

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our March 2013 issue. •  Jeremy Waldron, Separation of Powers in Thought and Practice? The principle of separation of powers is one of the most lauded and revered aspects of the U.S. constitutional system. But too often, political scientists, lawyers, and political philosophers merely […]

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BCLR Elects New Board of Editors

On March 22, 2013, the membership of the Boston College Law Review elected a new Board of Editors for the 2013–2014 volume. The masthead for Volume LV of the Review is below, and a pdf version is available here.

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BCLR Editors Win Student Writing Competitions

Two members of the Boston College Law Review‘s Executive Board, Laura Kaplan and Michael Palmisciano, recently won national writing competitions to which they submitted their Law Review notes. Laura Kaplan’s note, One Merger, Two Agencies: Dual Review in the Breakdown of the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger and a Proposal for Reform, recently won the ABA Section of […]

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Alumni-Student Happy Hour on February 25, 2013

Boston College Law Review will be hosting an Alumni-Student Happy Hour on Monday, February 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at J.J. Foley’s Bar and Grille (located at 21 Kingston Street, Boston, MA 02111). This year, one of BCLR’s goals has been to strengthen our connection with those who have served on the journal […]

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BCLR Now Using Scholastica for Article Submissions

Dear Friends of the Boston College Law Review, We are pleased to announce that the Boston College Law Review (BCLR) has transitioned to Scholastica as our online platform for manuscript submissions. As of today, February 1, 2013, we will only accept submissions through Scholastica (preferred) or email ([email protected]). We no longer accept submissions through Expresso. […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIV No. 1

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our January 2013 issue. •  Monu Bedi, Facebook and Interpersonal Privacy: Why the Third Party Doctrine Should Not Apply There has been much debate over the extent to which communications over social networking sites, such as Facebook, are entitled to Fourth Amendment protection. Although […]

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BCLR to Transition to Scholastica February 1

We are pleased to announce that on February 1, 2013, the Boston College Law Review (BCLR) will transition to Scholastica as our online platform for manuscript submissions. As of that date, we will only accept submissions through Scholastica (preferred) or by email ([email protected]). We will no longer accept submissions through ExpressO. You can find us […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIII No. 5

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our November 2012 issue. •  Sarah B. Lawsky, How Tax Models Work Although legal scholars are increasingly reliant on conceptual models to construct policy arguments, there has been little to no reflection in legal scholarship on what models mean, and how they should be […]

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2012 Symposium: Filling Power Vacuums in the New Global Legal Order

Filling Power Vacuums in the New Global Legal Order BCLR – ICLR Symposium Friday, October 12, 2012  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Boston College Law School  |  East Wing room 200 Symposium Program (click for pdf) Globalization is a complex social process with many descriptions, definitions, critics, proponents, causes and implications. This symposium will focus […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIII No. 4

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our September 2012 issue. • Victor Brudney, The First Amendment and Commercial Speech Since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission opinion in 2010, the intersection of corporate political speech and First Amendment protection has become a popular subject among constitutional scholars. In The First Amendment […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIII No. 3

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our May 2012 issue. Benjamin Levin, Made in the U.S.A.: Corporate Responsibility and Collective Identity in the American Automotive Industry   In Made in the U.S.A.: Corporate Responsibility and Collective Identity in the American Automotive Industry, Benjamin Levin challenges the corporate-constructed image of American […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIII No. 2

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our March 2012 issue. •  Brad Snyder & John Q. Barrett, Rehnquist’s Missing Letter: A Former Law Clerk’s 1955 Thoughts on Justice Jackson and Brown Can a missing letter reveal the inner thoughts of a Supreme Court chief justice on one of the most […]

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BCLR Releases Vol. LIII No. 1

Boston College Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our January 2012 issue. •  Lesley K. McAllister, Regulation by Third-Party Verification Regulatory failure is the consequence of agencies lacking the capacity and resources to fully implement and enforce the law. To compensate, private regulation, known as “third-party verification,” fills the shortfalls created by […]

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2010 Symposium: Legal Perspectives on the NCAA

The NCAA at 100 Years: Perspectives on its Past, Present, and Future On October 15, 2010, with the help of our sponsor Ropes & Gray, Boston College Law School and the Boston College Law Review held an all-day symposium that examined some of the legal issues raised by the NCAA’s growth. The program featured a […]

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2009 Symposium: Publicity, Privacy, and IP Meet the First Amendment

Publicity, Privacy, and Intellectual Property Meet the First Amendment On April 3, 2009, the Boston College Law Review held a symposium entitled “Publicity, Privacy and Intellectual Property Meet the First Amendment”. The symposium focused on the intersections between intellectual property and First Amendment law, and featured four different panel discussions. Video of the symposium panels […]

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