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Campaign Trail BC Law professor Steve Koh, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s college roommate, is featured in an ABC Nightline characteristic. Support for Judge Six Boston College law professors signed a brief to drop costs in opposition to a Newton District Court Judge accused of helping a man escape ICE. Bombing Appeal Bob Bloom talks to NPR in regards to the work by Tsarnaev’s attorneys to enchantment the demise penalty determination.

Classroom Innovation Brian Quinn’s integration of technological tools marks shift to a extra personalized and accessible classroom. Community Celebration Black Alumni Network and Black Law Students Association hold BBQ to welcome new students to BC Law. A New Perspective Thought leaders help 1Ls perceive relationship between law and race, gender, power and sophistication. Senator Named Visiting Professor Former US Senator Doug Jones set to convey interactive, real-time study of the Senate’s 2022 schedule to the classroom. Power of Faculty-Student Collaboration Alum’s scholar paper revealed three years later with assist from former professor.

01/21- Assistant Dean Belinda Dantley, along together with her colleague at American University Washington School of Law launched a report from a survey of diversity, equity, and inclusion professionals at law faculties across the country. Several Minnesota Law students joined faculty and workers from the James H. Binger Center for New Americans to supply legal assist to Afghan refugees on the Fort McCoy army base in Wisconsin late final month. The group helped the refugees understand the complicated and infrequently difficult U.S. immigration system, prepare their asylum or special immigrant visa purposes, and get connected to a nationwide network of lawyers. Reuters stories that “several giant U.S. law firms are once once more postponing office return dates as the COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to shake up their plans.” Legaltech News stories that “fierce competition for lawyers has pushed some law firms to add algorithm-based assessments into their hiring and retention protocols.” Law.com International reports that “law firms in Australia have pushed back plans to deliver extra staff back to the workplace and are requiring those that do go in to wear masks…the change in plans follows a surge in COVID-19 instances that hit Sydney and Melbourne in January.”

Professor Endo revisited these points in The Uneven Impact of AI Discovery, which is ready to appear in the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence & The Law. Professor Endo additionally examines the professional accountability implications of lawyers’ nascent use of on-line behavioral advertising in his article Ad Tech & the Future of Legal Ethics, revealed in the Alabama Law Review in 2021. Known as an exceptional authorized educator, collaborative chief, and successful litigator with a commitment to social justice, Setty is thrilled to hitch the community and its mission. She would be the first particular person of South Asian descent appointed to lead a CUNY faculty. The School of Law’s oldest student clinic is marking three a long time of important work—representing individuals in crisis, advocating for effective public coverage, and working to prevent household violence in Western New York and past.

Playing Hardball BC Law professor Jeffrey Cohen talks to Law 360 about the school admissions scandal and the powerful tactics of prosecutors. Star Island Conference Professor Daniel Kanstroom will current on international migration and authorities responses to unlawful immigrants. Trump’s Taxes Professor Repetti appears Law News on NBC Boston to discuss the New York Times story on the huge losses reported by the president. Systemic Failure Professor Francine Sherman discusses how black girls are disproportionately punished at school systems with USA Today.