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Boston University Law School program brings the University’s leaders to the stage. Covering topics from gender equality to shareholder activism, this program is catered towards lawyers and students alike.

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Jul 20, 2012

Inside BU Law’s Housing, Employment, Family and Disability Clinic

Law students who participate in the Civil Litigation Program’s Housing, Employment, Family and Disability Clinic work for credit under the supervision of four full-time BU clinical faculty.  They can represent anyone from...

Jun 6, 2012

BU School of Law’s Semester-in-Practice Program

Boston University School of Law’s Semester-in-Practice Program has provided some great opportunities to law students who are looking to prepare themselves for the legal world.  Host David Yas, a BU Law alum,...

May 1, 2012

The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act

There is a great debate before the U.S. Supreme Court on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act minimum coverage provision is in fact constitutional. For insight into the case, host...

Apr 9, 2012

Shareholder Activism

In this BU Law podcast, host David Yas, a BU Law alum, former publisher of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and a V.P. at Bernstein Global Wealth, welcomes David H. Webber, associate professor of...

Mar 15, 2012

The Impact of BU Law’s LL.M. Programs

BU Law has offered a post-graduate legal education leading to the Master of Laws degree for more than 125 years. In this BU Law podcast, host David Yas, a BU Law alum,...

Jan 30, 2012

The Economic Impact of Lawsuits by Patent Trolls

Patent litigation has taken off in recent decades. While many of the most visible patent lawsuits are initiated by major technology companies seeking to gain leverage over competitors, an increasing number are...

Jan 3, 2012

Gender Equality in Citizenship Laws

There is great debate over a law that makes it easier for mothers to transmit citizenship to their out-of-wedlock children than it is for fathers. In this edition of the BU Law...

Nov 7, 2011

The Odd Clauses of the U.S. Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land, and throughout history, legal provisions like the First Amendment and Second Amendment have taken center stage. But what about...

Oct 11, 2011

An Observation of Race and Reproductive Rights in a Medical Setting

There is great debate over the current healthcare system and the treatment of the poor and women of color in a medical setting.  In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host...

Sep 9, 2011

Antibiotic Resistance and Health Law

When we’re sick, our immediate response is to go to the doctor, and often times we’re given antibiotics to combat the ailment. There’s a growing problem today, which is that many microbes...

May 5, 2011

Managing a Law Firm as a Business

Economic factors have fundamentally changed the way lawyers do business. It is much more competitive in the legal profession now and some even say the end has come for the billable hour! ...

Apr 6, 2011

Representing Death Row Inmates

A lawyer who has spent 30 years representing inmates who sit on death row is our guest on this edition of the BU Law podcast. Host and media veteran, Dan Rea of...

Mar 2, 2011

The Practice of Franchising

How did franchising develop?  In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Attorney Morton Aronson, Of Counsel at the firm of Federal...

Feb 1, 2011

Fiduciary Law

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU Law Professor Tamar Frankel to discuss her new book entitled, Fiduciary Law. Dan...

Jan 5, 2011

Executive Pay Analysis

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU Law Professor David I. Walker, to discuss executive compensation. Dan and Professor Walker...

Dec 15, 2010

Rainmaker Lawyer in a Challenging Market

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Joshua H. Soloway, the Managing Director of Rainmaker New York and the CEO of...

Nov 3, 2010

Financial Reform and the Law

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Cornelius K. Hurley, Professor of the Practice of Banking Law at Boston University School...

Oct 7, 2010

Exploring Genocide & Political Groups

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU School of Law Professor of Law, Dr. David Nersessian, who teaches Human Rights...

Sep 3, 2010

Immigration and Refugee Law

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Clinical Professor Susan M.Akram, a global legal expert on human rights and refugee law...

Aug 3, 2010

The Innocence Project & Wrongful Convictions

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Stanley Z. Fisher, Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law and founding...

Jul 9, 2010

Veterans Law

When our disabled soldiers come back from battle, they often need legal representation. In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU...

Jun 17, 2010

The Growing Trend of Public Service

In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Maura Kelly, Esq., Assistant Dean of Career Development and Public Service at BU School...

May 6, 2010

The Power of Song in Law School

For over 20 years, a professor of law has been transforming his contracts course for first-year law students into a one man rock and roll show. In this edition of the BU...

Apr 7, 2010

Judicial Philosophy in Legal Interpretation at the Supreme Court

In this edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Ward Farnsworth,  to discuss his...

Mar 5, 2010

Patent Failure

In this edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Professor Michael Meurer, the Michaels Faculty Research Scholar of Law at...

Feb 3, 2010

Constitutional Interpretation

In this edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes an expert on constitutional law, theory and interpretation, Professor James E....

Jan 6, 2010

Exploring Gender Equality

It was the year of the woman with stand-outs like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Judge Sonia Sotomayor taking center stage.   In this edition of the Boston University School of Law...

Dec 4, 2009

Holy Hullabaloos with BU Law Professor Jay Wexler

Church versus State issues are the basis for some very interesting U.S. Supreme Court cases. In this first edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan...