Tag Archives: Boston College Law School

Catholic Press Book Awards

Two Boston College professors have been honored for their books by the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada. Public Theology and the Global Common Good: The Contribution of David Hollenbach (Orbis Books), co-edited by Professor of Theology Kristin E. Heyer, earned … Continue reading

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A conversation about religion, identity, and exclusion in a new political era

The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will present a symposium organized around Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny’s book, Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square. The conversation will take April 7 from … Continue reading

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A Life in Court

A revised edition of BC Law Professor Mark Brodin’s book William P. Homans Jr.: A Life In Court (Vandeplas Press) has been released with a new foreword by Harvard Law Emeritus Professor Alan Dershowitz. Brodin’s book recounts the remarkable legal … Continue reading

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Isolation and justice

Judith Resnik, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, will present “Not Isolating Isolation: Whippings, Solitary Confinement, Prisoner Disenfranchisement, and the Bounding of Licit Punishment” on Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. in Barat House on the BC’s … Continue reading

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Vorenberg at Clough Center

Historian Michael Vorenberg will give a talk on “The Fourteenth Amendment as an Act of War” on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. at Barat House, Newton Campus. Vorenberg, an associate professor of history at Brown University, is the author of Final Freedom: … Continue reading

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More honors for Bilder, ‘Madison’s Hand’

Founders Professor of Law and Lee Distinguished Scholar Mary Sarah Bilder has been awarded the James Bradford Biography Prize from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic for her book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention. This is the latest honor … Continue reading

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Book review: Prophecy Without Contempt

In a book review for Commonweal magazine, Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny’s Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square (Harvard University Press, 2016) is called “important and path-breaking.” The reviewer  goes on to write: “The place … Continue reading

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