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Review of Kaveny’s books

America magazine has published a review of the most recent books from Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny, whom the magazine calls “one of this country’s most renowned public intellectuals focusing on the intersection of religion, law and … Continue reading

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Gasson Chair Frank Brennan, S.J.

Frank Brennan, S.J., who holds an appointment at Boston College Law School as the Gasson Chair, has written a review of Austen Ivereigh’s biography The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope for the Australian Broadcasting Co.’s “Religion and Ethics.” An expert … Continue reading

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Killer artificial intelligence

Nate Kenyon of the Boston College Law School has published a new work of fiction that pits man against machine. In Kenyon’s thriller Day One (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press), journalist John Hawke must find a way to rescue his family … Continue reading

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How Effective Is Deportation?

Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, associate director of Boston College’s Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has written a new book Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora, which questions the effectiveness of deportation as an immigration policy. He … Continue reading

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Do we really have free choice?

In his new book The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits (Yale University Press, October 2011), Boston College Law Professor Kent Greenfield shows that the so-called “choices” that confront us daily are often not choices at … Continue reading

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The remarkable life of Clarence Darrow

Law School Professor Mark Brodin reviews the new biography Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell in the Boston Globe. Brodin calls the book “masterfully researched and elegantly written.”

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Visualizing Law

Visual digital technologies are having a profound impact on the practice and theory of law, according to BC Law alumnus Richard Sherwin, a professor at New York Law School and author of the new book, Visualizing Law in the Age … Continue reading

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