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Submissions from 2021

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Ending the License to Exploit: Administrative Oversight of Consumer Contracts, Yehuda Adar and Shmuel I. Becher

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The Racial Reckoning of Public Interest Law, Atinuke O. Adediran and Shaun Ossei-Owusu

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Depression to Dedication: How Chief Justice Gants Saved My Life and Catalyzed Ongoing Advocacy for Mental Health in the Legal Profession, Gavin Alexander

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Payments Failure, Hilary J. Allen

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Book Review: My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. By Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press (CRP) 2017, Filippa M. Anzalone

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The Road to Attorney Well-Being: Past, Present, and Future, Filippa M. Anzalone, Heidi Alexander, and Laurie Capello

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Judicial Review of Visa Petition Revocations: A “Precedential Cascade”, Nicole Arata

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The Cost of Guilty Breach: Willful Breach in M&A Contracts, Theresa Arnold, Amanda Dixon, Madison Whalen Sherrill, Hadar Tanne, and Mitu Gulati

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Uncertainty > Risk: Lessons for Legal Thought from the Insurance Runoff Market, Tom Baker

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Sovereigns, Freemen, and Desperate Souls: Towards a Rigorous Understanding of Pseudolitigation Tactics in United States Courts, Samuel Barrows

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Critical Legal Thought: The Case for a Jurisprudence of Distribution, Paulo Barrozo

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What are Transitions for? Atrocity, International Criminal Justice, and the Political, Paulo Barrozo

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Law in Time: Legal Theory and Legal History, Paulo D. Barrozo

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Learning from Omar: The Case for Public Funding of Postconviction Innocence Defense, Sharon Beckman

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Weaponizing the Office of Legal Counsel, Emily Berman

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Review of M.C. Mirow and Howard M. Wasserman (eds.), Painting Constitutional Law: Xavier Cortada’s Images of Constitutional Law, Mary Sarah Bilder

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The Emerging Genre of The Constitution: Kent Newmyer and the Heroic Age, Mary Sarah Bilder

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The Mind is Like a Bat: Bernard Bailyn and the Debate on the Constitution, Mary Sarah Bilder

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Without Doors: Native Nations and the Convention, Mary Sarah Bilder

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The Challenge of Deterring Bad Police Behavior: Implementing Reforms that Hold Police Accountable, Robert M. Bloom and Nina Labovich

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Rules and Standards in Justice Scalia's Fourth Amendment, Robert M. Bloom and Eliza S. Walker

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Herding CATS: Building Student Engagement in Remote Learning in the U.S. and Uzbekistan, E. Joan Blum

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Governing Nature: Bambi Law in a Wall-E World, Karrigan Bork

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A Note to Readers, Boston College Law Review

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Photographs, Boston College Law Review

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BC Law Magazine Summer 2021, Boston College Law School

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BC Law Magazine Winter 2021, Boston College Law School

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Remembering Chief Justice Gants as a Champion for Housing Justice, Larisa G. Bowman, Esme Caramello, and Nicole Summers

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Hospice Care's Adventures in Fraudland: "Battle of the Experts" & Proving Falsity Under the False Claims Act, Elizabeth A. Caruso

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Caracter, Credibility, and Rape Shield Rules, R. Michael Cassidy

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The Elusive Zone of Twilight, Michael Coenen and Scott M. Sullivan

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No Child Was Harmed in the Making of This Video: Morphed Child Pornography and the First Amendment, Taylor Comerford

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Reply ‘Stop’ to Cancel: Whether Receiving One Unwanted Marketing Text Message Confers Standing in Federal Court, Curtis R. Crooke

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Secrets, Secrets Are No Fun: Issues of Publication Under the FOIA Reading Room Provision, Kristen Daly

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The Case Against Collective Liability, J. Shahar Dillbary

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Second-Trimester Abortion Dangertalk, Greer Donley and Jill Wieber Lens

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Chief Justice Gants and Access to Justice: A Case Study in Leadership, Compassion, Brilliance, and Strategy, Russell Engler

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"An Outrage Upon Our Feelings": The Role of Local Governments in Resistance Movements, Daniel S. Farbman

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Schoolbooks and Shackles: The Undue Hardship Standard and Treatment of Student Debt at Bankruptcy, Matthew S. Farina

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COVID-19 Protocols in Academic Libraries in Canada and the United States, Stephanie Farne, Jeffrey Bullington, Beate Gersch, Jo Ann Murphy, Lamonica Sanford, and Holt Zaugg

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Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants and the Pursuit of Justice for All in the Massachusetts Courts, Dina E. Fein and A.W. "Chip" Phinney

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Statistically Speaking: Restrictive Changes to Fair Housing Act Disparate Impact Liability, Mitchell E. Feldman

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The Expansive Scope of the Ministerial Exception After Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, Allison R. Ferraris

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The Eighth for Edmo: Access to Gender-Affirming Care in Prisons, John Ferraro

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Compelling Compassion: Navigating Federal Compassionate Release After the First Step Act, John F. Ferraro

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“But, I Didn’t Mean to Hurt You”: Why the First Amendment Does Not Require Intent-to-Harm Provisions in Criminal “Revenge Porn” Laws, Katherine G. Foley

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Remarks at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, Ralph D. Gants

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Speech at the Access to Justice Fellows Graduation, Ralph D. Gants

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Testimony on Mandatory Minimum Sentences, Ralph D. Gants

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Letter to Members of the Judiciary and the Bar After the Death of George Floyd, Ralph D. Gants and The Associate Members of the Supreme Judicial Court

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A Trip Down Legislative Memory Lane: How the FMLA Charts a Path for Post-COVID-19 Paid Leave Reform, Caroline M. Gelinne

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Time Is Money, Ladies: The Ninth Circuit Prohibited Prior Pay as a Factor Other Than Sex in Rizo v. Yovino, Caroline M. Gelinne

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The Extraordinary Criminal Law Jurisprudence of Justice Ralph Gants, Nancy Gertner

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Remembering Ralph, Scott Gilbert, Harold Hongju Koh, and Larry Tu

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To Fee or Not to Fee: The Availability of Attorney’s Fees in Declaratory Relief Actions for Copyright Abandonment Under the Copyright Act, Katherine Goetz

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One of One: Justice Gants and Lessons from the Keo Case, Joshua E. Goldstein

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Corporate Personhood and the Putative First Amendment Right to Discriminate, Kent Greenfield and Daniel A. Rubens

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Interagency Coordination on Labor Regulation, Hiba Hafiz

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Structural Labor Rights, Hiba Hafiz

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The Labor Justice System, Hiba Hafiz

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Suicide in the Evidentiary Spotlight: An Analysis of the Trustworthiness of Suicide Notes Under the Federal Residual Exception, Jana J. Haikal

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Under Fire: Evaluating As-Applied Challenges to Disarming the Involuntarily Committed, Zachary S. Halpern

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Corporate and Securities Law Impact on Social Responsibility and Corporate Purpose, Thomas Lee Hazen

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Taking Liberty Decisions Away from "Imitation" Judges, Mary Holper

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Taxing Cloud Computing Proves to Be Just That--Taxing, Emily A. Ivers

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Using State-Based Adequacy Now, National Adequacy Over Time to Anticipate and Defeat Schrems III, Emily A. Ivers

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Blood Feud: Matheis and the Fight for Disability Rights, Evelyn L. A. Jackson

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Beyond Plea Bargaining: A Theory of Criminal Settlement, Richard Lorren Jolly and J.J. Prescott

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Sharing More Than You Thought: Facebook Cannot Assert the Party Exception to Avoid Liability Under the Wiretap Act, Emily A. Jordan

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The Impact of Marijuana Decriminalization on Legal Permanent Residents: Why Descheduling Marijuana at the Federal Level Should Be a High Priority, Michelle A. Kain

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Deportation in the Shadows of Due Process: The Dangerous Implications of DHS v. Thuraissigiam, Daniel Kanstroom

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“Either I Close My Eyes or I Don’t”: The Evolution of Rights in Encounters between Sovereign Power and “Rightless” Migrants, Daniel Kanstroom

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Digital Age Samaritans, Zachary D. Kaufman

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Death by Denial: Pre-existing Conditions as a Bar to Accident Insurance Recovery, Madeleine M. Kausel

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Chain, Chain, Chain—Chain of (Pharma) Fools: Why Third Party Payors Maintain the Proximate Causal Chain Under RICO § 1964(C), Sarah M. Kelley

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Marchand v. Barnhill's Impact on the Duty of Oversight: New Factors to Assess Directors' Liability for Breaching the Duty of Oversight, Katherine M. King

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Tenth Circuit Ruled in Favor of Sex-Plus-Age Claims of Discrimination Under Title VII in the Wake of Bostock v. Clayton County, Kayla King

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The "Gants Principles" for Online Dispute Resolution: Realizing the Chief Justice's Vision for Courts in the Cloud, Harold Hongju Koh

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Othering Across Borders, Steven Arrigg Koh

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The Criminalization of Foreign Relations, Steven Arrigg Koh

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Information Bundling, Disclosure, and Judicial Deference to Market Valuations, Charles R. Korsmo

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Leverage, Randy J. Kozel

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A Corporate Law Rationale for Reparations, Susan S. Kuo and Benjamin Means

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Consent, Informed: Rethinking Informed Consent & Competency for Patients with Schizophrenia & Anosognosia, Nina Labovich

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The Economic Loss Doctrine & Data Breach Litigation: Applying the “Venerable Chestnut of Tort Law” in the Age of the Internet, Nicolas N. LaBranche

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The Right to Remain Silent: Abortion and Compelled Physician Speech, J. Aidan Lang

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The Juvenile Justice Legacy of Chief Justice Ralph Gants, Barbara Lenk and David Rassoul Rangaviz

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The True Benefit of the Bargain: How Emotional Distress Damages Make Fraud Victims Whole, Jonathan G. Lester

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Between Code and Treatise: The Hard Challenge of the Restatement of Copyright, Joseph P. Liu

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Substantially Mutated: Are Genetic Mutations “Disabilities” Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?, Jessica L. Loiacono

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FCC Process Reforms Protect the Rule of Law, Daniel A. Lyons

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Brief of Amici Curiae Scholars of the Law of Non-Profit Organizations in Support of Respondent: Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Matthew Rodriguez, Nos. 19-251 & 19-255, Ray D. Madoff, Ellen P. Aprill, Roger Colinvaux, Sean Delaney, James Fishman, Brian D. Galle, Philip Hackney, Jill R. Horwitz, Cindy Lott, Jill S. Manny, Nancy A. McLaughlin, and Richard Shmalbeck

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The Williams Complaint and the Role of the Learning Environment in Education Adequacy: "You Count; Do Well", Abigail W. Mahoney

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Climate Torts: It’s a Conspiracy!, Joseph Manning

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Raising the Stakes for New Towns: State Tools to Curb Exclusionary Municipal Incorporation, Kadie Martin

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Housing as a Right in the United States: Mitigating the Affordable Housing Crisis Using an International Human Rights Law Approach, Maria Massimo

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Comment of Professor Patricia A. McCoy on Docket No. CFPB-2021-0006, Patricia McCoy

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Pro Se Perils: The Eighth Circuit’s Approach to Sixth Amendment Challenges After Guilty Pleas, Rachael A. Minassian

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The Challenges of Nonprofit Governance, Peter Molk and D. Daniel Sokol

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Beyond Algorithms: Toward a Normative Theory of Automated Regulation, Felix Mormann