United States Attorney Ryan K. Patrick of the Southern District of Texas, along with the Interim Assistant Attorney General Brian Rabbitt of the Department of Justice – Criminal Division, announced the charges made against a Texas wom...
The Cycles of Constitutional Time: A Virtual Boston University Law Review Symposium
0:00 Welcome and First Panel - Jack Balkin and Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt, Keynote Panel
01:13:07 Second Panel - Gary Lawson and Laura Weinrib
2:13:47 Final Panel - Richard Albert, James Fleming & Linda McClain, and Robert Tsai
BU Law Race and the Law Speaker Series 2020-2021 featuring Deborah Archer, NYU School of Law
Professor Deborah Archer of NYU School of Law presents "Jim Crow in the 21st Century: The Impact of Crime Free Housing Ordinances and Mass Criminalization on Racial Segregation"
(Please note the video feed for this presentation was cut off before th...
Don Calloway, Founder, National Voter Protection Action Fund
BU Law alum Don Calloway ('05), founder of the National Voter Protection Action Fund, on the organization's work to protect the franchise and advocate for voter protection policies at the state and local level.
Panel 5 | The Next Century? Implications of the Past and Present for the Future
This concluding panel offered brief reflections and observations based on the prior panels and fresh reflections on future challenges concerning women and political leadership, followed by general discussion.
• Nadia E. Brown,...
Panel 4 | Women’s Rights, Political Power and Presence a Century Later: A Sampler of Scholarship
This panel offered a selection of ongoing research by legal scholars and political scientists on current issues of legal and political rights and empowerment of women.
• Nadia E. Brown, Associate Professor of Political Science ...
Panel 3 | Women in the Electoral Arena a Century Later: Perspectives of Political Practitioners
One of the forces supporting an increase of women candidates and elected leaders is the increase of organizations dedicated to encouraging and training women to run for office and supporting them in their efforts. This session is a roundtable discuss...
Panel 2 | Teaching the History of Women’s Suffrage
Panel 2 entailed a conversation between Jill Hasday and Rachel B. Tiven moderated by Virginia Sapiro.
• Jill Hasday, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Centennial Professor in Law, University of Minnesota, “We the Men: Ho...
Panel 1 | The 19th Amendment in Historical Context
The conference opened with investigations of and reflections on understanding the history of the struggle for the vote and other political and legal rights for women. The panel carefully examined the linked politics of gender, race, and class in the ...
We asked some of the law school's faculty and staff to take a moment to reflect and share some words of advice and encouragement with our students and soon-to-be graduates. Their messages may be funny, inspiring, or practical, but they are always hea...
Mark Pettit Day: In Remembrance at Boston University Law School
A day devoted to excellence in teaching, Mark Pettit Day celebrates Professor Mark Pettit's life and legacy and four-decade tenure at Boston University Law School.
This video shares fond memories of Professor Pettit, exemplifying his incomparable t...
One case, one victory: BU Law Students Win Asylum for a Political Activist from Somalia
In the Boston University School of Law Immigrants' Rights & Human Trafficking Program, students can focus their clinical fieldwork on immigration law and learn to connect theory to practice as they represent asylum seekers and Special Immigrant Juven...
One case, one victory: BU Law Students Win T Visa for a Survivor of Labor and Sex Trafficking
In the Boston University School of Law Immigrants' Rights & Human Trafficking Program, students can focus their clinical fieldwork on human trafficking and learn to connect theory to practice as they represent survivors of labor and sex trafficking i...
Faculty out Front: David Webber on The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder
Professor David Webber discusses his new book, The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon.
Webber addresses the question of how labor is going to continue to be relevant and exercise power in the 21st century. His answer?...
Justice for Hedgehogs: Question & Answer - Panel VI
Justice for Hedgehogs: A Conference on Ronald Dworkin's Forthcoming Book held at Boston University School of Law on September 25-26, 2009.
Panel VI: Politics and Justice II
Question & Answer - Panel VI