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The Alledger

Beginning in 1981 and continuing into the mid-1990s, The Alledger was the student newspaper of the Boston College Law School. The Alledger published both serious and satirical articles on topics related to student life at the law school. Frequent topics include the arrival and departure of faculty m...

Boston College Law Review is Boston College Law School's flagship scholarly publication. The Review, ranked in the top 25 law journals by Washington & Lee, publishes eight issues each year featuring articles and essays by prominent authors addressing legal issues of national interest. In addit...

Boston College Law Library collects the publications of Law School faculty, and, when possible, makes them available through this collection. Organized by year and tagged with authors and subject areas, this resource reflects the school and the library’s commitment to open access while at the same t...

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Celebrities have increasingly used social media to market themselves. This trend has given rise to confusion as to the extent of a celebrity’s right over their own likeness. This article discusses the right of publicity and argues that because celebrity social media accounts have significant commerc...

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are digital assets that are part of a relatively new industry involving blockchains and cryptocurrencies. As NFTs grow in popularity, questions have arisen over NFT copyright ownership. A federal court will have the opportunity to rule on this issue for the first time in a...

In the videogame industry, tournament play is crucial for game publishers in creating a loyal fan base. Tournament play has spurred the development of third-party markets including streaming, commentary, and “modding”—creating complementary software for existing games. This essay will examine the in...

The increased emphasis on creating a more streamlined healthcare system in the United States has led to a rise in digital health-tech apps and devices. To protect the privacy of personal health data on these technologies, policymakers have turned towards regulation. The Federal Trade Commission’s (F...