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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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Personal choices drive global warming nearly as much as institutional decisions. Yet, policymakers overwhelmingly target large-scale industrial facilities for reductions in carbon emissions, with individual and household emissions a mere afterthought. Recent advances in behavioral economics, cogniti...

Scholars equate employment with productivity. The history of employment in America, however, is based on economic need rather than just productivity. After the Great Depression, New Deal programs prioritized putting poor Americans back to work. Need-based employment also resonates with modern intuit...

Digital streaming’s rise as the primary mode of music consumption revolutionized the music industry. This revolution made it increasingly difficult for musical artists to profit from their work. For years, antiquated music copyright law failed to effectively regulate prominent streaming platforms li...