Boston College Law Review

Articles from Vol. 57, No. 1, 2016

Court-Side Seats? the Communications Decency Act and the Potential Threat to Stubhub and Peer-to-Peer Marketplaces
INTRODUCTIONWalking around Yawkey Way near Fenway Park, an observer will hear "buying tickets, selling tickets?" along with the cries of the sausage and gameday program vendors. 1 In open disregard for rarely enforced anti-scalping laws, brokers resell...
Green Ethics for Lawyers
INTRODUCTIONIt is now common to view environmental protection as an ethical issue. According to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "protecting our environment is an urgent moral imperative and a sacred duty."1 Top officials in the Obama administration...
Health Care and the Myth of Self-Reliance
But there is another tradition that we share today. It calls upon us never to be indifferent toward despair. It commands us never to turn away from helplessness. It directs us never to ignore or to spurn those who suffer untended in a land that is bursting...
JOURNEY OUT OF NEVERLAND: CORI REFORM, COMMONWEALTH V. PETER PON, AND MASSACHUSETTS'S EMERGENCE AS A NATIONAL EXEMPLAR FOR CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING
INTRODUCTIONIn August of 2010, Massachusetts Governor Deval P atrick issued a press release in which he stated that "[t]he best way to break the cycle of recidivism is to make it possible for people to get a job." 1 Yet for years, many individuals with...
Jurisdictional Haze: Indiana and Washington's Unconstitutional Extensions of the Postmortem Right of Publicity
INTRODUCTIONJimi Hendrix, widely considered the greatest guitar player in the history of rock and roll, died on September 18, 1970, at the age of twenty-seven.1 But more than four decades after his passing, his estate generates revenues of $7 million...
The Grapes of Wrath: On the Health of Immigration Detainees
INTRODUCTIONOn April 6, 2015, Raul Ernesto Morales-Ramos, a forty-four-year-old Salvadoran national who had been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") custody since 2010, died of intestinal cancer. 1 The Adelanto Immigration Center in Adelanto,...
Using Data to Reduce Police Violence
INTRODUCTIONSeveral recent, high profile police killings of civilians have ignited a national debate about the regulation of law enforcement. 1 Many advocates have argued that in order to reduce civilian deaths at the hands of law enforcement, the United...
Vindicating the Vaccine: Injecting Strength into Mandatory School Vaccination Requirements to Safeguard the Public Health
INTRODUCTIONSometime between December 17 and 20, 2014, a patient zero entered Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California and brought with her an unlikely guest: measles. 1 By early 2015, this extremely contagious and vaccine-preventable disease ("VPD") had...
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