Boston College Law Review

Articles from Vol. 58, No. 4, 2017

Discriminating against the Dead: How to Protect Muslim Cemeteries from Exclusionary Land Use Mechanisms
INTRODUCTIONIn 2016, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester ("Islamic Society") purchased a fifty-five acre plot of farmland in the small town of Dudley, Massachusetts.1 The Islamic Society intended to convert the plot into a burial ground where members...
Employer Liability for Non-Employee Discrimination
IntroductionDespite the fact that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 expressly forbids only employers (and, by extension, employees) from discriminating against employees,1 courts have long interpreted the statute as also prohibit ing employers...
From Student-Athletes to Employee-Athletes: Why a “Pay for Play” Model of College Sports Would Not Necessarily Make Educational Scholarships Taxable
IntroductionIn recent years, numerous commentators have called for the National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA") to relax its rules prohibiting ath lete pay.1 This movement to allow athletes to share in the revenues of college sports arises from...
Understanding the Public Trust Doctrine through Due Process
INTRODUCTIONThe archives at the Library of Congress can reveal some interesting quirks about the progression of American jurisprudence, particularly unofficial remarks by the Supreme Court justices that never made it into the reported texts.1 For example,...
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