Professor Cristina Rodriguez (visiting from NYU) seeks to hire one or two research assistants for the spring 2010 semester.
Nature of Research: I will need assistance on a variety of projects that involve constitutional law, administrative law, and immigration law. The projects are likely to involve (but will not necessarily be limited to) some combination of the following topics: (1) the theories and practices of federalism in the contexts of immigration, the death penalty, and civil rights; (2) delegation of legislative power and agency design, in the contexts of immigration, the sentencing guidelines, and financial products; (3) the process of OIRA review; (4) theories of policing and accountability in law enforcement; (5) Title VII lawsuits based on national origin and language discrimination; and (6) U.S. immigration history, specifically the legislative history of the 1965 Hart-Celler Immigration Act and the 1980 Refugee Act, and the laws and policies directed at German immigrant communities at the turn of the 20th century. Continue reading
Professor Ring is seeking a Research Assistant to work on projects involving international tax and international relations. Prior experience with tax is not necessary (although it is certainly welcome!). Interested students should submit their resume and transcript to ringdi at bc.edu.
Writing contest on consumer bankruptcy law. You can find the rules and deadline by clicking on the the following link. Click here for more information
Visiting Professor Peter Murray seeks a research assistant to work with him in preparing for publication a comparative law work on real estate conveyancing in Europe and the United States. The work will include text revisions and footnoting on topics such as American conveyancing law and practices, land registration, title insurance, professional responsibility of conveyancing professionals, the function of notaries in the US and in Europe. The project will start immediately and should be finished sometime in March. Interested students please e-mail Professor Murray at pmurray at law.harvard.edu with resume and statement of interest.