Free Speech in Crisis? The Campus Conversation

11/08/2018 - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Join us for the second installment of a multi-part series on the future of free speech, this time focused on free speech as it relates to college and universities....
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BBA Volunteer Day with Freedom for All Massachusetts

06/30/2018 - 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Join the BBA for a volunteer opportunity with Freedom for All Massachusetts to stand up for transgender rights in the Commonwealth! ...
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POSTPONED: Girls’ Appearance and Bodies and Mass. Law: Too much restriction, too little protection?

06/19/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Massachusetts is often seen as being progressive. Yet it is behind a majority of other states in protecting girls’ bodies against certain, gender-specific harms, while on the other hand, many localities regulate girls’ appearance in schools in ways that seemingly restrict girls’ bodies....
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Spotlight on Boston: The Legal Profession and Race Inequity

06/14/2018 - 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
The Boston Globe's, Adrian Walker will discuss the Globe Spotlight Team's 7-part Race Issues series - a Pulitzer Prize finalist - and the series aftermath....
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Pardons and Commutations: A Significant Executive Power

06/14/2018 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program will provide a historic overview of the role of pardons and commutations in Massachusetts and on the federal level; it will explore the meaningful impact clemency can have in the criminal justice system; and it will address the concerns raised by President Trump’s recent pardons....
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Fifty Years after MLK: Civil Rights in a Changing Landscape

04/19/2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Our speakers will discuss the civil rights landscape in Boston from the 1960s to today, and the future of the civil rights movement at a time when national political leaders seek to roll back protections and erode equal rights. ...
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SABA Presents: Fireside Chai & Chat - Has it Become a Crime to be Poor? The Criminalization of Poverty in America

03/29/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
SABA GB Cordially Invites You To Our Inaugural Fireside Chai & Chat with Attorney Mitali Nagrecha ...
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How Much Do You Know About Women's Legal History in the United States?

03/29/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
In honor of Women’s History Month, take a quick tour of women’s legal history in the United States over a brown-bag lunch....
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Meet the New U.S. Attorney

03/19/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Come meet the new U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling, and his new leadership team....
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Impact Litigation in the Trump Era

03/05/2018 - 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Please join the Government Lawyers Forum for a panel discussion on impact litigation in the Trump Era, where we've been and where we are going. Our panelists will discuss what is impact litigation, provide an update on some of the pending cases against the Trump Administration, including the Travel Ban cases, the Sanctuary Cities cases, and the DACA cases, and shed light on how these lawsuits have impacted the judiciary and our traditional notions of standing....
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Criminal Justice Reform in the Commonwealth: What’s the Landscape?

01/30/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
In 2018 Massachusetts faces a rare opportunity to reform its criminal justice system. Come hear experts discuss the policies in play and what is at stake in the legislation pending on Beacon Hill....
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Meet MCAD's New Chair and Hear Her Plans for the Future

01/23/2018 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
New MCAD Chair will share her views on various topics and plans for the future of the MCAD with BBA members....
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