Elisabeth Keller received her B.A. degree magna cum laude from Brandeis University
in 1981 where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1988, she graduated from Ohio State
University with a M.A. in Higher Education and a J.D. summa cum laude where she was a
member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif. She began teaching at Western New England
College School of Law the following year. 

She joined the faculty of Boston College Law School in 1990. She is currently an
Associate Professor of Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing and the Director of the
Academic Support Program. She also serves as the Law School Coordinator of the Education
and Law Dual Degree program which is a joint program of the Law School and the Lynch
School of Education. She has served as co-editor of The Second Draft, the semi-annual
newsletter of The Legal Writing Institute. 

Civil Rights

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent (with Judith B Tracy), Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)

Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended...

 

Education Law

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Consensual Amorous Relationships Between Faculty And Students: The Constitutional Right to Privacy, Journal of College and University Law (1988)

Surveys of college students in the United States revealed that a significant number of students...

 

Employment Practice

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent (with Judith B Tracy), Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)

Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended...

 

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Consensual Amorous Relationships Between Faculty And Students: The Constitutional Right to Privacy, Journal of College and University Law (1988)

Surveys of college students in the United States revealed that a significant number of students...

 

Labor Law

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent (with Judith B Tracy), Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)

Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended...

 

Legal Education

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What Legal Employers Want and Really Need (with E. Joan Blum, Mary Ann Chirba, and Judith Tracey), The Second Draft (2011)
 

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Audiotaped Critiques of Written Work, The Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute (1999)
 

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Consensual Relationships and Institutional Policy, Academe: Bulletin of the Association of University Professors (1990)
 

Legal Profession

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What Legal Employers Want and Really Need (with E. Joan Blum, Mary Ann Chirba, and Judith Tracey), The Second Draft (2011)
 

Professional Ethics

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Consensual Amorous Relationships Between Faculty And Students: The Constitutional Right to Privacy, Journal of College and University Law (1988)

Surveys of college students in the United States revealed that a significant number of students...

 

Securities

Sexuality and the Law

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent (with Judith B Tracy), Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)

Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended...

 

Women

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent (with Judith B Tracy), Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)

Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended...

 

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Consensual Amorous Relationships Between Faculty And Students: The Constitutional Right to Privacy, Journal of College and University Law (1988)

Surveys of college students in the United States revealed that a significant number of students...

 

Selected Professional Activities

ASP Without Stigma: Serving Our Diverse Populations: Introductory and Conference summary comments, New England Association of Acadmemic Support Professionals (2011)
 
Conference Co-organizer and Moderator, What Legal Employers want... And Really Need, New England Consortium on Legal Writing (2010)

Planned, organized, and moderated panel at conference of over 50 law faculty and legal employers...

 
Characteristics of a Mature Legal Writing Program, New England Consortium on Legal Writing: Changing Landscape of Legal Writing Programs (2009)

As a legal writing program matures, a culture of collaboration can foster innovation and excellence...