In 2011, Boston College was ordered to release the interviews of former IRA members Dolours Price and Brendan Hughes, and according to The Boston Globe, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled that only 11 of the 85 subpoenaed tapes had to be released
On Monday, the Board of Trustees received a subpoena from the District Court of Massachusetts, requesting documents from an oral history project about the Northern Ireland Conflict.
Sinn Fein political party president Gerry Adam will not face charges for his arrest last spring in connection with a 1972 murder that was disclosed in an oral history project sponsored by Boston College, the Belfast Project.
After several years of legal difficulties, BC announced that it will be returning the interviews conducted as a part of the Belfast Project to the interviewees.
Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams was arrested by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on Wednesday night in connection to the 1972 murder of Jean McConville.
A man was arrested in Northern Ireland in conjunction with the case investigating the murder of Jean McConville.
The Belfast Project was started as an oral history project on The Troubles in Northern Ireland. It has since developed into an international legal debacle.