• Calling Upon Courage and Clarity

    Society needs Columbia Law School graduates to use their courage and clarity to pursue justice in a morally nuanced world, says Dean Gillian Lester.

    Calling Upon Courage and Clarity
  • Standing in Great Succession

    Former U.S. Solicitor General Charles Fried '60 tells graduates they are now part of a long tradition of distinguished Columbia Law School alumni who have used the rule of law to make the world a better place.

    Standing in Great Succession
  • From the Magazine

    The Middle Ground

    Students in Professor Alexandra Carter's mediation program learn to take thoughtful, nuanced approaches when addressing previously intractable disputes. In the process, they become better advocates, more agile problem solvers, and expert communicators.

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