A daylong conference celebrated the 150th anniversary of the first-ever compilation of the laws of war—the Lieber Code—drafted by Columbia Law School Professor Francis Lieber and signed by President Lincoln in 1863.
Columbia Law School Professor Michael J. Graetz, recently honored for his contributions to the field of public finance, has an updated tax reform plan that would eliminate yearly income tax returns for 120 million families.
Professor Curtis J. Milhaupt '89, a distinguished comparative law scholar and expert on the legal systems of East Asia, discusses state economic intervention in China, Japan, and the U.S.
Judge Sheila A. Abdus-Salaam '77 and Justice Rolando T. Acosta '82 were awarded the Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility for their outstanding contributions to the public good.
The Law School’s innovative externship on holistic defense gives students working with experienced public defenders the chance to represent clients facing a range of legal problems in one of NYC's neediest neighborhoods.
Should bankers be in the business of conducting international affairs? Professor Katharina Pistor, a global finance expert, questions six central banks' agreements to give unlimited—but exclusive—access to currency.
Columbia Law School Dean David M. Schizer discussed alternative energy, fracking, and the future of America's energy consumption on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, upper-year students at Columbia Law School are working with scientific experts and governments near and far to ensure that the city, country, and world are more prepared for the climate- and weather-related disasters of the future.
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