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Week Of October 31, 2014

Sunday, October 26

12:30 - 4:00 PM Sunday NFL Football with NELSA & Midwest Society  

Join the New England Law Students Association (NELSA) and the Midwest Society for a Sunday NFL showdown between the New England Patriots more...

Monday, October 27

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

Purchase any sinful David's dessert and receive any size coffee.

The cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 8:00pm.

Visa, more...

12:05 - 1:15 PM Admissions Lunch for 1L Students (By RSVP only)  

Admissions is excited to introduce a new Lunch Series just for you to relax and enjoy a great meal in between classes. The Lunch Series features more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM 1L Electives Panel  

Next term, you will have the chance to choose one of your courses. To help you make the most of this decision, please join us in JG 104 as some of more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM View from the Bench: The Hon. Terrence G. Berg, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan  

Please join ACS and the Office of Student Services as we host The Honorable Terrence G. Berg, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Human Rights Treaties and Foreign Surveillance: Privacy in the Digital Age  

Please join us for a lunch time discussion with Marko Milanovic of the University of Nottingham School of Law on Privacy in the Digital Age. more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Community Development Conversation with Education Advocate, Gabriella Barbosa  

Join Gabriella Barbosa (CLS ‘13 and Equal Justice Works Fellow) on Monday, October 27, to hear about her class action work representing more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM What the Forth Plenum Meeting Brings to Rule of Law in China  

Wang Xixin is a professor of constitutional and administrative law, vice dean, and the deputy director of Constitutional more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM SJI Monday: A Tale of Two City Attorneys: Careers at the NYC Law Department  

Join Melanie Ash CLS LL.M '00 and Candice Cho CLS JD more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM CBLA Complex Commercial Litigation Panel  

CBLA is proud to host the Complex Commercial Litigation Panel, the third in our Fundamentals of Corporate Law Series. The Fundamentals Series more...

4:15 - 5:45 PM Legal Theory Workshop  

The Legal Theory Workshop is a longstanding faculty seminar in which invited speakers, drawn from among the faculties of law, philosophy, more...

5:30 - 8:30 PM Drop-In Hours with Vicky Grosso  

Dr. Grosso, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Monday in JG 649. If you are feeling more...

6:30 - 8:30 PM Faith Perspectives on Gender Based Violence: Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage and Human Trafficking.  

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the 20th Anniversary of VAWA, Sanctuary for Families and the Columbia Law School Domestic more...

Tuesday, October 28

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

Two for Tuesday

Purchase two beef patties or plain pizza for the price of one from more...

12:00 - 2:00 PM The Scoop: 1L Summer Student-to-Student Info Session  

Do you want the inside scoop on summer internships from 2L and 3L GSF/HRIP participants about their experiences working in: Criminal Prosecution more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM Professionalism Series: A View from the Bench  

We invite the 1L class to join us for the second in our series of professionalism events, following up on the event you attended at orientation. more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Effective Private Sector Employer Research Techniques  

Get updated on the latest online tools available to research potential employers for the LLM Interview Program. Please bring your laptop. Lunch more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM "Somali Refugees in Kenya: The Case of the Dadaab Camp" Ben Rawlence, Open Society Foundations  

The Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya is home to approximately 400,000 people, making it the largest refugee camp in the world. Located 100 more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM The Federalist Society: Madison Lecture Series Presents Judge Smith  

The Federalist Society invites you to the next installment of the Fourth Annual Madison Lecture Series on Judicial Engagement, featuring the more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Frightful Sights in Central Park- Questionable Practices of Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Operators  

Just in time for Halloween, learn about a horse named Pumpkin, the ghastly carriage horse "stables," and other monstrosities! more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM CALEA Q&A With Professor Edward Cavanagh  

Please join the Columbia Antitrust Law and Economics Association for an informal Question and Answer session with Professor Edward Cavanagh, more...

5:30 - 7:30 PM Human Rights Networking Event  

To provide an opportunity for CLS students to connect with leading human rights organizations, Rightslink and SJI are co-hosting representatives more...

8:00 - 10:00 PM NALSA Happy Hour  

Join the Native American Law Students Association and NALSA Moot Court for drinks at Harlem Tavern (located at the corner of W 116th and more...

8:00 - 11:30 PM World Series Watch Party  

Student Senate and the CLS Softball Club are co-hosting a free World Series game watch at 8:00 PM in JG 101. Free beer and snacks will more...

Wednesday, October 29

All Day Deadline to Apply for Spring Externships  

Students wishing to apply to Spring 2015 Externships must submit their application materials to the respective course instructors by 5pm more...

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

All Day Double Shots!
Receive an extra shot of espresso or syrup for the price of one.

The cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - more...

9:30 - 3:30 PM Blood Drive  

Join the Office of the President, the Office of Government and Community Affairs, and the University’s partner, the New York more...

12:00 - 1:00 PM Clinic Application Deadline  

Clinic Applications must be emailed no later than Wednesday, October 29th at noon to more...

12:05 - 1:15 PM Admissions Lunch for 1L Students (By RSVP only)  

Admissions is excited to introduce a new Lunch Series just for you to relax and enjoy a great meal in between classes. The Lunch Series features more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM 1L Electives Panel  

Next term, you will have the chance to choose one of your courses. To help you make the most of this decision, please join us in JG 104 as some of more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM "Cooperative Federalism" and the Federal Takeover of State Government  

Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming Mario Loyola, Senior Fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. He will speak on how more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Info Session  

Executive Director Rachel Tiven '03 will speak about the Immigrant Justice Corps' unique two-year fellowship program more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM International Arbitration in Practice  

Please join CIAA, CBLA, and CSIL for a panel discussion on international arbitration in practice with attorneys from several prominent more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM National Security Summer Jobs Panel  

Come hear sage advice from fellow students on national security positions for the summer! 2Ls and 3Ls who spent their summer at the more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Arguing for Justice in China: Public Opinion, Legal Controversy, and the 'Chinese Dream'  

Joshua Rosenzweig is an independent researcher and translator based in Hong Kong. From 2002 to 2011, he was a researcher for the more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM IP Practice Spotlight: Patent Prosecution and IP Litigation Collaboration (with Morrison & Foerster)  

Come join SLST for a lunchtime talk with Rich Hung and Peter Yim of Morrison & Foerster San Francisco. Hung and Yim will be speaking on their more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM The Jerusalem Question: An Inside Look at the Struggle Between the President and Congress in Zivotofsky v. Kerry  

Join JLSA and CLIO for a discussion with Akiva Shapiro of Gibston Dunn. Mr. Shapiro is representing Members of Congress as amici in more...

4:00 - 8:00 PM Drop-In Hours with Raia Margo  

Dr. Margo, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in JG more...

6:30 - 8:30 PM Faculty-Student Film Series: Vera Drake, hosted by Professor Carol Sanger  

You are invited to a screening of Mike Leigh’s  2004 movie VERA DRAKE, about abortion provision in England in the 1950s. The movie more...

Thursday, October 30

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

½ price soup with any Grab N Go Gourmet sandwich  
½ Price Hot Entree's from 5pm - 8pm

The cafe is open Monday - more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Government Job Search Strategies  

NOTE ROOM CHANGE: NOW IN JG 102B. All 1Ls interested in government are encouraged to attend this important session. Learn how to more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Join David Malone for a Discussion of International Development: At a Turning Point.  

 Lunch talk with David Malone

Short Biography:

DAVID M. MALONE, born in 1954, became Rector of the UN University (UNU), more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Kernochan Center Presents "The Writing is on the Wall, But is it Protected: Graffiti and Copyright."  

The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts Presents "The Writing is on the Wall, But is it Protected: Graffiti and more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM CLWA 1L Summer Jobs Panel  

Come hear from 2Ls about how they chose their work, found their jobs and got hired. Panelists representing summer experiences from more...

12:10 - 1:15 PM Empowering Women of Color General Body Meeting  

Join EWOC at Columbia Law School for our General Body Meeting! October 30th at 12:10 in JG 101

We will be discussing upcoming events and more...

12:10 - 1:15 PM The Federalist Society Presents: "At War with ISIS: A Legal Perspective"  

Please join the Federalist Society and the Columbia Society of International Law in welcoming Prof. Michael Newton, Vanderbilt Law School, more...

12:15 - 1:30 PM J.D. ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS  

At each Session, an Admissions Officer will discuss in considerable detail the subtleties of Columbia's selection process, as well as the Law more...

5:00 - 6:30 PM The Argentine Supreme Court: A View from the Chief Justice  

Dr. Ricardo Lorenzetti is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina and a tenured Professor at the University of Buenos Aires. He holds more...

6:30 - 9:00 PM 64 @ 50: The Contemporary Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, this symposium will explore the evolution of civil rights lawyering more...

10:00 - 10/31 2:30 AM CLS Halloween Party  

The 2014 CLS Halloween Party will be held at the Maritime Hotel on Thursday, October 30, from 10:00 PM - 2:30 AM. The first 200 students more...

Friday, October 31

All Day Deadline to register for LL.M Practice Interview Program  

Deadline to register is at 12:00 PM.

All Day Deadline to Apply for Anti-Discrimination Center Fellowships  

Applications are due October 31 at 3:00 p.m. The ADC summer fellowships will provide three Columbia 2L students the opportunity more...

All Day Lenfest Cafe  

The cafe is closed today. Lenfest hours are Monday - Thursday, 9am - 8pm.

9:00 - 5:00 PM Software Freedom Law Center's 10th Anniversary Conference FOSS Law: Where We Are, Where We Are Going  

As we begin our second decade of working as counselors and advocates for software freedom, SFLC invites counsel, developers, enterprise users and more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM 1L Open Forum - Straight Talk with Student Services  

Join Dean MGK, Joel Kosman, Yadira Ramos-Herbert and Annie Green for an informal discussion on courses, student life, and any general concerns more...

1:30 - 3:30 PM Drop-In Hours with Maggi Walker  

Dr. Walker, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm in JG more...

1:30 - 4:00 PM A PUMPKIN PARTY!  

Join Student Senate and Student Services for an afternoon of pumpkin carving, snacks and cider.  

RSVP and costumes are not required. more...

3:30 - 6:00 PM Rumble in Riverside  

A soccer game between Columbia Law School and NYU Law School. Contact: Jacob Sklar
more...

Saturday, November 1

9:00 - 6:00 PM In Plain Sight: Towards Engendering the Fight for Racial Justice in the 21st Century.  

Please join the African American Policy Forum and
the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies for

more...

10:00 - 2:00 PM BARBRI Intensive Exam-Taking Workshop  

BARBRI is teaming up with APALSA, BLSA, LaLSA, SALSA, and EWOC to bring you this workshop designed to help you learn the do's and more...

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