Sesquicentennial Essays of the Faculty of Columbia Law School eBook

Winter 2009

In celebration of Columbia Law School’s 150th anniversary, the Law School is pleased to present a new commemorative volume titled Sesquicentennial Essays of the Faculty of Columbia Law School. Throughout the Law School’s distinguished history, the legal scholarship of its professors has shaped the American system of justice, advanced the laws of nations, and changed the fabric of global society.

In this volume, members of the faculty examine a variety of topics, ranging from current events to historic milestones. They discuss free speech and international courts, religion and constitutional law. The current faculty dissect sovereign wealth funds and U.S. securities markets and the future of our society. In their exploration of various legal issues, they continue the scholarly tradition that began with their legendary professorial predecessors, scholars such as James Kent, Francis Lieber, Adolf Berle, and Herbert Wechsler ’31, to name a few.

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