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U.N. Human Rights Experts Call on U.S. to Halt Execution of Doyle Lee Hamm

U.N. Special Rapporteurs warn that Alabama’s plans to execute inmate who suffers from cancer and whose veins are compromised is “cruel and inhumane punishment.”

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, January 23–February 15, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’59 Headlines Columbia Conference

Ginsburg discussed her trailblazing career and the #MeToo movement at the first university-wide women’s conference.

Emergency Hearing Called for Bernard Harcourt's Death-Row Client

Eleventh Circuit Vacates Stay and Orders Immediate Medical Examination of Doyle Lee Hamm; District Court Calls Emergency Hearing to Review Alabama’s Execution Protocol.

Love and Marriage at Columbia Law

For Valentine's Day, three alumni couples share how they met as law students and got married after graduation.

Seven Students Awarded Public Service Fellowships

The coveted fellowships support students’ first full-time jobs at NGOs, nonprofits, and in government.

Federal District Judge Grants Doyle Lee Hamm Stay of Execution

Professor Bernard E. Harcourt, who represents Mr. Hamm pro bono, successfully argued a constitutional claim of “cruel and unusual punishment.”

1Ls Study the Art of Networking

Social Justice Initiatives and the Office of Career Services collaborate to help students chart meaningful career paths.

Jonathan Walcoff '86 Leverages Greene Match to Create New Scholarship

Walcoff among the first to accept the Jerome L. Greene Challenge

A Cutting-Edge, Old-Fashioned Law Firm

Star litigator and same-sex marriage champion Roberta Kaplan ’91 launched a new hybrid law firm and hired three recent Columbia Law School graduates as associates.

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