News at Columbia Law from 2003

Dean David W. Leebron Accepts Presidency at Rice University

Dear Graduates and Friends: When this academic year began, I thought with some confidence that about a year from now I would become Columbia Law School's longest serving dean since Bill Warren. I write with mixed feelings to let you know that I have been..., The Board of Trustees of Rice University announced December 17 the appointment of David W. Leebron as the 7th president of the university, effective July 1, 2004. News conference introducing Rice University President-elect David W. Leebron..., DAVID W. LEEBRON Dean of the Faculty of Law; Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law A.B., Harvard, 1976; J.D., 1979. President, Harvard Law Review. Law clerk to Judge Shirley M. Hufstedler, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1979. Adjunct professor of law,..., Dear Friends: As you undoubtedly know, David Leebron will leave the law school to assume the Presidency of Rice University at the end of June.  Since David became dean in 1996, the law school has hired 28 new faculty members, nearly doubled its...

Professor Oscar Schachter, 1915-2003

A Memorial in celebration of the life of OSCAR SCHACHTER June 19, 1915 - December 13, 2003 Hamilton Fish Professor Emeritus of International Law and Diplomacy Columbia University Wednesday, January 21, 2004 at 4:30 p.m. Proskauer Auditorium First Floor Jerome..., Oscar SchachterHamilton Fish Professor Emeritus of International Law & DiplomacyColumbia Law School B.S.S., College of the City of New York, 1936J.D., Columbia, 1939LL.D., Columbia, 2000. Editor-in-chief, Columbia Law Review. Private practice (New York),..., It is with great sadness that I report that Oscar Schachter has passed away. Oscar, a Columbia graduate of the class of 1939, was a towering scholar of international law, revered for his intellect, humor and gentle spirit both in the academy and in the world...

Featured Journal: Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

Contact:Tracy HortonPublic Affairs Editor212-853-3371 tlh2003@columbia.edu COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW PUBLISHES DEDICATED ISSUE ON THE REGULATION OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT NEW YORK - The regulation of foreign direct investment (FDI) - economic...

December

Contact: Tracy HortonPublic Affairs EditorColumbia Journal of Transnational Law 212-853-3371 tlh2003@columbia.edu COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW PUBLISHES DEDICATED ISSUE ON THE REGULATION OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT NEW YORK - The regulation of..., Contact: Tracy HortonPublic Affairs EditorColumbia Journal of Transnational Law 212-853-3371 tlh2003@columbia.edu COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW PUBLISHES DEDICATED ISSUE ON THE REGULATION OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT NEW YORK - The regulation of...

Public Interest Award Goes to Dean Chapnick

Ellen Chapnick, dean for social justice initiatives, has been awarded the Abley Pro Bono Achievement Award by Sanctuary for Families's Center for Battered Women's Legal Services at a reception at Davis Polk & Wardwell. In presenting the award, Dorchen...

Faculty Receive Award for Technological Assistance

Professors Mary Marsh Zulack, Conrad Johnson, and Brian Donnelly, Director of Instructional Support Services, have been awarded the New York Legal Aid Society's 2003 Pro Bono Publico Technology and Law Award. The award recognized their work (as well as the...

CLS and National Law Journal Roundtable

WHAT: Columbia Law School and The National Law Journal presents a roundtable discussion on "Federal Judicial Independence: Who Truly Yields Power in the Courtroom?" CLE Credit Was Available for Participation. WHO: PANELISTS: Hon. John S. Martin, Jr. Of...

Featured Journal: Columbia Law Review

On the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, the Supreme Court was once again asked to consider the issue of diversity in education in the Grutter and Gratz cases. In On Grutter and Gratz: Examining "Diversity"...

Emerging Privacy and Civil Liberties Issues

"Emerging Privacy and Civil Liberties Issues" Wednesday, October 29, 200312:15-1:25p.m.Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103 Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) will discuss the dramatic...

The Portrayal of Lawyers in the Media

"The Portrayal of Lawyers in the Media" Monday, November 3, 20036pm to 8pmColumbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103 From The Firm to "Law and Order" to "Legally Blonde," lawyers play a prominent role in the print and audiovisual media today—that of...

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