News at Columbia Law from 2004

Hamilton vs. Jefferson

HAMILTON VS. JEFFERSONCOLUMBIA UNIVERSITY VS. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA -- $50,000 in Prizes for Law School Alumni Going Head-to-Head During Debate at the New-York Historical Society January 6 -- As part of its Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished...

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Law School Year-End Holiday Schedule

This year, the University Holiday schedule for Christmas and New Year's is as follows: Friday, December 24 Monday, December 27 Thursday, December 30 Friday, December 31 The Law School will be open on: Tuesday, December 28 Wednesday, December 29 Several...

Two New Human Rights Fellowships Announced

COLUMBIA LAW ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HUMAN RIGHTS FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATES-- The David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellowship and The Henkin-Stoffel Human Rights Fellowship to be Awarded in 2005 -- New York, NY, December 2004 - David Schizer, Dean and Lucy G. Moses...

Columbia Law Announces Peter Jay Sharp Scholars

COLUMBIA LAW ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL PETER JAY SHARP SCHOLARS-- Scholars to Receive Tuition and Living Expenses for All Three Years -- New York, NY, December 2004 - More than 30 students vied to become the first recipients of the Peter Jay Sharp Scholarship, one...

Ellen Chapnick Receives Pro Bono Award

  COLUMBIA LAW'S ELLEN CHAPNICK HONORED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS FOR PRO BONO CONTRIBUTIONS -- Dean for Social Justice Initiatives receives the Father Drinan Award -- New York, NY - Ellen Chapnick, the Dean for Social Justice...

Bob Barker Gives Law School $1 Million for Animal Rights Law

BOB BARKER AWARDS COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL $1 MILLION TO SUPPORT THE STUDY OF ANIMAL RIGHTS  NEW YORK, NY, December 2004 -- Bob Barker, the host of the Emmy award winning "The Price Is Right" and an animal rights activist, has made a $1 million gift to the Law...

Digital Property Rights: Intel v. Hamdi

A disgruntled programmer sends email to thousands of his former colleagues at Intel with a litany of complaints about company policies. When Intel asks him to cease all mass mailings, he refuses, and the company sues him for trespass. Are his digital messages...

2004 Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility

Past Recipients of the Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility 2003 - Theodore M. Shaw '79 and Covington & Burling 2002 - Edith I. Spivack, Esq. '32, Kristin Booth Glen '66 and Anika Rahman, Esq. '90 2001 - Tim Coulter, Esq..., COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL HONORS HARVEY J. GOLDSCHMID '65 AND PAUL, WEISS FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY On November 22, 2004, Columbia Law School honored Harvey J. Goldschmid '65, Commissioner at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (...

The War in Iraq: Is it Legal? (Does it Matter?)

Contact: Hayley MillerPublic Affairs Manager(212) 854-2604hayley.miller@law.columbia.edu View a webcast of this event  LEADING SCHOLARS GEORGE FLETCHER AND RUTH WEDGWOOD TO DEBATE THE LEGALITY OF WAR IN IRAQ -- Columbia Law School encourages discussion...

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