News at Columbia Law from 2011

Association of American Law Schools Meeting to Feature Columbia Speakers

Association of American Law Schools Meeting to Feature Columbia Speakers

Retired Israeli General Gabi Ashkenazi Assesses Impact of Arab Spring on Israel

  New York, Dec. 22, 2011—Although the uprisings in the Arab world have changed the Middle East, the only serious threat to the security of Israel remains the possibility that Iran will acquire a nuclear weapon, the former Israel Defense Forces (...

SEC Punts on Financial Stability Reform

By Professor Jeffrey Gordon

Justice Barak, Former President of Israeli Supreme Court, Addresses Human Rights and the Law

Defends the Legal Doctrine of "Proportionality"

Workshop Probes Hate Crimes and Bullying Laws

New York, Sept. 25, 2012—Outrage at the invasion of privacy by Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi, who spied by webcam on the sexual encounters of his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, turned to shock for civil libertarians when they realized Ravi faced...

Modern Money and Public Purpose

Law School Students Develop Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Law and Political Economics

Law as Constraint on Government

  New York, Sept. 19, 2012—Columbia Law School will host a conference on Sept. 21 that will examine the issue of law as a constraint on government institutions. More than a dozen distinguished constitutional scholars from a number of leading...

After the Arab Spring Revolutions, Absence of Rule of Law Key Challenge

  New York, Sept. 11, 2012—Following the successful Libyan revolution and the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi, a major problem facing the country is “an absence of the rule of law,” the chief justice of Libya’s Supreme Court told a...

The Environmental Stakes in the 2012 Election

Professor Michael Gerrard and other Experts to Discuss Key Environmental Issues

Sexuality & Gender Clinic Urges Federal Appeals Court to Strike Down Defense of Marriage Act

Files Brief on Behalf of Widow Hit With Huge Tax Bill After Her Spouse Died

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