News at Columbia Law from 2014

A New Era

Professor Tim Wu, the Creator of the Term Net Neutrality and a Longtime Advocate of the Idea, Reflects on the FCC's Vote to Codify the Principle of an Open Internet

Hertog Program on Law and National Security Offers Insight into Conflicts Around the World

Columbia Law School Professor Matthew Waxman and Former Senator Joseph Lieberman Discuss Congressional Role in Foreign Policy with Students and Alumni

The Magna Carta Revisited

Columbia Law School Professor Philip Hamburger Discusses the Modern-Day Relevance of the Historic Document

Paul, Weiss Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team Dominates Northeast Regional Competition

New York, February 19, 2015—The Paul, Weiss Frederick Douglass Moot Court team at Columbia Law School triumphed Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 at the Northeast Region of the National Black Law Students Association Convention, winning all six possible awards in a...

A Speedy Response

Columbia Law School Professor Elora Mukherjee and Eight Students in the Law School's Immigrants' Rights Clinic Were the First to Offer Pro Bono, Individual Representation to Asylum Seekers Detained at a New Family Detention Center in Dilley, Texas

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and the Federal Civil Rights Statute

Columbia Law School Professors Jeffrey Fagan, Bernard Harcourt, Olatunde Johnson, Daniel Richman and Kendall Thomas Explore the Role of the Federal Government in Investigating Alleged Civil Rights Abuses

Actors and Film Authorship: Unpacking Garcia v. Google

New York, February 17, 2015—Are there circumstances in which actors hold copyright ownership in movies they have acted in? Or does copyright inevitably lie with the filmmakers who mastermind the movies? These questions are at the heart of Garcia v....

Professor Richard Briffault Testifies Before Federal Election Commission

New York, February 16, 2015—Columbia Law School Professor Richard Briffault, an expert in election law, government ethics, and state and local law, testified before a Feb. 11 public hearing of the Federal Election Commission on a proposed rulemaking in...

Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity Hosts Panel on Sheldon Silver Case

Professors Richard Briffault and Daniel Richman Join CAPI Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers in an Analysis of the Law Underlying the Criminal Complaint

Columbia Law School Mourns the Loss of Harvey J. Goldschmid '65

A Beloved Professor and Distinguished Alumnus, Goldschmid Was a Venerable Member of the Columbia Community

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