Latest News at Columbia Law

An Inside Look at Orientation Week

J.D. and LL.M. students arrive on campus to begin their Columbia Law School journey.

Faculty in the News: August 1 - August 15, 2017

Columbia Law School Clip Report, August 1–15, 2017 The New York Times—August 1, 2017She Was Convicted of Killing Her Mother. Prosecutors Withheld Evidence That Would Have Freed Her.The lead authors of a 2002 study, James Liebman and Jeffrey...

Richard Briffault on Presidential Impeachment

President Trump’s remarks about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville led lawmakers in both parties to distance themselves and spurred calls by some Democrats for impeachment.The Constitution authorizes removal from office of a president, vice...

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Recognized by American Bar Association for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Protection

Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law was honored on August 13 by the American Bar Association (ABA) this weekend with the Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award in recognition of its outstanding contributions...

Investigating Tax Havens in Mauritius

A course on the Panama Papers gave Jagtaran Singh ’17 LL.M. hands-on experience in offshore financial dealings.

Columbia Law Alumni Play Role in Russia Probe

Graduates of Columbia Law School are participating on all sides of the probe into possible Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.

On Our Bookshelf: Recently Published Books from Columbia Law

These works by Law School faculty and scholars cover a wide range of compelling topics.

U.S. Tax Code Hobbled by Inefficiency, Michael Graetz Tells The New York Times

The U.S. has among the least efficient tax regimes in the world, says Michael J. Graetz, a professor of tax law at Columbia Law School. “We are hobbling ourselves because we finance government with taxes on wages and incomes,” Graetz tells Eduardo...

Julie-Irene Nkodo ’18 Highlights Diversity of Columbia Law Community in Photo Project

“Faces of Columbia Law” looks to “shatter the glass—move beyond surface-level.”

DOJ’s Affirmative-Action Challenge Presents Opportunity for Universities to ‘Recommit’ to Diversity

Professor Susan Sturm says DOJ memo suggests higher education institutions will face a crucible moment under Trump.

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