Latest News at Columbia Law

Carla Laroche ’12: A Rising Star

An advocate for criminal justice reform, Laroche will win her third national award for her legal work this month.

Companies Dislike Uncertainty, Now We Know Why

A combination of vague legal standards and targeted enforcement up the cost of compliance, says Alex Raskolnikov.

David Pozen Named Inaugural Visiting Scholar of Knight Institute at Columbia University

Pozen writes about government secrecy, privacy theory, FOIA, civil disobedience, and the separation of powers.

In Conversation: Dean Gillian Lester and Dan Abrams ’92

The dean spoke with Abrams, media company founder and ABC News’ chief legal affairs anchor, during Reunion 2017.

Professor Katherine Franke to Testify Before Massachusetts Legislature

On July 18, Professor Katherine Franke is to testify against a bill currently before the Massachusetts Legislature. The bill would require anyone who aims to enter a contract of more than $10,000 with the state to certify compliance with anti-discrimination...

Graduation 2017 Video Highlights

Relive the top moments from this year’s celebration!

Columbia’s Summer Program in American Law: An Annual Tradition

Law School faculty members continue to introduce American legal system fundamentals to students and lawyers abroad.

From Copyright to Conducting, Alvise Casellati ’01 LL.M. Makes his Mark

The challenge of interpreting music finds parallels in the law.

Professor Jeffrey Gordon to Treasury: Designation Authority Limits Risk of Financial Crisis

Government’s ability to label firms as “systemically important” can avoid creating firms that are too big to fail, he says.

Columbia Law School Professor Barbara Schatz Honored with Fellowship in Her Name

PILnet recently created the Barbara Schatz Fellowship Fund for young public interest lawyers.