News at Columbia Law from 2005

Photographs From Graduation 2005

Photos Lynn Saville 2005

Milligan Scholarship Fund Established

MILLIGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED AT COLUMBIA LAW Law Firm Partner, "Jack and Bobby" Creator / Best-Selling Author are Inaugural Donors   Anne Cohen, a partner at the New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, along with Brad Meltzer and his wife...

New Faculty Books

Kent Greenawalt's '63 new book Does God Belong in Public Schools(Princeton University Press, 2005) will be excerpted in the summer edition of the Columbia Law School Report. In the book, Prof. Greenawalt considers how to balance the constitutional commitment...

CLS Alumni and Associates Entering Teaching

The following CLS alumni and associates in law have secured teaching positions for this fall: Jill Anderson '01 at Western New England College School of Law Allison Christians '99 at the University of Wisconsin Law School Kristen Clarke '00 to Tulane...

Jailhouse Manual Released in New Edition and Spanish Edition

Students at the Columbia Human Rights Law Review are celebrating the newly released sixth edition of A Jailhouse Lawyers Manual (JLM) and the inaugural edition of the publication in Spanish. The two-volume JLM is produced to assist prisoners and others in...

Honors for students at NALSA Moot Court Competition

Columbia students distinguished themselves at the National Native American Law Students Association held at the UCLA School of Law. Chrisse DeMasso '07 finished in first place and Devin Slack '07 finished in third place in the Best Individual Oralist...

Former Prosecutor Named to Senate Judiciary Committee

Preet Bharara ‘93 was named chief democratic counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee, working on judicial selection for U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). His portfolio includes all judicial nominations, crime, terrorism, laws relating to privacy, civil...

Edith Spivack Retires after 70 Years and 10 Mayors

Edith I. Spivack '32 has retired after 70 years with the New York City Law Department, where she was hired in 1934 as assistant corporation counsel under New York Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia. Her remarkable legal career spans the terms of 23 corporation...

New Deans Announced

Nkonye Iwerebon '93 has been named Columbia Law's new Dean of Admissions. Nkonye served with great distinction as Director of Admissions under former Dean Jim Milligan, and then assumed Jim's responsibilities on an acting basis after his untimely death in...

Community Law Partnership with LSNY

Columbia University Establishes Community Law Partnership with Harlem Legal Services in Support of Tenant Rights Tenants' Rights Attorney Mary McCune Named Project Attorney NEW YORK, May 12, 2005—Columbia University and Harlem Legal Services, a program of...