News at Columbia Law from 2006

CLS Alumni, Adjunct Named in List of Top 100 N.Y. Lawyers

The top ten list includes three Columbia Law graduates July 19, 2006 - Twenty-four Columbia Law School graduates and one adjunct professor appeared on the Law & Politics list of top New York "Super Lawyers." The annual list recognizes attorneys who have...

Gatekeepers Today: The Professions After the Reforms

                  "GATEKEEPERS TODAY: THE PROFESSIONS AFTER THE REFORMS" Columbia Law SchoolSeptember 29, 2006 This conference, sponsored by the Center on Corporate Governance, will examine the current status of,...

Columbia Law School Launches Exchanges with Beida and Fudan

In June, Columbia Law School became the first American law school to launch ABA-approved student-exchange programs with law schools in both Beijing and Shanghai. Beginning in the 2006-2007 academic year, Columbia law school students will have the option of...

Professor Debra Livingson nominated for the 2nd Circuit

Debra A. Livingston, Vice Dean and Paul J. Kellner Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, has been nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Livingston is co-author of "Comprehensive Criminal Procedure," a leading casebook on...

Alumni, Faculty Named to NLJ's "100 Most Influential Lawyers"

The National Law Journal's new list of "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America" included 11 Columbia Law graduates, four adjunct professors and fulltime faculty member John C. Coffee, Jr. The graduates mentioned were Russell Frackman '70, Andrew Frey '62,...

Student Prizes Awarded

Prizes are awarded to the following students for their excellent achievements. HIGHEST HONORS OVERALL John Ordronaux Prize, awarded annually to the J.D. degree candidate for general proficiency in legal study. The prize usually recognizes the student...

The Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Faculty Chair Is Established

The Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Faculty Chair Is Established In a move that gives the Law School’s program in law and business great momentum, Albert E. Cinelli ’55 has made a pledge to create the Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Chair....

Conference on Tort Law and the Modern State

Conference on Tort Law and the Modern StateSeptember 15-16, 2006 Spaces are limited. Pre-registration is required. Please register by July 1, 2006. For more information or to register, please contact Thelma Twyman at ttwyman@law.columbia.edu. Download...

Columbia Law School 2006 Commencement

Columbia Law School announces its graduation ceremonies on the South Lawn of the Morningside Heights campus at 2p.m. Thursday, May 18. Governor George E. Pataki '70, father of Emily Pataki JD '06, will deliver the keynote address. Professor Zohar Goshen will...

Columbia Law Announces New Faculty

Dean David Schizer has announced the addition of five new members of the Columbia Law faculty, effective July 1, 2006. Professor Suzanne Goldberg of Rutgers Law School will direct a new clinic on gender and sexuality, the first clinic of its kind in the...