News at Columbia Law from 2008

Judge Posner on the Economic Crisis

FINANCIAL CRISIS: A BUSINESS FAILURE TO A GOVERNMENT FAILUREJudge Richard Posner Lectures at Columbia Law School Press contact: Erin St. John Kelly ekelly@law.columbia.eduOffice 212-854-1787 Cell: 646-646-284-8549 Public Affairs 212-854-2650 November 26,...

Guantánamo, Voter Rights and the Current Session of the Roberts Court Reviewed

VIDEO Steven Shapiro, ACLU Legal Director and a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School, on challenging voter ID law. You either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player if (deconcept....

Deans'-Eye View

Press contact: Erin St. John Kelly ekelly@law.columbia.edu212-854-1787/Cell: 646-284-8549/Public Affairs Office: 212-854-2650"In everything we do, we are standing on the shoulders of giants,'' said Dean David M. Schizer earlier this year, introducing a...

Global Reunion in London

Global Reunion in London

The Obama Presidency and Human Rights

THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY AND HUMAN RIGHTS What Does The Future Hold? Guantánamo Closed? An End to the Military Commissions?   Press contact: Erin St. John Kelly ekelly@law.columbia.edu212-854-1787/Cell: 646-646-284-8549/Public Affairs Office: 212-854-...

Sixth Annual Deals Roundtable

Sixth Annual Deals Roundtable

2008 Lawrence A. Wien Prize Awarded

Press contact: Erin St. John Kelly ekelly@law.columbia.eduOffice 212-854-1787 Cell: 646-284-8549 Public Affairs 212-854-2650 November 18, 2008 (NEW YORK) – Columbia Law School gave its annual Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility to Ellen V....

Charging Ahead

CHARGING AHEADSolutions to the U.S. Credit Card Debt Problem The average American carries more than $8,000 in credit card debt. In an adaptation of his book Charging Ahead, Professor Ronald Mann suggests solutions for addressing debt and default.Since its...

A Healthy Career

A HEALTHY CAREERHealth care law specialist Steven Epstein '68, a trailblazer in the field, has perfected the art of doing well by doing good. By Jennifer V. HughesSteven B. Epstein was working as a Wall Street lawyer in the early 1970s when he got an...

Japan's New Jury System Evaulated

JAPAN ABOUT TO ADAPT NEW JURY “SAIBAN-IN” SYSTEMCenter for Japanese Legal Studies Convenes Panel To Evaluate New System (Left to right) Reiko Kaihatsu '08 LL.M., Nanae McIlroy '08 LL.M., Professor Jeffrey Fagan, Professor Curtis Milhaupt '89...