News at Columbia Law from 2010

Refusal by Judge to Postpone “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” an Easy Case to Make, Says Professor Franke

  Public Affairs, 212-854-2650   New York, Oct. 20, 2010—The “clear and emphatic” refusal by U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips to stay her ruling that the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy...

Clinic Files Brief in Suit Against Move by Arizona to Eliminate Domestic Partner Benefits

Clinic Files Brief in Suit Against Move by Arizona to Eliminate Domestic Partner Benefits

Louis Henkin, Renowned Professor and Human Rights Law Pioneer, Dies at 92

Louis Henkin, Renowned Professor and Human Rights Law Pioneer, Dies at 92

Model Green Building Ordinance Allows Municipalities to Enact Energy-Efficient Building Policies

Model Green Building Ordinance Allows Municipalities to Enact Energy-Efficient Building Policies

Expert Says Foreclosure Problems Should Serve as Wake-Up Call for Banks to Cooperate with States

  Public Affairs, 212-854-2650   New York, Oct. 13, 2010--As 49 states launch their investigation in conjunction with federal officials into the mortgage-servicing industry, the director of the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law...

Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic Urges European Court to Recognize Intersectional Discrimination

Public Affairs, 212-854-2650   New York, Oct. 1, 2010--The Columbia Law School Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic has urged the European Court of Human Rights to recognize and respond to intersectional discrimination, a form of discrimination based on an...

The Challenges of Keeping Buildings Green and Legal

Keeping It Green and Legal

Bernard Oxman ’65 Named Judge for International Maritime Dispute

Public Affairs, 212-854-2650   New York, Sept. 24, 2010—Bernard Oxman ’65 has been named judge ad hoc to the  International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to preside over an arbitration to resolve a  maritime boundary dispute...

Professor John Coffee Criticizes Attempts to Alter Compensation for Victims of Ponzi Schemes

Professor John Coffee Criticizes Attempts to Alter Compensation for Victims of Ponzi Schemes

How Policy Can Often Trump Politics in the White House

  Media Contact:   Public Affairs Office, 212-854-2650 publicaffairs@law.columbia.edu   New York, Sept. 22, 2010— Many people view the White House as a political cauldron where any and all policy positions are thrown into a pot of...