News at Columbia Law from 2013

Interests and Advocacy in K-12 Education

The Center for Public Research and Leadership Hosts a Candid Conversation on Role of "Special Interests" in Public Education.

Debating Divestment

Investment Experts Weigh In On Whether Divesting from Fossil Fuel Stocks Can Help Combat Climate Change.

Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: A Forgotten Toll of the Syrian Civil War

I spent my summer interning at the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Beirut, Lebanon. Every morning, I walked through blast barriers and barbed wire, past hundreds of Syrian refugees waiting to register for UNHCR assistance. As the U.S. and its...

Alumna Awarded Prestigious Fellowship in U.S. Solicitor General's Office

Lena Husani Hughes '12 Will Serve as a 2015 Bristow Fellow Assisting U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. '83; Hughes is the Second Graduate to Receive the Honor in Two Years

Unique Online Tool Designed to Help Artists Protect Their Life's Work

Free Step-by-Step Legal Guide to Estate Planning to Benefit Artists and Those Who Care for Their Estates

Pitching in for a Good Cause… In Pajamas

Columbia Law School Professor Robert J. Jackson Jr. Helped Student Maria Salame '16 Raise Money For Her Charity Marathon Run by Teaching in a Pair of Pajamas

Confronting Corruption

Columbia Law School's Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity Hosts Government Officials, Law Enforcement Practitioners, and Watchdog Groups at Conference Exploring Modern Corruption Challenges

Environmental Champion Peter Lehner ’84 Honored by Public Interest Law Foundation

Student Group Hosts 25th Annual Dinner Celebrating Outstanding Work for the Public Good.

A Long Road Ahead on Civil Rights Advocacy

Future Advances Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are Imperiled, Say Advocates During a Panel Discussion of the Law's Contemporary Legacy.

Professors Weigh in on Potential Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Islamic State

New York, November 19, 2014—As Congress is poised to consider authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State, Columbia Law School professors who have served in the U.S. government as international law and law of war advisers have...