News at Columbia Law from 2014

Making Win-Win Land Investments in the Developing World

New York, February 13, 2015—With international investors increasingly interested in large-scale land-based investments across the developing world, advocates are working with governments, investors, and local communities to help secure socially...

Columbia Law School Hosts European Law Moot Court Regional Final

The Law School Welcomed 12 Schools from Around the World for Annual Competition; Two Teams from Morningside Heights Will Compete in Germany and the Czech Republic Later this Month

Human Rights in the Age of Climate Disruption

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Convenes a Forward-Looking Conversation on How Human Rights Are Linked to Climate Justice

Cuba: A Changing Course

An Established Columbia Law School Course on Cuba is Even More Relevant Now that the U.S. Has Renewed Diplomatic Relations With the Country

Lawrence H. Summers, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Lectures on Academic Freedom

At Center on Law and Liberty's Inaugural Event, Summers Criticizes Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movements Against Israel

Girls of Color Face Disproportionately Harsh Discipline at School

New Report from Columbia Law School's Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies Recommends Including Girls of Color in Policies to End School-to-Prison Pipeline

Behind the Scenes at the EU

A Group of Columbia Law School Students Traveled to Brussels and Luxembourg with Professor Anu Bradford for an Intimate Look at the Workings of the European Union in a Study Trip Sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb

Columbia Law School Clinic Argues for Marriage Equality in Puerto Rico

New York, January 30, 2015—Puerto Rico’s marriage laws violate the constitutional rights of lesbians and gay men to marry the person of their choice and to have that marriage recognized, Columbia Law School’s Sexuality and Gender Law...

Columbia Law School Professor Thomas W. Merrill Elected to the American Law Institute

New York, January 30, 2015—Columbia Law School Professor Thomas W. Merrill, a renowned scholar of property and administrative law, has been elected to the American Law Institute. He joins a distinguished array of judges, lawyers, and legal...

Professors Argue in Favor of Tax Subsidies for Health Insurance Purchased on Federal Exchanges

In Amicus Brief Filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, Professors Gillian Metzger '96 and Thomas Merrill Argue that Established Principles of Federalism Support Affordable Care Act Tax Subsidies for Federal Exchanges