News at Columbia Law from 2017

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, October 31–November 15, 2017

Columbia Law Receives $1.25 Million Gift from Brad Smith ’84 and Kathy Surace-Smith ’84

The contribution will support the Human Rights Clinic and broaden global experiential education opportunities for students.

Students Win Environmental Law Writing Competition

Essays by students in Professor Michael Gerrard’s seminar on climate change address challenges ranging from fossil fuels to protection for federal lands.

A Top Intelligence Officer Appointed to Faculty

White House veteran Avril Haines joins the Law School’s Human Rights Institute and National Security Law Program, and Columbia World Projects.

The EU Court of Justice Braces for Brexit

Brexit is “an essentially political phenomenon,” Judge Ian Forrester tells students

Alibaba GC Tim Steinert ’89 Talks About Leading from Within

Steinert gives students an inside view of what it’s like to be general counsel at one of the world’s e-commerce giants.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, October 1–31, 2017

Latino/a Law Students Association’s 13th Annual Awards Banquet

Alida Garcia ’08, Analisa Torres ’84, and Ricardo Martinez ’98 receive honors.

Debating the New York Constitutional Convention

New Yorkers will vote on whether the state should hold a convention to amend the constitution. Professor Richard Briffault weighs in on what is at stake.

The ‘Brussels Effect’ and the International Order

Anu Bradford discusses the state of the EU on European Council on Foreign Relations podcast.

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