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Former Top Intelligence Official to Teach New Course

Robert S. Litt, former general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will be co-teaching a new course with Professor Matthew C. Waxman.

A Rising Political Star, Justin Fairfax ’05

Virginia’s New Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax talks about his commitment to public service.

New Spring Courses Cover Contemporary Issues

Twenty new courses, seminars, and workshops that address topics for tumultuous times.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, December 1–20, 2017

Meet the New Vice Dean for Experiential Education

Clinical Professor Brett Dignam plans to expand opportunities for hands-on learning throughout the Law School.

Henry P. Monaghan to be Honored for Body of Scholarship on Federal Courts

AALS names Professor Henry Monaghan a recipient of its inaugural Daniel J. Meltzer Award for his contributions in the field of federal courts.

New Options for Students During Winter Break

Columbia Law introduces a pilot “J-Term,” a series of one-week electives.

Students Play Vital Role in Death Row Case

The students have been actively working with Professor Bernard Harcourt to prevent the execution of Doyle Lee Hamm.

A New Portrait of Former SEC Commissioner Harvey Goldschmid '65

A revered professor, alumnus and former SEC commissioner is remembered.

Examining the Legacy of the Financial Crisis

A decade later, risk-taking is on the rise and potential for breakdown remains, say Professors John C. Coffee Jr. and Kathryn Judge.