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Human Rights Advocate Anika Rahman ’90 Honored by Columbia Law Women’s Association

The founding director of the International Legal Program of the Center for Reproductive Rights receives award at 38th Annual Myra Bradwell Banquet.

Bernard Harcourt and the State of Alabama Settle Civil Rights and Habeas Corpus Lawsuits

Harcourt, pro bono counsel for death-row inmate Doyle Lee Hamm, negotiates a resolution to end efforts at execution in decades-long death penalty case.

The Decline of Sovereignty

In a new article, Professor Katharina Pistor argues that the rise of a global money system has quietly changed what it means for a nation to be independent.

NFL Concussion Case Takes Center Stage at Columbia Law Conference

Scholars, judges, and practitioners examine the evolution and state of class actions, including the jurisprudence of former U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner.

Veteran Practitioner Named Head of Center for Japanese Legal Studies

Nobuhisa “Nobu” Ishizuka CC’82, LAW’86, former managing partner of Skadden’s Tokyo office, is the new executive director of the center.

Meet the Students Organizing the NYC March for Our Lives

Columbia Law students are playing a key role in the gun-control march expected to draw thousands to Manhattan on March 24.

Two Distinguished Alumni Awarded 2018 Medals for Excellence

Judge Gerard E. Lynch ’75 and Stephen Friedman ’62 recognized at annual Winter Luncheon.

Amal Clooney Returns to Columbia Law to Teach International Human Rights Law

Clooney currently represents Yazidi people seeking justice for war crimes committed by ISIS.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, February 16–February 28, 2018

Hollywood Executive Tom Rothman ’80 Dazzles Students

Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group visits campus and discusses his path from IP lawyer to studio chief.