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Since 1858, Columbia Law School has been a world leader in legal education. Our faculty members are highly accomplished practitioners and scholars, and our vast curricular offerings provide students with unmatched opportunities to engage in the law.    

International and Global

Columbia Law School has long been committed to providing a legal education with an international reach. Find out about our international centersfaculty, study abroad programs, international moot court competitions, and caravans.  

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Public Interest and Government

The office of Social Justice Initiatives (SJI) serves as the hub ‚Ä®for public interest and government academic advising, careers, pro bono opportunities, and an array of events to support students and alumni interested in public interest law and government service.

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Experiential Education

Experiential learning is central to a Columbia Law education. Students can choose from an extensive array of clinics, externships, simulations, policy labs, and moot court competitions.

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