Virtual Speaker Series

Explore webinars for alumni on timely topics, featuring live Q and A with the faculty. Note: descriptions note if a webinar is eligible for New York State on-demand CLE credit.

Kate Judge in front of bookshelves

Prof. Kathryn Judge: “Direct: The Rise of the Middleman Economy”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Two women sitting in armchairs in front of a Columbia Law School backdrop

A Visit With Dean Gillian Lester, in Conversation With Julie Sweet ’92

Part of Reunion 2022 Programming

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Theodore M. Shaw '79

Housing, Race, and the Wealth Gap: A Look at Law and Policies Driving Inequality

Part of Reunion 2022 Programming

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Professor Kathryn Judge

CLS Women in Leadership: How They Got There; How Their Success Is Paving the Way for Future Women Lawyers

Part of Reunion 2022 Programming

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Sarah A. Seo '07

Reunion 2022 CLE Panel Discussion: How the History of the Automobile Reconfigured American Life

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Three people sitting in front of a Columbia Law School backdrop

Reunion 2022 CLE Panel Discussion: Legal Discussions of the Ukraine Crisis

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Four people in front of a Columbia Law School backdrop

Reunion 2022 CLE Panel Discussion: What Can the Law Do about Climate Change?

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A man in a black blazer standing at a podium in front of a Columbia Law School step and repeat

Edward R. Morrison: “Harvey's Legacy: How to Think About Restructuring Support Agreements and Other Tools That Distort the Bankruptcy Process” —Harvey R. Miller Lecture

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Thomas Merrill in his office

Professor Thomas W. Merrill: “Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Maya Wiley ’89

Maya Wiley ’89: Seventh Annual Event Celebrating our Alumni of Color

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Professor John C. Coffee discussing his book Corporate Crime and Punishment

Professor John C. Coffee Jr.: “Corporate Crime and Punishment: The Crisis of Underenforcement”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Hon. Jack Weinstein '48

Judge Jack B. Weinstein: Pioneer in Judging and Justice—Event

An alternative version of this video is eligible for New York State CLE credit. To access the password-protected version with the CLE code, please reach out to Beth Evans at [email protected]columbia.edu

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Philip Hamburger speaks in front of a bookshelf

Professor Philip Hamburger: “Purchasing Submission: Conditions, Power, and Freedom”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Professor Petros Mavroidis speaks on China and the World Trade Organization as part of the Virtual Speaker Series

Professor Petros Mavroidis: “China and the World Trade Organization”

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Lee Bollinger speaking at Reunion 2021

Reunion 20/21 Kickoff: Lee C. Bollinger '71 in Conversation with Dean Gillian Lester

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Jennifer Sokoler ’10 speaks on the Reunion 2021 panel CLS Goes to Washington

Dimple Chaudhary ’05, Nicholas L. McQuaid ’05, Jennifer Sokoler ’10, and Gillian Metzger ’96: CLS Goes to Washington

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Professor Katherine Franke speaks on The Current State of LGBTQ Rights at Reunion 2021

Professor Katherine Franke: The Current State of LGBTQ Rights

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Nobuhisa Ishizuka ’86 speaks at Reunion 2021 on The U.S.-Japan Alliance

Nobuhisa Ishizuka ’86 and Professor Matthew Waxman: The U.S.-Japan Alliance

An alternative version of this video is eligible for New York State CLE credit. To access the password-protected version with the CLE code, please reach out to Beth Evans at [email protected]

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Iris S. Chen '01 speaks on Reunion 2021 panel Her Seat at the Table

Professor Alexandra Carter '03, Iris S. Chen '01, Andrea G. Cohen '95, and Carletta F. Higginson '03: Her Seat at the Table

An alternative version of this video is eligible for New York State CLE credit. To access the password-protected version with the CLE code, please reach out to Beth Evans at [email protected]

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Conrad L. Teitell ’57, Principal; Chair, Charitable Planning Group, Cummings & Lockwood

Latest Charitable Income Tax and Estate Planning Strategies

An alternative version of this video is eligible for New York State CLE credit. To access the password-protected version with the CLE code, please reach out to Beth Evans at [email protected]

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Anu Bradford discusses her book The Brussels Effect in the Virtual Speaker Series

Professor Anu Bradford: “The Brussels Effect”—Harlan Fiske Stone Faculty Book Series

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Juan Cartagena ’81, President and General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF speaks at the 2021 Alumni of Color Celebration

Juan Cartagena ’81, President and General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF: Sixth Annual Event Celebrating our Alumni of Color

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Donald Verrilli ‘83 speaks at the Virtual Speaker Series

Professor Vincent Blasi and Donald Verrilli ‘83: Using Oral Arguments to Teach the First Amendment

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A woman in a yellow and black jacket speaks at the 2021 Alumni of Color event

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Hong Yen Chang, Class of 1886—Alumni of Color Event

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Professor Jamal Greene in the Virtual Speaker Series

Professor Jamal Greene: “How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights is Tearing America Apart”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Nina L. Shaw BC ’76 LAW ’79 speaks at the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series: Nina L. Shaw BC ’76, LAW ’79

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Michael Heller lectures on his new book "Mine: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives"

Professor Michael Heller: “Mine: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Alexandra Carter '03 in front of two bookshelves in the Virtual Speaker Series

Professors Alexandra Carter '03 and Kathryn Judge: Women in the Workforce During a Pandemic—Advancing Your Career by Asking for More

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Judge Elreta Melton Alexander

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Judge Elreta Melton Alexander '45—Alumni of Color Event

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Michael Graetz wearing a headset and microphone in front of a wall of bookshelves

Professor Michael Graetz: “The Wolf at the Door”—Harlan Fiske Stone Society Faculty Book Series

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Professor Richard Briffault in his book-lined office

Professor Richard Briffault: How (Not) to Hold an Election During a Pandemic

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Professor Sarah Knuckey speaks on the Seattle Alumni Panel

Professors Sarah Cleveland, Sarah Knuckey, and Priyanka Motaparthy '08: Current Challenges in Human Rights: Human Rights Institute Legal and Advocacy Initiatives

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Professor Elizabeth Emens gives a lecture in the Virtual Speaker Series

Professor Elizabeth Emens: “What Comes Next?”—Preparing to Lead and Live as Lawyers in This Challenging Moment

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A screenshot of the Zoom lecture "The Administrative State Under Siege" featuring professors Thoms Merrill, Gillian  Metzger, and Zachary Tripp

Reunion 2020 CLE Discussion: The Administrative State Under Siege

This video is eligible for New York State CLE credit and is password protected. Please reach out to Beth Evans for access at [email protected].

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Professor Michael Gerrard speaks to a webcam from his office as part of the Faculty Speaker Series.

Professor Michael Gerrard: How Lawyers Can Help Fight Climate Change

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Professor Kathryn Judge speaks to a webcam from her office as part of the Faculty Speaker Series.

Professor Kathryn Judge: The Federal Reserve's Extraordinary Actions in Response to COVID-19

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Professor Katharina Pistor speaks to a webcam as part of the Faculty Speaker Series.

Professor Katharina Pistor: Financial Crises Then and Now: The Explanatory Powers of the Legal Theory of Finance

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Professor Christina Ponsa-Kraus speaks in front of a backdrop of the New York skyline

Professor Christina Ponsa-Kraus: Political Wine in a Judicial Bottle: Justice Sotomayor’s Surprising Concurrence in Aurelius

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