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The Legacy of 1619: Columbia Law Explores the Impact of Slavery on the American Legal System

The first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived in North America 400 years ago. To commemorate the anniversary, the Law School held a series of programs focused on the enduring effects of slavery in the United States.

Empowering Women of Color: Strengthening a Growing Intersectional Community

Kori Cooper ’21, Seojin Park ’21, and Lorena Rodriguez ’21 share what the student organization means to them.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, December 1–31, 2019

The Health Justice Advocacy Clinic Goes to Washington

Clinic students and Visiting Associate Clinical Professor Emily Benfer traveled to the U.S. Senate to advocate for bipartisan bills aimed at preventing lead paint and carbon monoxide poisoning in the nation’s federally assisted housing.

Abigail Hing Wen ’04 on Writing, Time Shifting, and Gut Instincts

The author of "Loveboat, Taipei," her debut novel, has pursued her dream of becoming a writer while launching a successful career as an attorney in Big Law and the tech sector, with a specialty in artificial intelligence.

Making Connections: 2019 Donors and Scholars Luncheon

Alumni who fund Columbia Law School scholarships joined students who benefit from their generosity at the annual luncheon held on November 25.

In Memoriam: David Stern ’66, NBA Commissioner Emeritus

Dean Gillian Lester pays tribute to the distinguished alumnus who was an ardent supporter of the Law School and a former chair of the trustees of Columbia University.

Nike General Counsel Hilary Krane Teaches Students How to Win Trust and Influence People

As a visiting leader-in-residence, Krane offered students insider strategies for managing a team and succeeding as in-house counsel at a multinational corporation.

Rashida La Lande ’98: 57 Varieties of Wise Counsel

As Kraft Heinz general counsel, La Lande loves her wide-ranging role.

Read This Now: Law Faculty Name the Books That Influenced Them Most

Just in time for winter break reading, these books changed faculty’s lives and will change yours too.

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