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Columbia Law School Clip Report, March 1–15, 2020

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, February 17–29, 2020

Called for Duty: Emily Drake ’22 Serves With National Guard to Combat Coronavirus Crisis

Drake is spending her first deployment as a National Guard lieutenant by supporting a drive-through testing site and leading a squad that distributes food in Westchester County, New York.

Limit on Online Credits Waived for Bar Exam Eligibility

Columbia Law students remain eligible for the New York bar as the online credit limit is waived due to coronavirus health emergency.

Unprecedented Times, Uncharted Territory

Columbia Law School faculty weigh in on the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications on law, policy, business, and society.

Standout Alumni Awarded Medals for Excellence

Dean Gillian Lester presented this year’s medals to Jim Millstein ’82 and Franklin Thomas ’63 at the 71st annual Winter Luncheon.

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Honored at Constance Baker Motley Gala

The event marked the 10th anniversary of the founding of the intersectional student group Empowering Women of Color.

We Need an Insider Trading Law, Bharara Task Force Says

Task force members John Coffee Jr. and Judge Jed S. Rakoff say a new statute would end conflicting criteria for insider trading prosecutions.

Holding Power to Account, Then and Now

“Watergate girl” Jill Wine-Banks ’68 sees parallels between the pursuit of truth under Richard Nixon and Donald Trump.

Judge Leo Sorokin ’91 Brings Restorative Justice to Federal Court

Judge Sorokin asks those convicted to acknowledge, if not ameliorate, the harm they caused.

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