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Legally Wed: Marriages Made at Columbia Law School

For Valentine's Day, meet four alumni couples who found love in Morningside Heights.

Renowned Litigator Jonathan Schiller ’73 Loves a Good Challenge

The 2019 Medal for Excellence honoree thrives on complex legal puzzles here and abroad while he remains deeply dedicated to Columbia Law.

And ... Action: Nina Shaw ’79 Sets the Stage for Reform in Hollywood

For decades the esteemed entertainment lawyer and Medal for Excellence honoree has represented some of the industry’s brightest stars. Now, as a co-founder of Time’s Up, she is shining a light on a dark legacy of sexual harassment and assault.

Medal for Excellence Honorees 2019

Jonathan D. Schilller ’73 and Nina Shaw ’79 to receive Medal for Excellence

Don Liu ’86 Delivers Keynote at Annual Alumni of Color Gathering

The Korean-American lawyer and chief legal and risk officer for Target champions diversity and the careers of Asian-American lawyers.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, January 16–31, 2019

A Scholar of Environmental Politics Joins the Faculty

Professor of Law Jedediah Purdy is an expert in constitutional, environmental, and property law—not to mention Twitter and Instagram.

A Trump National Emergency Would Be "Risky" Business

Five questions with national security law expert Matthew Waxman

Elora Mukherjee: A Champion of Immigrants’ Rights

The Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and the students in her Immigrants’ Rights Clinic represent individuals and families seeking asylum and advocate for migrants across the country.

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