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News at Columbia Law from 2017

Henry P. Monaghan to be Honored for Body of Scholarship on Federal Courts

AALS names Professor Henry Monaghan a recipient of its inaugural Daniel J. Meltzer Award for his contributions in the field of federal courts.

New Options for Students During Winter Break

Columbia Law introduces a pilot “J-Term,” a series of one-week electives.

Students Play Vital Role in Death Row Case

The students have been actively working with Professor Bernard Harcourt to prevent the execution of Doyle Lee Hamm.

A New Portrait of Former SEC Commissioner Harvey Goldschmid '65

A revered professor, alumnus and former SEC commissioner is remembered.

Examining the Legacy of the Financial Crisis

A decade later, risk-taking is on the rise and potential for breakdown remains, say Professors John C. Coffee Jr. and Kathryn Judge.

Seminar Explores the Theory and Practice of American Governance

Students gain hands-on experience in battles over the powers of states and cities, led by Professors Gillian Metzger, Olatunde Johnson, and Jessica Bulman-Pozen

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, November 16–30, 2017

Michael Sovern ’55 Honored by the National Institute of Social Sciences

Columbia University President Emeritus Michael Sovern wins award for his educational leadership.

Leadership Training Initiative Launches

Cross-disciplinary program funded by law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP to include curriculum and case studies that prepare students to lead.

Millstein Center Releases Report on Corporate Boards’ Powers

A new report by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance finds that boards of directors have the power to resist “short-termism.”

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