News at Columbia Law from 2017

Columbia Law School Students Big Winners in Investment Challenge

Arthur Holland ’18, Brandon Nesfield ’18, and Luke Martin ’20 win $20,000 for Law School in TD Ameritrade contest.

The Reality of Presidential War Powers

At the New-York Historical Society, Professors Philip Bobbitt and Matthew Waxman discuss the president's authority to order a nuclear strike.

Tim Wu in the Center of the Net Neutrality Debate

A rollback of net neutrality rules won’t withstand judicial review, predicts Tim Wu, the professor who coined the term that defines the open internet.

Judge Denise Cote ’75 Counsels Students on Managing Complexity in Cases

Cote oversaw the largest set of lawsuits from the 2008 financial crisis.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, October 31–November 15, 2017

A New Externship Director

Marcia Levy comes with stellar credentials and a mandate to expand the Law School's already robust offerings.

Columbia Law Receives $1.25 Million Gift from Brad Smith ’84 and Kathy Surace-Smith ’84

The contribution will support the Human Rights Clinic and broaden global experiential education opportunities for students.

Students Win Environmental Law Writing Competition

Essays by students in Professor Michael Gerrard’s seminar on climate change address challenges ranging from fossil fuels to protection for federal lands.

A Top Intelligence Officer Joins the Law School

White House veteran Avril Haines named a fellow at the Human Rights Institute and National Security Law Program, and a senior researcher for Columbia World Projects.

The EU Court of Justice Braces for Brexit

Brexit is “an essentially political phenomenon,” Judge Ian Forrester tells students