News at Columbia Law from 2019

Alumni Celebrate at the 45th Annual Stone Circle Luncheon

The event held on October 7 welcomed those who graduated 50 years ago or longer.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, October 1–15, 2019

Nigerian Human Rights Attorney Named 2019–2020 Baker McKenzie Scholar

Bamisope Adeyanju ’20 LL.M., an economic and social rights advocate, was awarded $50,000 by the global law firm.

Microsoft’s President on Privacy, Artificial Intelligence, and Human Rights

Brad Smith ’84 returns to the Law School for a conversation with Dean Gillian Lester and Professor Tim Wu about his new book, “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age.”

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, September 16–30, 2019

Five Questions on Sports Litigation With Jeffrey Kessler ’77

The co-executive chairman and head of sports law and antitrust practices at Winston & Strawn discusses going to bat for athletes and how current—and future—cases have the potential to change everything for players and fans.

Faculty in the News

Columbia Law School Clip Report, September 1–15, 2019

Sports Lawyer Jeffrey Kessler ’77: Paying College Athletes Is Social Justice

The Winston & Strawn litigator, antitrust specialist, and athlete advocate has represented clients in high-profile cases ranging from “Deflategate” to the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s lawsuit for pay equity.

Faculty in the News

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

News and Notables: Richard Cleary ’15 to Clerk for Justice Alito

Cleary is one of two Columbia Law alumni who have secured clerkships for the Supreme Court October term 2019.

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