Medal for Excellence to be Awarded to Eric Holder '76 and Constitutional Scholar Henry Monaghan
Columbia Law School Medal for Excellence to be Awarded to U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. ?76, and Constitutional Scholar Henry Monaghan
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New York, Feb. 1, 2010—Eric H. Holder, Jr. '76, Attorney General of the United States, and renowned constitutional scholar Henry Paul Monaghan, the Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Law, will receive the Columbia Law School Medal for Excellence, the Law School’s most prestigious award, at the Law School’s Winter Luncheon on Feb. 5.
Award of the Columbia Law School Medal for Excellence, presented annually to an alumnus or past or present faculty member who exemplifies the qualities of character, intellect, and social and professional responsibility the Law School seeks to instill in its graduates. To see a list of past medal recipients, click here.
Awardees: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder ’76, and Henry Paul Monaghan, the Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Law. Presenters: Lee C. Bollinger ’71, president, Columbia University and Professor of Law; John C. Coffee Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law.
Feb. 5, 12-2 p.m. EDT
The Waldorf=Astoria, Grand Ballroom, Third Floor, 301 Park Avenue, New York
Media wishing to cover this event should contact the Law School’s Public Affairs Office at 212-854-2650 or [email protected] no later than Feb. 2.
Seating is limited.
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