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Jennifer Fitzgerald ’08 Disrupts the Insurance Industry

The co-founder of the online platform Policygenius has made it easy and enjoyable to shop for auto, home, and life insurance.

Columbia Law’s Mass Incarceration Clinic Wins Major Case in Federal Court

Citing written and oral arguments made by five students, a U.S. District Court Judge ruled that a Connecticut prisoner’s permanent solitary confinement violates the Constitution’s protection against cruel and unusual punishment.

New Courses for the Fall 2019 Semester

Dozens of courses in areas including food systems, business ethics, and community advocacy give students insight into timely issues.

Lynnise Pantin ’03 Joins Faculty as Clinical Professor of Law

In her Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic, Pantin teaches students transactional lawyering skills that they draw on to promote social justice, provide pro bono legal services to small businesses, and prepare for corporate careers.

Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci Joins Law School Faculty

The law and economics scholar says that asking the right questions produces the most illuminating answers.

Faculty in the News

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

Ryan Smith ’97 Goes “Outside the Lines” for ESPN

As the anchor of cable’s leading half-hour, hard-news sports program, Smith draws on his legal background to report on issues and controversies in the sports world.

Professor Bernard Harcourt Honored by New York City Bar Association

The Columbia Law professor receives the Norman J. Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service Award for his longtime advocacy on behalf of individuals on death row.

2019 LL.M. Public Interest and Government Fellowships

Marion Crepet ’19 LL.M. Awarded LL.M. Public Interest & Government Fellowship at Liberty Shared

Faculty in the News

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