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A Look Back at the Medal for Excellence

Since 1964, Columbia Law School’s most prestigious award, the Medal for Excellence, has been presented at the annual Winter Luncheon to alumni and past or present faculty members who exemplify the qualities of character, intellect, and social and professional responsibility that the Law School seeks to instill in its students.​

March 03, 2021

The Academic Side of RBG

Renowned for breaking glass ceilings, winning important victories for gender equality, and making history in the country’s highest court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s journey to becoming a legend started in the classroom. 






February 26, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Columbia Law offers a selection of original stories highlighting the accomplishments and impact of Black alumni, faculty, and students on the Law School community and beyond.

February 01, 2021

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