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Law in the Time of COVID-19

The free e-book, published on April 20, features contributions by 18 Columbia Law scholars and delves into the legal issues around COVID-19—including elections, privacy, prisoners’ rights, bankruptcy, the environment, force majeure in contracts, and public health law.

April 23, 2020

The Legacy of 1619: Columbia Law Explores the Impact of Slavery on the American Legal System

The first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived in North America 400 years ago. To commemorate the anniversary, the Law School held a series of programs focused on the enduring effects of slavery in the United States.