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A “Welcome Dinner” for 1Ls

Columbia Law’s newest J.D. students were feted Sept. 6 at the annual 1L Welcome Dinner.

New Year, New Roles at the Law School

A conversation with the new leaders of student affairs and career services.

The Impact of Rescinding DACA

Professor Elora Mukherjee, director of the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, discusses the implications.

“Windows on Death Row” Premieres at Columbia Law

This exhibit of paintings and illustrations by individuals on death row opens Sept. 19, accompanied by a discussion of capital punishment and criminal justice.

The Legal Underpinning of War Since 9/11

An update of the war authorization seems unlikely, says Professor Matthew Waxman.

Students Successfully Advocate for Client in Visa Case

Through the Legal Methods course, students and Professor Bernard Harcourt help a SIPA student pursue a visa to study in the U.S.

Lowenstein Fellowships Support Public Interest Lawyers

Three exceptional graduates receive substantial financial assistance awards to repay their student loans and launch careers in public service.

Inspired by the Animal Law Seminar

Natalia Rocha ’17 LL.M. argues that animal rights should be equivalent to human rights, and takes up the cause in her native Brazil.

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