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How did the rise of the automobile in the United States open the door for arbitrary—and even discriminatory—policing? Professor Sarah A. Seo ’07, the award-winning author of “Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom,” explains.
Issues around going back to school, w/ELIZABETH CHU, Exec Director of @ColumbiaLaw's Center for Public Research & Leadership. 9 pm ET Thursday on Twt, LI, FB YT:… CPRL has a major report out for parents & teachers navigating this rough terrain. #sreeshow
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Join CILP's @GabiDomenzain, @Ingrid_Eagly of @UCLA_Law, Elora Mukherjee of @ColumbiaLaw, & Honduran mother & refugee Suny Rodriguez for a conversation about the Biden Admin.'s policies toward families seeking asylum at the border. Register at
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Meet Amber Baylor CC ’02, one of the newest members of Columbia Law’s full-time faculty. A former public defender, she is launching the Criminal Law Clinic at the Law School with a focus on defense representation in local criminal charges.
NEW REPORT: We @SabinCenter were excited for the opportunity to collaborate with @c40cities on this survey of strategies for city #ClimateAction:…
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.@StrictScrutiny_ fans, check out our latest episode, which features @ColumbiaLaw's @ProfKFranke discussing her book, "Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition" (@haymarketbooks)!!…
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Welcome to Columbia Law, LL.M. Class of 2022! Follow our Instagram story today and catch the highlights of LL.M. Orientation ➡️…
The time is now. Columbia Law’s LL.M. and Executive LL.M. programs are accepting applications for the next academic year. Visit to learn more about joining our community and to apply for our graduate degree programs.
Prof. Sarah H. Cleveland was nominated by @POTUS as legal adviser to the @StateDept. A preeminent expert on human rights and U.S. foreign relations law, she previously served as counselor on international law at @StateDept. She co-directs @CLShumanrights.
Celebrating #InternationalCatDay with the help of Allie Nickerson ’22 and her study paw-tner Lilly! 🐱#ColumbiaLawPetssu
How could an impeachment process against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo play out? Professor Richard Briffault, an expert in state and local government, weighs in with @Law360.
From August 10 to 14, Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks) will lead a seminar on “Forbidden Knowledge” Fights Back: Unleashing the Transformative Power of Critical Race Theory with @AAPolicyForum. Visit for details.
📍Have Rights Gone Wrong? Check out what@jamalgreenee@veronicaundurraa@leugenioghh & Francisco Javier Urbina discussed last week during our "Political Coexistence in the Era of Rights" seminar with@cepchilee &@ILASColumbiaa ⬇️…s |@DerechoUAII@derechoucc1
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“Whenever you do something that truly includes your passion, then that will very much enhance the quality of your output,” says art restitution specialist Gert Jan van den Bergh ’91 LL.M. “This mixture of art and law for me is basically a dream come true.”
📅 Today is the LAST day for all continuing students, staff, and faculty to upload vaccine documentation. 2Ls and 3Ls: Don’t miss the deadline. Upload your proof of vaccination
🖍️ Happy#NationalColoringBookDayy! Dig out your colored pencils and join us in giving Jerome L. Greene Hall some
📅 Tomorrow, August 2, is the LAST day for all continuing students, staff, and faculty to upload vaccine documentation. Complete your vaccine requirement, or learn more about your
Whether they’re near each other or far apart, Columbians are always together in their hearts. 🦁💙 Celebrate the Internationa#DayofFriendshipip and tag a friend you made at Columbia Law below! (📸 from Madeleine Bléhaut ’21 LL.M5Xl
Working at organizations across the United States and abroad, the 2021 cohort of postgraduate public interest fellows will focus on such issues as child welfare, workers’ rights, election reform, and environmental justice. Meet this year’s fellows:
🎧 All episodes of “Defending the Planet” are available now! Listen as Professor@MichaelGerrardd and other leading experts ask and answer the question: Can the law save the planet?
💉 A COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all Columbia students, faculty, and staff. 2Ls and 3Ls: Upload your proof of vaccination before the August 2
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A new study released today by the Center for Public Research and Leadership at @Columbia showcases lessons learned from pandemic schooling and reveals the power of high-quality instructional materials and family support.…
Focusing solely on interactions between teachers, students, and the material, says CPRL’s Elizabeth Chu, will miss an essential fourth anchor: families. “When the pandemic subsides ... don’t let the walls between the school and the home go right back up.”…
A new book symposium on @BernardHarcourt's Critique & Praxis has been published in The British Journal of Sociology (@BJSociology), with an intro by @RebsFE and comments by @F_Vogelmann, Miguel Beistegui, Seyla Benhabib, & Biodun Jeyifo.…
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Hoping to network with fellow alumni? Looking to serve as a mentor—or to find one for yourself? Join Columbia LawLink today:
Art restitution lawyer Gert Jan van den Bergh ’91 LL.M. spends his days seeking justice for artworks and their owners. His cases stem from events in world history, from the devastation of World War II to European colonization of Africa and Asia.
In a new report from @CCSI_Columbia ten of the world's largest coffee companies are exhaustively researched. In the end, "none can guarantee living income or living wages within their supply chains."
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💉 A COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all Columbia students, faculty, and staff. 2Ls and 3Ls: Upload your proof of vaccination before the August 2
Every year, recent Columbia Law School graduates receive prestigious fellowships that support positions in public interest and public service organizations. Meet the 2021 cohort of fellows:
“I went to law school to understand more deeply the relationship between law and labor rights and to explore how law contributes to problems of inequality—as well as how it can enable people to achieve change,” says labor scholar Professor @kateandrias.
Incoming 1L students: Today is the last day to upload your vaccine documentation. 💉 Make sure you meet Columbia’s campus requirements, and upload your proof of vaccination now. ➡️
🚣#TeamUSAA is off to the races at the#TokyoOlympicss! Nobuhisa Ishizuka CC ’82, LAW ’86, executive director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies and chair of@usrowingg’s board of directors, shares his role in choosing this year’s
How will we rein in our #ExpositorySociety? With #Pegasus it's more urgent than ever. Can we police it or do we need smthing more radical? What #Covid effect? Read my review @TheTLS of new books by @jonfasman @TheEconomist & @jilliancyork @EFF @VersoBooks:…
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“Law for me is much more than a job,” says Amr Jomaa ’21 LL.M., a native of Beirut. “It is really my way of giving back to the world and giving back to my country.” Watch the full video and learn more about Jomaa’s Columbia Law experience: @AmrJomaa5
Did rights go wrong? Can our obsession with rights tear democracies apart? Join us for a conversation with @ColumbiaLaw's @jamalgreene, @veronicaundurra @DerechoUAI, @leugeniogh @cepchile & F.J.Urbina @derechouc | @ILASColumbia | 28/7, 6.30PM | Register ➡️…
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Meet Christopher Morten CC ’05 (@cmorten2), who joined Columbia Law’s faculty as an associate clinical professor of law this July. A lawyer with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry, he is the founding director of the new Science, Health, and Information Clinic.
Will the Biden administration be able to close the detention center in Guantánamo Bay? National security expert Professor @mattwaxman1 details the complications of shutting down the wartime prison with @Independent’s @_RichardHall.
This week, Abdul Latif Nasser became the first detainee transferred from Guantánamo Bay by the Biden administration. Professor @BernardHarcourt, who represented Nasser with co-counsel @TADurkin, speaks to @carolrosenberg about Nasser’s release:…
What would you do if you received $900M by mistake? Elisabeth de Fontenay @DukeLaw & @ProfEricTalley @ColumbiaLaw join @busscholarship to discuss mistaken payments and the Citibank 🏦 wire case.…b…T
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The Modern Law Library: Chicago's lakefront is an accident of history, but can it teach us how to preserve land for public use? #modernlawlibrary #podcast @LegalTalkNet @BooksforLawyers @Lee_Rawles @mulaw @ColumbiaLaw
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Incoming 1L students: The deadline to upload your vaccination documentation is in 3️⃣ days. 💻📱 Don’t wait. Upload your proof of vaccination
The work of constitutional law scholar @KerrelMurray focuses on how we “constrain and empower our democratic processes with the law.” “I’m interested in law and disagreement, law and conflict,” says Murray, who joined Columbia Law’s faculty in June.
One month left! Are you a #socialventure with @Columbia affiliation? Apply to the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures by August 15 for a chance to receive a seed grant of up to $25K: @Columbia_Biz
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Yesterday, @ColumbiaLaw professor @BernardHarcourt called Mr. Nasser's release "'a really important first step' in the Biden administration's stated goal of closing Guantánamo's prison." Read more on Mr. Nasser's case from @SachaPfeiffer on @NPR:…
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🗣️ Calling all alumni: Columbia LawLink, the Law School’s online community and networking platform, is now open for registration! Sign up today and connect with classmates and alumni in your community and around the
Our planet deserves all the help it can get! hard-hitting litigation is one of the many ways we can combat the #ClimateCrisis. Hear from @ProfBurger and me on @ColumbiaLaw's podcast discussing how litigation in concert with innovative strategies can accelerate change.…
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“Legal scholarship appealed to me because it allows two things at once,” says @kateandrias, who joined the CLS faculty in July. “You can learn about problems, understand their complexities, and reflect on them . . . [and] have an impact on the world.”
Columbia Law students Colin Henderson ’22 and Sherwin Nam ’21 assisted with briefs in support of Nasser’s release. Learn more about Nasser’s case through Professor @BernardHarcourt’s thread below. ⬇️…
Today, Abdul Latif Nasser became the first detainee released from Guantánamo Bay by the Biden administration. Represented by Professor @BernardHarcourt and lead counsel @TADurkin, Nasser had been held in the wartime prison since 2002.
Prof. James Liebman and @ColumbiaLaw students have led the fight to expose what capital punishment advocates deny: that mistakes are made, and innocent prisoners die. Read more on Liebman's sleuthing to reveal the truth about one man's execution.
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