Three-time Olympian Caryn Davies (LAW’13) added to her collection of medals this morning in London when her U.S. rowing team won the women’s eight.

When word came that Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School’s Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, had been chosen to receive the Max Planck Research Award for 2012, the comparative law expert was in a hotel room in Florence, Italy, preparing for a student’s dissertation defense.

Robert Shapiro is a professor of political science, who specializes in American politics, especially public opinion and political behavior, political psychology and political leadership.

Shelley Mayer

Shelley Mayer has traded her Morningside Heights office for a seat in Albany.

A fresh look at the evidence used to convict and justify the execution of Carlos DeLuna more than 20 years ago reveals that there is more to his story than meets the eye:

Susan Sturm Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Professor Susan Sturm’s path to the law wound through work she did long before she got to law school—in the Head Start program, at a school for disabled kids and in a foster home.

Professor Richard Gardner reports to former President Bill Clinton on his work as U.S. ambassador to Spain. Gardner held that position from 1993 to 1997.

More Than 100 Former Students Will Return to Columbia for a Conference in Honor of Professor Richard Gardner as He Preprares to Retire After Six Decades

Tim Wu was invited to serve as senior adviser for the Federal Trade Commission.

In the year that Law School Professor Tim Wu spent at the Federal Trade Commission, the debate over Internet issues only grew louder and more urgent, with, for example, the announcement of an antitrust investigation of Google and the government’s first major privacy settlement with Faceboo

Gillian Metzger, Katherine Franke, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ginsburg’s cousin Jacqueline Schonbrun, and Abbe Gluck (left to right).

Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law welcomed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’59 to a conference in her honor on Feb. 10.