Lee Bollinger
Today, Columbia provides a multidisciplinary platform for teaching, research and advocacy on the fundamental challenges facing a free press in a digital age.
Vincent Schiraldi sits at his desk and holds a pair of glasses

Photo by John Pinderhughes

Perhaps it was the 12 years of Catholic school, with its expectations that students reach out to underserved communities, but Vincent Schiraldi always knew that he wanted to help pe

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a red blouse in front of a blue Columbia Law School poster

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (LAW’59) turns 85 in March but has the energy of someone half her age.

Tim Wu, the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, is perhaps best known for coining the term “net neutrality,” the idea that internet service providers should treat all data equally and not block, speed up or slow down traffic based on their own agenda.

Gillian Metzger smiling

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The U.S. Supreme Court begins its new term with a full complement of nine justices and what is "shaping up to be a big case term,” said Gillian Metzger.
Carol Sanger standing behind a podium and in front of a chalkboard.

Carol Sanger started writing About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America (Harvard University Press) shortly after Barack Obama (CC’83) won the 2008 presidential election.

United States Capitol Building
All eyes were on Washington as former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8.
Chief Justice Robert Yazzi, Shawn Watts

Chief Justice Emeritus Robert Yazzi, Navajo Nation (seated at center), shares a story. Shawn Watts is to the right. Photo by Tamara Willliams\UNM School of Law

As a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School and associate director of the mediation program, Shawn Watts (Law’12) is well-versed in dispute-resolution techniques.

Columbia and its peers filed an amicus brief today challenging the President's executive order. It says that “safety and security concerns can be addressed…consistent with the values America has always stood for, including…the welcoming of immigrants to our universities.”