Justice and Free Speech

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Parole and Probation Reform in the COVID-19 Era

The Justice Lab’s Vincent Schiraldi talks to Columbia News about the center’s work that is featured in a new Human Rights Watch and ACLU report.


8 Million Have Slipped Into Poverty Since May as Federal Aid Has Dried Up

Research from the Center on Poverty and Social Policy shows that millions of people in the United States have fallen into poverty since May.

The New York Times
October 15, 2020

Kamala Harris and the ‘Double Bind’ of Racism and Sexism

Columbia Law School's Kimberlé Crenshaw talks about the power of the intersectional prejudices that Kamala Harris faces.

The New York Times
October 9, 2020

Gender-affirming care, research needed to address heart issues in LGBTQ people

School of Nursing's Billy Caceres talks about how we need better health research and data on the LGBTQ community.

October 8, 2020

From the President's Desk

Columbia President Lee Bollinger's First Amendment scholarship

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Free Speech on Campus Is Doing Just Fine, Thank You

June 12, 2019 essay in The Atlantic.

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World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2019 interview with Time.

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Punish Khashoggi’s Killers

March 31, 2019 op-ed column in The Washington Post.

Book cover for "The Free Speech Century"
The Free Speech Century

Co-edited book offers context for today’s free speech debates.