"There's a long history of struggle between presidents and Congress," explains Constitutional law expert Professor Olatunde Johnson in an expansive Q&A on recess appointments, race, and gridlock in Washington.
All four finalists in this year’s Paul, Weiss Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Finals earned high praise from the court for their skilled appellate advocacy and sharp brief writing. William R. Sears ’14 was awarded the Lawrence S. Greenbaum Prize for best oralist.
Columbia Law School leads the way in offering courses that help students understand the financial crisis of 2008, and what measures regulators can take to prevent a future meltdown.
Students spend a semester working full time for the Department of State, the Department of Justice, and other federal agencies in D.C. as part of an innovative and rigorous externship.
Professor Conrad Johnson, an expert on technology and access to the courts, is the 2013 recipient of the Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
One of the nation's preeminent legal academics, Brooks is an expert in contracts, law and economics, and issues of racial justice.
Merim Razbaeva ’13 LL.M. is focused on gaining the legal expertise necessary to facilitate development in her native Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian region.
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