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Why Does Law School Cost So Much? -- Summer 2006

SUMMER 2006 - WHY DOES LAW SCHOOL COST SO MUCH?

> Why Does Law School Cost So Much?
The practice of law and its reach throughout the world has changed dramatically. Columbia has responded in new ways so its students will meet the needs of a world that looks increasingly to law to secure trade, support human rights, and advance democracy.

> World Champs!
The Law School collects its third world championship in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Plus, more moot court successes.

> 100 Years and Still Leading
The American Society of International Law was founded a century ago. Columbia was a leader then; it is now. The torch has gone from Moore and Jessup to Henkin and Schachter, who have passed it to Alvarez and Damrosch.

> Does Capital Punishment Deter Murder?
In this essay, Professor Jeff Fagan critiques the studies that support that claim.

> Leadership in Legal Education
The achievements of faculty, students, and administrators