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Symposium on Executive Compensation
In a panel convened at the Columbia School of Law, leading experts debated the rapid growth of pay, the role of market forces and boards of directors, the corporate governance system, and other topics related to executive compensation.


The Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession
This e-seminar is an exploration of the influence technology has exerted in the practice of law. The revolutionary nature of digital and communications technologies—especially regarding the practice of law—will undoubtedly change the profession.

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Human and Constitutional Rights
This site, dedicated to human and constitutional rights, recently added a page examining the legal issues raised by the war with Iraq, which includes UN documents, acticles, commentary, and other resources.

Guides to Foreign Legal Research
A very large selection of resources to aid in carrying out foreign legal research. Many are accessible online.

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Civil Liberties Post-September 11
While antiterrorism legislation has received much support, threats to civil liberties remain a concern. Floyd Abrams, noted First Amendment attorney and William J. Brennan Jr., visiting professor of First Amendment issues, moderated the third in a series of First Amendment Breakfasts hosted by the Graduate School of Journalism on December 6, 2001. Panelists included Dianne Doctor, news director of WNBC-TV; James Neal, vice president for information services and university librarian; and John Podesta, former White House chief of staff for the Clinton administration.

Constitutions, Democracy, and the Rule of Law
To kick off the celebration of Columbia University's 250th anniversary, the University hosted a distinguished group of international government leaders, philosophers, and political scientists for this two-day symposium, which considered the pressing question of how to strike the right balance between liberty and security in a post-9/11 world.

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Columbia Law Review
Find abstracts for current and archived issues of the Columbia Law Review, one of the oldest and most prestigious law reviews in the nation.

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