“A Living, Working Faith”: Remembering Our Colleague, Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
Professor Derrick Bell passed away on October 5, 2011, at the age of eighty. His body of work as one of the nation’s leading scholars on race and law, and his career as a lawyer, law teacher, and activist inspired members of the legal community all over the world. On December 10, 2011, Kendall Thomas, the Nash Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, and Penelope Andrews, Professor of Law at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, convened a gathering of law professors from across New York City at Columbia University to reflect on Professor Bell’s legacy and the greatest lessons from his scholarship. The Columbia Journal of Race and Law has partnered with the presenters to share essays based on their remarks and host an online conversation. Please write in your thoughts and responses to share your reflections with the broader legal community.Read More
CJRL to Partner with National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) to Host Student Writing Competition
The Columbia Law School chapter of NNALSA will host the organization’s 12th annual student writing competition during the 2012-13 academic year. In March of 2012, CJRL agreed to partner with Columbia NALSA to publish the winning article.Read More