Author: Nicole Tortoriello

Copyright Dispute Resolution Externship to Launch This Fall

The CLS externship program will welcome a new addition to its curriculum this fall – an externship focused on Copyright Dispute Resolution. Founded by two partners at Cravath, David Marriott and David Kappos, who will co-teach the course, the externship aims to give students experience working on real-life copyright cases with creative professionals.  “We’re trying to marry the theoretical with the practical in a real-world context,” said Marriot. “We’re … focused on finding issues that can be managed in the period of the course and present students the opportunity to do the things we’re learning in the class.” The...

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Social Calendar: University Events This Week, April 28

It’s the last week of classes! Here are some events happening around campus if you’re looking for a study break. Monday, April 28th “How Technology Can Help Fight Conflict, Instability, and Repression” – 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., International Affairs Building, Room 918 – Justin Kosslyn, a Product Manager at Google ideas will explore the potential for technology to help people confront threats in conflict, instability, and repression. Mr. Kosslyn led the Global Human Trafficking Hotline Network, and previously worked on Google News, Google AdSense for TV, and Good Docs. Tuesday, April 29th “Corruption: Key Challenges for Local, National, and International...

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Social Calendar: University Events This Week, April 21

It’s the last full week of classes! Here are some events happening around campus if you need a break from your outlines. Monday, April 21st “Shattering the Silence of Sexual Violent with Angela Rose, 9th Annual Jeanne Clery Lecture Series” – 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Barnard Hall, Room 304 – Angela Rose, survivor, activitst, and founder of Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment (PAVE), will speak on the movement to shatter the silence & stigma surrounding sexual violence. Tuesday, April 22nd “Rebalancing Eagle or Eclipsing Dragon? The U.S., China, and the Future of East Asian Political and Economic Dynamics” – 6:15 p.m.-8:15...

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Social Calendar: University Events This Week, April 7

The weather’s finally getting warmer, so you can venture to some of these great events around campus this week! Monday, April 7th “100 Days: Egypt vs. Press Freedom” – 5:30pm-7pm, Pulitzer Hall, Lecture Hall (3rd Floor) – Five panelists from across the journalism field will discuss the current state of freedom of the press in Egypt, and its implications for press freedom worldwide. “The Writing Lives Series: An Evening with Author Junot Díaz” – 7pm-9pm – Altschul Auditorium, International Affairs Building – Join acclaimed author and MacArthur Genius Fellow Junot Díaz for a reading and discussion of his work....

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Social Diary: Welcoming April at Columbia University

Check out some of the great events occurring across campus this week! Monday, March 31st “2014 Human Rights Essay Contest Colloquium” – 12pm-1:45pm, International Affairs Building 1302 – Participants in the 2014 Human Rights Essay Contest will present their work, followed by a Q&A with students, faculty, and other members of the Columbia community. For presenters and topics, see event info here, and RSVP to is appreciated, but not required. “Film & Discussion: The Invisible War” – 5pm-7:30pm, Macy Hall 263 – A screening of “The Invisible War,” a documentary investigating the epidemic of rape in the U.S....

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Gravity’s Rainbow: A Remembrance of Jackson Alberts, CLS ‘15

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