Faculty News

The Washington Post Quotes Professor Bowman as Part of Popular Fact Checker Series

February 23rd, 2016

The Washington Post recently quoted Professor Frank Bowman as part of its popular “Fact Checker” Series. The Post checked the facts of Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who castigated a bipartisan sentencing reform measure making its way through

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Professor Abrams Urges Youth Leagues to Respect Players’ Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Identities

February 19th, 2016

When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls’ basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles players wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup. Flagstaff is near the Navajo reservation, a

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Oxford Journal Accepts Article by Professor Esbeck

February 16th, 2016

The Oxford Journal of Church & State has accepted for publication a new article by Professor Carl H. Esbeck, “Third-Party Harms Occurring in Regulatory Statutes Exempting Religious Practices: Is the Establishment Clause Violated?”

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Includes Dean Mitchell

February 15th, 2016

Columbia’s annual NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration featured Associate Dean for Academic Affairs David Mitchell. The celebration started at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden and concluded at the Second Missionary Baptist

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Professor Strong Cited by Federal District Court

February 15th, 2016

Professor S.I. Strong’s article, “Jurisdictional Discovery in United States Federal Courts,” 67 Washington and Lee Law Review 489 (2010), was recently cited by the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in Lapaglia v. Transamerica Casualty Insurance Co., __ F.Supp.3d __ (D.

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