Beyond the Casebook Fall 2021

Beyond the Casebook Fall 2021

Columbia Law School's Beyond the Casebook initiative offers 1Ls the opportunity to discuss timely, relevant issues outside of the classroom setting. The series includes intimate faculty-student discussion groups as well as larger-scale events organized around faculty research and publications. 

This year's discussions will center on the theme of “lawyers and the challenges of inclusive democracy” and topics include: Authoritarianism and Democratic Crises, Climate Change, Corporate and Private Power, the COVID-19 Pandemic, Economic Inequality, Federalism; Lawyering, Leadership, and Ethics; Policing and Criminal Justice Reform, Racial and Ethnic Inclusion, and Supreme Court Reform.

Beyond the Casebook is led by Professors David Pozen, Olatunde Johnson, Jedediah Purdy, Michael Heller and Bert Huang.


Individual Lunches

Lunch Series


Photos by Eileen Barroso. Contact Katelin Walsch with questions or for more information regarding the Beyond the Casebook Series.