UK Advocates Urge Anti-BDS Legislation After High Court Decision

The British government cannot restrict local governments from engaging in boycotts against Israel, a UK High Court Judge ruled last week, prompting British pro-Israel advocates to call for primary anti-BDS legislation. The judgment, issued by Sir Ross Cranston, a judge more »

Maintaining Columbia’s Ties to Israel: A Letter Opposing Divestment

In response to a recent petition signed by 69 members of the Columbia faculty calling on the university to divest from companies that do business in Israel, David M. Schizer, Dean Emeritus and the Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law more »

LDB Holds Third Annual National Law Student Leadership Conference

On February 21-22, the Louis D. Brandeis Center hosted its third annual National Law Student Leadership Conference in Berkeley, California. The conference brought together 26 law student leaders from 14 law schools across the country, and educated these students on topics more »

Legislators Introduce California and New York Anti-BDS Bills

On January 8th, Senators Simcha Felder and Jack Martins introduced a bill into the New York State senate that would forbid New York from offering contracts to companies that support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel, and against more »

SJP DePaul’s Divestment Referendum Passes by Slim Margin

On Friday, pro-Israel students at DePaul University stood up against divestment campaigns by the anti-Israel student group, Students for Justice in Palestine. By a referendum passage by a difference of only 242 votes, pro-Israel students came out in large numbers with more »