Former Vice President Joe Biden urged graduates of Columbia Law School to use their degrees to remake the world into better place amid the global pandemic and ongoing threats to democracy, during recorded remarks for the school’s virtual graduation ceremony May 20.

Biden—who was originally slated to address the class of 2020 in person—acknowledged that it was a “bittersweet commencement day” given that the festivities were occurring on computer screens. “No matter your best-laid plans, reality has a way of intruding,” said Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]