Columbia Law's website crashes after James Comey mentions professor during hearing

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Columbia Law's website briefly went down following a direct mention of a professor at the school during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday.

The school, located in Upper Manhattan, posted this message on social media at 12:03 p.m.:

During the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Comey revealed that he leaked the contents of his memos after meeting with President Trump through a friend who is a law professor at Columbia law school.

Comey did not name the professor, but the professor identified himself through email as Daniel Richmond, pictured here:

He declined requests for an interview.

That professor then took the documents to a reporter.
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