Join the Environmental Law Society as we meet with Margaret Race, an ecologist concerned with pollution between planets. Her work focuses on the scientific, technical, legal and societal issues of ensuring that Missions to the Red Planet and other solar system bodies do not either inadvertently bring terrestrial microbes along, or return any microbes to Earth, either of which could greatly jeopardize our search for indigenous extraterrestrial life. With a background on exotic and invasive species, Margaret Race has worked…Find out more
Come learn about Stanford’s Long-Range Planning process and make your ideas for radical change heard! Every ten to fifteen years, Stanford’s President and Provost preside over a long-range planning process. The last time this was done was 2002ish, and since then a lot has changed in the world. Since we have a shiny new President, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, and a newly-promoted Provost, Persis Drell, the time is right for a new round of planning. The planning is broken up into four broad categories:…Find out more
Join the American Constitution Society as we send off our 3L classmates and announce our new co-presidents! RSVP here.Find out more
A weekly meeting of the Stanford Law Association Board. Part closed meeting, part open forum.Find out more
Weekly Stanford Law Association (SLA) Meeting. Open to all Stanford Law School affiliates.Find out more
Center for Law and the Biosciences lunch talk series with speakers Karola Kreitmair, Clinical Ethics Fellow, and Nicole Martinez, Postdoctoral Fellow, both at Stanford Center for Biomedical EthicsFind out more
Managing the Spread of Fake News and Misinformation: Do Facebook, Reddit, Twitter and Google have a role?
Do viral fake news stories outperform real news on social media and Google search platforms? This discussion offers answers. A Stanford Law and Policy Lab research team, working closely with the Hewlett Foundation Madison Initiative, explores the roles of social media and search platforms in the spread of fake news and misinformation. The research examines the prevalence and consequences of fake news and misinformation for democratic institutions, and highlights recent actions across online intermediary platforms to enhance public access to…Find out more