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May 2017

Managing the Spread of Fake News and Misinformation: Do Facebook, Reddit, Twitter and Google have a role?

May 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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…

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End-of-Classes (Almost) Dinner + Open Mic!

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
@ SLS: Room 190,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

Dinner and an Open Mic for the entire Stanford Law School community to celebrate the end of Spring Quarter.

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Last day of classes

May 26
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Students graduating spring quarter- Last day to submit written work

May 26

unless instructor has set an earlier deadline

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Post-genocidal Guatemala Between Impunity and Institutional Reconstruction

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:59 pm
@ SLS: Room 290,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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This conference will examine the achievements and limitations of popular struggles against impunity and corruption in Guatemala, and the opposition of elites and criminal networks to Constitutional reforms necessary for the full implementation of the 1996 Peace Agreements.  Interdisciplinary panels of indigenous leaders, human rights activists, lawyers, academics and policymakers from Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia, Europe and United States will discuss progress and obstacles for transitional justice, the legal recognition of indigenous territorial rights, customary law and community referenda regarding extractive…

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Reading period begins

May 27
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Memorial Day Holiday

May 29
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Reading period ends

May 29
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Exams begin

May 30
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Exam Break with OSA

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on June 2, 2017,
and Once on June 5, 2017
@ SLS: Student Law Lounge,
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Come take a break from exams and join the Office of Student Affairs for snacks    

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