Constitutional Conversation with Professor Stephanie Barclay Is strict scrutiny consistent with originalism? And can strict scrutiny be implemented without involving judicial balancing? Professor Stephanie Barclay will argue yes on both fronts, offering a different conceptual framework for thinking about the protection of constitutional rights in a democracy.
In an era marked by polarization and calls for social change, join us for a thought-provoking discussion with students and Reverend Al Sharpton, who will shed light on pressing issues of race, equality and what students can do to advance justice during a time of deep division in our nation. Reverend Al Sharpton's perspective, rooted […]
The Stanford Center for Law and History presents a discussion on first time publishing in legal history with Greg Ablavsky (Stanford Law School), Rowan Dorin (Stanford History Department), and Marcela Maxfield (Stanford University Press) to talk strategies, challenges, and successes in publishing your first academic book in the field of legal history.
Whether deferring to President Lincoln’s blockade at the start of the Civil War, a state’s suspension of creditors’ remedies during the Great Depression, or President’s Roosevelt’s evacuation and mass incarceration of Japanese Americans in the West during World War II, the Supreme Court has regularly permitted the political branches wide discretion to manage national emergencies, […]
Join SLS Professor Michael McConnell and UVA Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui in conversation, moderated by SLS Professor Richard Banks, as they consider the role of history and the original meaning of the Constitution in deciding contested questions of constitutional interpretation with respect to race. Speakers will examine claims about how history does and should bear on […]
Stanford has long supported faculty, students, and staff in observing religious holidays of significance to them. In the complex process of creating the academic calendar, religious holy days are but one of many considerations. The Office for Religious Life makes available to faculty, staff and students a list of significant religious holidays at the beginning […]