Experts List

Business and Economy

Broadcom Bids More Than $100 Billion for Qualcomm

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu(650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law,  Technology & the Law

Stockton, Calif. Experiments With Basic Income

Michelle Wilde Anderson
Professor of Law
Contact: manderson@law.stanford.edu(650) 498.1149
Expertise: Housing Discrimination, Inequality, Land Use Law & Policy, Law & Geography, Local & State Government, Property & Real Estate Law, Public Finance & Municipal Bankruptcy, Public Interest Law, Welfare & Poverty Law

Talks Begin to Renegotiate NAFTA

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Board Members Resign after Arguments with CEO

Colleen Honigsberg
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: colleenh@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8777
Expertise: Business & Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Law & Accounting, Law & Economics, Securities Regulation

Dan Siciliano
Professor of the Practice of Law and Associate Dean for Executive Education and Special Programs, Faculty Director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance
Contact: siciliano@stanford.edu, (650) 725.9045
Expertise: Immigration and the Economy, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Robotics and the Law

CFPB Asked to Delay Rule Barring Mandatory Arbitration

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office Criminally Charges Barclays

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Sen. Warren Calls for Removal of Wells Fargo Board Members

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

House Passes Dodd-Frank Rollback

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Trump’s Promised 3% Economic Growth

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

Michelle Wilde Anderson
Professor of Law
Contact: manderson@law.stanford.edu, (650) 498.1149
Expertise: Housing Discrimination, Inequality, Land Use Law & Policy, Law & Geography, Local & State Government, Property & Real Estate Law, Public Finance & Municipal Bankruptcy, Public Interest Law, Welfare & Poverty Law

Trump’s Proposed Tax Cuts

Joseph Bankman
Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business
Contact: jbankman@stanford.edu, (650) 725.3825
Expertise: Business and Corporate Law, Law and Economics, Taxation

Wells Fargo Board of Directors Re-Elected

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Dan Siciliano
Professor of the Practice of Law and Associate Dean for Executive Education and Special Programs, Faculty Director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance
Contact: siciliano@stanford.edu, (650) 725.9045
Expertise: Immigration and the Economy, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Robotics and the Law

Wells Fargo to Claw Back $75 Million From Former Execs

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Banks Look to Cellphones to Replace ATM Cards

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

VW Pleads Guilty in US; Faces Trouble in Europe

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Ban on Rupee Notes Provides Boost to Mobile Payments

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Trump Confronting China on Trade Sets up Corporate Backlash Risk

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Will Germany Change Laws to Bring in UK Bankers Post-Brexit?

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Bitcoin and Blockchain

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Brexit’s Effect on Global Markets

Joseph Grundfest
W.A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, Senior Faculty, Rock Center for Corporate Governance
Contact: grundfest@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0458
Expertise: Business and Corporate Law, including Banking, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital and White Collar Crime

Jenny S. Martinez
Professor of Law and Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy
Contact: jmartinez@law.stanford.edu(650) 725.2749
Expertise: Separation of Powers, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, International Law, Detention Related to Terrorism/GTMO

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Harrassment Scandals Sparking Workplace Change

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Equal Protection, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Legal Profession, Sex and the Law

Supreme Court Takes On California Case About Free Speech And Abortion

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Equal Protection, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Legal Profession, Sex and the Law

Newly Proposed Calif. Initiative Would Allow Prisoners to Vote

Joan Petersilia
Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: petersilia@law.stanford.edu(650) 723.4740
Expertise: Criminal Law, Drug Policy, Inequality, Juvenile Justice, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System

Prison Inmates Fighting Fires in California

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Weinstein Fired Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

CA Challenges Trump’s Directive on Birth Control Coverage

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

Feds Sue Grocery Chain for Religious Discrimination

James A. Sonne
Associate Professor of Law, Director of the Religious Liberty Clinic
Contact: jsonne@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1422
Expertise: Employment Discrimination, Religious Freedom

Federal Court Rules That Siblings Can Sue After Police Shootings

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Balancing Public Safety and the Right to Free Speech

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts & Federal Jurisdiction, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court

DOJ Takes on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

Richard Thompson Ford
George E. Osborne Professor of Law
Contact: rford@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2796
Expertise: Civil Rights, Antidiscrimination Law

CA Prisons Face Overhaul of Gender-Identity Policies

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Google Anti-Diversity Memo

Richard Thompson Ford
George E. Osborne Professor of Law
Contact: rford@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2796
Expertise: Civil Rights, Antidiscrimination Law

Alison D. Morantz
James and Nancy Kelso Professor of Law
Contact: amorantz@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.5256
Expertise: Employment Law, Public Policy & Empirical Studies

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

Voter Data Collection Halted after Pushback

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law

Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees After Harassment Investigation

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu(650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

Portland Mayor Asks Feds to Bar Alt-Right Demonstrations

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court
Watch a video of Professor McConnell on executive power and the status of immigrants. Read commentary and watch a video of him discussing the importance of religious liberty.

Trump and Libel Laws

Robert Rabin
A. Calder Mackay Professor of Law
Contact: rrabin@stanford.edu, 650 723.3073
Expertise: Torts, Regulations of Health and Safety

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Transgender Bathroom Case

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

Trump Reverses Rules on Rights for Transgender Students

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

Jane S. Schacter
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law
Contact: schacter@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.9492
Expertise: Constitutional Law

Justice Dept. Report Says Chicago Police Violated Civil Rights

R. Richard Banks
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law
Contact: rbanks@stanford.edu, (650) 703.2226
Expertise: Property, Antidiscrimination Law, Family Law, Race and the Law

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence
Watch a video of Professor Sklansky discussing better forms of accountability for prosecutors

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Uber and Lyft: Taxi-like Discriminitation

Richard Thompson Ford
George E. Osborne Professor of Law
Contact: rford@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2796
Expertise: Civil Rights, Antidiscrimination Law

Voting Rights Issues

Pamela S. Karlan
Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Contact: karlan@stanford.edu, (650) 725.4851
Expertise: Access to Justice, Civil Rights (all areas), Clinical Education, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Employment Discrimination, Equal Protection, Inequality, Public Interest Law, Public Interest Practice, Supreme Court, Voting Rights & Election Law

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law
Read commentary and watch video of Professor Persily discussing redistricting and the importance of the Supreme Court’s “One Person, One Vote” decision

Leading NY Law Firms Lag in Including Women and Minorities

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

Lucy Buford Ricca
Executive Director, Stanford Center on the Legal Profession
Contact:  lricca@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.9505
Expertise: Legal Profession

Courts

Judge Blocks Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu(650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

Federal Judge Says Arpaio Is Still Guilty Despite Trump’s Pardon

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu(650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

SCOTUS Considers Search Warrant Power in Microsoft Case

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

SCOTUS Hears Partisan Gerrymandering Case Gill v. Whitford

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law

Three Labor Cases Argued at the Supreme Court

David Freeman Engstrom
Professor of Law
Contact: dfengstrom@law.stanford.edu650 721.5859
Expertise: Administrative Law, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Constitutional Law, Anti-Discrimination Law, Public Policy and Empirical Studies
Read Professor Engstrom’s New York Times op-ed “Let Wronged Workers Join Together for Justice”

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Johnson & Johnson Tries to Overturn Historic Talc Verdict

Nora Freeman Engstrom
Professor of Law
Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar
Contact: nora.engstrom@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8891
Expertise: Civil Procedure & Litigation, Class Actions & Mass Litigation, Complex Litigation, Legal Ethics, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Torts

Watch a video of Professor Engstrom discussing tort reform

Federal Court Rules That Siblings Can Sue After Police Shootings

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Supreme Court May Take Up Confederate Symbols

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

$417M Awarded in Talc Lawsuit

Nora Freeman Engstrom
Professor of Law
Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar
Contact: nora.engstrom@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8891
Expertise: Civil Procedure & Litigation, Class Actions & Mass Litigation, Complex Litigation, Legal Ethics, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Torts

Watch a video of Professor Engstrom discussing tort reform

Voter Data Collection Halted after Pushback

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law

CFPB Allows Class-Action Lawsuits Against Banks

Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

SCOTUS Turns Down Right to Carry Gun Case

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System

Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: What It Means for School Choice

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts & Federal Jurisdiction, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court

Bush Officials May Not Be Sued for Post 9/11 Policies

Shirin Sinnar
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: sinnar@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.0613
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, National Security Law

Supreme Court to Hear Cell Phone Privacy Case

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

SCOTUS Decision: Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: ouellette@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.2928
Expertise: Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Technology & the Law, Trademarks

SCOTUS Rules in Patent Venue Shopping Case

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law,  Technology & the Law

Supreme Court Decision in Moore v. Texas

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

SCOTUS Rules That Racial Bias of Jurors Can Violate Right to a Fair Trial

Jeffrey Fisher
Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Contact: jlfisher@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.7081
Expertise: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Federal Courts & Federal Jurisdiction, Media & Press Law, Protection of Civil Liberties, Separation of Powers, Supreme Court

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Transgender Bathroom Case

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

South African Judge Blocks Country’s Withdrawal from International Criminal Court

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu(650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Criminal

Mueller Investigates Flynn’s Role in Alleged Plan to Forcibly Remove Cleric

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence
Watch a video of Professor Sklansky discussing better forms of accountability for prosecutors

Mass Shooting at South Texas Church

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu(650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System
Click here to read a recent Q&A with Professor Donohue on the law, guns, and mass shootings in the U.S. 

Mueller Charges Trump Campaign Officials

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence
Click here to read a Q&A with Professor Sklansky on Mueller’s Charges 

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu(650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Trial Starts in Killing of Kate Steinle

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Gov. Brown Signs Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Gun Laws and Mass Shootings

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System
Read Professor Donohue’s Q&A “Orlando to Las Vegas: Guns, Law, and Mass Shootings in the U.S.”

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law
Read a recently released study co-authored by Professor Studdert on handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings.

‘Ghost Ship’ Owner Won’t Be Charged for Fire That Killed 36

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Preventing Public Defender Burnout

Ronald Tyler
Associate Professor of Law and Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
Contact: rtyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.6344
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Drug Policy, Policing & Gun Policy, Race & the Criminal Justice System
Click here to listen to Professor Tyler discuss working as a public defender and how to survive this challenging career

Los Angeles County Will Study Impact of Downgrading Felonies

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Sessions Says Charlottesville Attack Is Domestic Terrorism

Shirin Sinnar
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: sinnar@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.0613
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, National Security Law

Jenny S. Martinez
Professor of Law and Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy
Contact: jmartinez@law.stanford.edu(650) 725.2749
Expertise: Separation of Powers, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, International Law, Detention Related to Terrorism/GTMO

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Google Cancels Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer’s Registration

Daphne Keller
Director of Intermediary Liability, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Contact: daphnek@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1417
Expertise: Intermediary LiabilityKushner Denies Collusion with Russia

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Trump Claims Pardon Power

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting

Robert W. Gordon
Professor of Law
Contact: rwgordon@stanford.edu,
Expertise: Contracts, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Legal History

David Sklansky
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Warehouse Tenants Charged for ‘Ghost Ship’ Fire that Killed 36

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Push to Eliminate Cash Bail

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Future of Artificial Intelligence in Courtrooms

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Attorney General Orders Review of Consent Decrees Nationwide

R. Richard Banks
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law
Contact: rbanks@stanford.edu, (650) 703.2226
Expertise: Property, Antidiscrimination Law, Family Law, Race and the Law

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Police Chiefs Say Trump’s Law Enforcement Priorities Are Out of Step

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Mistrial in South Carolina Officer-Involved Shooting

R. Richard Banks
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law
Contact: rbanks@stanford.edu, (650) 703.2226
Expertise: Property, Antidiscrimination Law, Family Law, Race and the Law

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & the Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Report: Juveniles Lack Legal Advice; Often Urged to Plead Guilty

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence
Watch a video of Professor Sklansky discussing better forms of accountability for prosecutors

Best Practices for Criminal Investigations of Police Shootings
Reporting Police Shootings

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Debbie Mukamal
Executive Director, Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: dmukamal@law.stanford.edu, 650 724.5786
Expertise: Criminology/Criminal Law Policymaking, Sentencing and Corrections

FBI Crime Report Findings

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Mugambi Jouet
Thomas C. Grey Fellow, Lecturer in Law
Contact: mjouet@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9220
Expertise: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law

The Changing Political Landscape for Elected Prosecutors

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu, (650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence
Watch a video of Professor Sklansky discussing better forms of accountability for prosecutors

Mugambi Jouet
Thomas C. Grey Fellow, Lecturer in Law
Contact: mjouet@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9220
Expertise: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law

Ramifications of Early Release of Prisoners in California

Michael Romano
Lecturer in Law, director and co-founder of the Stanford Justice Advocacy Project (formerly Three Strikes Project)
Contact: mromano@stanford.edu, (650) 736.8670
Expertise: Access to Justice, Criminal Law (all areas), Inequality, Prosecutorial Ethics, Public Interest Law (all areas)
Read the Stanford Justice Advocacy Project’s report on the effects of Prop 47 (early release of prisoners in California)

Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Contact: weisberg@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0612
Expertise: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure

Mugambi Jouet
Thomas C. Grey Fellow, Lecturer in Law
Contact: mjouet@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9220
Expertise: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law

Education

DeVos Rescinds Disabled Student Guidance Documents

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: What It Means for School Choice

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Implications of Trump’s Budget on Schools

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Special Education Oversight Battle Nears Conclusion: Emma C. et al. v. Delaine Eastin, et al.

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Trump Reverses Rules on Rights for Transgender Students

Bernadette Meyler
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law
Contact: bmeyler@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1007
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Law and Literature, Legal History, Religion and Law

Jane S. Schacter
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law
Contact: schacter@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.9492
Expertise: Constitutional Law

Federal Education Policy

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

The Intersection of Race, School Ratings, and Real Estate

R. Richard Banks
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law
Contact: rbanks@stanford.edu, (650) 703.2226
Expertise: Property, Antidiscrimination Law, Family Law, Race and the Law

Juliet M. Brodie
Associate Dean of Clinical Education, The Mills Professor, Director of the Mills Legal Clinic, Director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic
Contact: jmbrodie@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2507
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Clinical Education, Public Interest Practice, Welfare and Poverty Law

Teachers’ Union Dues

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Environmental

EPA Rolls Back Clean Power Plan Rules

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

California Law Streamlines Permitting for Distributed Energy Storage

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

California Delta Tunnels Project May Be in Jeopardy

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Hurricane Harvey: Laws, Economics, & Insurance Issues

Barton H. (“Buzz”) Thompson, Jr.
Robert R. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law; Senior Fellow and Founding Perry L. McCarthy Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact: buzzt@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2518
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Property

Northern Calif. Cities and Counties Sue to Block Delta Tunnels
Interior Dept. Halts Coal Mining Health Study

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Trump Encourages Coal Mining on Federal Land

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Climate Change Deal Clears California Senate

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

CA Gov. Brown’s Global Climate Summit

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

A Fight Over Water in California’s Mojave Desert

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Several US States Form Climate Alliance

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Barton H. (“Buzz”) Thompson, Jr.
Robert R. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law; Senior Fellow and Founding Perry L. McCarthy Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact: buzzt@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2518
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Property

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy

China Vows to Defend Paris Climate Agreement

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Barton H. (“Buzz”) Thompson, Jr.
Robert R. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law and Perry L. McCarthy Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact: buzzt@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2518
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Property

California Proposes New Cap-and-Trade

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy

National Monument Designations Under Review

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Gregory Ablavsky
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: ablavsky@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4057
Expertise: Constitutional History, Federal Indian Law, Legal History, Property Law

 Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Clean Power Plan
California Aims to Keep Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy

Newly Released Report Examines US Solar Policies & Encourages Collaboration with China

Jeffrey Ball
Lecturer in Law
Contact: jeffball@stanford.edu, (650)724.9648
Expertise: Climate Change Law and Policy

Dan Reicher
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: dreicher@stanford.edu, (650) 723.4185
Expertise: Climate Change Policy, Environment and the Law

EPA May Challenge California’s Emissions Standards Waiver

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Barton H. (“Buzz”) Thompson, Jr.
Robert R. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law and Perry L. McCarthy Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact: buzzt@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2518
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Property

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy

Federal Judge Rejects Request to Block Dakota Access Pipeline — for Now

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

New Bill Calls for Sale of 3 Million Acres of Federal Land Across 10 States

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

Environmental Policy Issues for Trump Administration

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

California Delta Tunnels Project

Deborah Sivas
Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
Contact: dsivas@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0325
Expertise: Air Pollution Law & Policy, Environment & the Law, Environmental Justice Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy, Water Law & Policy

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: mwara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

EU Chiefs Demand Britain Abide by GHG Targets

Barton H. (“Buzz”) Thompson, Jr.
Robert R. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law and Perry L. McCarthy Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact: buzzt@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2518
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Property

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: michael.wara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

Siegfried Fina
Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of Transatlantic Technology Law Forum
Contact: sfina@stanford.edu, (650) 498.8147
Expertise: Antitrust Law, Business and Corporate Law, Comparative Law, European Union Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Intellectual Property Law, International Trade, Internet and Cyberlaw, Technology and the Law

Health

California Hasn’t Cracked Down on Anti-Vaccination Doctors

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

Two New CRISPR Tools Make Gene Editing More Precise

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

Amazon May Enter Prescription Drug Business

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

FDA Approves Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

Senate Tackles Trump’s Move to End Subsidy Payments to Insurers

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law

Senate GOP Tries for Obamacare Repeal
Ninth Circuit Halts San Francisco’s Soda Health Warnings

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law

CRISPR Genome Editing

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

5% Decline in Measles Vaccine Rate May Triple Infections

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

GOP Health Care Bill Collapses

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

FDA Asks Drug Company to Take Opioid Off the Market

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

Genetic Data Privacy Concerns Due to Home DNA Tests

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology
Watch a video of Professor Greely talking about the “end of sex” and the reproduction revolution

Gun Sales Spiked in CA After Two Mass Shootings

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law
Read a recently released study co-authored by Professor Studdert on handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings. 

Scientists Create Artificial Womb

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology
Watch a video of Professor Greely talking about the “end of sex” and the reproduction revolution

California’s Cigarette Tax Hike Implemented

Robert MacCoun
Professor of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Contact: maccoun@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.3011
Expertise: Judgment and Decision Making, Public Policy and Empirical Studies, Law and Society

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

CA Lt. Governor Will Propose Universal Health Care Plan

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

New Prospects for Growing Human Replacement Organs in Animals

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology
Watch a video of Professor Greely talking about the “end of sex” and the reproduction revolution

Drug Price-Fixing Probe

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology
Watch a video of Professor Greely talking about the “end of sex” and the reproduction revolution

Michelle M. Mello
Professor of Law and Professor of Health Research and Policy (School of Medicine)
Contact: mmello@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.3894
Expertise: Bioethics, Food & Drug Administration, Health Law & Policy, Public Health Law

China Used CRISPR-edited Cells in a Live Human Cancer Patient

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu(650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology
Watch a video of Professor Greely talking about the “end of sex” and the reproduction revolution

Could Legal Marijuana Be Undone by Trump?

Robert MacCoun
Professor of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Contact: maccoun@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.3011
Expertise: Judgment and Decision Making, Public Policy and Empirical Studies, Law and Society
Read Report by SLS Students on Marijuana Policy Options for California

Immigration

Immigrants Await Announcement on Temporary Protected Status Designation

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu(650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Trump Issues New Travel Ban

Shirin Sinnar
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: sinnar@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.0613
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, National Security Law

DACA and the Constitution

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts & Federal Jurisdiction, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court
Click here to read Professor McConnell’s Q&A on executive orders, DACA, and the Constitution

Trump Moves to End DACA

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law
Click here to read Professor Srikantiah’s Q&A on the end of DACA

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Sessions and Sanctuary Cities

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Legal Defense for Undocumented Immigrants

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Federal Judge Blocks Efforts to Withhold Funding from Sanctuary Cities

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

Bill Would Ban ICE From Identifying Themselves as Police

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

DHS Publishes List of Jurisdictions Deemed Noncompliant on Immigration Directives

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

Trump Administration Immigration Policies

Lucas Guttentag
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: lguttentag@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.6081
Expertise: Immigration Law

Jayashri Srikantiah
Professor of Law and Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
Contact: jsrikantiah@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2442
Expertise: Civil Rights, Clinical Education, Immigration Law

Dept. of Justice Cites ‘National Security’ in Immigration Appeal

Shirin Sinnar
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: sinnar@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.0613
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, National Security Law

Intellectual Property

Trump Orders Probe of China Intellectual Property Theft

G. Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

SCOTUS Decision: Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: ouellette@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.2928
Expertise: Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Technology & the Law, Trademarks

SCOTUS Rules in Patent Venue Shopping Case

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law,  Technology & the Law

Apple Files Lawsuit Against Major iPhone Partner

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law, Technology & the Law

Apple v. Samsung at the Supreme Court

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law, Technology & the Law

SCOTUS Case on First Amendment Challenge to Disparaging Trademarks

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law, Technology & the Law

Phillip R. Malone
Professor of Law and Director, Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic
Contact: pmalone@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.6369
Expertise: Intellectual Property

Patent Litigation (Including Patent Trolls)

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law, Technology & the Law

Phillip R. Malone
Professor of Law and Director, Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic
Contact: pmalone@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.6369
Expertise: Intellectual Property

International

Saudi Princes Arrested in Apparent Power Consolidation

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution,  International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Hamas and Fatah Sign Deal to Allow Joint Control of Gaza

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu(650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Jesner v. Arab Bank at Supreme Court

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu(650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Zachary Kaufman
Lecturer in Law
Contact: zachary.kaufman@law.stanford.edu
Expertise: Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide, Human Rights, International Courts, International Law, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. National Security, War Crimes

Trump’s UN Speech

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Samsung Heir Sentenced

Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Trump Expected to Increase Troop Levels in Afghanistan

Erik Jensen
Professor of the Practice of Law
Director, Rule of Law Program
Contact: egjensen@stanford.edu, (650) 725.4287
Expertise: Comparative Law, International Development and Rule of Law

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution,  International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

North Korean Missile Tests

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

U.S. Announces Sanctions on Venezuelan President Maduro

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Iraq’s Prime Minister Announces Recapture of Mosul

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, Human Rights International Law, International Conflict Resolution, International Law & National Security, Nuclear Proliferation

Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Middle East Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu(650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Security Clash

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Trump Revealed Highly Classified Information to Russian Diplomats

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Congress Introduces Syria War Crimes Bill

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu(650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

European Parliament Adopts Resolution for Brexit Negotiations

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

What Brexit Means for Gibraltar

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Passenger Drones in Dubai

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise: Technology and the Law

South African Judge Blocks Country’s Withdrawal from International Criminal Court

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu(650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Trump Withdraws U.S. From Trans-Pacific Partnership

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Colombia Peace Deal

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Migrants in Europe

Allen S. Weiner
Senior Lecturer in Law
Co-Director of the Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)
Contact: aweiner@stanford.edu, (650) 724.5892
Expertise: Contemporary Security Threats, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, International

Beth Van Schaack
Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights
Contact: bethvs@stanford.edu, (650) 498.6526
Expertise: Public International Law, International Justice Issues, Human Rights

Terrorism’s Impact on U.S. Travelers, Economy

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Labor

U.K. Court Rules Uber Drivers Deserve Workers’ Rights

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

California Extends Family Leave to Small Business Workers

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Bill Makes Asking for California Employees’ Previous Salaries Illegal

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

Three Labor Cases Argued at the Supreme Court

David Freeman Engstrom
Professor of Law
Contact: dfengstrom@law.stanford.edu650 721.5859
Expertise: Administrative Law, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Constitutional Law, Anti-Discrimination Law, Public Policy and Empirical Studies
Read Professor Engstrom’s New York Times op-ed “Let Wronged Workers Join Together for Justice”

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Judge Rejects Challenge to Seattle Lyft & Uber Drivers Unionizing

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Uber Driver Issues

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Nora Freeman Engstrom
Professor of Law
Contact: nora.engstrom@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8891
Expertise: Tort Law, The Legal Profession, Legal Ethics, Operation of the Civil Justice System

NLRB’s Joint Employer Standard

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Teachers’ Union Contracts

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

William Koski
Eric and Nancy Wright Professor of Clinical Education and Director of the Youth and Education Law Project
Contact: bkoski@stanford.edu, (650) 724.3718
Expertise: Children and the Law, Clinical Education, Education Law, Education Politics, Policy Analysis

Policy

Senate and House Tax Plans Diverge

Jacob Goldin
Assistant Professor of Law
Contact: jsgoldin@law.stanford.edu(650) 736-8503
Expertise: Business and Corporate Law, Tax, Behavioral Economics

Gaps in Gun Laws

John J. Donohue III
C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Contact: donohue@law.stanford.edu, (650) 721.6339
Expertise: Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Law & Economics, Punishment & Death Penalty, Race & the Criminal Justice System

David M. Studdert
Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine
Contact: studdert@stanford.edu, (650) 725.8492
Expertise: Health Law and Policy, Public Health Law
Read a recently released study co-authored by Professor Studdert on handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings.

New California Affordable Housing Laws Signed by Governor Brown

Juliet M. Brodie
Associate Dean of Clinical Education, The Mills Professor, Director of the Mills Legal Clinic, Director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic
Contact: jmbrodie@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2507
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Clinical Education, Public Interest Practice, Welfare and Poverty Law

Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA)

Daphne Keller
Director of Intermediary Liability, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Contact: daphnek@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1417
Expertise: Intermediary Liability

Launch of “Election Integrity” Commission

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law

Trump’s Proposed Tax Cuts

Joseph Bankman
Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business
Contact: jbankman@stanford.edu, (650) 725.3825
Expertise: Business and Corporate Law, Law and Economics, Taxation

New Marijuana Laws in California

Robert MacCoun
Professor of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for
International Studies
Contact: maccoun@law.stanford.edu (contact via email only)
Expertise: Drug Policy, Judgment & Decision Making, Law & Psychology, Law & Society, Policy Analysis, Public Policy & Empirical Studies
White Paper
on Implementing Marijuana Policy in California

Newly Released Report Examines US Solar Policies & Encourages Collaboration with China

Jeffrey Ball
Lecturer in Law
Contact: jeffball@stanford.edu, (650)724.9648
Expertise: Climate Change Law and Policy

Dan Reicher
Professor of the Practice of Law
Contact: dreicher@stanford.edu, (650) 723.4185
Expertise: Climate Change Policy, Environment and the Law

Ethics Lawyers Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

Robert W. Gordon
Professor of Law
Contact: rwgordon@stanford.edu, (650) 736.8338
Expertise: Contracts, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Legal History

Michael McConnell
Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law
Contact: mcconnell@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.1326
Expertise: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Religion and Law, The Supreme Court

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Contact: rhode@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0319
Expertise: Antidiscrimination Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Sex and the Law

California Legislature Hires Former Attorney General for Legal Counsel

Michael Wara
Associate Professor of Law
Contact: michael.wara@stanford.edu, Cell: (415) 250.9730
Expertise: Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Climate Policy and Regulation, Coastal Law, Science, and Policy
Note: Associate Professor Wara encourages contacting him via cell phone.

Trump’s Business Entanglements and Questions of Ethics

Robert W. Gordon
Professor of Law
Contact: rwgordon@stanford.edu, (650) 736.8338
Expertise: Contracts, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Legal History

20th Anniversary of Welfare Reform

Juliet M. Brodie
Associate Dean of Clinical Education, The Mills Professor, Director of the Mills Legal Clinic, Director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic
Contact: jmbrodie@law.stanford.edu, (650) 724.2507
Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Clinical Education, Public Interest Practice, Welfare and Poverty Law

Sports

Can Pro Athletes Sit Out the National Anthem?

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law
Click here to read William Gould’s Q&A on this topic

Report Shows Vast Reach of Russian Doping

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

NFL Protests Grow as Players Follow Kaepernick’s Lead

Henry T. Greely
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Contact: hgreely@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2517
Expertise: Law and the Biosciences, Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology

William B. Gould IV
Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
Contact: wbgould@stanford.edu, (650) 723.2111
Expertise: Labor Law, Comparative Law, Sports and Entertainment Law

Surveillance & Privacy

New Findings on Russian Disinformation Across Google Platforms

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

A New Study Questions the Efficacy of Police Body Cameras

David Sklansky
Professor of Law and Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
Contact: sklansky@stanford.edu(650) 497.6580
Expertise: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence

Google Found Russian Ads Related to US Election

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Bipartisan Bills Aim to Modernize Digital Privacy

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Privacy and Safety Concerns of Internet-Connected Toys

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

CIA Says Russia Was Trying to Help Trump Win Election

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

China’s New Cybersecurity Law

Riana Pfefferkorn
Cryptography Fellow
Contact: riana@law.stanford.edu,  (650) 721.1491
Expertise: Surveillance, Cybersecurity

Marcus Cole
William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Contact: gmcole@stanford.edu, (650) 723.0615
Expertise: Banking, Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, International Trade, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Indonesia’s “Right to Be Forgotten”

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Daphne Keller
Director of Intermediary Liability, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Contact: daphnek@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1417
Expertise: Intermediary Liability

Stanford Researchers Ask Federal Court to Unseal Years of Surveillance Records

Jennifer Stisa Granick
Lecturer in Law, Director of Civil Liberties at the Center for Internet and Society
Contact: jennifer@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8675
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Copyright and Fair Use, Intermediate Liability

Riana Pfefferkorn
Cryptography Fellow
Contact: riana@law.stanford.edu,  (650) 721.1491
Expertise: Surveillance, Cybersecurity

Revenge Porn Law Proposed

Robert Rabin
A. Calder Mackay Professor of Law
Contact: rrabin@stanford.edu650 723.3073
Expertise: Torts, Regulations of Health and Safety

Cybersecurity

Jennifer Stisa Granick
Lecturer in Law, Director of Civil Liberties at the Center for Internet and Society
Contact: jennifer@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8675
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Copyright and Fair Use, Intermediate Liability

Technology

FBI May Reignite The Fight Over Phone Encryption

Riana Pfefferkorn
Cryptography Fellow
Contact: riana@law.stanford.edu
Expertise: Cryptography, Online Privacy, Copyright

First Truly Autonomous Cars Tested in Arizona

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise:  Technology & the Law

Trump Administration Set to Unveil Revised Self-Driving Car Regulations

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise:  Technology & the Law

Tesla to Deliver Mass-Market Model 3 Car on Friday

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise:  Technology & the Law

FCC Votes to Start Net Neutrality Rollback

Barbara van Schewick
Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar, Associate Professor of Law and (by Courtesy) Electrical Engineering, Faculty Director, Center for Internet and Society
Contact: schewick@stanford.edu, (650) 723.8340
Expertise: Telecommunications, Net Neutrality

Lyft and Waymo to Collaborate

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise: Technology & the Law

Silicon Valley Company Demos Flying Car

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise: Technology & the Law

Backlash Over Unroll.me Selling Customer Data

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Questions on Responsibility Over Murder Posted on Facebook

Daphne Keller
Director of Intermediary Liability, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Contact: daphnek@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1417
Expertise: Intermediary Liability

Uber Resumes Testing Self-Driving Cars After Accident

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise: Technology & the Law

Passenger Drones in Dubai

Bryant Walker Smith
Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society and Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina
Contact: bryantws@newlypossible.org
Expertise: Technology & the Law

Google’s Antitrust Fight with Europe

Alan O. Sykes
Professor of Law
Contact: asykes@law.stanford.edu, (650) 736.8090
Expertise: Torts, International Trade Regulation, Insurance Law

How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform The Delivery of Legal Services

Mark A. Lemley
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Contact: mlemley@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.4605
Expertise: Antitrust, Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), Patent Law, Technology & the Law

Roland Vogl
Executive Director of CodeX – the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, Executive Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology; Lecturer in Law
Contact: rvogl@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.8532
Expertise: European Union Law, Technology & the Law

Twitter Found Not Liable for ISIS Tweets Leading to Attack

Albert Gidari
Director of Privacy, Center for Internet & Society
Contact: agidari@stanford.edu
Expertise: Surveillance, Privacy, Cybersecurity

Daphne Keller
Director of Intermediary Liability, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Contact: daphnek@law.stanford.edu, (650) 723.1417
Expertise: Intermediary Liability

Can Elections Be Hacked?

Pamela S. Karlan
Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Contact: karlan@stanford.edu, (650) 725.4851
Expertise: Access to Justice, Civil Rights (all areas), Clinical Education, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Employment Discrimination, Equal Protection, Inequality, Public Interest Law, Public Interest Practice, Supreme Court, Voting Rights & Election Law

Nate Persily
Professor of Constitutional Law and James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Contact: npersily@law.stanford.edu, (650) 725.9875
Expertise: Constitutional, Equal Protection, Federalism, Free Speech & Free Press, Protection of Civil Liberties, Public Policy & Empirical Studies, Voting Rights & Election Law