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Members Named to Committee Reviewing Fossil Fuel Funding of Research
How Social Media Shapes Our Perceptions About Crime
Stanford Law School Appoints New Associate Dean for Public Service and Public Interest Law
Stanford Law Review Symposium Focuses on Access to Justice
Jeff Hancock Named Co-Director of the Cyber Policy Center and FSI Senior Fellow
IRS Disproportionately Audits Black Taxpayers
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SLS’s Hank Greely Discusses In Vitro Fertilization post-Dobbs
The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which ended the federal constitutional right to abortion, opens…Learn more
A Netflix Drama Shines a Light on the Contradictions of ‘Juvenile Justice’
(Originally published by The Washington Post on February 16, 2023) The system has long been charged with rehabilitating youth offenders…Learn more
Q&A: Senior Fellows John F. Cogan And Michael McConnell On Their New Amicus Brief Opposing The Student Loan Forgiveness Program
(Originally published by the Hoover Institution on February 21, 2023) In this Q&A, senior fellows John F. Cogan and Michael McConnell discuss the US…Learn more
Stanford Lawyer Magazine
Can a famous brand use trademark lawsuits to chill lawful speech protected by the First Amendment?
Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic students Victoria Fang, JD ’24, and Julia Laurence, JD ’24, recently filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to answer ...“no” to that question and protect free expression.
In a new blog post for the Mills Legal Clinic, the Environmental Law Clinic weighs in on EPA’s effort to reduce light-duty vehicle emission.
Read the post: https://stanford.io/3YCHr6g
"The pandemic shined a harsh light on what was already a growing recognition that American courts, particularly state ones, are in the throes of an access-to-justice crisis."
@DavidEngstrom5 in a new Q&A for @StanfordLawMag's Legal Aggregate. https://stanford.io/3mGt8jX
SLS Professor William Gould was a guest on @KQED's morning report on how the "New Deadline For California Taxpayers Provides Challenges For Budget Writers."
SLS Professor Curtis Milhaupt was mentioned in a recent @Bloomberg article on how "China Puts Elites on Notice as Critical Party Congress Begins."
SLS Professor Norm Spaulding, JD ’97, collaborated with Stanford’s Crown Law Library reference librarians and Stanford Law students to create the Clearinghouse on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Research. Read about it in the Stanford Lawyer Magazine.
“Lots of people have been proposing ideas and pursuing reforms. But I couldn’t find a broad, research-based platform on DEI topics and best practices,” said SLS Professor Norm Spaulding, JD ’97. Spaulding collaborated with Stanford’s Crown Law Library reference librarians and Stanford Law... students to create the Clearinghouse on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Research.
The website “provides a single site for any university administrator, faculty, instructor, staff, and student interested in learning about DEI in the context of teaching and learning.”
Read about it in the Stanford Lawyer Magazine.
At the Feb. 27 Night of Firsts gala put on by SLS’s First Generation and Low-Income student affinity group, Dean Jenny Martinez advised attendees to “view all your ‘firsts’ as a badge of distinction.” HHS @SecBecerra , JD ’84, provided the keynote. https://stanford.io/3kXQdOs
On April 30th at 1:00 pm, SLS Professor @MeylerBernie is participating in "Shakespeare's Trial 2023: A Witches' Brew," an interactive trial based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy, "Macbeth." Find tickets at the link below.
SLS Professor John Donohue's study titled "The swerve to ‘guns everywhere’: A legal & empirical evaluation" was mentioned in a recent @TB_Times column piece about Florida lawmakers and permitless gun carry.
SLS Assistant Professor @evelyndouek is the host of "Views on First," a podcast on social media and the First Amendment, which recently completed a season. Listen to the five episodes at the link below.