Issue 102/Vol. 54/No. 2
Voting in America: The Historic Struggle for Democracy for All
This year, 150 years after passage of the 15th Amendment and 100 years since ratification of the 19th Amendment, with COVID-19 a possible threat, Stanford Law faculty explore ongoing and new challenges to the right to vote.
Two Historic Faculty Appointments at Stanford Law
Conversations with Barbara Babcock, the First Woman, and William B. Gould IV, the First African-American
Legal Matters Q&A: Babcock
A conversation with Barbara Babcock, the First Woman Faculty Appointment at Stanford Law
Legal Matters Q&A: Gould
A conversation with William B. Gould IV, the First African-American Faculty Appointment at Stanford Law
Alumni and School News
Chief Privacy Officers: Navigating Evolving Privacy Risks and Concerns
Stanford Law alumni serving in the new role of chief privacy officer are at the cutting-edge of technical innovations and quickly developing law, facing the challenges of balancing consumer and company interests as well as laws that vary in states and countries.
Robert Charrow: Solving Legal Challenges at HHS
As the general counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services, Robert Charrow, JD ’69, is in the eye of the COVID-19 health crisis. Here, he discusses his career and the many challenges of his job.
Hate Crimes: Informing Policy to Deter and Heal
Students in Stanford Law’s policy practicum Assessing Alternative Approaches to Hate Crimes are addressing important questions, such as whether hate crime laws are serving their objectives and what new laws might serve as models.
Sallyanne Payton: A Groundbreaking Legal Career
Michigan Law School professor emerita and the first African-American graduate of Stanford Law, on her career in law and government, serving in both the Nixon and Clinton administrations
Feliz Cumpleaños SLLSA
Stanford Latinx Law Students Association marks 50 years since they started at SLS.
BLSA at 50
Stanford Law School’s Black Law Students Association marks 50 years since they started at SLS.
A look at the work of students in the Criminal Defense Clinic at the Mills Legal Clinic
A look at the essential work that democracy of law and voting rights expert Professor Nate Persily, JD ’98, is engaged in during the lead-up to the November elections
Law, Lawyers, and Transformation in Democratic South Africa
Lisa Muloma, JD ’21, writes about her field study trip to South Africa with Professor Jamie O’Connell’s class and the experience of being in a country where “blackness was felt and seen, anchoring the visual landscape of the city.”
Point of View
Women’s Suffrage at 100: A Celebration of Partial Progress
An essay by Professor Deborah L. Rhode
Barbara Allen Babcock
Judge Procter Hug
Judge Raymond Fisher