Issue 104/Vol. 55/No. 2
And Justice For All: Improving Access Through Digital Tools, Innovative Design
Stanford faculty, students, and alumni discuss the challenges many Americans face accessing justice, and how the pandemic may speed technology and practice solutions aimed at shrinking the access gap.
Pandemic’s Virtual Courts
A new study by the Stanford Criminal Justice Center looks at the effects of video technology and virtual interactions on criminal proceedings during the pandemic.
From Public Interest Law To Historic Political Win
New Mexico Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández, JD ’87, in conversation with professors Gregory Ablavsky and Elizabeth Reese
Alumni and School News
Gary Cohen: At The Heart Of Health Law, From The ACA To Blue Shield
A profile of Gary Cohen, JD ’79, vice president of government affairs at Blue Shield of California and former director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
LaDoris Cordell: Civil Rights Crusader On The Bench
A profile of LaDoris Cordell, JD ’74, the first female Black judge in Northern California state court
Selective De-Policing: Stanford Policy Report Proposes New Routes To Public Safety
Participants in a Stanford Law School policy practicum discuss their findings and their report Safety Beyond Policing: Promoting Care over Criminalization.
Law and Fashion
A look at Professor Richard Thompson Ford’s (BA ’88) latest scholarship and the recently published Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History
Point of View
An excerpt from Professor Hank Greely’s (BA ’74) new book, CRISPR People: The Science and Ethics of Editing Humans
Supporting Innovation and Diversity in the Juelsgaard IP and Innovation Clinic
Students discuss their latest projects supporting innovation and diversity.
Casting Off Rwanda’s Colonial Legacy Through New Legal Scholarship
An essay by Alyssa Carmen Martinez, JD/MA ’21, about the work of students in Stanford’s Rule of Law Program, the Rwanda Legal Development Project
Legal ethics pioneer, prolific scholar, and mentor to countless