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Running Out of Water

In this Q&A, Professor Buzz Thompson discusses the water crisis in South Africa, drought in California, and extreme water shortages around the globe.

Faculty on Point: The Patent System

In this video, Professor Mark Lemley discusses changes in patent law, the U.S. patent system, and how it helps to promote innovation.

Border Wall and Endangered Species

In an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court on behalf of members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic argues that attempts to waive environmental laws for construction of the border wall are unconstitutional.

David White: Top Negotiator for the Stars

David White heads up the world’s largest talent union. Here, he discusses his position as national executive director and chief negotiator for the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Upcoming Events @ SLS

February 20: Legal Academia and Research Agendas with Professor Shirin Sinnar
February 20: Federalist Society: Reed O’Connor on Careers in Public Service
February 21: How Crowdsourcing Accurately and Robustly Predicts Supreme Court Decisions
February 21: Nonhuman Rights: Philosophy and Legal Personhood for Nonhuman Animals
February 21: China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Challenges and Solutions In Context of International Economic Law
February 22: Center for Law and Biosciences Lunch Talk with Professor Rabia Belt
February 22: Federalist Society: Erika Bachiochi on Casey and Reliance Interests
February 22: Center for Law and Biosciences Event with Arati Prabhakar, American engineer and the former head of DARPA
February 23: Notice and Comment Workshop
February 27: Decarceral Justice: Transgender Women in Prisons and Jails
March 1: Gay Rights, Religion, and Free Speech: Why Masterpiece Cakeshop is a Distraction – A Constitutional Conversation with Andrew Koppelman
April 5: CodeX FutureLaw 2018
June 11: 15th Annual Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference
June 24-26: Directors' College

Access full event calendar here.

125th Anniversary Upcoming Events


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