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Remembering Stanford Law Professor Joan Petersilia
Joan Petersilia, the Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Emerita, passed away on Monday, September 23. Here, she is remembered by faculty, students, alumni, and colleagues from Stanford and across the country for her groundbreaking work in criminology.
Evidence Law and the Impeachment Inquiry
Professor David Alan Sklansky offers lessons in the legal rules of evidence including the hearsay rule, the right to confrontation, and the attorney-client privilege—hoping to help inform the current political debate.
Constitution Day Lecture
Judge Britt C. Grant of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit delivered this year's Constitution Day lecture “The Paradox of Precedent,” sponsored by the Stanford Constitutional Law Center.
Opioid Crisis Class Actions
Professor Deborah Hensler discusses opioid crisis lawsuits and various possibilities for class action, settlement class action, and negotiation class action.
Facebook Regulation of Speech
Daphne Keller, director of intermediary liability at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society discusses Facebook's newly formed board that will make final decisions about user posts that Facebook has taken down.

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Upcoming Events @ SLS

October 3: Center for Law and the Biosciences Welcome Lunch
October 3: The New Ninth Circuit Judges
October 3: 2019 Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability
October 10: The Future of the Second Amendment
October 10: Supreme Court Roundup/Preview
October 14: The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution
October 16: A Practical View on the Debate Over Corporate Purpose
October 16: Adding a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census: Organizing and Litigation Efforts
October 16: A Conversation with Haben Girma
October 17: What's Going on in Carpenter v. Murphy?
October 17: “Anticipatory Prosecution” in the War on Terror: The Hamid Hayat Story

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