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Two IGs Fired

Professor David Sklansky discusses the recent firing of two IGs, one assigned to oversee the $2 trillion COVID-19 aid package, the other responsible for determining that the whistleblower complaint in the Ukraine scandal was “credible” and forwarded to Congress.

Open COVID Pledge

Professor Mark Lemley discusses the Open COVID Pledge, launched to urge universities and companies to free up intellectual property to spur development of treatments and cures for COVID-19.

Securing the 2020 Election

Professor Nate Persily, who served as the Senior Research Director of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, discusses how we can secure the elections during this health crisis.

Federalism Meets COVID-19

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed major weaknesses in the federalist system of public health governance, which divides powers among the federal, state, and local governments, argues Professor Michelle Mello in a new New England Journal of Medicine commentary.
Click here for the latest updates from Stanford University on COVID-19

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Notice Regarding Events

SLS has cancelled or postponed on-campus events for Spring and Summer. Registered attendees for canceled events have/will receive emails with details. Please check the SLS Calendar for the current list of scheduled events.

Here we highlight virtual events:
April 10: Public Defense and COVID-19
April 14: Testing For COVID-19: Past Mistakes, Future Issues
April 17: COVID-19 and Jails/Prisons
April 21: Election 2020: Protecting Voting Rights in the Midst of a Pandemic

Access full event calendar here.

Alumni Weekend 2020 is October 15-18!

If you are in a reunion year, keep an eye out for an email about your classbook!

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