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Handguns and Suicide

New research led by Professor David Studdert and published in the New England Journal of Medicine this month concludes that access to handguns greatly increases the likelihood that a person will die of suicide.

Policing and Racial Justice

Stanford Criminal Defense Clinic Director Ron Tyler and Supervising Attorney Suzanne Luban discuss the case against the police officers charged in the death of George Floyd and measures to reform policing to mitigate racial bias.

COVID-19 Pro Bono

Legal questions raised by the COVID-19 pandemic inspired SLS students to launch COVID Pro Bono, an email listserv for students to find volunteer opportunities with legal groups across the country.

Protesters as Terrorists?

Professor Shirin Sinnar discusses the proposal that some groups protesting police use of force be designated as a terrorist organization.

Pandemic Biosciences Journal

The Journal of Law and the Biosciences, jointly owned by Stanford, Duke, and Harvard, has published a special issue with 25 essays and articles on governance in a time of pandemic, all of which are available at the Journal’s website free of charge. 
Click here for the latest updates from Stanford University on COVID-19

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