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Disinformation Threat

Professor Nate Persily and Stanford scholars from across the social sciences are studying the threats disinformation poses to democracy and also other areas of public and private life, such as health and education. This Stanford News report highlights some of those findings and recommendations.

Historic SCOTUS Appointment

Stanford Law School faculty members discuss Judge Jackson’s historic appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Russian War Crimes

Professor Allen Weiner discusses the investigation of war crimes charges against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine in this Washington Examiner article.

Biden AI Advisory Committee

Professor Daniel Ho has been appointed by Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo to serve as a member of the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee, which advises the U.S. President and the National AI Initiative Office.

A Pattern of Violence

A look at Professor David Alan Sklansky’s latest scholarship and new book A Pattern of Violence: How the Law Classifies Crimes and What It Means for Justice
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SLS Spring Reunion - Join us for your Spring Reunion 2022
Classes of 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016 will celebrate May 13–15.

Classes of 1965, 1966, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, and the Golden Gavel Society will celebrate May 20–22.

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Santa Clara County District Attorney Candidate Debate

Santa Clara County District Attorney Candidate Debate

Join us for an engaged debate with the three candidates running to be the Santa Clara District Attorney: challenger Daniel Chung; challenger Sajid Khan; and incumbent Jeff Rosen. The primary election will take place on June 7, 2022, so this will be a good opportunity to hear from all candidates about the issues facing Santa Clara County.

May 2, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SLS Room 290
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Notice Regarding Events

SLS has limited on-campus events. Registered attendees for in-person and virtual events have/will receive emails with details. Please check the SLS Calendar for the current list of scheduled events.

April 28: Global Discourse on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights: Trends, Opportunities and Imperatives
April 29: Legal Histories of Disease
April 30: Shaking the Foundations
May 2: Too Good to be True: The Virtues and Vices of Common Good Constitutionalism
May 2: Santa Clara County District Attorney Candidate Debate
May 2-4: Stanford Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) Symposium
May 3: CLB Workshop: Penalizing Prevention
May 5: Book Talk with Brent Salter, “Negotiating Copyright in the American Theatre: 1856-1951”
May 10: CLB Workshop: Closed-Loop DBS as a Self-Executing Ulysses Contract

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