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Research Debunks Benefits of Concealed Weapons Laws

In this op-ed, Professor Donohue argues that laws allowing concealed weapons do not lead to increased safety, as gun proponents claim, saying the "best evidence from the FBI shows how unlikely such a beneficial use is."

Improving Criminal Investigations of Officer-Involved Shootings

A new study by the Stanford Criminal Justice Center highlights problems with the ways in which many law enforcement agencies handle officer-involved shootings and recommends both short-term and long-term solutions.

Q&A on Climate Change Priorities for Next President

Stanford scholars, led by SLS distinguished lecturer and former Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes, have collaborated to gather policy and governance ideas for how the next president can address climate change.

SLS Fall Public Service Awards

The John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law at Stanford Law School honored Thomas E. Perez, the 26th U.S. Secretary of Labor, and Salena Copeland, JD ’07, executive director of the Legal Aid Association of California.
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Upcoming Events @ SLS

October 15: Shaking the Foundations – Progressive Lawyering Conference
October 17: Supreme Court Roundup: The Year Past and the Year Ahead
October 17: Beyond Borders: Central American and Mexican migration to the United States
October 18: The European General Data Protection Regulation: What It Means for Free Speech on the Internet
October 20: The Rock Center and SVDX present The Future of the FCPA: Danger Ahead for Issuers
October 20-23: Alumni Weekend
October 24: Income Tax and Inequality: What’s the Connection?
October 25: Pecuniary Justice: Criminal Justice Debt and the New Frontiers of Punishment
October 26: Center for Law and the Biosciences Event with Attorneys from Verily Life Sciences
October 26: SLATA Speaker Series: Bitcoin for Lawyers

Access full event calendar here.

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