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Commercial Pot in California

Students in a Stanford Law & Policy Lab researched challenges in implementing Prop. 64, including regulating a massive new marijuana industry. In this Q&A, the lab’s co-directors, Professors Rob MacCoun (Law) and Keith Humphreys (Psychiatry), discuss the lab's newly-released white paper on their findings.

Prosecutors and Accountability

In this video, Professor David Alan Sklansky discusses his recent research into best practices for prosecutors and ways that the public might evaluate how prosecutors are serving the public.

Inventing American Exceptionalism

Professor Amalia Kessler discusses her most recent book, Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877, which systematically challenges the “deep-rooted assumption that our system is necessarily adversarial.”

Triantis Elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor George Triantis has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies. Along with ten other Stanford professors, he will be inducted into the 237th class of members at a ceremony on October 7 in Cambridge, Mass.
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Upcoming Events @ SLS

April 20: Constitutional Structures, Political Culture, and Civic Virtue
April 21: SIEPR Policy Forum on Crime, Policing, and Incarceration
April 22: A Company of Authors: Hank Greely, Barbara Babcock, and Other Stanford Faculty Discuss Their Recently Published Books
April 24: OutLaw Presents: Litigating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans+ Civil Rights After Obergefell
April 24: Breaking the Cycle: Effective Responses to Child-on-Child Sexual Harm
April 27: American Constitution Society: How to Run for Office
May 1: Partisan Gerrymandering at the Supreme Court
May 1: Congressional Checks on Presidential Power
May 1 & 2: The Way Forward: Title IX Advocacy in the Trump Era
May 2: The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration: Implications for Energy and Climate — A Bipartisan Discussion
May 3: Family Impacts of Sentencing and Incarceration
May 3: CIS Lunchtime Career Talks – The Winding Road to Tech Policy
May 4: Lawyers as Leaders: Russ Feingold on the Lawyer’s Role in an Era of Threat to Our Most Basic Democratic Institutions

Access full event calendar here.

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