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Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

Professor Nathaniel Persily explores the Internet's impact on U.S. democracy in this paper published in the April edition of the Journal of Democracy.

Study on Changes in Handgun Acquisition after Mass Shootings

In a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, lead author Professor David Studdert found "strong evidence linking gun ownership to risks of gunshot injuries, so any sudden boost in firearm ownership could have public health implications."

SCOTUS Ruling on Tribal Law

Professor Gregory Ablavsky discusses Lewis v. Clarke, a case concerning whether tribal sovereign immunity extends to a tribal employee sued in the wake of an off-reservation car accident.

Biosimilars at the Supreme Court

Katie Mladinich, JD ’18, offers a preview of Amgen v. Sandoz and Sandoz v. Amgen—the first SCOTUS cases involving the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA). Passed as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the BPCIA was intended to create an FDA approval pathway for generic versions of complex biologic drugs, biosimilars.
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Upcoming Events @ SLS

May 6: Athletes, Sports Law, and Policy: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
May 8: A Conversation with the Author: “The Unregulated Certification Mark(et)” by Jeanne Fromer
May 8: Restructuring Sovereign Debt in the 21st Century
May 9: CIS Lunchtime Career Talks: From Six-Minute Intervals to Being the Startup Client
May 9: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
May 10: Living History: the Human Cost and Legal Legacy of Japanese Internment
May 11: China Guiding Cases Project Writing Contest Info Session​
May 11: Lawyers as Leaders: A Conversation between Ben Heineman and Bruce Sewell
May 11: Project ReMADE: Final Business Plan Presentations and Graduation
May 12: Reconciliation and Resistance: Literatures and Cultures of Human Rights
May 12: Making a FOIA Request
May 12-13: A Big Fix: Should We Amend Our Constitution?
May 15: Policy Lab Writing Workshop: Making Policy into Story
May 17: What Is Implicit Bias and How Can It Impact My Legal Career?

Access full event calendar here.

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