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Product Liability Exposure
Professor Nora Freeman Engstrom and Diana Garnet Li, JD '21, discuss mounting product liability exposure facing Johnson & Johnson involving, among other things, its antipsychotic drug Risperdal, opioids, vaginal mesh, and talcum powder.
First Law School Convocation
On September 27th, Stanford Law School launched a new tradition with its first convocation to mark the beginning of the academic year and celebrate the Stanford Law community.
Assault Weapons Ban Saves Lives
Professor John Donohue and co-author Theodora Boulouta offer evidence to refute a Reason magazine article that attempted to challenge their new empirical evidence on the assault weapons ban reported in their report and recent New York Times op-ed.
Top Environmental Award
This year's recipient of the annual Bright Award—Stanford University's top environmental prize—was Aisha Khan, who has led and coordinated multiple efforts to restore and preserve the high mountain regions of Pakistan. She was honored at a campus event on October 3, 2019.
Global Policy, Corruption, and Law in India
Tom Westphal, JD/MA '20, discusses lessons from field study in India and the Global Poverty and the Law course.

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Upcoming Events @ SLS

October 22: Meet CodeX
October 23: Critiquing Progressive Prosecution
October 24: Executive Order 13771
October 28: The Constitution and Civic Community
October 29: RBG: A Clerk’s View
October 29: Anglicization of and through Law: British North America, Ireland, and India Compared, 1540-1800
October 29: A Conversation with Julian Guthrie and the Women of Alpha Girls
October 31: Responding to White Nationalist Violence: Do We Need New “Domestic Terrorism” Laws?
October 31: Can Re-regulating Legal Services Increase Access to Justice?

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