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Ballot Signature Verification

Stanford Law & Policy practicum students studied how California election officials use voters’ signatures to verify vote-by-mail ballots. Their efforts helped the California Secretary of State rewrite the state’s election regulations—just in time for the 2020 Presidential Election.

Dean Speaks to Future JDs

Dean Jenny Martinez was a guest on the Law School Admissions Council’s podcast “Live with Kellye & Ken” to discuss the role of law and legal education during this current and complex time—including a Q&A with current college students interested in law school.

Bright Award for Environment

Maria Azhunova, winner of the 2020 Bright Award, supports the intergenerational transfer of traditional knowledge and biocultural approaches to nature conservation through her work at the Baikal Buryat Center for Indigenous Culture.

Hate Crimes

Students in Stanford Law’s policy practicum Assessing Alternative Approaches to Hate Crimes are addressing important questions, such as whether hate crime laws are serving their objectives and what new laws might serve as models.

Constitution Day

The Honorable M. Margaret McKeown joined the SLS community for its Constitution Day event featuring remarks by McKeown and a Q&A with Professor Michael McConnell, the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and director of the Con Law Center.
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Notice Regarding Events

SLS has cancelled or postponed on-campus events for the fall. Registered attendees for canceled events have/will receive emails with details. Please check the SLS Calendar for the current list of scheduled events.

Here we highlight online events:
October 13: The History and Future of Affirmative Action
October 20: Legal Tech, Procedure, and the Future of Adversarialism

Access full event calendar here.

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