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Remembering Deborah Rhode

Deborah L. Rhode, the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law and director of the Center on the Legal Profession, died on Friday, January 8. She was 68 years old.

Attack on Capitol

Professors David Sklansky, Shirin Sinnar, and Greg Ablavsky discuss the historic storming of the Capitol building on January 6, offering insights into the legal implications and historic parallels.

Fighting COVID-19

In this Stanford Lawyer feature, we look at the pandemic through the lens of law and policy, hearing from Stanford Law health law experts Professors Michelle Mello and David Studdert, and Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams, JD '10, and others.

25th Amendment or Impeachment?

Professor Michael McConnell discusses the 25th Amendment and Impeachment as potential vehicles for removing the president from office.

SPAC Bubble

Professor Michael Klausner writes in this Wall Street Journal op-ed about a growing fad on Wall Street: special-purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, which he says are touted as a better way to take companies public—and "have raised more equity in 2020 than over the entire preceding decade." Read Klausner's forthcoming article "A Sober Look at SPACs"
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Notice Regarding Events

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

January 19: Rock Center Lunch Event: Whistleblowers, Ethics and Compliance
January 26: Tuesday Race Talk: Race, Wealth, and Justice
January 27: Constitutional Conversation with Professors Terry Moe and William Howell

Access full event calendar here.

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