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Extending the Child Tax Credit

Associate Professor Jacob Goldin discusses the Child Tax Credit, his research, and his part in a recent effort to recruit more than 460 American economists in urging that a large, but temporary, cash benefit for children as part of an earlier $1.9 trillion stimulus package be made permanent.

Moderna IP Dispute with NIH

Professor Mark Lemley weighs in on the Moderna dispute with the U.S. government over IP for its new vaccine—and why IP ownership is important, what the government’s next legal steps might be, and legal questions the situation raises.

Economics of Climate Change

In this opinion essay for The New York Times, Jeffery Ball, scholar-in-residence at Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and a lecturer at Stanford Law, discusses findings from a newly published study he conducted with Stanford students that looks at the energy needs of developing economies that, largely, don't align with goals of limiting global warming.

California's Big Gun Violence Step

In this opinion essay for The Sacramento Bee, Professor David Studdert discusses California's new state law that will allow scientists to generate the evidence that legislators and community leaders need to design violence prevention programs that work.

DOJ Appointment

Beth Van Schaack, the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at Stanford Law School and faculty affiliate at Stanford’s Center for Human Rights & International Justice, was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice at the U.S. Department of State.
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Despite the pandemic, the filing of patent infringement actions are on the rise. This Conference, sponsored by The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology (LST), will explore recent trends related to that increase in patent litigation and examine how litigants have adapted and should adapt to these recent trends. 

Thursday, December 2, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
A networking reception to follow

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Notice Regarding Events

SLS has limited on-campus events. Registered attendees for in-person and virtual events have/will receive emails with details. Please check the SLS Calendar for the current list of scheduled events.

November 30: Stanford Computational Policy Lab Debtors’ Prisons Project
December 2: Practicalities of Modern Patent Litigation Conference
December 9-10: 22nd Annual Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute
December 10: Federal Ground: Governing Property and Violence in the First U.S. Territories
December 13-15: Computational Antitrust: Exploring Antitrust 3.0

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