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Ukraine Crisis

Professor Allen Weiner explains the legal implications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how the U.S. and E.U. can counter Putin.

Firing the CEO

Professor Robert Daines discusses his new study that finds that younger, smaller companies on the cutting edge of technology do better when their top executives don’t have the threat of easy dismissal hanging over them.

Care at VA Hospitals

Research co-authored by Professor David Studdert finds that veterans rushed by ambulance to VA hospitals have significantly higher survival rates than veterans transported to non-VA hospitals, challenging a perception that the VA provides a lower quality of care.

Affirmative Action?

In this Washington Post opinion essay, Professor Julian Nyarko discusses the latest challenge to affirmative action—now headed to the Supreme Court—and a potential twist to the case.

DNA and Privacy

In this Washington Post essay, Dr. Jennifer King weighs in on privacy issues and the recent revelation that rape survivors’ DNA profiles had been routinely submitted to San Francisco's crime lab.
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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.

February 25: Publius Symposium: Democracy and Distrust at 40: The Past and Future of Dean Ely's Pathbreaking Work
February 25: Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History
February 25: Rethinking Systems Design for Racial Justice & Equity
March 1: Commissions of Inquiry and the Remaking of British Colonial Slavery,
1822–1831 with Lisa Ford and Naomi Parkinson

March 3: Searching Computers at the Border
March 4: Conference on Racial Equity in Corporate Governance

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