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Handgun Ownership Dangers

Professor David Studdert is the lead author of a new study that finds that Californians who didn’t own handguns but lived with handgun owners were more than twice as likely to die by homicide compared with those living in gun-free homes.

Benefits of Interracial Marriage

In this New York Post opinion essay, Professor Ralph Richard Banks discusses the benefits of interracial marriage, citing Kamala Harris and Ketanji Brown Jackson, two prominent Black Americans who have white husbands. 

New Joint Cyber Policy Effort

The Stanford Cyber Policy Center, the nation’s leading academic center for research on policy governing digital technology, has become a joint initiative of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Law School. It is co-led by Professor Nathaniel Persily.

Center on the Legal Profession

CLP co-directors, Professors Nora Freeman Engstrom and David Freeman Engstrom, offer an update of the center's activities.

Impact and Intrigue

Alumna Molly Claflin, JD ’08, discusses her career investigating political and policy questions in Stanford Lawyer magazine.
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SLS Spring Reunion - Join us for your Spring Reunion 2022
Classes of 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016 will celebrate May 13–15.

Classes of 1965, 1966, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, and the Golden Gavel Society will celebrate May 20–22.

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The Stanford Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability in Honor of Maria Azhunova (2020) and India Logan-Riley (2021)

The Stanford Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability in Honor of
Maria Azhunova (2020) and India Logan-Riley (2021)

The panel discussion will focus on the challenges and opportunities around implementing Indigenous conservation approaches around the world, outlining a path forward that incorporates Indigenous rights and knowledge. With climate changes already causing devastating impacts, and with over 80% of the world’s biodiversity occurring on Indigenous lands, respecting and reviving Indigenous conservation practices will be critical for protecting future ecosystem health and mitigating climate impacts.   

2020 Bright Award Winner - Maria Azhunova
Director of the Land of Snow Leopard Network and Program Director of the Baikal Buryat Center for Indigenous Cultures

2021 Bright Award Winner - India Logan-Riley
Co-Founder of Te Ara Whatu

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Complex

5:00 pm - Reception
5:30 pm - Award Presentation and Remarks
6:00 pm - Panel Discussion on Indigenous Conservation

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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.

April 14: Stanford Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability
April 15: Stanford Technology Law Review and Stanford Law & Policy Review 2022 Symposium
April 19: CLB Workshop: Excited Delirium and Police Use of Force
April 19: The Non-First Amendment Law of Freedom of Speech
April 26: CLB Workshop: Penalizing Prevention
April 29: Legal Histories of Disease
April 30: Shaking the Foundations
May 2-4: Stanford Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) Symposium
May 5: Book Talk with Brent Salter, “Negotiating Copyright in the American Theatre: 1856-1951”

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