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Racial Bias at IRS

In this New York Times article, the IRS says it will take action after Professor Daniel Ho's co-led research team found that Black taxpayers are 3 to 5 times more likely to be audited.

Read SIEPR’s article IRS confirms Stanford study of racial bias in audits.

Danger of Violating Debt Limit

In this New York Times opinion essay, Professor Michael McConnell argues that Congress and the president must negotiate a compromise resolution, or the nation faces the prospect of default.

Who Counts as an Inventor?

New research, undertaken by an interdisciplinary team of Stanford Law and Medicine students, looks at the overlap between biomedical research paper authors and those authors who are named inventors on subsequent patents. Among the findings is a gender discrepancy.

Imaginary SCOTUS Case?

In this Atlantic opinion essay, Assistant Professor of Law Evelyn Douek discusses the Supreme Court case about a stalking conviction that has morphed into something very different—with potentially dangerous results.

CodeX FutureLaw

CodeX – The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics announced the recipients of its third annual CodeX Prize during April's CodeX FutureLaw 2023 Conference

Celebration of the 2022 Stanford Bright Award Honoree, Anderson Jean

Bright Award winner Anderson Jean will be honored with an award presentation followed by a panel discussion that will be moderated by Greg Dalton, host of The Commonwealth Club's Climate One podcast. In addition to Anderson Jean, the panel includes Rodolfo Dirzo, Conservation Ecologist, Professor in Stanford's Biology and Earth Systems Departments, and Associate Dean of Stanford's Doerr School for Sustainability, and Ursula Parrilla, Regional Director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

The panel will focus on the challenges of conservation in poverty-stricken portions of the world, in the Caribbean, and beyond.    

Read more about Anderson Jean here

Thursday, June 1, 2023
5:00 pm - Reception
5:30 pm - Award Presentation and Remarks
6:00 pm - Panel Discussion - Conservation in the Face of Poverty

Register Now

Upcoming Events

May 18: Law’s violence and collective pain: What if we took community healing seriously?
May 18: Asian Americans in the Federal Judiciary Panel
May 18: The Dana Foundation Career Network in Neuroscience & Society
May 19: Affirmative Action & Algorithmic Fairness
May 19-20: Text and (What Kind of) History?: CLC Spring Conference
May 20: LLM x Law Hackathon
May 22: Stanford Responsible Quantum Technology Conference
May 23: Law and Biosciences Workshop: Reconsidering the Meaning of Inventorship

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