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Professor George Triantis Appointed Dean of Stanford Law School

George Triantis, the Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business, a leading scholar in contracts and business law, 
and a senior associate vice provost for research at Stanford, will assume his new position on June 17.

Conviction of School Shooter’s Parents

Robert Weisberg discusses the conviction of James Crumbley, the father of convicted school shooter Ethan Crumbley, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter by an Oakland County jury. This marks the first time that the first parents of a school shooter faced charges for their child’s crime.

Who’s At Fault When AI Fails in Health Care?

Hospitals are increasingly adopting AI tools for patient care. Here, we look at the work of Professor Michelle Mello—and why hospitals need to be thinking about liability when using AI.

Are Harsher Sentences the Answer to Crime?

This ABC7 Originals documentary "Struck by Justice: The Impact of Polly Klaas" looks at the work of Stanford Law School's Three Strikes Project and its founding director Michael Romano.

Federal Talent Crisis

In this Washington Post opinion essay, Professors Anne Joseph O'Connell and Daniel Ho weigh in on the federal government's looming workforce crisis—and its need for specialized education in areas such as cybersecurity and AI.

Latest Episode of Stanford Legal Podcast

Stanford Law School welcomes back the classes of 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019 and 2023. We will also induct the class of 1969 into the Golden Gavel Society.

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Excessive Punishment: How the Justice System Creates Mass Incarceration

The United States has by far the world’s largest population of incarcerated people. Our criminal legal system doles out punishment—particularly to people from marginalized groups—on an unfathomable scale. At the same time, it fails to secure public safety, instead perpetuating inequalities and recidivism. Why does the United States see punishment as the main response to social harm, and what are the alternatives? Join four contributors—academics and activists—from the new book of collected essays, Excessive Punishment: How the Justice System Creates Mass Incarceration, for a moderated discussion.

April 2, 2024
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm PDT 
SLS: Room 280A

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Upcoming Events

March 28: Silicon Valley IP Forum
April 2: Excessive Punishment: How the Justice System Creates Mass Incarceration
April 7: LLM x Law Hackathon @Stanford #3
April 23: Publius Symposium with Jacob Mchangama - Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media
April 27: Shaking the Foundations Conference
May 17-18: Presidents Beware: Investigations, Impeachment, Disqualification, and Prosecution
May 20: 2nd Annual Stanford Responsible Quantum Technology Conference

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