Law & Policy

Stanford expert examines roots of America’s divide

Stanford law expert Mugambi Jouet analyzes what has led to the current political divide in America and what separates the United States from other Western countries in a newly published book.

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President Trump’s environmental plan

Law Professor Deborah Sivas answers questions about the president’s environmental vision and explains the Clean Power Plan and its significance.

Where states rank on water rights transfers

Stanford’s Water in the West program ranks states in the Colorado River Basin on their use of and support for a legal tool enabling water rights holders to voluntarily transfer their water to benefit the environment.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks at Stanford

Sonia Sotomayor, who became a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 2009, spoke about the importance of broad education and charity at Stanford Memorial Auditorium.

Stanford scholars analyze Trump’s travel ban

President Trump signed a revised executive order Monday limiting immigration from six Muslim-majority countries. Stanford scholars examine the executive order and whether it can withstand judicial scrutiny.