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Scholars comment on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

The decision in Roe v. Wade came on Jan. 22, 1973. Stanford Law faculty provide commentary on the Supreme Court’s decision, and the one that overturned it in June 2022.

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Justice Breyer joins SLS Dean Jenny Martinez in MemAud

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer (BA ’59), who stepped down from the high court last year, joined his former clerk, SLS Dean Jenny Martinez, for a fireside chat and Q&A with the SLS community.

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Winter break reading recommendations from law faculty

Stanford Law School faculty offer suggestions for books from a wide array of genres and subjects to enjoy during the holiday break.

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Who gets to draw state districting maps?

Stanford’s Michael McConnell frames the issues in the SCOTUS gerrymandering case and shares insights on questions of Federalism.

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David Sklansky on Oath Keepers’ seditious conspiracy convictions

Stanford Law School’s David Sklansky discusses the verdict convicting members of the rightwing militia group the Oath Keepers of seditious conspiracy for the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

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Why can’t police reform succeed in Santa Monica?

The first in a Stanford Center for Racial Justice series highlighting community reform efforts, On the Ground captures the national mood following George Floyd’s murder and explores how mass protests led to calls for police reform.

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Stanford Law School launches Neukom Center for the Rule of Law

Supported by a significant gift from Sally and Bill Neukom, the new center at Stanford Law School will conduct academic research and teaching with a sharp focus on rule of law-related issues.

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A history of racial justice moments in August

Many significant moments in Black history and the struggle for racial justice across the eras have occurred in August. The Stanford Center for Racial Justice and Stanford Libraries share a snapshot.

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Stanford Law School’s John Donohue on Supreme Court’s guns decision

Stanford Law Professor John Donohue, an expert in gun law, discusses the Supreme Court decision to strike down New York’s law restricting the right of individuals to carry firearms outside of the home, expanding the scope of the individual constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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Stanford Law School’s Jane Schacter on SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade

Stanford Law Professor Jane Schacter, an expert on constitutional law and sexuality, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to an abortion.

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