Stanford’s Rick Banks on Race and the Rittenhouse Case


Brown v. Board at 70

Analysis & Insights

The narrowness of the ruling in the 1954 Supreme Court decision contributes to its having had painfully little effect on the field of education, says Stanford Law’s Ralph Richard Banks. “Brown at 70 is not aging well.”

Analysis & Insights

pictured are workers planting ponderosa pine seedlings in the Dixie National Forest.

Earth & Climate

How wildfires change soil chemistry


Severe wildfires can drive chemical changes in soil that affect ecosystem recovery and risks to human health. A new study finds broader surveillance and modeling of these changes could inform strategies for protecting lives, property, and natural resources, and managing wildlife.