Law & Policy

News articles classified as Law & Policy

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Beyond the room where it happened

You may have given little thought to the role Native Americans played in the creation of the U.S. Constitution. But SLS scholars argue that Native people profoundly shaped the conversation.

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Climate-smart agriculture needs better data

A new report emphasizes the need for precise, practical protocols for measuring the climate benefits associated with agricultural practices.

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Roe v. Wade, 50 years later

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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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.