Law & Policy

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Supreme Court strikes down key deportation provision

In this Q&A, law Professor Jayashri Srikantiah discusses the court’s decision striking down part of the Immigration and Nationality Act that authorized the government to deport some immigrants convicted of “aggravated felonies.”

Examining the complexities of migration

Global migration is a complicated issue facing people all over the world. Stanford scholars are turning to critical, social scientific inquiry to better understand its complexities.

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Rolling back green energy standards?

Stanford Law Professor Deborah Sivas explains California’s waiver that allows it to set stricter fuel standards and the possibility of litigation to prevent the Trump administration’s new measures.  

Building the case for a California foreign policy

As California and other states and cities act on their own on the international stage, Stanford scholars explore how these sub-federal actors are shifting the laws that would otherwise limit their state authority in foreign affairs.

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Uber self-driving cars, liability and regulation

In the wake of the first fatality involving a self-driving car, law Professor Robert Rabin talks about the legal issues involved in autonomous vehicles.

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Tariffs, free trade and politics

In a Q&A, Stanford Law Professor Alan Sykes discusses plans to impose new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.