Law & Policy

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The future of legal education in Afghanistan

In a Q&A, Erik Jensen, faculty director of Stanford Law School’s Rule of Law Program, discusses the Afghanistan Legal Education Project, the state of legal education in Afghanistan today, and the speedy withdrawal of troops from the still struggling country.

A new wildfire strategy for California

California may be headed for another record-breaking wildfire season. Stanford researchers discuss the shift in federal, state and local approaches necessary to turn the tide of destruction.

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Responding to China’s state capitalism

Research by Stanford Law School’s Curtis Milhaupt sheds light on the complex challenges China’s distinct form of capitalism presents for the U.S.

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Proof of vaccination and the ongoing fight against COVID-19

A U.S. District Court judge for Northern Indiana ruled on Monday, July 19, that Indiana University could require that its students be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before coming to campus. Stanford health law experts Michelle Mello and David Studdert discuss the decision and how the law is developing.

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Stanford’s William Gould on SCOTUS student-athletes decision

On Monday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the NCAA cannot bar relatively modest payments for expenses to student-athletes. Stanford law Professor William Gould IV discusses the significance of this decision.

Finding fortitude from the diaries of a man who escaped slavery

As Juneteenth approaches, Stanford law Professor William Gould IV shares how the journals of his great-grandfather, who escaped slavery and fought against the Confederacy in the American Civil War, inspired him throughout his career and personal life.