Law & Policy

President Biden’s busy first day

Stanford scholars reflect on the sweeping number of executive actions President Biden ordered on his first day in office, including pledges to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration, the climate crisis and racial injustice.

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Law and the history of American militias

In a Q&A, Stanford Law Professor Gregory Ablavsky discusses the history of militias in the U.S. and their legality.

Indigenous conservationist wins 2020 Bright Award

Maria Azhunova, winner of the 2020 Bright Award, supports the intergenerational transfer of traditional knowledge and biocultural approaches to nature conservation through her work at the Baikal Buryat Center for Indigenous Cultures.

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Calculating the health benefits of Medicaid expansion

A controversial arm of the Affordable Care Act reduced strokes, heart disease, and other ailments among older, low-income patients, a new study finds.