Law & Policy

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Examining systemic racism, advancing racial equity

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the Black experience in America and examine continuing systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S. – issues many Stanford scholars are tackling in their research and scholarship.

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Stanford Law faculty on Justice Breyer’s retirement

On Jan. 27, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, BA ’59, announced his plan to retire when the Court begins its summer recess this year. Here, Stanford Law faculty members discuss his legacy.

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California burning

Stanford Law School researchers’ study of drought, wildfires and smoke brings together experts from across campus and offers a path forward.

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Helping low-income renters avoid eviction

In anticipation of a looming housing and evictions crisis following COVID-19-based eviction moratoria expiring, Stanford's legal community undertook several projects to help low-income residents in the local area and California.