Law & Policy

Making the case for nuclear energy

Jeremy Carl and David Fedor, research scholars at the Hoover Institution, discuss the state of nuclear energy in the U.S. They analyze nuclear’s benefits as well as the economic and policy challenges it faces.

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Exploring cybersecurity, Capitol Hill-style

The Congressional Cyber Boot Camp taking place at Stanford this week offers panel discussions, role-playing exercises, informational sessions, and networking opportunities for congressional staffers.

Americans weigh in on nuclear war

Stanford scholar Scott Sagan found that a majority of Americans prioritize protecting U.S. troops and achieving American war aims, even when doing so would result in the use of nuclear weapons and the deaths of millions of civilians in another country.

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Grand juries, subpoenas and gathering evidence

Stanford Law School Professor David Alan Sklansky breaks down the grand jury process and explains what Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team are doing.

ACA not hindering U.S. labor market

A team of Stanford economists finds that the Affordable Care Act has not had the negative effect on jobs the law’s critics claimed it would.

The future of water in the West

Leon Szeptycki, executive director of Stanford’s Water in the West program, discusses the challenges and responses to managing water in a changing climate.