Law & Policy

Stanford Law School —

Q&A: Proposed rollback of key climate change regulations

Law Professor Deborah Sivas explains how a rollback of several key environmental regulations, including fuel efficiency/vehicle pollution standards and energy-efficient light bulbs, might impact climate change.

Water in the West —

Making California’s water supply resilient

In the face of climate impacts, aging infrastructure, growing populations and depleted groundwater, a diverse water portfolio may quench the thirst of California’s future water needs.

Stanford Law —

Mass shootings and gun regulation in the U.S.

Stanford gun law expert John J. Donohue III discusses recent mass shootings, gun violence, and the state of gun regulation in the United States today.  

Graduate School of Business —

It takes more than mass protests to drive change

Those large-scale protests on everything from climate change to wealth inequality make for engaging news segments. But do they result in real change? It turns out social advocacy organizations have greater impact on federal legislation when their experts get to testify.

Stanford Law School —

Unlocking the bar

Stanford Law study recommends improving access to the legal profession for qualified people with criminal records in California.

Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions —

Sharing data key in fight against illegal fishing

Illegal fishing robs nations of approximately $23 billion annually while also undermining legal fisheries management and industry practices.