Law & Policy

News articles classified as Law & Policy

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A brief history: Racial justice across the eras in August

Many significant moments in Black history and the struggle for racial justice across the eras have occurred in August. The Stanford Center for Racial Justice and Stanford Libraries share a snapshot.

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‘The Fight to Save the Town’

Professor Michelle Wilde Anderson’s new book explores how local leaders are confronting government collapse in poor communities across the country.

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Packed and loaded: John Donohue on Supreme Court’s guns decision

Stanford Law Professor John Donohue, an expert in gun law, discusses the Supreme Court decision to strike down New York’s law restricting the right of individuals to carry firearms outside of the home, expanding the scope of the individual constitutional right to keep and bear arms.    

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A brief history of Juneteenth

Learn more about Juneteenth’s origins, including an extensive list of resources from Stanford Libraries.

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Law and race after George Floyd

At the two-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Rick Banks, director of the Center for Racial Justice, and David Sklansky, co-director of the Criminal Justice Center, look at how policing, racism, and the law have changed.