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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

Looking for a new page-turner this summer?

by Stanford Law School on June 21, 2018 4:30 pm
A world threatened by mysterious floating obelisks, a man bent on defending existentialism, stressed-out zebras?! You might be surprised by what some of our Stanford Law School professors are reading this summer. Law faculty have compiled a wide variety of page-turners from various genres to explore over the summer. Here are just a few of their… Read more Looking for a new page-turner this summer?
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Tech titans talk social media and democracy at Stanford

by Melissa De Witte on May 5, 2018 1:13 pm
Sit down and try to write a fake news statute. Law Professor NATHANIEL PERSILY posed this challenge before a packed audience at Stanford Thursday, May 3, for a panel discussion hosted by the National Constitution Center. Persily was joined by tech industry leaders from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to discuss “Free Speech Online: Social Media… Read more Tech titans talk social media and democracy at Stanford
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Homeschooling, the law and state oversight

by William S. Koski Michael S. Wald Q&A with Sharon Driscoll on January 22, 2018 10:43 am
This week, law enforcement officials in Riverside County discovered 13 siblings, malnourished and allegedly held captive, living in squalid circumstances in their parents’ home. The father had registered his home as a school and the children were reportedly homeschooled. The case raises questions about state oversight of children in alternative schooling and how cases of… Read more Homeschooling, the law and state oversight
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Grant furthers development of Afghan Legal Education Project

by Stanford Law School Communications on December 18, 2017 4:21 pm
Stanford Law School’s Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) was recently awarded a $3 million U.S. State Department grant through the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL/State) to support Stanford and the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in further developing the integrated bachelor of arts and bachelor of laws (BA-LLB) degree program at AUAF’s campus in Kabul, Afghanistan.… Read more Grant furthers development of Afghan Legal Education Project
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Stanford Legal to launch on SiriusXM

by Stanford Law School Communications on December 7, 2017 4:47 pm
Stanford Law School is launching Stanford Legal, a new biweekly radio show that will get to the core of some of the legal issues making headlines today. Stanford Legal, part of SiriusXM’s programming arrangement with Stanford, will premiere on SiriusXM Insight Channel 121 starting Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. ET. Co-hosted by Stanford Law… Read more Stanford Legal to launch on SiriusXM
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Stanford law clinic launches website for nonprofit pro bono support

by Law School Communications on August 22, 2017 1:47 pm
Stanford Law’s Organizations and Transactions Clinic has launched a website offering free access to hundreds of sample legal documents for attorneys who represent nonprofit organizations. Model legal documents for nonprofits are often hard to find. Several organizations make available corporate governance models, though it’s difficult to find examples of other documents, especially materials relating to… Read more Stanford law clinic launches website for nonprofit pro bono support