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Stanford Law School professor Juliet M. Brodie named faculty director of the Haas Center

Juliet Brodie, professor of law and director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic, will become faculty director of the Haas Center for Public Service in fall 2021.

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Stanford Law team proposes new routes to public safety in racially diverse communities

Report on non-police approaches to mental health and homeless crises, school discipline, and traffic violations demonstrates public safety benefits, especially for vulnerable communities.

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John Donohue: One tragic week with two mass shootings and the uniquely American gun problem

In a Q&A, Stanford Law School gun law expert John J. Donohue III discusses mass shootings in the U.S., the challenges facing police when confronting powerful automatic weapons and the prospect of gun control laws.

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Stanford Law’s Shirin Sinnar on fear in the Asian community, the rise of hate crimes and the Georgia killings

In a Q&A, Shirin Sinnar, an expert in national security law, civil rights and liberties, and civil procedure, discusses the rise of hate crimes in the U.S., the effect politicians’ speech has on the population, and how law and governmental programs can help to mitigate such crimes.

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Stanford’s Bill Gould on Amazon workers’ vote on unionize and Biden’s support of unions

Labor law expert Professor William B. Gould IV, former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, discusses unions in the U.S. and President Biden’s strong statement of support.

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What dress codes reveal about politics, social change

According to Stanford legal scholar Richard Thompson Ford, dress codes are a Rosetta Stone to decode social norms and resistance of a time and place.

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For democracy to work, racial inequalities must be addressed

The Stanford Center for Racial Justice is taking a hard look at the policies perpetuating systemic racism in America today and asking how we can imagine a more equitable society.

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Voting machines, liability lawsuits and Trump associates

In a Q&A, Stanford Law Professor Robert Rabin discusses the charges and liability cases.

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David Sklansky on the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump

In a Q&A, Stanford Law Professor David Sklansky discusses Trump’s second impeachment.

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Leading legal academic Deborah L. Rhode dies at 68

Stanford Law Professor Deborah Rhode was a legal ethics pioneer, prolific scholar, and friend and mentor to countless.

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