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Stanford Law School’s William Gould on SCOTUS student athlete’s decision

On Monday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the NCAA cannot bar relatively modest payments for expenses to student-athletes. Stanford law Professor William Gould IV discusses the significance of this decision.

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Stanford Law School’s David Studdert and Michelle Mello on the Affordable Care Act

Health law experts David Studdert and Michelle Mello discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling, the role of the Affordable Care Act during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the ACA might be strengthened during the Biden administration.

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Stanford Law School graduates honored for giving back

Immediately following Stanford University’s commencement for post-graduate students, Stanford Law School graduates joined the law school’s virtual diploma ceremony that included pre-recorded and live videos featuring student and faculty speakers as well as the dean’s traditional “charge to the graduating class.”

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Stanford Law School’s Small Business and Entrepreneurship Law Project

New pro bono effort led by Stanford Law students helps small business founders navigate a complex and costly legal system.

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How diverse inhabitants’ competing demands built federal law in the early West

A new book by Stanford Law School legal historian Gregory Ablavsky shows how imposing federal jurisdiction on a contested continent to create the United States was riven by contradictions that have plagued us since.

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Stanford’s Mark Lemley on Epic Games case against Apple

Late in 2020, Epic Games sued Apple in federal court, charging that Apple is using the power of its App Store to stifle competition. After months of buildup in the media, the trial began last week. Stanford Law Professor Mark Lemley, a technology law expert, discusses the case and its wider implications.

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Stanford’s Lisa Ouellette on waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

The U.S. government is facing pressure to support a proposal before the World Trade Organization (WTO) to suspend patents related to COVID-19 vaccines. Stanford Law Professor Lisa Larrimore Ouellette explains this patent waiver proposal and how it relates to efforts to expand global vaccination.

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Stanford’s Hank Greely on CRISPR people and designer babies

Stanford law Professor Hank Greely explains the science behind gene editing while telling the story of Chinese scientist Dr. He Jiankui's experiment, and considers the future of human germline genome editing.

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Derek Chauvin verdict important, but much remains to be done

Stanford scholars Hakeem Jefferson, Robert Weisberg and Matthew Clair weigh in on the Derek Chauvin verdict, emphasizing that while the outcome is important, much work remains to be done to bring about long-lasting justice.

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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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