justice

New way to find relatives from forensic DNA

Investigators may be able to use forensic DNA to track down family members in public genealogy databases, creating new ways to generate leads while also raising issues about genetic privacy.

Stanford Law —

Trump picked Kavanaugh. How will he change the Supreme Court?

President Trump did the least Trump-like thing. He chose a solid, broadly respected, experienced jurist to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court: Brent Kavanaugh, a 12-year veteran of the second most important court in the land.

Graduate School of Business —

How to flunk retirement and thrive

A former marketing executive loves his unlikely third act as a prison-education reformer.

New study analyzes recent gun violence research

Consensus is growing in recent research evaluating the impact of right-to-carry concealed handgun laws, showing that they increase violent crime, despite what older research says.

Stanford Law —

Mueller’s charges against Trump campaign officials

Law Professor David Alan Sklansky dissects the charges filed against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos, and explores the scope of Robert Mueller’s investigation.

Violent crime increases in right-to-carry states

Stanford Law School Professor John Donohue found that states that adopted right-to-carry concealed handgun laws have experienced a 13 to 15 percent increase in violent crime in the 10 years after enacting those laws.