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Government hacking raises new security concerns

A cryptography expert at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society examines U.S. government hacking and the security concerns it entails.

How to get good data about human trafficking

Stanford’s researchers have created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.

People plan because it makes them feel free

People’s ability to make rational plans is essential to their sense of personal freedom and autonomy, according to new research from philosophy Professor Michael Bratman.

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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.

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Judge Kavanaugh, dissenter in chief

Judge Kavanaugh begs to differ. Or at least so it seems from the many cases in which he has dissented on the D.C. Circuit.

Coastal resilience linked to national security

Storm season is upon us, the federal flood insurance plan is broken and sea level rise continues unabated. Stanford climate and policy experts Alice Hill and Katharine Mach look at issues related to rising seas with an eye toward increasing resilience and security.