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Law - Psychology - 14.01.2021
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by 'prototypical' women
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by ’prototypical’ women
Women who are young, "conventionally attractive" and appear and act feminine are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment, a new University of Washington-led study finds. That leaves people who don't fit the prototype potentially facing greater hurdles when trying to convince a workplace or court that they have been harassed.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 14.12.2020
Can we "repair" criminal justice?
Passing a law, committing a crime, inflicting a sanction. These are the main the stages of criminal justice at the heart of modern legal systems.

Law - 04.12.2020
A Trump self-pardon creates legal uncertainty, political chaos
A Trump self-pardon creates legal uncertainty, political chaos
FACULTY Q&A Before President Trump leaves office next month, political and legal analysts believe he will grant many pardons not only to his allies and family members, but also to himself.

Law - Social Sciences - 01.12.2020
Berkeley Law creates protocol to use social media as evidence for war crimes
By Andrew Cohen  At the Nuremberg trials, harrowing video footage of Nazi concentration camps comprised the first use of film as evidence in international criminal prosecutions.

Law - Health - 25.11.2020
UCL leads global project mapping legal responses to Covid-19
UCL is leading a vast international collaboration bringing together legal scholars across the world to understand and compare national legal responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Law - 16.11.2020
Opinion: It’s time to end the tyranny of coupledom
The couple norm has proved tenacious in the face of enormous social changes. But increasingly, people are challenging it, argues Professor Sasha Roseneil (Dean of UCL Social & Historical Sciences).

Law - Campus - 13.11.2020
Is Trump right about Georgia vote?
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced on Wednesday that his state will conduct a manual hand recount of all ballots cast in the presidential race in the state.

Law - Politics - 06.11.2020
Florida 2000 all over again? Possible, but not likely, Chemerinsky says
During a controversial press conference at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, President Donald Trump charged - without evidence - that fraud was robbing him of the election and handing victory to Democrat Joe Biden.

Environment - Law - 05.11.2020
UC Berkeley experts discuss legal implications of election
By Andrew Cohen  Eyeing an uncertain landscape with the presidential election result still in doubt, six Berkeley Law professors and Dean Erwin Chemerinsky provided a roadmap Wednesday for what may come next in several legal areas.

Law - Religions - 03.11.2020
Why some rights are violated more often-even in a democracy
Enshrining a right in the constitution is no guarantee that a nation will enforce it-but some rights are harder to violate than others, according to Prof. Adam Chilton of the University of Chicago Law School.

Law - 20.10.2020
Stanford joins lawsuit challenging new H-1B visa rules
Yesterday, Stanford joined with universities, businesses and research organizations in a lawsuit challenging U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rules that would make drastic changes to the H-1B visa program.

Law - Politics - 20.10.2020
State officials confident in election security despite voter concerns
State officials confident in election security despite voter concerns
FACULTY Q&A Election Day is two weeks away and confidence in election security is still wavering among voters.

Life Sciences - Law - 06.10.2020
Prof. Martha C. Nussbaum to address animal rights in Humanities Day keynote
Prof. Martha C. Nussbaum has built her storied career on championing underdogs. Now, the influential philosopher and humanist is turning her attention toward the entire animal kingdom.

Law - Campus - 06.10.2020

Environment - Law - 25.09.2020
Yes, we’re worried
Climate activists were sentenced yesterday in the second instance. Sonia Seneviratne explains why climate researchers got involved in this trial and expressed their views in a public statement.

Health - Law - 24.09.2020
Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides as US deals with 'de facto availability' of firearms
Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides as US deals with ’de facto availability’ of firearms
Age limits for legal purchase of handguns doesn't appear to keep young people from getting firearms.

Social Sciences - Law - 23.09.2020
In Breonna Taylor decision, Berkeley scholars see grave racial injustice
Since the death of Breonna Taylor this past March, protesters throughout the country have called for the police officers involved in her shooting to be arrested and charged.

Law - 22.09.2020
Opinion: Ginsburg’s death highlights unhealthy centrality of US Supreme Court
With so much power at stake, it's no surprise the US Supreme court has become increasingly politicised, argues Professor Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws).

Law - Economics / Business - 18.09.2020

Law - Health - 03.09.2020

Health - Law - 21.08.2020
How a Law School clinic fought for affordable energy amid COVID-19
When the coronavirus pandemic began this past spring, University of Chicago Law School scholars and students had already spent months battling Detroit's electricity provider over a proposed rate increase.
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