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Law - 21.05.2019
Chemerinsky sees dark days ahead for abortion rights proponents
Representative Judy Chu of California and Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal speak to demonstrators outside of the Supreme Court on May 21, 2019.

Law - Social Sciences - 01.05.2019
Doctor? Lawyer? Open source investigator? New field plucks Berkeley grads
A "super-experimental" lab launched at the University of California, Berkeley in 2016 to teach students to mine social media for potential human rights violations and war crimes today is producing a n

Law - 26.04.2019
Campanile peregrine falcon chicks make their big screen debut
For the third time, Annie and Grinnell - the peregrine falcon pair who made the Campanile their home in 2017 - have become proud parents of new chicks.

Law - 19.04.2019
Twenty years after Columbine shooting, still ’no quick road to prevention’
Semi-automatic weapons like this one were the weapons of the Columbine High School shooters. (Photo by Garen Wintemute) Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado, a seminal event in American school history.

Law - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.04.2019
New space race: Essays from Jackson School symposium explore changing law, policy
New space race: Essays from Jackson School symposium explore changing law, policy
A new space race is underway, characterized by a growing number of government and private players and three intersecting trends: democratization, commercialization and militarization.

Health - Law - 12.04.2019
Researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis
Researcher aims to study societal impacts of cannabis
Ziva Cooper will direct interdisciplinary teams of scholars with specialties in medicine, public health, policy, science and law David Olmos In the 15 months since the recreational sale of marijuana

Law - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.04.2019
University of Birmingham AI expert contributes to EU Commission on AI ethics guidelines
The University of Birmingham's Professor Karen Yeung is a member and co-rapporteur of the EU Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, which has just released its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI in Europe.

Law - 02.04.2019
Could the gun lobby's power be slipping?
Could the gun lobby’s power be slipping?
On March 14, the Connecticut Supreme Court threw a wrench into gun law as the United States has come to know it.

Social Sciences - Law - 25.03.2019
South African families set to benefit from clearer understanding of property law
Families living in South Africa's former black townships are set to benefit from clearer understanding and fresh consideration of the laws on property and inheritance surrounding apartheid-era ‘family houses', thanks to new research from the University of Birmingham. Dr Maxim Bolt worked with South African-based NGO ProBono.Org to develop a toolkit to help guide discussions to develop policy changes to reduce the risk of people living in such properties - particularly women and children - becoming disadvantaged.

Law - Religions - 21.03.2019
"I would never otherwise have asked how important religion is in law."
Anyone entering the office of law scholar Nils Jansen can see at a glance: hard work is done here. The director of the Department of Legal History at the University of Münster has books, journals, and a notebook spread around his desk in a semicircle and stacked up in piles.

Innovation - Law - 11.03.2019
UC Berkeley joins new Public Interest Technology University Network
UC Berkeley joins new Public Interest Technology University Network
From the news on our social media feeds to the GPS systems that get us where we need to go, our lives are increasingly being influenced by data and algorithms - and, as the proliferation of "fake news" can attest, turning our decision-making over to algorithms can be a risky business.

Law - Business / Economics - 07.03.2019

Philosophy - Law - 01.03.2019

Law - 14.02.2019
Buxbaum still going strong after seeing Berkeley through years of turmoil
Buxbaum still going strong after seeing Berkeley through years of turmoil
"I don't mind a little turmoil, I have to tell you. I didn't then, and I don't now." That, in two short sentences, tells you pretty much everything you need to know about Richard Buxbaum, lawyer and activist.

Law - 11.02.2019

Law - 06.02.2019
New university ombudsperson talks about her role in resolving conflicts
New university ombudsperson talks about her role in resolving conflicts
As Stanford ombudsperson, Brenda Berlin is an independent, neutral and confidential resource for students, post-docs, faculty and staff who are navigating conflicts or other issues.

History / Archeology - Law - 05.02.2019
The 1969 strike at UC Berkeley was just the beginning of Oliver Jones's battles
The 1969 strike at UC Berkeley was just the beginning of Oliver Jones’s battles
There's a black-and-white photograph, 50 years old now, that Oliver Jones keeps close at hand.

Law - 15.01.2019
What is the role of free speech in a Democratic society?
Free speech has been an experiment from the start-or at least that's what Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes suggested nearly a century ago in his dissent in  Abrams v. United States , one of the fi

Law - 06.01.2019
Identifies clinical risks and biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with heart condition
Workers involved in fragmented production chains are increasingly exposed to exploitation, modern slavery and human rights violations.

Law - 21.12.2018

Law - 20.12.2018
Stanford University statement on litigation regarding single-entity county housing ordinance
Facing an expiring legal deadline, Stanford University reluctantly filed lawsuits in state and federal court today challenging the constitutionality of a county housing ordinance - applying only to S

Law - 14.12.2018

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