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Law - Social Sciences - 02.07.2020
Race, voting & elections
With the COVID-19 pandemic and racial unrest surging across America, five Berkeley Law professors on Monday described how race could profoundly impact the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

Law - Economics / Business - 29.06.2020
Companies use work, school links to gain legal advantage in patent infringement cases
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Corporations seek and secure favorable legal decisions by retaining attorneys who have worked for or studied with federal judges, a new study reveals.

Law - Career - 25.06.2020
Stanford law students help win landmark Supreme Court case
Stanford law students help win landmark Supreme Court case
The Supreme Court's ruling last week that federal law protects gay and transgender workers from discrimination was facilitated, in part, by law students working in the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.

Law - Social Sciences - 14.06.2020
Police use-of-force policies fall short of human rights standards, report finds
Police use-of-force policies in the nation's 20 largest cities fail to meet international human rights standards, according to a new report from the University of Chicago Law School.

Law - 11.06.2020
Measures to address ’unregulated’ legal services will enhance consumer protection
All providers of legal services in the UK, whether legally qualified or not, should be registered and regulated according to a major review of legal services, conducted by Stephen Mayson, Honorary Professor of Law at UCL.

Environment - Law - 11.06.2020

Administration - Law - 03.06.2020
TUM shapes digital administration for the new decade
TUM Center for Digital Public Services The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has established a unique research center for the digitalization of public administration.

Philosophy - Law - 02.06.2020
Stanford Ethics and Compliance Helpline is ready - and eager - to help
Stanford Ethics and Compliance Helpline is ready - and eager - to help
Tony Duong, program manager of Stanford's Ethics and Compliance Program, is ready to answer questions and address concerns of the Stanford community to the Ethics and Compliance Helpline, including issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Law - History / Archeology - 29.05.2020

Health - Law - 21.05.2020
Healthcare rationing could see ’unlawful deaths’ from COVID-19, researchers claim
Current medical guidelines risk unlawful deaths of patients - with doctors, hospitals, and even the government potentially liable - if a second peak forces hard choices due to shortages of ventilators and other critical care resources.      Hospitals and doctors may end up acting unlawfully - and worse, patients may end up dying unlawfully Jeff Skopek While the initial coronavirus peak is starting to pass - in Europe, at least - without the ventilator shortages many feared, the spectre of a second wave or future outbreak means questions of medical rationing still hold sway.

Law - Social Sciences - 20.05.2020
Eviction case filed for 1 in 6 rental units in Michigan
Michigan's eviction filing rate was 17% in 2018-or the equivalent of one eviction case for every six occupied rental housing units in the state, according to new research from the University of Michigan and Legal Services of South Central Michigan.

Social Sciences - Law - 18.05.2020
A call for an end to solitary confinement
A call for an end to solitary confinement
New research from The University of Queensland has called for an end to solitary confinement in Queensland prisons because of the impact on the mental and physical health of prisoners. The multidisciplinary report was co-authored by Law School researcher Professor Tamara Walsh , Director and Principal Solicitor of Prisoners' Legal Service (PLS) Helen Blaber and a team of UQ students and PLS volunteers.

History / Archeology - Law - 07.05.2020
Two Stanford seniors named Yenching Scholars
Two Stanford seniors named Yenching Scholars
Melodie Grace Liu and Berber Jin are among the 119 young scholars who will pursue graduate degrees in China this fall.

Health - Law - 05.05.2020
UCL law clinic steps up to offer support during crisis
UCL's Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) is continuing to offer free legal advice on social welfare issues to ensure that vulnerable adults have a lifeline of support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Law - 20.04.2020
Corona and Law and Development
Researchers of the Law and Development Research Group (UAntwerp) write about the global corona pandemic.

Administration - Law - 30.03.2020
Privatisation of the regulatory function, or the dark side of the digital revolution
In recent decades, overwhelmed by the fast-paced and unpredictable changes in technology, the challenges of digital transformation, and the overall shift towards a globalised economy, disoriented national legislators have left much scope for self-regulation, especially in the field of digital law.

Law - 16.03.2020
Botanischer Garten vorerst geschlossen
In a recent publication, Nora Markard , Professor of International Public Law and International Human Rights Protection at the University of Münster, looked at the issues of sea rescues, places of safety and the behaviour of the European Union (EU).

Law - Social Sciences - 06.03.2020

History / Archeology - Law - 03.03.2020

Social Sciences - Law - 14.02.2020
Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China
Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD. Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD titled Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China.

Politics - Law - 13.02.2020
Trump, Barr raise ’enormous red flags’ over Justice Department neutrality
U.S. President Donald Trump (left) congratulates Attorney General William Barr in February 2019 after Barr was sworn in as the 85th U.S. Attorney General at a White House ceremony.

Law - Social Sciences - 13.02.2020

Law - 11.02.2020
Opinion: We are far from out of the Brexit woods
Despite the passage of the Brexit withdrawal Agreement, the EU may struggle to force the UK to comply with Northern Ireland protocol commitments, argues Professor Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws).

Law - 06.02.2020
University and College Union (UCU) to carry out industrial action in February and March
Strike action is planned for 14 days over a four-week period in February and March 2020, while Action Short of a Strike (ASoS) is ongoing.

Computer Science - Law - 05.02.2020
A fresh new name for UC Berkeley’s data science division
The new division will merge the boundaries of existing departments.

Law - 30.01.2020
Impeachment defenses risk our constitutional order, says Berkeley Law dean
President Donald Trump and some of his supporters are challenging the traditional system of checks and balances that have preserved constitutional order in the United States, says Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law.

Law - 30.01.2020

Politics - Law - 30.01.2020
Opinion: Myanmar ruling sets important precedent for genocide prevention
The ruling by the International Court of Justice that the Rohingya minority in Myanmar remains at serious risk of genocide sets an important precedent and could help prevent genocide in the future, argues Dr Julie Norman (UCL Political Science).