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Social Sciences - Law - 05.09.2019

Law - Social Sciences - 03.09.2019
The military isn’t out to ’crush anybody who’s different’
"I grew up just super dirt poor … about as poor as you can be in this country,” says first-year Berkeley Law student, Blake Danser.

Social Sciences - Law - 22.08.2019
UW books in brief: Tribal sovereignty and the courts, mentoring through fan fiction, UW Press paperback editions
Recent notable books by University of Washington faculty members explore the legal history of Indigenous nations and the mentoring benefits of fan fiction.

Law - 13.08.2019
How weapons fuel America’s mass shootings
By Susan Gluss Mental illness. Video games. The Internet. These are excuses offered by the U.S. President and his supporters for a scourge of mass killings.

Law - Linguistics / Literature - 09.08.2019
Comical and sometimes scandalous guides to the law
At first glance, the cartoon in the French law book on Lyonette Louis-Jacques' desk in the D'Angelo Law Library seems almost funny, in a banana-peel-pratfall kind of way.

Social Sciences - Law - 01.08.2019
Why intercountry adoption needs a rethink
In a globalising world where new family structures are emerging and evolving, a University of Sydney scholar is calling for a reassessment of the regulations around intercountry adoption.

Law - Event - 22.07.2019
Global experts to discuss risks facing children on the move
Being held at the University of Sydney this week, the inaugural Children, Migration and the Right to Health Conference will examine key issues facing the world's child migrants.

Law - 19.07.2019
Former Watergate prosecutor: Impeachment not in Trump’s near future
Berkeley Law's Henry Hecht, a former Watergate prosecutor, doesn't see Donald Trump being impeached as things in Washington, D.C. stand now.

Law - 19.07.2019
Former Watergate prosecutor: Impeachment not in Trump’s future
Berkeley Law's Henry Hecht, a former Watergate prosecutor, doesn't see Donald Trump being impeached.

Social Sciences - Law - 19.07.2019
Raising ’reasonable suspicions’ about stop-and-frisk policies
By showing how the controversial crime-fighting strategy is unevenly employed in marginalized neighborhoods, graduate student Rachel Lautenschlager hopes to propel law enforcement reforms.

Law - 16.07.2019
Cycle of life comes with gold medals and world records for Berkeley Law dean
Molly Van Houweling en route to setting a UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) one-hour record in 2015 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Law - Innovation - 11.07.2019

Law - 01.07.2019
How unwanted sexual images are shattering lives
Imagine if you had a sexual image of yourself shared online without your consent. Sadly, this happens all too often and can be absolutely devastating for the victim.

Social Sciences - Law - 26.06.2019
Mexico sees significant rise in energy-related social conflicts, Baker Institute experts say
Mexico sees significant rise in energy-related social conflicts, Baker Institute experts say
The number of energy-related social conflicts in Mexico has risen significantly over the last several years, according to experts in the Mexico Center and Center for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy and at the university's Puentes Consortium.

Law - Social Sciences - 25.06.2019
Researching abortion laws in Chilean archives
Doctoral student Maria del Rosario Concha Mendez is spending the summer researching materials in the National Library in Santiago for her dissertation.

Law - Social Sciences - 21.06.2019
Berkeley helps to push back against excessive California court fees and fines
Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014 included anger over the way fees and fines funded local government.

Law - Social Sciences - 05.06.2019
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role
This week, Dr Weatherburn announced his resignation as Executive Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), a position he has held since 1988.

Law - Administration - 30.05.2019

Law - 28.05.2019
Why an Indigenous voice would not be a ’third chamber’ of parliament
Other bodies that inform parliament, like the Productivity Commission, aren't considered 'third chambers' as they have no power to initiate, pass or reject bills, writes Professor Anne Twomey in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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 - 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.