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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 - Economics / Business - 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

Law - Event - 07.12.2018

Law - Social Sciences - 05.12.2018
70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights
10 December marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a United Nations General Assembly Resolution.

Law - 04.12.2018
A Dilley of a vacation: helping detained immigrants in Texas
A Dilley of a vacation: helping detained immigrants in Texas
For most of us, spending a week in Dilley, Texas, isn't at the top of the list when mapping out a week's vacation.

Law - Social Sciences - 18.11.2018
Press release Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Forced sterilisation was legal in many democratic countries until long after World War II
A VUB study reveals the dark side of the eugenic doctrine. A study from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Uiversity of Bournemouth reveal that forced sterilisation didn't stop after WWII.

Law - Economics / Business - 14.11.2018
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