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Faculty on Point | Professor John J Donohue on Guns and Crime

One of the leading empirical researchers in the legal academy, Professor John Donohue has looked closely at right to carry gun laws in the united states. Here, he discusses guns in America, the implications of right to carry gun laws, the Supreme Court’s Heller decision, and the possibility of the […]

Faculty On Point | Professor Buzz Thompson on the Need for Policy Changes to Foster New Water Tech and Combat Drought

Professor Buzz Thompson discusses California’s historic drought and the urgent need for policy changes that encourage real conservation, better management of the state’s water system, and incentives to foster new water technology research. Here he sites research done at Stanford as an example, where new technology has been developed to […]

Faculty on Point | Professor Jayashri Srikantiah on Access to Justice for Detained Immigrants

Professor Jayashri Srikantiah discusses the impact legal representation has on deportation cases and the damage prolonged detainment can have on families of illegal immigrants. Learn more about Jayashri and her scholarship.

Faculty on Point: Prof. Rob MacCoun on Marijuana Legalization & Challenges of Edibles & Potency

Professor Robert J. MacCoun is a social psychologist and public policy analyst whose expertise in drug legalization is widely sought. Here he discusses key health concerns with increasingly-potent THC levels and brightly-colored edibles in Colorado and offers his recommendations for a successful ballot initiative in California. He is a professor […]

Faculty on Point: Professor Jeffrey Fisher on Digital Privacy and the Riley Decision

Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher, lead counsel in the digital privacy case Riley v. California, discusses preparing the case and implications of this landmark U.S. Supreme Court Fourth Amendment decision going forward.

George Triantis at the White House Cybersecurity Conference at Stanford

Stanford Law Professor George Triantis spoke at the cybersecurity summit at Stanford on Feb. 13. Triantis chairs the steering committee and is the faculty director for the Stanford Cyber Initiative, a university-wide initiative to understand cyberspace, cybersecurity and the dilemmas that societies face around the world as they address these […]

Jennifer Granick at White House Summit on Cybersecurity at Stanford

CIS Director of Civil Liberties Jennifer Granick led a closed session at the White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford on February 13. Here, she discusses cybersecurity with KQED.

Faculty on Point: Professor Barbara van Schewick on Network Neutrality

Professor Barbara van Schewick explains why meaningful network neutrality rules are critical to the future of the U.S. economy.

Professor Mark Lemley Discusses the Current State of Intellectual Property

Stanford law Professor Mark Lemley explains why the Supreme Court’s recent Alice decision (Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International) is a sea change for patent claims. Lemley is an expert on patent, trade-secret, antitrust, and constitutional law matters and one of the true thought leaders in the field of intellectual […]

Zero to One: Alum Peter Thiel’s New Book on the Secret of Successful Start-Ups

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, who founded PayPal and was the first major investor in Facebook, shared business tips from his new book, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, with students and alumni at Stanford on Sept. 29, 2014. He also recalled his days at […]