Law Briefs

Law Briefs

The Road to Police Reform
The Road to Police Reform
August 7, 2020

In this Q&A with Santa Clara Law Professor David Ball opportunities for police reform, defunding the police, and reforming the criminal justice system are discussed. Read more.

Eric Goldman Founds Two New Organizations Dedicated to Online Trust and Safety
Eric Goldman Founds Two New Organizations Dedicated to Online Trust and Safety
August 7, 2020

Santa Clara Law Professor and prolific law tech scholar Eric Goldman has co-founded the Trust & Safety Professional Association (TSPA) and Trust & Safety Foundation Project (TSF), both of which…

World Refugee Day Panel at Santa Clara Law
World Refugee Day Panel at Santa Clara Law
August 7, 2020

by Professor Evangeline Abriel There are approximately 79 million people displaced around the world, representing the highest level of displacement since World War II. Among these are some 26 million…

First-ever Online Swearing-In of Alumni Attorneys
First-ever Online Swearing-In of Alumni Attorneys
July 3, 2020

Pictured above: Josh Metayer JD ’19 is sworn in during the event (photo credit Pauline Metayer). By Devin Kinyon, associate clinical professor and director of the Office of Academic &…

Santa Clara Law Students Sweep 2020 Prosecutor Academy Honors
Santa Clara Law Students Sweep 2020 Prosecutor Academy Honors
July 3, 2020

In this program, attorneys at the Contra Costa County DA’s Office work with 1Ls who are interested in a career as a prosecutor, offering students rigorous training in trial skills…

Eric Goldman Widely Quoted on Trump’s Executive Order on Censorship
Eric Goldman Widely Quoted on Trump’s Executive Order on Censorship
July 3, 2020

In May, when President Trump signed an executive order, “Preventing Online Censorship,” many platforms and news outlets reached out to tech law expert and Santa Clara Law Professor Eric Goldman…