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Oct 20 2020 | Stanford Report
This year, as voters across the United States begin to cast ballots, the very real prospect of a contested election hangs over the presidential race. Unlike his modern predecessors, who have agreed to accept the election results, President Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that he may not do so....
Oct 20 2020 | Time Magazine
Among Americans desperate for release from the era of Trump, one particular thought has often proved a consolation. Historians in the future, they prophesy, will look back and judge President Trump an abysmal president. It is a secular hope hallowed by the faint outlines of religious belief: the...
Oct 16 2020 | The Washington Post
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a self-avowed originalist and textualist. Like most conservative jurists, she praises these modes of constitutional interpretation as effective constraints on judicial discretion. Adherents of these methods hold that they will interpret the Constitution as its original...
Oct 13 2020 | PBS - KQED
Allyson Hobbs is featured  in a PBS Special "Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America".  The discussion  focuses on how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that...
Oct 12 2020 | Stanford Report
Doctoral students who either recently completed or are nearing completion of their dissertations now face an increasingly uncertain academic landscape in the wake of COVID-19. To help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the academic job market for these scholars, Stanford’s School of Humanities...

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