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Unequal Before the Law

How did we end up with our current system of public defenders?

This spring, graphic images of a white police officer digging his knee into George Floyd’s neck served as a catalyst to renew the mass social movement…

"In his victory speech last month, President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans 'to see each other again, listen to each other again.' The moment felt like an opportunity to connect and heal. Political scientist Ian Bremmer tweeted: 'Now is the time…

The Philadelphia Inquirer quotes Asad Asad on laws regarding immigrants’ legalization and naturalization in the United States.

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Stanford professor’s study finds gentrification disproportionately affects minorities

Disadvantaged residents from predominately Black neighborhoods have fewer options in face of gentrification.

A new study by a Stanford sociologist has…

"Stanford graduate students Abdallah AbuHashem and Ziyi Wang and senior Nicolas Fishman have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, which provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England and may allow funding…