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  • Contrary to Popular Belief

    Contrary to Popular Belief

    Ed Cohen, 13 Feb 2016

    Falling in line with the Supreme Court’s majority had never been Antonin Scalia’s style. Here's what motivated his dissents.

  • Invaders from Earth

    Invaders from Earth

    Ed Cohen, 18 Dec 2015

    Ethicists are split on when, how, and why humans should go to Mars.

  • The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!

    The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!

    Steven Boyd Saum, 25 Nov 2015

    Thanksgiving memories of turkey, football, and revolutions that changed the world.

  • Change the Game

    Change the Game

    John S. Farnsworth, 16 Nov 2015

    Pope Francis speaks about our common home. Here is what a theologian, an engineer, and an environmentalist hear.

    Fall 2015

  • Boob spelled backwards

    Boob spelled backwards

    Jim Harrington, 2 Nov 2015

    After his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer, DJ Mike “No Name” Nelson ’96 decided to help raise awareness with a 3,000-mile trip and a hit charity single penned by his son.

  • If innocent please contact

    If innocent please contact

    Denny Walsh, 15 Oct 2015

    After 15 years in prison, Larry Pohlschneider walked out a free man thanks to the efforts of Maitreya Badami and the Northern California Innocence Project.

  • The post-pope priorities

    The post-pope priorities

    Deborah Lohse, 1 Oct 2015

    After Francis’s historic U.S. visit, what are the takeaways—and must-dos?

  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer

    #ILookLikeAnEngineer

    Irina Raicu, J.D. '09, 23 Sep 2015

    What does an engineer look like? Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines what the intricacies of a hashtag campaign mean for women.

  • A common home

    A common home

    David DeCosse, Edwin Maurer, and John Farnsworth, 22 Jul 2015

    “Laudato Si” gives a comprehensive critique of our climate crisis and a vision for the future.

  • From one court to another

    From one court to another

    Harold Gutmann, 27 Jun 2015

    Warriors General Counsel David Kelly, an advisory board member for SCU’s Institute of Sports Law and Ethics, reflects on Golden State’s run to the title.