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Current Events

  • Factually Innocent

    Factually Innocent

    SCM Staff, 13 Mar 2016

    The School of Law’s Northern California Innocence Project has helped exonerate 18 people wrongly convicted. The latest had been saying he was innocent for 15 years.

    Spring 2016

  • Lawyering for the Homeless

    Lawyering for the Homeless

    SCM Staff, 13 Mar 2016

    Alexander Law Prize honoree Maria Foscarinis was moved to action by hearing of her family’s treatment during the German occupation of Greece.

    Spring 2016

  • Light in Nepal

    Light in Nepal

    Ed Cohen, 13 Mar 2016

    Social entrepreneurs empowering women and illuminating a future. With a boost from Silicon Valley mentors.

    Spring 2016

  • Drowning in Money?

    Drowning in Money?

    Ed Cohen, 19 Feb 2016

    Economists still aren’t sure if the Fed did more good than harm when it flooded markets with cash in the wake of the Great Recession.

  • 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.