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Jan 11 2021
The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society mourns the passing of Stanford Law Professor Deborah Rhode. Professor Rhode, who died on Jan. 8, was a legal titan, an inspirational mentor, and a moral force at Stanford and beyond. Rhode joined the Stanford Law School faculty in 1979 as its third...
Dec 11 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Every year, prospective college students share on YouTube the exact moment they receive an acceptance letter from their dream school. Moments of joy, shock, and exhilaration immediately follow. But for first-generation and low-income students, being admitted into a prestigious university is only...
Nov 24 2020
The Center’s Faculty Director Rob Reich and Research Director Anne Newman, in collaboration with colleagues at Harvard and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, were awarded a Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge grant to further support the critical new field of...
Nov 5 2020 | Diana Aguilera
From murals to monuments and statues to flags, Confederate commemorations of all types are being removed across the United States. As controversial symbols of America’s past are toppled, the Center’s new postdoctoral fellow Chong-Ming Lim offers a surprising defense of vandalizing memorials in...
Oct 22 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Classes, internships, extracurricular activities. It’s no surprise that a typical Stanford student’s schedule begins in the early morning and ends late at night. Simply put, finding time and energy is always a challenge — especially now considering the added stress of a global pandemic. With the US...

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