Law

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Research security symposium focuses on protecting America’s intellectual capital

Security experts, higher education leaders convene in late Jan. to address the rise of foreign threats.

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Professor launches Center for Athletes’ Rights and Equity

New research center is the brainchild of Eddie Comeaux, a higher education professor and former Division I athlete.

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Another opportunity for DACA students

A federal ruling restores the program for undocumented students. Jennifer Nájera, associate professor and chair of Ethnic Studies, tells us why this matters.

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An incomplete victory

The 100th anniversary of women's right to vote is coming up — but not all women benefited.

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Legacy of Berkeley Law’s first Black female graduate lives on

Alumna Annie Coker is a little known, but important figure in history — the first Black woman in California to become a lawyer.

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UC president honors student leadership on DACA, representation in science

UCLA’s Dellara Gorjian and UC Merced’s Radio Bio were honored for outstanding public service at the July 30 UC Regents meeting.

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Five years ago, love won. Here's how research helps make progress possible

In 2015, the Supreme Court upheld a right to marriage for gay couples in Obergefell v. Hodges. One of the key elements to winning this battle was research — particularly one UC researcher's groundbreaking study in the 1940s that showed being gay was not a mental illness.

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Relief and joy abound: DACA recipients react to the Supreme Court victory

For thousands of UC DACA students, yesterday was the news they have been daring to hope for: that they can continue their educations, remain in their communities and keep contributing in their fields, from health care to education.

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Court decision on LGBTQ protections an overdue landmark, UC Berkeley scholars say

Several leading LGBTQ scholars offer their thoughts on what Monday's Supreme Court decision expanding workplace protections means.

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Faculty share insights on responses to the killing of George Floyd

Darnell Hunt, Robin D.G. Kelley and Kimberlé Crenshaw, among others, contextualize recent events.

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