Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary With $10 Million Gift from Helen Diller Foundation (02/09/2021) The gift will enable Berkeley Law’s renamed Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies to expand the many ways it engages students, faculty, and the broader community. Symposium Experts Call for Furthering Genuine Police Reform and Targeting Labor Agreements (02/05/2021) The meeting drew from the legal, academic, and policy realms to discuss how to make police more accountable. As a New Administration Dawns, Berkeley Law Professors Propose How to Tame Privacy Inequalities (01/25/2021) Professors Catherine Crump and Rebecca Wexler translate some of their scholarly work on electronic evidence and surveillance technology into policy guides. Rolling Back and Pushing Forward: Berkeley Law Experts Weigh in on Environmental Policy Under Biden (12/18/2020) Forecasting what to expect on climate and environmental policy during the first 100 days of the Biden administration and beyond. As Lies Go Viral, What Can Be Done to Stem the Tide of Social Media-Based Misinformation? (12/09/2020) Professor Pamela Samuelson outlines how lawmakers and platforms can tackle the growing problem, and what a new Congress and administration might do. Berkeley Law Center Creates First Global Protocol on Using Social Media as Evidence for War Crimes (12/01/2020) A three-year effort by the Human Rights Center and the U.N. Human Rights Office advances the use of digital information to pursue justice against atrocities. At a Critical Juncture, New Berkeley Law Center Emphasizes Workers’ Rights (11/24/2020) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to crush workers, especially the lowest earners, the Center for Law and Work puts them in the spotlight. Roaring Into Action: Berkeley Law Center Launches New GrizzlyCorps Climate and Resiliency Program (10/09/2020) The joint UC Berkeley/Americorps initiative sends recent graduates to work in farm and forest communities across California to build resilience and mitigate climate change. Henderson Center Racial Justice Summer Fellows Combat Inequities (07/01/2020) Oscar Sarabia Roman ’21, Emma Nicholls ’21, and Gaby Bermudez ’22 honor the work of iconic Judge Thelton Henderson ’62 by advocating for marginalized people of color. Virtual Vigor: Keeping Berkeley Law’s Intellectual Life Vibrant from a Distance (06/18/2020) While students, faculty, and staff are scattered around the world, Berkeley Law has brought them together through a variety of online events—many focused on the pandemic and the implications of the death of George Floyd. Feeding Frenzy: Berkeley Law Programs Help Launch New Foodtech Startups (06/12/2020) The Berkeley Center for Law and Business cooks up a satisfying niche for foodtech entrepreneurs through two of its innovative programs. Berkeley Law Drives Consumer Justice Push to Law Schools Nationwide (02/25/2020) Through a new partnership, the Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice is taking student-led interest groups to law schools around the country. At Berkeley Law, Educating the Venture Capital World (01/16/2020) As the heart of the VC industry has moved north and east, the school has become a leader in teaching the intricacies of venture capital law to students, investors, and entrepreneurs. Climate Control (05/23/2019) The nation’s top-ranked environmental law program ramps up an already robust set of climate initiatives.