Survivor Advocacy Project Takes Innovative Paths to Combat Sexual Harassment and Violence (10/24/2023) The diligent, far-reaching work of Berkeley Law’s student-led group reflects the broadening scope of advocacy on behalf of survivors. Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice Reboots to Address a Fast-Changing Landscape (09/05/2023) With the U.S. now a patchwork of state systems with immense variety and harsh consequences for those in restrictive states, the center ramps back up to develop strategic initiatives. Several New Courses Help Students Confront Hot-Button Issues Across the Legal Terrain (08/11/2023) From intellectual property adapting to AI creations to emerging concerns in corporate law and reproductive justice efforts, Berkeley Law brings students to the forefront of timely topics. Yun-Hsien Diana Lin, Main Drafter of Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Wins Haas International Award (01/03/2023) The Berkeley Law alum calls the honor “major recognition that what I’ve been doing exemplifies the values of UC Berkeley.” Rare Feat: Berkeley Law Students Present Their Research at Major International Forum (12/19/2022) Selected to discuss their work at the recent event in Miami, where the vast majority of presenters were faculty scholars, “is a big deal,” says Professor Katerina Linos. Dean Chemerinsky’s New Book Sees Flaws, Dangers in Originalist Constitutional Interpretation (09/06/2022) Released today, Worse Than Nothing provides a deep legal and historical analysis and argues that the increasingly popular method for understanding the Constitution is unworkable. After Sweeping Supreme Court Ruling, Student-Led Reproductive Justice Project Stays in the Fight (09/02/2022) “We can get loud, do the work, and continue to show up, even when it’s hard,” Jade Williams ’24 says. Professor Emerita Kristin Luker Details How Roe v. Wade ‘Changed Everything’ in American Culture (06/30/2022) Luker, who co-founded Berkeley Law’s Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, has interviewed hundreds of women about their experiences before and after the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling. Professor Khiara M. Bridges: Court Abortion Ruling Is an Assault on Women — and Democracy (06/24/2022) The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision allowing many states to end or sharply curtail abortion rights will have profoundly harmful effects on those who are forced to continue unwanted pregnancies and on democracy itself, says Berkeley Law scholar. Abortion, Climate, Guns, and Religion: Supreme Court Poised for a Sharp Right Turn (05/26/2022) Four Berkeley Law professors, including Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, discuss the court’s anticipated conservative decisions on some of America’s most divisive issues. Berkeley Law’s Best: Pro Bono and Public Interest Award Winners Honor the School’s Mission (05/24/2022) This year’s award recipients stand out among extraordinary individual and collective commitment across the legal landscape to improve people’s lives. Attack on LGBTQ+ Rights: The Politics and Psychology of a Backlash (05/03/2022) Berkeley Law professors Russell Robinson and Sonia Katyal weigh in on the rise of measures across the U.S. aimed at limiting these groups’ rights. The Power of Pro Bono: A Berkeley Law Photo Essay (04/18/2022) Students logged more than 28,000 collective pro bono hours last year, and about 95% of 1Ls have done pro bono work this year. Student Group Ramps up Push to Protect Women’s Rights (01/10/2020) Led by three dedicated 2Ls, the Reproductive Justice Project expands its substantive and geographic reach.