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Gift endows, names Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The major gift from the Brooks family, whose Cornell roots span three generations, provides an early boost to help the university’s newest school achieve world-class excellence.

Margulies receives Levy faculty engagement award

Joseph Margulies, professor of the practice of law and government, has been awarded the 2021 George D. Levy Faculty Award for his work to break down barriers for previously incarcerated people in Tompkins County.

Johnson and Zhang named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars, Baobao Zhang will investigate challenges governments face when addressing public perceptions of inequalities brought about by new technologies and Elizabeth Johnson will look into connections between infant nutrition and gastrointestinal health.

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Data insight firm targets opinions of the hard-to-reach

Ben Leff ’16 and government professor Peter Enns are co-founders of Reality Check Insights, a company that delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors to media organizations, political groups and others.

Codes of conduct for supply chains challenged

“Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains,” a new book by Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla, examines the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility in improving labor standards in global supply chains.

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ILR professor named Access to Justice Scholar

National honor help Professor Shannon Gleeson as she continues her research on the impact of immigration status on worker precarity, especially in the era of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racial inequality.

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Law clinic's win unseals records of PA lawmaker’s prosecution

Representing a coalition of media outlets, the First Amendment Clinic and co-counsel won the release of documents related to the federal prosecution of a Pennsylvania state representative who won re-election in 2016 before resigning.

Study: Grocery taxes increase likelihood of food insecurity

A new study co-authored by Harry Kaiser, the Gellert Family Professor of Applied Economics and Management, finds that even a slight grocery tax-rate increase could lead to food insecurity for many U.S. households.

Law clinic helped pave way for Malawi’s death penalty ban

Through the Malawi Resentencing Project, the International Human Rights Clinic and Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide have helped dozens of death row prisoners win reduced sentences or release.