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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.

Faculty profiles: From circular construction to academic law ambition

Meet Felix Heisel, Madeline Kneeland, Michelle Moyal and Brian Richardson, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.


Law student plays key role in blogger’s defamation defense

In a case won by Cornell Law School's First Amendment Clinic, law student Rob Ward addressed a novel question in New York state court concerning recent changes to state statutes intended to protect free speech in public matters.

“Once in a generation moment” discussed in ILR webinar

The course of labor could change dramatically during the Biden administration. On Monday, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and ILR School Dean Alex Colvin discussed what’s at play.

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Bartels lecturer speaks out on rising threats to democracy

"Home may have become a dangerous place for democracy to flourish now," said Nobel prize–winning economist Amartya Sen, this year’s Bartels World Affairs Fellow. His May 5 lecture was hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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