Steve Shiffrin, the Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law, Emeritus, a renowned legal scholar widely recognized for his contributions to the field of constitutional law, particularly the First Amendment, died May 29 in Ithaca.
Generative artificial intelligence threatens to undermine trust in democracies when misused, but may also be harnessed for public good, Sarah Kreps told the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on May 19.
Faculty, students and alumni affiliated with Cornell Law School's Capital Punishment Clinic are leading a legal fight to prevent South Carolina from executing condemned prisoners by methods they argue are cruel and unusual.
The significance, history and challenges of free expression and academic freedom will be explored as a featured theme throughout the 2023-24 academic year, President Martha E. Pollack will announce April 17.
Maureen Waller, a professor in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy and the Department of Sociology, will study racial and economic disparities in driver’s license suspensions through her selection as Access to Justice Scholar. Waller will examine people’s lived experiences with having a suspended license as well as recent and potential reforms in New York to end “debt-based” suspensions.
Cornell Law School Professor Charles Whitehead discussed the shifting regulatory environment around crypto and what’s next for the technology in a recent webcast, “Crypto Regulation: Can Securities Laws Keep Pace with Innovation?”