A new report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in California warns of possible water contamination and seismic activity near drilling sites, unless the oil-extraction method is tightly regulated.
4/10/2013 4:45 PM EDT
Andrew Guzman, an authority on international law and economics, predicts a grim future unless citizens demand action to reduce carbon emissions.
2/8/2013 6:00 AM EST
On the eve of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Berkeley Law launches a new research center to study the economic and legal impact of restrictive reproductive laws on women, families, and communities.
1/17/2013 11:30 AM EST
A new national survey finds that a very large majority of Americans support a Do Not Mail initiative, similar to the popular Do Not Call registry.
12/3/2012 3:50 PM EST
A new criminal justice initiative today released a study showing that 200 or more wrongful convictions have been thrown out since 1989 in California, costing those convicted more than 1,300 years of freedom and taxpayers $129 million.
10/24/2012 5:00 AM EDT
Berkeley Law launches the first moot court for attorneys who want to test their skills on cases pending before the California Supreme Court. The program will be run by the law school's new California Constitution Center, which will study state...
8/30/2012 2:00 PM EDT
A new report offers a "how-to" guide for California to meet its ambitious local renewable energy goals of 12K megawatts by 2020. It looks at obstacles, from grid planning to building permits, and recommends ways to overcome them.
6/7/2012 9:00 AM EDT
A first-ever in-depth analysis of the costs of a biometric employment I.D. card that has an embedded fingerprint or hand vein scan. The card would replace various forms of ID, such as a driver’s license, social security card and passport during...
2/9/2012 9:00 AM EST
3/25/2013 2:00 PM EDT
UC Berkeley School of Law scholars are available for insight and analysis on Judge Sotomayor's confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court. The nomination has stirred debate about judicial activism, among other issues, due partly to comments...
7/10/2009 12:15 PM EDT