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Research


How to cross-examine a machine in court

As society becomes more automated, our trial system needs to identify new ways to cross-examine evidence generated by processes and machines, without requiring human witnesses to vouch for it.

– Vanderbilt University

Texas Law Review; SSRN


Social Media Has Remarkably Small Impact on Americans’ Beliefs

Social media had only a small influence on how much people believed falsehoods about candidates and issues in the last two presidential elections, a pair of new national studies found.

– Ohio State University

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Depoliticizing the Supreme Court may mean radically overhauling it

To minimize the influence of partisanship on the Supreme Court, Vanderbilt law professor Ganesh Sitaraman suggests tapping judges on the federal court of appeals for temporary service on the Supreme Court.

– Vanderbilt University

Yale Law Journal (forthcoming)


Features


University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky among parties to file lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky among parties to file lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

– University of Utah


In New Book, Wellesley College Professor Sheds Light on the Use of Political Violence by Black Abolitionists

In Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence, Kellie Carter Jackson, assistant professor of Africana studies at Wellesley College, provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence am...

– Wellesley College


URI Professor’s Book Reveals World of Migrant Dairy Workers Who Are ‘Milking in the Shadows’

University of Rhode Island Professor Julie Keller's book, “Milking in the Shadows,” published in January by Rutgers University Press and the first book in its Inequality at Work series, looks at the Mexican migrants’ journeys from villages in V...

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– University of Rhode Island

Milking in the Shadows


Announcements and Events


NEXUS: Where research ideas come together

A new interdisciplinary research center at the University of Utah will bring together researchers in pursuit of innovative solutions to society’s grand challenges, from homelessness to health care, immigration to the decline of the middle class and...

– University of Utah


Experts


ACA Medicaid expansion increases colorectal cancer screening, survival rates in Ky.

– University of Kentucky


Psychologists Available to Talk About Suicide

– American Psychological Association (APA)


NYC congestion pricing will make city ‘much more livable’

– Cornell University


Mueller report release only the “end of the beginning?”

– Cornell University


Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Debate Over New Opioids

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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