Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, casts a cold eye on the post-Warren court in “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights.”
The news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer left the nation reeling Friday. Last October, she spoke at Berkeley Law. Watch a recording of the event here.
Everyone needs a good lawyer. But Shylock, one of Shakespeare’s most historically fraught villains, is a special case. On Sunday, Berkeley Law takes over the Freight to give the old usurer another shot at justice.
The denaming, prompted by the discovery of the 19th-century attorney’s racist writings, is the first time a Cal facility’s name has been eliminated due to its namesake’s character or actions.
Two hikers spotted the body of 23-year-old Brian Lewinstein a month after he slipped taking a photo of a waterfall in the Umpqua National Forest.
A “Resist Trump” website founded by two UC Berkeley Law staffers has grown enormously in just a few weeks.