Special Recognition to JSP Alum '20 Tobias Smith! He's part of the 8th Round of Fellows in the the Public Intellectuals Program, presented by The National Committee on United States-China Relations.
Dylan Penningroth talks with host Alexis Madrigal about his new book “Before the Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights”
The Washington Post reviews Professor Dylan Penningroth’s book, Before The Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights.
Professor Dylan Penningroth appears on LAist’s AirTalk to discuss his new book, Before The Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights
“One of the ironies of the call to a more ‘law and order’ approach is that people often associate it with being more effective at trying to reduce crime,” Jonathan Simon said. “I think we have to live with the fact that the actual effects on crime are going to be marginal.”
Jonathan Simon, a professor of criminal justice at UC Berkeley’s law school, said incarcerating people over minor property crimes makes little sense. “Jail does real harm and makes it more likely the person will be arrested again,” Simon said.
Eight New Professors Further Bolster Our World-Class Faculty“The quality of any educational institution is largely determined by the quality of its faculty and we simply could not have had a better year in our hiring,” Dean Erwin Chemerinsky says.
Bonnie Cherry and Brianne Felsher were selected to be participants in the American Society For Legal History's 2023 Graduate Research Colloquium.
Michael Banerjee's essay, "California's Constitutional University: Private Property, Public Power, and the Constitutional Corporation, 1868-1900," won second place in the California Supreme Court Historical Society's Selma Moidel Smith Student Writing Competition.
Rising 3Ls Chloe Pan and Zabdi Salazar are expanding engagement and making changes, including how students join the journal and the way articles are selected and edited.
Congratulations to JSP Student Dvir Yogev who has been awarded the 2023 CSLS Graduate Student Paper Prize for his paper, Holding Justice Accountable: Intensive vs. Extensive Margins in Prosecutor Elections!
The CSLS Graduate Student Paper Prize is awarded annually to a current Berkeley graduate student whose nominated paper best represents outstanding law and society research.
Congratulations to JSP Student Brianne Felsher who has been awarded an Opportunity Grant Scholarship from the Point Foundation!
The Opportunity Grant provides financial support, a community of peers, leadership training, and mentorship, to US college students from around the world and generates research to document the challenges LGBTQ students face on US campuses.
Congratulations to JSP Student Bonnie Cherry who has been awarded the 2023 CSLS Frances Coles Summer Research Grants!
The CSLS Frances Coles Summer Research Grants are designed to assist mid-career and advanced graduate students who are pursuing independent research related to law and society. The goal is to enable grant recipients to complete a major piece of research and writing during the summer of the grant.