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Sarah Mahmood

Sarah is a student at Stanford Law School. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Stanford Law and Policy Review, and does pro bono work for the International Refugee Assistance Program and the Volunteer Attorney Program. Before law school, Sarah worked at CNN's Anderson Cooper 360. She graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in political science.

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Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

Attorney General Jeff Sessions advocated returning to harsh punishments for low-level drug offenders.

Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump's appointments and judicial nominations could be an attack on reproductive rights.

Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump has pushed back against the ban on state medical marijuana interference. However, he might retreat from the federal drug war through major budget cuts to key offices.

Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

The American Health Care Act is particularly harmful for people with disabilities.

Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

Critics of anti-discrimination laws regarding public accommodations misunderstand the overarching purpose of those laws. Further, the decision not to collect LGBT census data could be a missed opportunity for improving the lives of LGBT Americans.

Updates | The Week of May 8, 2017

5/14/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump signed an executive order on cybersecurity. The Department of Homeland Security will ban laptops and other large electronic devices in the cabin on flights from Europe.