Finfluencers, Meet Fraud – Santa Clara Law -Santa Clara Law

By Alicia K. Gonzales ’09 The information ecosystem of today’s stock markets is changing. Retail trading increasingly affects stock price movements, social media shapes investing trends, and non-traditional entities mediate information. Understanding these shifts requires answering the following question: who, or what, drives investing decisions today? Sue Guan takes on this question—and many more—in her recent journal article, “The Rise …

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Roundup of Recent Faculty Research News

Prof. Vangie Abriel published an article, “The California Way: An Analysis of California’s Immigrant-Friendly Changes to its Criminal Laws.” Prof. Michael Asimow wrote a report, “Fair Procedure in Informal Adjudication,” for the Administrative Conference of the US.  Prof. W. David Ball helped author an amicus brief to the California Supreme Court regarding pretrial detention. Profs. W. David Ball and Michelle …

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The FAFSA Is Changing! FAQ About the New FAFSA So You’re Ready

Thank you for subscribing! Most students know that the way to apply for federal student aid is through the FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. But if you have filed the FAFSA in previous years, it is important to know that the FAFSA is changing. Some of the changes are fairly minor, and have already implemented in …

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Students Graduate With Significantly More Debt Than Their Parents

Thank you for subscribing! ScholarshipOwl conducts monthly surveys to help us to gain deeper insight into Gen Z’s perspectives about college, scholarships, financial aid, and their future. In November, we asked students about what they’ve learned about student loans from their parents to gauge how that may have impacted the students’ decisions about whether or not to take on student …

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Is Higher Education Worth the Cost?

Thank you for subscribing! Every month, ScholarshipOwl conducts a survey that helps us to gain deeper insight into Gen Z’s perspectives about college, financial aid, and their future. In October, we asked students about their overall views about the value of earning a bachelor’s degree. Numerous media reports have demonstrated a drop in college enrollment; however, the students who responded …

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Student Loan Repayment with the SAVE Plan

Thank you for subscribing! ScholarshipOwl conducts a survey every month to gain deeper insight about Gen Z students. In September, we asked students about their familiarity with the Biden Administration’s newest income-driven student loan repayment plan, the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) Plan. Despite robust efforts to promote the plan via social media, unfortunately just 46% of the survey …

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Earning Scholarships With AI | ScholarshipOwl

Thank you for subscribing! ScholarshipOwl conducts a survey every month to more deeply understand what Gen Z students care about. In August, we asked students about their experience with artificial intelligence (AI), and how they see the future of AI when it comes to scholarships. We were impressed to see that 96% of respondents are interested in leveraging AI to …

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Roundup of Recent Faculty Research News

September 18, 2023 Eric Goldman   Prof. Patricia Cain posted an article, “Marvin Claims at Death.” Prof. Taylor Dalton posted a paper, “On Second Thought: An Empirical Analysis of When the Supreme Court Decides Not to Decide.” Check out Prof. Taylor Dalton’s research spotlight.   Prof. Stephen F. Diamond posted an article, “The spot market for carbon offsets: Insights from US stock exchanges.” …

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Research Spotlight: Prof. Taylor Dalton

Prof. Taylor R. Dalton joined the Santa Clara Law faculty in 2022. He focuses on international law and courts, international humanitarian law, foreign relations law, and civil procedure.   Why do you write? I write for many reasons. Principally, I write to think and to communicate. Writing helps me wrestle with ideas and confront my assumptions or lacking knowledge. Materializing …

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The Impact of Economic Conditions on Back-to-School Shopping

Thank you for subscribing! Every month,  ScholarshipOwl conducts a survey to develop greater understanding about what Gen Z students care about. In July, we asked students about the impact of the current economic conditions on their plans for the back-to-school shopping season. Unfortunately, our results show that the overwhelming majority (82%) of respondents are concerned that they won’t have enough …

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