Law@Stanford: July 2003In this issue:
SENATE CONFIRMS BOLTEN '80 AS NEW OMB DIRECTOR
The U.S. Senate confirmed President Bush's nomination of his Deputy Chief of Staff, Joshua Bolten '80, to the post of Director of the Office of Management and Budget in June.
CUELLAR PARTICIPATES IN LEGAL DEBATES AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
In June, Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar discussed "The Balance Between National Security and Immigration Policy and Practice" as a panelist in the inaugural program of the Holmes Debates, a series of legal discussions intended to encourage a national dialogue on major issues of law and justice currently facing the judiciary. Chief Justice William Rehnquist '52 (AB '48, AM '48) selected the overarching topic for this first group of debates: "The Bounds of Post-9/11 Freedoms."
SULLIVAN AND KARLAN TAPPED TO REVIEW SUPREME COURT TERM
As the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its final decisions for the 2002-03 term, Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan and Professor Pamela S. Karlan were frequent guests on the "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" and National Public Radio, commenting on and explaining the import of the cases involved.
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STANFORD ATHLETIC FACILITIES NOW OPEN TO ALUMNI
Stanford alumni may now access a number of gyms and pools on campus by purchasing a day pass at the Arrillaga Alumni Center reception desk. To learn more about purchasing a pass and the facilities open to pass-holders, visit <http://www.stanfordalumni.org/membership/membership_reader.html?content_instance_id=109776>.
UNIVERSITY FISCAL YEAR ENDS AUGUST 31
The University's fiscal year end is approaching on August 31, 2003. All gifts made online by Wednesday, August 27, will be recognized in the Law School's 2003 "Annual Report of Giving." Annual alumni gifts are used to address the most critical and urgent needs of the Law School, including providing financial aid to current and future students, funding the growing clinical program, and retaining and recruiting the best law faculty in the country. Please make your gift today at
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS FOR ALUMNI WEEKEND 2003
Alumni and friends are invited to visit the Alumni Weekend 2003 site, peruse this year's selection of panels and social events, and register to attend. Among the highlights of the weekend will be a panel discussion titled "We the People 2003," featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (AB '58) along with Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan and fellow constitutional scholars Pamela S. Karlan, Lawrence Lessig, and Jack Rakove--of Election 2000, Eldred v. Ashcroft, and Pulitzer Prize fame respectively.
"FREE SOFTWARE LICENSING AND THE GNU GPL"
Friday, August 8, 2003, Stanford University. Cosponsored by the Law School's Center for Internet and Society and the Free Software Foundation. (MCLE credit available.)
Wednesday through Friday, August 20 through 22, 2003, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. Offered by Stanford Law School Executive Education in collaboration with the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE
Thursday and Friday, September 18 and 19, 2003, Stanford University. Cosponsored by Stanford Athletics and Stanford Law School.
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2003
Thursday through Sunday, October 16 through 19, 2003, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School.
BAR SWEARING-IN CEREMONY
Thursday, December 4, 2003, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. The School's annual Swearing-In Ceremony for graduates who have passed the July California Bar.
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This newsletter was prepared by Stanford Law School Communications.