Law@Stanford: September 2003In this issue:
SLS TO LAUNCH LATINO AND BLACK ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS IN 2003-04
On November 12, SLS will inaugurate the Stanford Law School Latino Alumni Association with a celebratory reception at Crown Quadrangle (5:00 to 6:00 p.m.). The first chair of the association, Fred Alvarez '75, will be on hand for the festivities. Planning is also underway for a Black Alumni Association, which will debut in the spring of 2004. For more information about the reception and the new associations, please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALUMNI WEEKEND PANEL TO DISCUSS SECURITY, DIPLOMACY, AND PEACE ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA
"It's a MAD, Mad World: Prospects for Security, Diplomacy, and Peace on the Korean Peninsula," a new addition to the Alumni Weekend 2003 line-up, will feature Bernard S. Black '82, George E. Osborne Professor of Law; Mi-Hyung Kim '89, General Counsel and Managing Director, Kumho Group/Asiana Airlines; and Scott D. Sagan, Codirector of the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation; with moderator Allen S. Weiner '89, the inaugural Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy.
MENDEZ: A "VOICE OF CONSCIENCE"
This week Public Advocates, Inc. will recognize Professor Miguel Mendez as one of its "voices of conscience," honoring his ten-plus years of service to the organization as its board chair. Public Advocates is one of the oldest public interest law firms in the nation.
CYBERLAW CLINIC DIRECTOR GRANICK ONE OF "20 WOMEN LUMINARIES"
In its September issue, "Information Security" magazine put Jennifer Granick, Executive Director of the SLS Center for Internet and Society, on its list of "20 Women Luminaries," writing, "Count on the provocative Granick to help us continually redefine the fine line between national security and civil rights."
BREST NAMED TO "POWER AND INFLUENCE TOP 50"
Paul Brest, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and SLS Professor of Law and former Dean, was recently named by "Nonprofit Times" as one of the "Power and Influence Top 50." Dean Brest is commended for having "sparked the debate about nonprofit infrastructure costs...."
"SPEAKING TRUTH TO FRAUD"
The rise of Nicki Locker '83 heralds a new era in defending companies against securities fraud charges.
"SOME RIGHTS RESERVED"
In the copyright war, a new nonprofit, Creative Commons, seeks the middle ground between total control and total mayhem.
"A TORT STORY"
A. Calder Mackay Professor of Law Robert L. Rabin's new book shows how landmark laws come from the strangest places.
THREE OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE CLASS OF 2006
A series of wine and cheese receptions to welcome our new students to campus, including 1Ls, transfer students, and foreign graduate students. Please join us on one or more of the following dates:
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2003
Thursday through Sunday, October 16 through 19, 2003, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School.
CELEBRATION IN HONOR OF STANFORD'S INAUGURAL PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYER OF THE YEAR: ANTHONY ROMERO '90
Wednesday, November 12, 2003. Anthony Romero '90, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, will be recognized with the School's inaugural Stanford Public Interest Lawyer of the Year Award. To learn more about the November 12 event, contact Raymond Bennett '04 at email@example.com.
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.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
This newsletter was prepared by Stanford Law School Communications.