Law@Stanford: December 2003In this issue:
ACLU CHIEF ANTHONY ROMERO '90 REFLECTS ON PUBLIC INTEREST LAW
On November 12, Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, was recognized as the School's inaugural Stanford Public Interest Lawyer of the Year. (Listen to an audio recording of Mr. Romero's remarks at <http://www.law.stanford.edu/events/aromero/>.)
SLS LAUNCHES LATINO LAW ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
The Law School celebrated the founding of the Stanford Latino Law Alumni Association and launched a new website to serve its members.
PLEASE MAKE YOUR TAX-DEDUCTIBLE GIFT TO SLS BEFORE YEAR END
Each year alumni gifts are used to address the most critical and urgent needs of the 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 tax-deductible gift today at <http://givingtostanford.stanford.edu/opps/schools/law.html>. Questions? Please call 650/723-4749 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRUNDFEST '78: "BUSINESS LAW: 'CRIMES OF UPHOLSTERY' AND MORE"
"Stanford Magazine" interview with Joseph Grundfest '78, W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business.
LESSIG: "THE NEW ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE"
"Wired" magazine column by Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Scholar, describing "[h]ow grassroots blogs are transforming presidential politics."
LESSIG: "FIBER TO THE PEOPLE"
"Wired" magazine column by Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Scholar, suggesting that "[w]hen customers own the network, everyone wins."
RHODE: LATE TERM ABORTION LAW
Discussion featuring Deborah Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, on KQED's "Forum with Michael Krasny" (November 7).
WOLFF: "GAYS IN THE MILITARY: DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL--10 YEARS AND 10,000 DISCHARGES LATER"
"San Francisco Chronicle" op-ed coauthored by Tobias Barrington Wolff, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law.
THE NINTH ANNUAL "BATTLE OF THE BRAINS"
Friday, February 13, 2004, 6:00 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A "Jeopardy"-like contest among faculty and students sponsored annually by the Stanford Law Students Association. This year's master of ceremonies will be Ben Stein, host of "Win Ben Stein's Money" on Comedy Central. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Stanford Community Law Clinic and Community Legal Services.
THE TWELFTH ANNUAL "BID FOR JUSTICE" AUCTION
Saturday, February 28, 2004, 6:00 p.m., Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. Silent and live auction to raise funding for public interest organizations. Sponsored by the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation. For more information or to donate auction items, visit <http://www.law.stanford.edu/spilf/>.
"BRINGING AFRICA TO THE FOREFRONT: CONTEMPORARY AND INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DEVELOPMENT IN 'AFRICA'S CENTURY'"
Friday and Saturday, March 12 and 13, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A "Young Scholars' Symposium" dedicated to research on African legal developments. Sponsored by the Stanford Journal of International Law.
(Deadline for submission of paper proposals: December 15, 2003)
This newsletter was prepared by Stanford Law School Communications.