HIGH COURT GRANTS CERT. IN SECOND SLS SUPREME COURT LITIGATION CLINIC CASE
On Monday, June 7, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in Rousey v. Jacoway, a case for which SLS Supreme Court Litigation Clinic students assisted Professor Pamela Karlan and Lecturer Tom Goldstein in preparing the petition for certiorari. Though the clinic has only been in operation for a semester, the High Court has already agreed to hear two of its cases. This latest case involves the applicability of bankruptcy exemptions to money in individual retirement accounts. (Read the petition in Rousey v. Jacoway.)
SRIKANTIAH TO LAUNCH SLS IMMIGRATION LAW CLINIC IN 2005
Jayashri Srikantiah, formerly an Associate Legal Director of the ACLU of Northern California, will join the SLS faculty as an Associate Professor of Law (Teaching) this summer. In her new capacity, Srikantiah will be developing the School's eighth clinic, which will give students hands-on experience working on immigration law cases.
"O'CONNOR ['52 (BA '50)] ENCOURAGES GRADUATES TO BUILD BRIDGES FOR OTHERS"
Delivering the address at Stanford University's 113th Commencement, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor urged the Class of 2004 to pursue careers in public service. (Read the text of Justice O'Connor's address.)
VAN DE KAMP '59 TO HEAD CALIFORNIA STATE BAR
On Saturday, May 22, former California Attorney General John Van de Kamp was elected the 80th President of the State Bar of California.
SCHWARZENEGGER NAMES CALDWELL '85 TO CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced on Tuesday, May 25, the appointment of Margaret Caldwell, Director of the Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program and an SLS Lecturer in Law, as one of 12 voting members of the state's Coastal Commission.
SULLIVAN HONORED BY SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
During its commencement exercises on Sunday, May 23, Suffolk University Law School in Boston awarded Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree.
SPRING ISSUE OF "LST@STANFORD" AVAILABLE ONLINE
The most recent issue of "LST@Stanford," the newsletter of the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology, is now available on the program's website.
FORD: "COURTING TROUBLE: A STORY OF LOVE, MARRIAGE AND LITIGATION STRATEGY"
"Slate" article by Richard Ford, Professor of Law and Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar, about "San Francisco's ill-fated foray into the marriage thicket"
GRUNDFEST: "HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?"
"New York Times" op-ed by Joseph Grundfest '78, W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, discusses executive compensation and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's lawsuit against former New York Stock Exchange CEO Richard Grasso
KARLAN: PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT DECISION
KQED "California Report" segment featuring Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, explaining U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton's ruling that the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act is unconstitutional in three ways
LESSIG: "PROTECTIONISM WILL KILL RECOVERY!" AND "ANTITRUST SMACKDOWN"
"Wired" magazine columns by Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Scholar
MARTINEZ: "STANFORD LAW PROFESSOR TAKING LEAD IN 'ENEMY COMBATANT' CASE"
"San Francisco Chronicle" article about Jenny S. Martinez, Assistant Professor of Law, and her arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Rumsfeld v. Padilla
WEINER: "IT'S THE LAW--EVEN IN WAR"
"Los Angeles Times" op-ed by Allen Weiner '89, Warren Christopher Professor of the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy, discussing why, "even in times of war, the U.S. should scrupulously apply international rules prohibiting torture and mistreatment of prisoners of war...."
Sunday through Tuesday, June 20 through 22, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A Stanford Law School Executive Education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded corporations. Keynote speakers include SEC Chairman William Donaldson, Berkshire Hathaway Vice-Chairman Charles Munger, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, securities attorney William Lerach, and Goldman Sachs Chair and CEO Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
E-COMMERCE BEST PRACTICES
Friday, June 25, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A one-day conference that will address the many pressing legal uncertainties that arise when doing business online and enable the Silicon Valley legal and business community to share strategies with e-commerce professionals from around the globe. Presented by the Center for E-Commerce of the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology.
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2004
Thursday through Sunday, October 21 through 24, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A highlight of this year's festivities will be a panel discussion titled "The Role of Politics and the Rule of Law: Judicial Independence in the 21st Century," featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer (BA '59), California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald George '64, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Pamela Rymer '64, and moderated by incoming Stanford Law School Dean Larry Kramer.
CHICAGO: "IS THE FEDERAL BENCH TURNING PRO? HOW COMPETITION IS CHANGING THE FACE OF BANKRUPTCY COURTS"
Wednesday, June 23, 2004, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Winston & Strawn LLP, 35 West Wacker Drive, 48th Floor Gallery. Featuring Marcus Cole, Professor of Law, Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar, and Academic Associate Dean for Curriculum, Stanford Law School. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Chicago. Hosted by Winston & Strawn LLP. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; there is no charge for the reception and presentation.
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