$43.5 MILLION MUNGER GIFT TO SLS LARGEST IN HISTORY OF LEGAL EDUCATION
Charles T. Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, and his wife Nancy B. Munger have given to Stanford University and its Law School a gift of $43.5 million, to be used to support construction of a new graduate residence hall. Outgoing Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan has been working with the Mungers for three years to bring this gift to fruition.
INCOMING DEAN NAMES NEW ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
Dean-designate Larry D. Kramer has named Mark Kelman, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, to the post of Vice Dean, effective September 1. Kelman, who joined the faculty in 1977, has previously served as the School's Academic Coordinator and Academic Associate Dean. Michael Klausner, Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law, will assume the post of Associate Dean for Research and Academics, also effective on the first of next month. G. Marcus Cole, Professor of Law and Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar, will continue in the role of Associate Dean for Curriculum, to which he was appointed in 2003.
HON. STEPHEN BREYER (BA '59) TO SPEAK AT DECANAL INSTALLATION CELEBRATION DURING ALUMNI WEEKEND 2004
On the evening of Friday, October 22, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will join Stanford University President John L. Hennessy in making remarks as part of the formal installation of the Law School's twelfth dean, Larry D. Kramer. Additional highlights of Alumni Weekend 2004 will include:
For complete program details and to register for the weekend, visit the Alumni Weekend 2004 website.
BABCOCK: "HOW STANFORD LAW PROFESSOR BLAZED TRAILS"
"San Francisco Chronicle" profile of Barbara Allen Babcock, Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita
GOLDSTEIN: "PAPER CHASER:..."
"How a Young, Self-employed Lawyer Became the Best Supreme Court Litigator in Washington." "Washington Monthly" profile of Thomas Goldstein, Lecturer in Law, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
GOULD: "WHAT WORKS IN THE REST OF THE WORLD"
"New York Times" op-ed by William B. Gould IV, Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus, describing international trade as a domestic issue
HENSLER: "DEBATING THE MERITS OF CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS"
NPR "Talk of the Nation" broadcast featuring Deborah Hensler, Judge John W. Ford Professor of Dispute Resolution
"STAMPING OUT GOOD SCIENCE"
"COPYRIGHTING THE PRESIDENT"
"Wired" magazine columns by Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Scholar, discuss respectively how politics threaten the future of nanotechnology, and "concentrated media and expansive copyright."
MARTINEZ: "GUANTANAMO DETAINEES"
KQED "Forum" discussion of combatant status review tribunals featuring Jenny Martinez, Assistant Professor of Law
SULLIVAN AND GOLDSTEIN: "SUPREME COURT ACTIONS SEEN CURBING BUSH AGENDA"
NPR "Morning Edition" review of Supreme Court term featuring Kathleen M. Sullivan, Dean and Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, and Thomas Goldstein, Lecturer in Law, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
WEISBERG: "DEATH MEANS NEVER HAVING TO SAY 'I'M SORRY':..."
"...The Complicated Dance of Apologies around the Death Penalty." "Slate" article by Robert Weisberg '79, Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
FINANCE, AUDIT, AND RISK ISSUES FOR BOARD MEMBERS
Tuesday through Friday, October 19 through 22, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. Sponsored by Stanford Law School Executive Education, the Wharton School, and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2004
Thursday through Sunday, October 21 through 24, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School.
Saturday, November 6, 2004, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. A conference "celebrating the art and science of weblogs." Hosted by the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology. Free and open to the public. Registration required.
BOSTON: LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Friday, September 10, 2004, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Epstein Becker & Green P.C., 111 Huntington Avenue, 26th Floor, Boston. Hosted by Epstein Becker & Green P.C. RSVP required by noon EDT on September 7, 2004, to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
SAN FRANCISCO/SILICON VALLEY: RECEPTION IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Tuesday, September 28, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. At the home of John '64 (BA '59) and Jill Freidenrich (BA '63). Sponsored by the Stanford Law Societies of San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Hosted by John and Jill Freidenrich. RSVP required by noon on Friday, September 24, 2004, to email@example.com; no charge.
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