WEISBERG '79 TO LAUNCH CENTER FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE
In October, Robert Weisberg, Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law, will announce the opening of a new Center for Criminal Justice at Stanford Law School as part of the center's first event, "The Future of American Sentencing: A National Roundtable on Blakely."
RHODE TO OPEN STANFORD ETHICS CENTER
In February, Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, will officially launch a new Stanford Center on Ethics with a conference on moral leadership.
MERRYMAN TO RECEIVE INAUGURAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The American Society of Comparative Law has selected John Henry Merryman, Nelson Bowman Sweitzer and Marie B. Sweitzer Professor of Law, Emeritus, to be the first recipient of the society's Lifetime Achievement Award.
LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP SYMPOSIUM TO FOCUS ON FRIEDMAN'S BODY OF WORK
This week, a symposium sponsored by the University of Tulsa College of Law and Tulsa Law Review will discuss and critique the scholarship of legal historian Lawrence M. Friedman, Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law.
BOUCKAERT '97 TO RECEIVE STANFORD PUBLIC INTEREST HONOR
Human Rights Watch Senior Emergencies Researcher Peter Bouckaert has been named 2004 Stanford Public Interest Lawyer of the Year by the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation and Stanford Law School. A celebratory dinner in Bouckaert's honor--to which SLS alumni, faculty, students, and the Bay Area legal and public interest communities are warmly invited--will be held on November 16. (A 2002 "Stanford Lawyer" profile of Bouckaert is available online.)
"CREATING CHANGE": NEWS FROM SLS PUBLIC INTEREST PROGRAMS
The inaugural issue of "Creating Change," the e-newsletter of Stanford Law School's Public Interest and Public Policy Programs is available online.
DAUBER: "THE HAZARDS AND VICISSITUDES OF SOCIAL SECURITY PRIVATIZATION"
Essay by Michele Landis Dauber, Associate Professor of Law and Bernard D. Bergreen Faculty Scholar, published by the Center for American Progress, where she is an adjunct scholar
FORD (BA '88): "NAME GAMES: THE FOLLY IN ATTEMPTS TO DEFINE
"Slate" article by Richard Thompson Ford, Professor of Law and Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar
GOULD: "THE ERODING STATURE OF WORKERS"
"San Francisco Chronicle" Labor Day op-ed by William B. Gould IV, Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus
KARLAN: "ADDRESSING THE ETHICAL, LEGAL, AND SOCIAL ISSUES RAISED BY VOTING BY PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA"
"Journal of the American Medical Association" article of which Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, is an author
LESSIG: "PORN FREE"
"Wired" magazine column by Lawrence Lessig, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law, regarding the regulation of speech on the Internet
MARTINEZ: "COMMANDERS CAN BE HELD LIABLE FOR ACTIONS OF THEIR SUBORDINATES"
"Miami Herald" op-ed by Jenny S. Martinez, Stanford Law School Assistant Professor of Law, and Allison Marston Danner '97, Vanderbilt Law School Associate Professor of Law
SULLIVAN: "WHAT HAPPENED TO 'BROWN'?"
"New York Review of Books" article by Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and former dean, discussing three books published for the fiftieth anniversary of "Brown v. Board of Education"
AN EVENING WITH FAYE WATTLETON
Friday, October 8, 2004, 7:00 p.m., Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University. Stanford Vice Provost for Campus Relations LaDoris Cordell '74 will interview Faye Wattleton, former president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (1978-92) and current president of the Center for the Advancement of Women. Cosponsored by Stanford Law School. Free and open to the public. No tickets required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
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. Weekend highlights:
For complete program details and to register for the weekend, visit the Alumni Weekend 2004 website.
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.
CHICAGO: RECEPTION IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Wednesday, November 3, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP, 190 South LaSalle Street, Chicago. Hosted by Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Chicago. RSVP by November 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
NEW YORK: RECEPTION IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Thursday, November 4, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Four Times Square, New York. Hosted by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of New York. RSVP by November 1 to email@example.com; no charge.
PHOENIX: RECEPTION IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Thursday, October 7, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. At the home of Richard '54 (BA '52) and Alice (BA '54) Snell. RSVP by October 4 to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
PORTLAND: LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Friday, October 15, 2004 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Tonkon Torp, LLP, 811 S.W. Salmon Street, Portland. Hosted by Tonkon Torp, LLP. RSVP by October 12 to email@example.com; no charge.
SEATTLE: LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF LARRY D. KRAMER
Friday, October 1, 2004, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Preston Gates & Ellis LLP, 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle. Hosted by William H. Neukom '67. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Seattle. RSVP by September 29 to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
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