FEATURES FROM THE FALL 2004 "STANFORD LAWYER"UPCOMING LAW SCHOOL EVENTS
U.S. SUPREME COURT GRANTS CERT. IN FOURTH SUPREME COURT LITIGATION CLINIC CASE
In September, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to hear Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Lines, a case for which students in the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic helped write the petition for certiorari. Since its inception in January 2004, the clinic has submitted four cert. petitions to the Supreme Court; the court has agreed to hear all four cases. Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Lines involves the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act to foreign-flag carriers. Read more about the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic in "Stanford Lawyer."
"U.S. SUPREME COURT WILL STRIKE FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, LAW EXPERTS SAY"
On October 8 and 9, the nation's foremost experts on sentencing law and policy gathered at the law school to analyze the effect of the landmark ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court last June in Blakely v. Washington. The sentencing symposium marked the launch of the new Stanford Center for Criminal Justice under the direction of Robert Weisberg '79, Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law.
INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY DIRECTOR-GENERAL ELBARADEI TO DISCUSS LEGAL ISSUES IN NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION AND GLOBAL SECURITY AT SLS
IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei will speak at SLS on Friday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m., in Room 180 of the school's Crown Quadrangle. The event, which is free and open to the public, is cosponsored by the Stanford International Law Society and the Stanford Law Society of Silicon Valley. For additional information, please contact email@example.com.
"TAKE MY MUSIC...PLEASE: A NONPROFIT GROUP IS OFFERING AN ALTERNATIVE TO FULL COPYRIGHT..."
"... and a new CD puts their experimental license to the test." "Newsweek" article discusses the Creative Commons project, an initiative housed at and supported by Stanford Law School.
"ON DEMOCRATIC GROUND: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON JOHN HART ELY"
In November, the Yale Law Journal will present a two-day symposium inspired by the work of legendary constitutional law scholar and former Stanford Law School Dean John Hart Ely.
FALL ISSUE OF "THE NATURAL RESOURCE" AVAILABLE ONLINE
Read the newsletter of Stanford Law School's Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program, "The Natural Resource," on the SLS website.
CALLING ALL AUTHORS AND BLOGGERS
Are you the author of a recently published book? Or the brain behind a new weblog? If so, please fill us in at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LESSIG: "OUR KIDS ARE IN BIG TROUBLE:..."
"Government is using technology to burden their future--and it's all our fault." "Wired" magazine column by Lawrence Lessig, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
SULLIVAN: TWO PREVIEWS OF THE 2004 SUPREME COURT TERM
An NPR "Talk of the Nation" broadcast and a National Constitution Center event (September 30), both featuring Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and former dean
"BUILDING ON EXCELLENCE"
In his first "From the Dean" column, Larry D. Kramer writes about why he came to Stanford and his plans for the law school.
"FROM THE BIG APPLE TO THE FARM"
Larry Kramer left New York University to become Stanford Law School's new dean. The 46-year-old constitutional scholar is respectful of the school's past, but he's not afraid to try new things.
Rick West '71 spent years championing Native American legal rights. Now he's in charge of the Smithsonian's newest museum, the National Museum of the American Indian.
PROFILES OF NEW AND RECENTLY TENURED FACULTY
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.
CELEBRATION IN HONOR OF 2004 PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYER OF THE YEAR PETER BOUCKAERT '97
Tuesday, November 16, 2004, East Vidalakis Dining Room, Schwab Residential Center, 680 Serra Street, Stanford. An evening reception and dinner in honor of Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch senior emergencies researcher and 2004 recipient of the Stanford Public Interest Lawyer of the Year award. Sponsored by the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation (SPILF) and Stanford Law School. For additional information and to order tickets, write to email@example.com
GEOFFREY STONE: "PERILOUS TIMES: FREE SPEECH IN WARTIME"
Wednesday, November 17, 2004. Featuring Geoffrey R. Stone, Harry Kalven, Jr. Distinguished Service Professor of Law and former dean, University of Chicago Law School, and former provost of the University of Chicago. Details of this event will be posted on the Stanford Law School homepage as they become available.
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.
LOS ANGELES: "THE WAR ON TERROR: HUMAN RIGHTS VS. NATIONAL SECURITY
Sunday, December 5, 2004, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Beverly Hills High School, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. Featuring Jenny S. Martinez, Assistant Professor of Law, Stanford Law School. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Los Angeles and the Stanford Alumni Association. $20 per person for alumni, parents, and family; $10 per person for members of the classes of 1999 through 2004; $25 per person for guests.
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.
PHILADELPHIA: "DO WE HAVE AN EMERGENCY CONSTITUTION?"
Thursday, November 11, 2004, 7:00 p.m. National Constitution Center, Kirby Auditorium, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Featuring Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and former dean, Stanford Law School. Sponsored by Penn Law and the National Constitution Center. RSVP to 215/409-6700; no charge.
PHILADELPHIA: LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Friday, December 3, 2004, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin LLP, One Logan Square, 27th Floor, 18th and Cherry Streets, Philadelphia. Hosted by Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin LLP. RSVP by November 29 to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
SILICON VALLEY: "TRADEMARKS AND INTERNET KEYWORD ADVERTISING"
Friday, November 12, 2004, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Cooley Godward LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto. Featuring Mark Lemley, William H. Neukom Professor of Law and director, Stanford Program in Law Science & Technology, Stanford Law School. Hosted by Cooley Godward LLP. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Silicon Valley. RSVP by November 1 to email@example.com; no charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: RECEPTION IN HONOR OF DEAN LARRY D. KRAMER
Thursday, December 2, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. George Town Club, 1530 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, D.C. Hosted by Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal. Sponsored by the Stanford Law Society of Washington, D.C. RSVP by November 29 to firstname.lastname@example.org; business attire required; no charge.
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