WORLD-RENOWNED COMPARATIVE LAW SCHOLAR CAPPELLETTI DEAD AT 76
Mauro Cappelletti, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, Emeritus, passed away in Fiesole, Italy, on Monday, November 1.
BIOSCIENCES CENTER HOSTS GENETICS BRIEFING FOR FEDERAL JUDGES
In October, the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences welcomed 30 federal judges to the school for a seminar on law and genetics. Nine experts discussed new developments in genetics and their possible effects on the law and on our society more broadly.
MORRIS '92 (BA '86, MA '87) ELECTED TO MONTANA HIGH COURT
On November 2, Montana State Solicitor Brian Morris was elected to that state's Supreme Court. The former Rehnquist clerk played football for Stanford as an undergraduate economics major before earning his master's degree in food research and his JD at the law school.
CALDWELL '85 APPOINTED TO CALIFORNIA MARINE LIFE TASK FORCE
Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program Director and Lecturer Margaret Caldwell '85 has been named to the California Marine Life Protection Act Blue Ribbon Task Force.
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"WHO SHOULD OWN SCIENCE?"
A new Creative Commons project, Science Commons, hopes to encourage universities to make scientific research more accessible.
Since 2003, the Center for Internet and Society has published its "Packets" e-newsletter twice each month. "Packets" provides concise descriptions of recently decided cyberlaw-related cases, along with links to the original decisions.
The autumn issue of the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology e-newsletter is available online.
ALUMNI WEEKEND PHOTO FLIPBOOK AND PANEL DISCUSSION VIDEOS
Video recordings of "The Role of Politics and the Rule of Law" and "Made in the USA? Probably Not: Outsourcing and the Global Economy," are available for viewing on the Alumni Weekend 2004 webpage, along with a photo flipbook and links to selected media coverage of the event.
FORD: "WHY AMERICANS HATE DEMOCRATS: A DIALOGUE"
"Slate" essay by Richard Ford (BA '88), George E. Osborne Professor of Law
KARLAN: "DEMOCRACY AND DISSENT"
Stanford "Aurora Forum" event featuring Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, and Lewis Lapham, editor, "Harper's Magazine"
KARLAN: "VOTER REGISTRATION PROBLEMS SURFACE AROUND THE U.S."
NPR "All Things Considered" broadcast features comments from Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law
LESSIG: "XENITECH: HOLLYWOOD FIGHTS VIDEO, MOVIE PIRACY"
NPR "Day-to-Day" broadcast featuring Lawrence Lessig, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law, and Congressman Xavier Becerra '84 in a discussion of "tough new laws that are proposed to fight piracy of movies and music"
"...Computer users of the world have united behind Stanford Law Professor Lawrence Lessig--and what they're doing is much more important than his critics realize." From "Legal Affairs"
PEARLSTEIN: "ABUSIVE PROMOTIONS"
"American Prospect" article by Deborah Pearlstein, lecturer in law, discusses the U.S. response to allegations of torture and abuse of prisoners from Afghanistan to Guantanamo Bay.
"PATENT ISSUES IN NANOTECHNOLOGY"
Monday, November 29, 2004. 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Room 180, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. Featuring Mark A. Lemley (BA '88), William H. Neukom Professor of Law and director, Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology. Sponsored by the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences; no charge.
BAR SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR THE CLASS OF 2004
Monday, December 13, 2004. 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Moot Court Room, Room 80, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School. The school's annual Swearing-In Ceremony for graduates who have passed the July California bar. Hon. S. James Otero '76 of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Hon. Amalia L. Meza '79 of the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, will preside over the ceremony. Robert Weisberg '79, Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law, will administer the Federal Movement Motion. For further information and to RSVP, write to firstname.lastname@example.org; no charge.
LOS ANGELES: "THE WAR ON TERROR: HUMAN RIGHTS VS. NATIONAL SECURITY"
Sunday, December 5, 2004, 3:30 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.
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 email@example.com; no charge.
SILICON VALLEY: "READY, SET, EXIT--ARE YOU READY FOR IPO OR M&A?..."
"...What Pre-Public Companies Need to Know in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era." Thursday, December 2, 2004, Network Meeting Center, Techmart Building, 5201 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. Presented in partnership with the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, Cooley Godward LLP, MIT-Stanford Venture Lab, and the Association for Corporate Growth--Silicon Valley. This program will be preceded by a "Technical Update for General Counsels and CFOs," an MCLE/CPE credit seminar moderated by Michael Klausner, Stanford's Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and professor of law, and associate dean for research and academics.
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; no charge.
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