WILLIAM H. NEUKOM MAKES LEAD DONATION FOR NEW STANFORD LAW SCHOOL ACADEMIC BUILDING
William H. Neukom '67 has committed $20 million for the construction of a new academic building at the law school. The new space will house clinics, classrooms, and faculty offices, and make better use of the law school's existing campus. The design of the building will emphasize open common areas and use architecture to foster cooperation among faculty, law students, and the greater university community.
"TOP 20 UNDER 40"
"Daily Journal" has named Professor Jenny Martinez to their annual list of the top 20 lawyers in California under the age of 40 for her work on behalf of Jose Padilla.
"IDEOLOGY, SELF-INTEREST STAND IN THE WAY OF POLITICAL COMPROMISE ON ASBESTO CLAIMS"
"Los Angeles Times" coverage quotes Professor Deborah Hensler on the difficulty of predicting the future volume of asbestos claims.
"THE NET NEUTRALITY DOGFIGHT SHAKING UP CYBERSPACE"
"Financial Times" coverage quotes Professor Lawrence Lessig on the battle over Net neutrality.
"RULING LIMITS INVESTORSí LEGAL OPTIONS"
"Washington Post" coverage quotes Professor Joseph Grundfest on the recent Supreme Court decision on class action suits.
"FIGHT BUILDING OVER STATEíS TAX-FILING PROGRAM"
ìMercury Newsî front-page story quotes Professor Joseph Bankman on his California tax plan.
"STANFORD LAW STUDENTS GET EARLY SUPREME COURT DUTY"
"New York Times" story features Stanford Law Schoolís Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.
CU…LLAR: "THE MOUSSAOUI TRIAL"
"On Point" broadcast features commentary by Professor Mariano-Florentino CuÈllar on the complicating factors that have arisen during the trial and sentencing of terrorist Zacharias Moussaoui.
GOLDSTEIN & WEISBERG: "SUPREME COURT ADDS LIMITS TO SEARCH AND CONSENT"
NPR's "All Things Considered" features commentary by Lecturer Thomas Goldstein and Professor Robert Weisberg on the High Court's favorable ruling in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic's case Georgia v. Randolph.
GOULD: ìBASEBALL CLASSIC MIRRORS WORLD EVENTSî
ìMercury Newsî Op-Ed by Professor William Gould compares the behavior of the United States in an international baseball competition with its behavior in international affairs.
LEMLEY: "SUPREME COURT CONSIDERS EBAY CASE"
"Marketplace" broadcast features commentary by Professor Mark Lemley on the patent case before the Supreme Court that could shut down a sales option on eBay.
"TRANSFORMING AMERICAN BOARDS: CAN WE EFFECTIVELY USE LIABILITY RULES?"
Thursday, April 6, 2006, 6:00 p.m. reception and 7:00 p.m. lecture, Room 190, Stanford Law School.
Dean Larry Kramer cordially invites you to attend the inaugural Morrison & Foerster Lectureship in honor of Marshall Small í51 (BA í49). Leading corporate law expert Bill Allen, director of the NYU Center for Law and Business, founding chair of the Independence Standards Board, and former chancellor of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, will be the featured speaker. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carreen Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650/725-3275.
SANTA CLARA DISTRICT ATTORNEY CANDIDATE FORUM
Thursday, April 6, 2006, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Room 290, Stanford Law School.
Sponsored by the Stanford Criminal Justice Center. At this event, candidates for District Attorney of Santa Clara County will discuss issues facing Santa Clara County and its residents. For more information, contact email@example.com or 650/724-5786.
STANFORD LAW SCHOOL MUSICAL
Saturday, April 15, 2006, 8:00 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Stanford Law School.
This yearís law school musical is a good-natured satire of law school life, complete with song and dance. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact one of the show's producers, Stephen Kane at firstname.lastname@example.org, Alex Lees at email@example.com, or David Price at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at the door.
ìORIGINALISM, MUSIC, AND THE CONSTITUTIONî FEATURING THE ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET
Friday, April 21, 2006, 4:15 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Stanford Law School.
A collaborative program will be presented on originalism in law and music, including a discussion and comparison of law and music analyzing the original intent of laws and their present day context. The discussion will be led by acclaimed arts educator Rob Kapilow and will include music by Stanfordís ensemble in residence, the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Stanford faculty members Jack Rakove, Larry Kramer, Paul Brest, and Barbara Fried will participate in the discussion. For more information, contact Barbara Greenwood at email@example.com or Chidel Onuegbu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEATTLE: "COMBATTING DIGITAL PIRACY: THE LIMITS OF TECHNOLOGY"
Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 12:00 p.m., Preston, Gates, & Ellis, 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle.
Tom Rubin í88, associate general counsel at Microsoft Corporation and a fellow at Stanford Law Schoolís Center for Internet and Society, will deliver the presentation. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Monday, April 10, 2006 to the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or email@example.com.
WASHINGTON, DC: "LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE: PREVENTIVE DETENTION, LIE DETECTION, MENTAL STEROIDS, AND MORE"
Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 7:00 p.m., Latham & Watkins, 555 11th Street, NW.
Henry T. "Hank" Greely (BA '74), the Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, will lecture on the implications that future advancements in neuroscience may have in the field of lie detection in criminal law. For more information, contact the Stanford Law School Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SILICON VALLEY: "MANAGING A COMPLEX PATENT CASE: PERSPECTIVES FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE"
Thursday, April 27, 2006, 8:45 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. program, Garden Court Hotel, 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto.
Robert H. Sloss (BA/BS '76), IP Partner at Farella Braun & Martel LLP, will lead a panel discussion of how, by working as a team, company executives and outside counsel can more effectively manage complex patent cases and minimize disruption, risk, and cost. This session is hosted by Farella Braun & Martel in cooperation with the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology. This session is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit by the State Bar of California. Please RSVP by Monday, April 24, 2006 to email@example.com.
SAN FRANCISCO: STANFORD LAW SCHOOL/GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MIXER
Wednesday, May 3, 2006, 6:30p.m., VinoVenue Wine Bar, 686 Mission St., San Francisco.
* Please note this is a date change from the originally planned April 20, 2006 event.
Meet fellow law school and business school alumni in the area and reconnect with old friends at this Yerba Buena wine bar. The cost is $10 in advance for a wine tasting card. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEATTLE: ìETHICS AT STANFORD AND BEYONDî
Wednesday, May 31, 2006, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the home of Alex and Ellen Alben.
Deborah Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, will discuss ethics and leadership, women and leadership, and the role of professional ethics in universities. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or email@example.com.
WASHINGTON, DC: "A STANFORD SALUTE TO JUSTICE SANDRA DAY OíCONNOR"
Friday, June 23, 2006, 5:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres and cocktail reception, 6:45 p.m. program, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
Stanford president John Hennessy and Stanford Law School dean Larry Kramer cordially invite you to join Stanford family and friends in Washington, D.C. to honor Justice Sandra Day O'Connor '52 (BA '50). For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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