JEFFREY FISHER, LEADING U.S. SUPREME COURT LITIGATOR, JOINS THE STANFORD LAW SCHOOL FACULTY
Stanford Law School has announced that Jeffrey Fisher, a highly respected Supreme Court litigator who has argued several major criminal procedure cases before the High Court, will join the Stanford faculty as co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.
"ATTORNEYS TAKE SUPREME COURT ADVOCACY BACK TO SCHOOL"
"Legal Times" article highlights Stanford Law School's pioneering Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.
"THRILLER NOVEL'S UNLIKELY HERO: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW"
"San Francisco Chronicle" article on Professor Paul Goldstein and his new novel, Errors and Omissions.
"CORPORATE LEADERS GO BACK TO SCHOOL"
"San Jose Mercury News" coverage on Stanford Law School's executive education program, Director's College, quotes Professor Joseph Grundfest.
FORD: "HATE AND MARRIAGE"
"Slate" column by Professor Richard Thompson Ford (BA '88) discusses recent setbacks for gay marriage in state legislation and explores their implications for gay rights.
GREELY: "GENETICS PROFESSOR ON THE BUSH VETO"
"KCBS" features commentary by Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely (BA '74) on President Bush's recent veto of a measure that would have expanded funding for embryonic stem cell research.
LESSIG: "DECLARE EMAIL BANKRUPTCY"
"Wired" article features advice from Professor Lawrence Lessig on how to deal with a backlogged email inbox.
SULLIVAN: "HAMDAN, REDISTRICTING RULINGS MARK NEW ROBERTS COURT'S FIRST TERM"
"NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" features commentary by Professor and former Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan on the U.S. Supreme Court's first year with Chief Justice Roberts at the helm.
WEISBERG: "SLAMMER TIME"
"Sacramento Bee" Op-Ed by Stanford Criminal Justice Center director and professor Robert Weisberg and Visiting Professor Joan Petersilia on Governor Schwarzenegger's proposal to build additional state prisons.
FREE CULTURE: HOW BIG MEDIA USES TECHNOLOGY AND THE LAW TO LOCK DOWN CULTURE AND CONTROL CREATIVITY
Wednesday, August 9, 2006, 7:30 a.m., Main Dining Room, Stanford Faculty Club, 439 Lagunita Dr.
Sponsored by the Stanford University Office of Public Affairs. Professor Lawrence Lessig will be featured as a speaker in the Stanford Breakfast Briefing Series, which includes some of today's best-known corporate leaders, distinguished business researchers, and prominent authors. Please visit the registration website to RSVP. For more information, contact Cindy Williams at email@example.com or 650/725-3330.
THE STANFORD LAW SCHOOL CONFERENCE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW AND BIOSCIENCES
Friday, September 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University.
Sponsored by the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology (LST). This program will feature a collection of leading thinkers from academia, industry, and the judiciary, who will examine some of the key legal and policy issues raised by the biosciences industry. Please visit the website to RSVP. For more information contact the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650/723-5905.
STANFORD CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CENTER LECTURE SERIES: INAUGURAL LECTURE BY CASS R. SUNSTEIN
Monday, September 18, 2006, 4:00 p.m. lecture, room TBA and 6:00 p.m. reception, Crocker Garden, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School.
Sponsored by the Stanford Law School Dean's Office and the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. One of the nation's leading legal theorists, Cass R. Sunstein of the University of Chicago Law School, will speak about issues surrounding the president's war powers, including his right to detain suspects and engage in wiretapping when national security is threatened. For more information and to RSVP, contact Diana Jansons Quihuis at 650/724-2879 or Diana@law.stanford.edu.
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2006
Thursday through Sunday, October 12 through 15, 2006, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School.
The weekend will feature exciting and timely panel discussions; gatherings for the law school community of alumni, faculty, and students; special recognition of volunteers; Stanford v. Arizona (a football game); and more! All law school alumni are invited and are warmly encouraged to attend. Special reunion dinners will be held for the classes of 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, and 2001. Please visit the Alumni Weekend website for continually updated program information. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650/723-2730 or email@example.com.
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