STANFORD LAW SCHOOL LAUNCHES CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CENTER
Stanford Law School has announced the launch of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center, headed by former Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and nationally prominent constitutional scholar, as its inaugural Director. The Constitutional Law Center has been established as a nonpartisan venue to explore and improve public understanding of the most pressing constitutional issues. Derek Shaffer, a 2000 graduate of the law school and attorney at Cooper & Kirk, will return to his alma mater, where he graduated at the top of his class, to serve as the Center's first Executive Director.
"LIES WIDE OPEN"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely about how researchers say technology can show when and how a lie is created inside the brain.
"MORE THAN 100 COMPANIES NOW UNDER OPTIONS SCRUTINY"
"San Jose Mercury News" quotes Professor Joseph Grundfest about regulators looking at whether managers consciously tried to conceal what they were doing as the number of companies with stock options grants under scrutiny passed 100.
"MERCK GETS A DOUBLE DOSE OF BAD NEWS IN VIOXX CASES"
"Los Angeles Times" quotes Professor Deborah Hensler about the Merck & Co. federal court verdict. [registration required]
"CALIF. POISED TO ACT ON ITS OWN ON GLOBAL WARMING"
"USA Today" article quotes Environmental Law Clinic Director Deborah Sivas about the two progressive global warming bills nearing passage in the California Legislature.
"FROM THE ASHES OF DEFEAT"
"The Wall Street Journal" quotes Professor Robert L. Rabin in a story about how a recent court decision is making cigarette manufacturers "revamp" the marketing of their products. [subscription required]
GOLDSTEIN: "I'VE GOT A GREAT IDEA: I'LL SUE!"
"Los Angeles Times" column by Professor Paul Goldstein discusses intellectual property and copyright laws. [registration required]
KOSKI: "SHADES OF CHANGE"
"KCBS" features commentary by Professor William Koski on the U.S. Department of Education's adoption of new racial/ethnic data collection and reporting categories.
WEISBERG: "TWO VIEWS ON PRISON REFORM"
"The California Report Magazine" features commentary by Professor Robert Weisberg on prison overcrowding.
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 email@example.com 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 encouraged to attend. Special reunion dinners will be held for the classes of 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, and 2001. Online Registration is open! Please visit the Alumni Weekend website to register and for continually updated program information. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PORTOLA VALLEY: BLACK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND BLACK LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION DINNER
Friday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m., 161 Lucero Way, Portola Valley, CA (home of Professor Norman Spaulding, '97)
The Stanford Law School Black Alumni Association and Black Law Students Association invite you to a dinner to welcome the 1Ls! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends, meet current law students, and welcome the 1Ls into the Stanford community. Please RSVP by Monday, September 18, 2006 to the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or email@example.com.
PALO ALTO: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION DINNER
Friday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m., Stanford Law School Student Lounge, Palo Alto, CA The Stanford Law School Asian Pacific American Alumni Association and Asian and Pacific Islander Law Students Association invite you to a dinner to welcome the 1Ls! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends, meet current law students, and welcome the 1Ls into the Stanford community. Please RSVP by Monday, September 18, 2006 to the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAKE A GIFT TO STANFORD LAW SCHOOL ONLINE
You may make a gift online or by calling 650 736.1238.
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