STANFORD LEGAL CLINIC VICTORIES
The Stanford Legal Clinic, made up of nine educational law clinics which function in a manner akin to a law firm and focus solely on pro bono cases, celebrated four clinical victories in the month of September.
LAW SCHOOL FACULTY INDUCTED INTO ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Dean Larry Kramer and Professor Larry Lessig are being inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country's oldest honorary learned societies, October 7, 2006 in Boston, MA.
"BEING A DIRECTOR HARDER THAN IT USED TO BE"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Professor Michael Klausner and Rock Center for Corporate Governance Faculty Director and professor Joseph Grundfest about the demands of serving on a corporate board of directors.
"HP DOWNPLAYS ROLE OF TOP LAWYER IN SPYING SCANDAL"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Director of Stanford's Center on Ethics and professor Deborah L. Rhode about HP General Counsel Ann Baskins and the role she played in the pretexting scandal.
"'LIGHT CIGARETTE' SMOKERS GET CLASS-ACTION STATUS"
"Wall Street Journal" quotes Professor Robert L. Rabin about a federal judge's decision to grant class-action status to tens of millions of "light cigarette" smokers. [subscription required]
"WITH A LITTLE STEALTH, JUST ABOUT ANYONE CAN GET PHONE RECORDS"
"New York Times" quotes Center for Internet and Society Executive Director Jennifer Granick about how Hewlett-Packard obtained the calling records of company directors. [subscription required]
"STANFORD'S ODD COUPLES: MODEL FOR INNOVATION"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Professor Barton H. "Buzz" Thompson, Jr. about "interdisciplinary" learning and projects.
GOLDSTEIN: "A LOOK AHEAD AT THE SUPREME COURT DOCKET"
"NPR's Talk of The Nation" features commentary by Lecturer Thomas C. Goldstein.
MARTINEZ: "SECRET CIA PRISONS"
"ABC 7 News" features commentary by Professor Jenny S. Martinez about President Bush acknowledging secret CIA prisons.
WEISBERG: "A QUIET BOMBSHELL IN THE LEGAL WORLD"
"Los Angeles Times" column by Professor Robert Weisberg about how the Court "continues to face the consequences (perhaps unintended) of its watershed Blakely decision." [registration required]
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 encouraged to attend. Special reunion dinners will be held for the classes of 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, and 2001.
Even if you are not celebrating a reunion year, please consider joining us at one of our Friday, October 13 programs. There will be something for everyone with topics ranging from the portrayal of law in fiction to recent executive compensation rulings. The afternoon will showcase a panel discussing how legal drama has taken center stage in American pop culture throughout history, moderated by Dahlia Lithwick '96, senior editor, Slate Magazine. Panelists include Bob Cochran '74 (BA '71), co-creator executive and producer, 24, Paul Goldstein, author, Errors and Omissions, and Scott Turow (BA '74), 7 time best-selling author. Please visit the website for times and locations.
Online Registration is open until Friday, October 6! 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 email@example.com.
THE COOPERATION DILEMMA: THE NEW REALITIES OF CORPORATE WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE PRACTICE
Friday, November 3, 2006, 8:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m., Stanford Law School.
Sponsored by the Stanford Criminal Justice Center and Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance. This timely conference will explore contemporary approaches to white collar prosecutions, including use of "The Thompson Memorandum." For more information, contact Kara Dansky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650 724.5786 or visit the registration website to register.
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