"PROFESSOR LEMLEY NAMED A 2007 YOUNG GLOBAL LEADER"
Professor Mark Lemley (BA '88) has been named a Young Global Leader 2007 by the World Economic Forum, one of only ten academics, and only two legal academics, in the world to be so honored.
"THE YOUNG LITIGATORS FAB 50"
"The American Lawyer" list includes Professor Jeffrey Fisher, Professor Mark Lemley (BA '88), Professor Jenny Martinez, and alumnus Jeffrey Lamken '90.
"WHO SAYS BEING A LAWYER HAS TO SUCK?"
"San Francisco Magazine" quotes Dean Larry Kramer about Stanford Law School's education reforms and the evolution of the legal profession.
"SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN CALIFORNIA'S SENTENCING LAW"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Co-Director and professor Jeffrey Fisher about the Supreme Court limiting the authority of judges to impose tough sentences.
"WHO SHOULD CHANGE YOUR MIND?"
"Time Magazine" quotes Center for Law and the Biosciences Director and Professor Henry "Hank" Greely (BA '74) about the exploding new field of neuroethics, the study of the ethical and philosophical dilemmas provoked by advances in brain science.
"BOARD OF HARD KNOCKS"
"Business Week Online" quotes Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance faculty Director and Professor Joesph Grundfest '77 about the growing pressure associated with servering on a corporate board of directors.
"COURTS TURN TO WIKIPEDIA, BUT SELECTIVELY"
"The New York Times" quotes Center for Internet and Society Director and professor Lawrence Lessig about the usefulness of Wikipedia, a collaborative online encyclopedia, in legal proceedings. [ Login maybe required ]
"PRISON CRISIS AND PUBLIC SAFETY"
"San Francisco Chronicle" editorial describes the dangerous situation that has been created under the current California prison system quoting a section from the in-depth study the Stanford Criminal Justice Center conducted.
RHODE: "SUBTLE SEXISM EXISTS"
"The National Law Journal" features an opinion piece written by Professor Deborah Rhode.
VICTOR: "WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM"
NPR's "Marketplace Report" features commentary from Professor David Victor.
WEISBERG: "U.S. SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS CALIFORNIA SENTENCING PRACTICES"
"The California Report" features commentary from Stanford Criminal Justice Center Director and Professor Robert Weisberg '79.
THE SUPREME COURT, February 7, 2007, PBS
THE SUPREME COURT is the first major television series to trace the story and influence of America's highest court. Over four hours long, the series traces the Court's evolution from its establishment to the present day by focusing on the temperament and constitutional vision of key Justices and crucial cases throughout our history. Dean Larry Kramer will be featured in Program Four - "With Liberty and Justice for All" which will investigate how the Court, under Chief Justice William Rehnquist, has risen in importance to become the institution most responsible for resolving central questions of American life. The first two shows aired on January 31, 2007, and the second two will air February 7, 2007, on PBS.
GLOBAL CONSTITUTIONALISM SYMPOSIUM
Friday - Saturday, February 16 - 17, 2007, Stanford Law School
Presented by the Stanford Law Review and the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. Join us for a compelling symposium featuring an internationally distinguished lineup of speakers. The unifying theme of the various panels will be the manner in which constitutionalism is developing, and should develop, around the world as viewed from the perspective of the U.S. and other nations with their own proud and distinct constitutional traditions.
ROBERT MINGE BROWN LECTURESHIP
Saturday, February 24, 2007, 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm, Student Lounge, Stanford Law School
The Robert Minge Brown lecture will be held this year in conjunction with a climate change liability workshop held by law students from the Stanford Environmental Law Journal and the Stanford Journal of International Law. This year's lecture, "Skating on Thin Ice: Climate Action One State at a Time," will be delivered as a lunchtime keynote address by Byron Sher, Law School professor emeritus and former California State Senator. To register for this free event please visit the registration website.
SPILF "BID FOR JUSTICE" AUCTION
Saturday, March 3, 2007, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Stanford Law School
Since its inception in 1993, SPILF's Annual "Bid for Justice" Auction has been an important part of its fundraising activities and a valued event for the law school community. The affair includes a silent auction which starts at 6:00 pm and a live auction at 8:00 pm emceed by Stanford law professors. For more information about donating or attending, please visit the SPILF web site.
MORRISON & FOERSTER LECTURE IN HONOR OF MARSHALL SMALL '51 (BA '49)
Thursday, March 8, 2007, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Stanford Law School
The Morrison & Foerster Lecture in Honor of Marshall Small will be delivered by Myron S. Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and 1997 Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences. A public reception will begin at 6:00 pm and the lecture, "Risk Transfer and Corporate Governance," will begin at 7:00 pm To RSVP, please contact Rebecca Walker at 650 736.1992 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STANFORD LAW SCHOOL ALUMNI WEEKEND 2007
Thursday through Sunday, October 11 through 14, 2007, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School
Save-The-Date! Stanford Law School Alumni Weekend 2007 will be Thursday, October 11th to Sunday, October 14th. Special Reunion events will be held for the classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, and 2007. All alumni are welcome to join in the festivities. Let your classmates know you're planning on attending by clicking the following link: Likely to Attend. We'll see you there!
2ND ANNUAL WINE TASTING GALA
Saturday, March 10, 2007, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, University Club of Palo Alto
Hosted by the Stanford Club of Palo Alto. Join Stanford alumni and friends in the exploration of "Terroir," the intricate relationship between the geology of the Napa Valley and the marvelous quality of its wine industry with Stanford University geology professor, David G. Howell, the author of the book, "The Winemaker's Dance". To register or for more information please visit the website.
BACKDATING AND THE NEW TECHNOLOGY OF WHITE COLLAR SECURITIES FRAUD ENFORCEMENT WITH JOSPEPH GRUNDFEST '77
Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 6:00 pm, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Co-Hosted by the SLS Office of Alumni Relations and the GSB Lifelong Learning Series. This session will discuss the backdating controversy as an example of the new enforcement techniques being applied by the federal government and explore the profound implications of these techniques for executives and lawyers alike. Please save the date until registration is available later this month.
For more information, contact Alumni.Relations@law.stanford.edu or call 650 723.2730.
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