ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC FILES AMICUS BRIEF
The Environmental Law Clinic at Stanford Law School filed an amicus brief on behalf of Senator John Kerry and Representative Jay Inslee in support of environmental groups suing the Bush administration for allegedly suppressing scientific research about climate change.
PROFESSOR JEFFREY L. FISHER NAMED "TOP 20 UNDER 40"
Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher was honored by "Daily Journal" as one of the twenty best lawyers under forty because of the criminal procedure decision regarding Blakely v. Washington he won at the Supreme Court in 2004.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JENNY MARTINEZ NAMED "20 ELITE WOMEN FOR 2007"
Associate Professor Jenny Martinez has been named one of Hispanic Business Magazine's Women of the Year, as one of "20 Elite Women for 2007." The award, to be presented in April, recognizes "success, drive, hard work, and civic involvement."
"PLACING CONSITUTIONAL AUTHORITY WITHIN A SHRINKING WORLD"
"The Daily Journal" ran an article about the 2007 Global Constitutionalism Symposium sponsored by the Stanford Law Review and the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. Former Dean and Professor Kathleen M. Sullivan, who is the Center's Director, moderated a panel exploring American and British approaches to constitutional issues raised by national security law and was quoted in the article: "In particular, we hope [the symposium] will illuminate the experiences of other industrialized democracies with the global war on terror so that our own responsible officials might benefit from them." Other symposium speakers included Lord Goldsmith (Attorney General of the United Kingdom), Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi (Deputy Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations), and R. James Woolsey (Former Director of the CIA).
"TOBACCO AWARD OVERTURNED"
"Los Angeles Times" quotes Professor Deborah R. Hensler about the Supreme Court putting new limits on large verdicts intended to punish corporate wrongdoers. (Registration Maybe Required)
"The Boston Globe" quotes Professor David Victor in a story about Arctic melting and the exploration for oil and gas.
"SUIT EDGES AHEAD AGAINST WAL-MART"
"Toronto Star" quotes Professor William B. Gould IV about the gender class-action suit recently filed against Wal-Mart. (Subscription Required)
"SUPREME COURT IS SOME STUDENTS' LAW LAB"
"San Francisco Chronicle" quotes Professor Pamela S. Karlan about the productivity of the Stanford Law Clinic.
BARTON: "NEW TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER: IMPLICATIONS FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLICY"
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development published a report by Professor Emeritus John H. Barton '68 on the transfer of technologies to developing countries. The study was also presented at a recent World Intellectual Property Organization meeting.
COHN: "FIGHTING FAITH-BASED SPENDING IN COURT"
James C. Gaither Fellow and Lecturer in Law Andrew B. Coan '05 wrote an opinion piece on Supreme Court case Hein vs. Freedom From Religion Foundation in "Los Angeles Times." (Registration Maybe Required)
GRUNDFEST: "THE CLASS-ACTION MARKET"
"The Wall Street Journal" ran an opinion piece written by Professor Joseph A. Grundfest '78. (Subscription Required)
WEISBERG: "RULING COMPLICATES CALIFORNIA PRISON PROBLEMS"
"NPR's Morning Edition" features Professor Robert Weisberg '79 commenting on the ruling against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to send prisoners to other states.
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.
SANDY LEVINSON BOOK CONFERENCE
Friday, March 16, 2007 from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Room 180, Stanford Law School
Stanford Law School alumnus Sanford Levinson '73 is the author of more than 200 articles in professional and popular. His new book Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It) is the focus of this two day event which will bring some of the nation's most prominent constitutional scholars and historians together.
STANFORD LAW SCHOOL ALUMNI WEEKEND 2007
Thursday through Sunday, October 11 through 14, 2007, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School
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. All alumni and guest 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 JOSEPH GRUNDFEST '77
Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 6:00 pm, Stanford Graduate School of Business
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. This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credits. $35.00 per person includes the reception following the event. Registration is required. This event is co-hosted by the SLS Office of Alumni Relations & the GSB Lifelong Learning Series.
For more information, contact Alumni.Relations@law.stanford.edu or call 650 723.2730.
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