"SO WHEN DID THIS COARSE TERM BECOME MAINSTREAM?"
Professor Deborah Rhode is quoted in a "Chicago Tribune" column about the nature and usage of the offensive words that led to radio host Don Imus being fired. [Login required.]
"THE NERVE! STUDENTS TELL BIG FIRMS THEY WANT A LIFE"
"The Wall Street Journal Online" quotes Stanford Law School students Craig Holt Segall '07 and Andrew Canter '08 in a story about their effort, "Law Students Building a Better Legal Profession."
"The Wall Street Journal" quotes Professor Joseph Grundfest '78 in a story about how shareholders "irked with executive pay are taking it out on directors." [Subscription required.]
"ROBERTS, SCALIA STRIKE SIMILAR CHORDS ON COURT"
"USA Today" quotes Professor Jeffrey Fisher in an article about how Supreme Court Judges Roberts and Scalia are influencing the style and decision making of the court.
"E-MAIL INNOVATOR PLANS TO ENLIST IN THE WIRELESS CAMPAIGN OF THE PATENT WARS"
"The New York Times" quotes Professor Mark A. Lemley (BA '88) in a story about a new wireless e-mail service that the inventor says resulted from work predating the filing of important patents in this area. [Login required]
"SETTLEMENT IN JUST FOR FEET CASE MAY FAN BOARD FEARS"
"The Wall Street Journal" quotes Professor Michael Klausner in a piece about one of the largest out-of-pocket settlements paid by company directors. [Subscription required]
"CHINESE POLITICAL PRISONER SUES IN U.S. COURT, SAYING YAHOO HELPED IDENTIFY DISSIDENTS"
"The New York Times" features Professor Allen Weiner '89 in an article about a lawsuit filed against Yahoo by a Chinese political prisoner and his wife. [Subscription or purchase required]
"2007 HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE ELITE WOMEN"
Associate Professor Jenny Martinez is featured as one of "Hispanic Business Magazine's" Elite Women of 2007.
GREELY: "IS HEALTH INSURANCE AN INSURABLE RISK?"
Professor Hank Greely (BA '74) was a guest on a "KQED Radio: Forum with Michael Krasny" analyzing the risk model underlying health insurance coverage, how insurance companies define "risk," and how this affects access to health care.
GOULD: "BLACK PLAYER JACKIE ROBINSON'S INFLUENCE STILL NOTICEABLE TODAY"
Professor William B. Gould IV published an opinion piece in "The San Jose Mercury News" on the legacy of baseball's Jackie Robinson. [Login may be required]
SIVAS: "THE EPA AND EMISSION CONTROL"
Lecturer in Law Deborah "Debbie" Sivas '87 assessed the Supreme Court's decision in Massachusetts v. EPA on "KQED Radio: Forum with Michael Krasny."
FIDUCIARY COLLEGE SEMINAR SERIES
Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Stanford Law School
This is an intimate conversation with industry experts on the ethical challenges and considerations facing fund counsel and trustees as prosecutors and regulators exercise greater scrutiny of fiduciaries' decisions. MCLE Ethics Credit Available. For more information contact email@example.com or visit the registration website to RSVP.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LAW
Monday, June 4, 2007 - Friday, June 8, 2007, Stanford University
The biennial International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL) conference brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars for a program of research presentations, invited talks, workshops, and tutorials. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the registration website to RSVP.
DIRECTORS' COLLEGE 2007
Sunday, June 24, 2007 - Tuesday, June 26, 2007, Stanford Law School
Directors' College is an intensive two-day program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded corporations. Now in its thirteenth year, Directors' College brings together leading CEOs, directors, jurists, scholars, and regulators for a rigorous examination of corporate governance concerns at a venue that has become the premiere program for director education. The State Bar of California has approved this program for twelve hours of MCLE credit. For more information contact the Stanford Program in Law, Economics & Business at email@example.com or visit the registration website to RSVP.
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!
SILICON VALLEY ALUMNI HAPPY HOUR
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Molly McGees, 241 Castro Street. Mountain View
We hope you'll join us for a spring gathering of local Stanford Law School and Stanford Business School alumni and friends. It will be a great opportunity to reconnect with familiar faces and meet new members of the Stanford community who live in Silicon Valley. This event has a cash bar. Please RSVP to Alumni Relations at 650 723.2370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LA REGIONAL EVENT: NEGOTIATION & MEDIATION TACTICS WITH JANET MARTINEZ
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 6:30 p.m., Stutman Treister & Glatt, 1901 Avenue of the Stars, 12th Floor Los Angeles
Please join us for a workshop on "Negotiating in Three Dimensions" presented by Janet Martinez, Senior Lecturer in Law and Director, Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program. In this highly interactive session, Martinez will share a short overview of current theory on "3-D Negotiation", then use a series of examples to relate theory to practice. This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credits. Registration to this event is required. Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations, at 650 723.2730 or email@example.com.
SAN FRANCISCO LAW SOCIETY EVENT: "DARFUR: SO FAR/FROM HERE"
Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 6:30 p.m., Morrison & Foerster, 425 Market Street, San Francisco
Jerry Fowler '90 will deliver a talk entitled "Darfur: So Far/From Here" addressing the continuing crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan, which has led to the deaths of more than 400,000 people over the past three years, and the displacement of some 2.5 million civilians forced to flee their homes. Fowler will focus on the roots of the crisis, the U.S. and international response to date, and the prospects for the future. Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations, at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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