"TRAINING STUDENTS FOR REAL-LIFE CAREERS"
Dean Larry Kramer and Professor and Associate Dean Larry Marshall are quoted in a "New York Times" story that features Stanford Law School's curriculum reform efforts. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"STANFORD'S LARRY KRAMER: THE STATE OF OUR PROFESSION IS BAD"
"Wall Street Journal Law Blog" offered kudos to the latest issue of Stanford Lawyer and in particular, Dean Larry Kramer's introductory note about the state of the legal profession
"RECONSTRUCTING THE FAMILY TREE"
"60 Minutes'" Lesley Stahl interviewed Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely (BA '74) about the limitations of the emerging field of genetic genealogy.
"NAMING NAMES AT GITMO"
Visiting Professor Barbara Olshansky '85 is quoted in the "New York Times Magazine" about her role in the case of Lt. Cmdr. Mattew Diaz, who was court-martialed for leaking the names of Guantanamo prisoners. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"SUPREME COURT WEIGHS THIRD PARTIES' FRAUD LIABILITY"
Professor Joseph A. Grundfest '78 is featured in a "NPR" story about his role in the current Supreme Court case about third-party securities fraud liability.
"FOR AL GORE, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE PALO ALTO"
"The San Jose Mercury News" quotes Professor Thomas Heller, who has played a prominent role with Nobel prize co-recipient U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in a story about Al Gore's prize acceptance speech in Palo Alto. [Registration may be required]
"FIXING THE GREED IN PRIVATE EQUITY"
"Fortune" published a story about private equity pioneer Warren Hellman's speech hosted by Stanford Law School's Rock Center for Corporate Governance.
"SCAM VICTIMS FIGHT IN BANKRUPTCY COURT TO REGAIN SOME LOST MONEY"
Professor G. Marcus Cole comments in a "San Jose Mercury News" article about a bankruptcy case involving scammed investors who lost their assets. [Registration may be required]
"YOU SAY YOU WANT A BIG-LAW REVOLUTION, TAKE II"
Students Building a Better Legal Profession, co-founded by Andrew Canter '08 and Craig Segall '07, was featured in the "Wall Street Journal Law Blog" after the group released a report comparing law firms in the top six legal markets. [Subscription may be required.]
MARTINEZ: "QUESTIONS FOR MUKASEY"
The "New York Times" Op-Ed page asked Associate Professor Jenny S. Martinez to pose questions for attorney general nominee Michael B. Mukasey. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARDS DINNER
Monday, November 5, 2007 from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Schwab Center's Vidalakis Room
Stanford Law School is pleased to present the National Public Service Award and Alumni Public Service Award to two outstanding public interest attorneys. David Doninger, Policy Director of the Climate Center at Natural Resources Defense Council, will receive the National Public Service Award for his precedent-setting climate change work. Christopher Ho '87, senior staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center and director of LAS-ELC's National Origin, Immigration, and Language Rights Program, will receive the Alumni Public Service Award for his extraordinary contributions to protecting workers' rights.
Please contact Julianne Manske at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650 723.8974 for information about tickets.
STANFORD CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CENTER CONSTITUTIONAL CONVERSATIONS - PROFESSOR AMOS GUIORA ON COUNTERTERRORISM
Thursday, November 15, 2007 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., Stanford Law School Student Lounge
In this conversation session, Professor Guiora compares American and Israeli approaches to legal and policy aspects of counterterrorism. The discussion will address issues ranging from the limits of interrogation, to Constitutional rights granted to detainees (including their status), where they should be tried, under what legal regime and what rights they are to be granted in a trial.
If you have any questions about the event or to RSVP please contact Diana Jansons Quihuis at email@example.com or 650 724.2879.
A DIALOGUE WITH BILL NEUKOM: CHALLENGES FOR THE LEGAL PROFESSION
Thursday, November 8, 2007, 5:30 p.m., Stanford Law School, Room 290, reception to follow
The Stanford Center on Ethics Arrow Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership presents "A Dialogue with Bill Neukom: Challenges for the Legal Profession". Join us for an evening with the current ABA President, Stanford Law Alum, and former Executive Vice President/ General Counsel for Microsoft. To register, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations.
To RSVP or for further information, please call 650 723.2730 or send an e-mail message to email@example.com.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF CHICAGO AND GSB ALUMNI
Thursday, November 8, 2007, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., The Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place, Chicago
"The Unbearable Lightness of Choosing: Finding Optimal Product Variety"
An evening of food, drinks, and discussion with GSB Professor Michaela Draganska about how a company should manage the tradeoff of product variety and how to determine the optimal number of alternatives to offer.
This event sponsored by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.
Please RSVP by November 6, 2007
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SEATTLE, GSB ALUMNI AND STANFORD UNIVERSITY ALUMNI
Monday, November 19, 2007, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Elliot Bay Book Company, 101 South Main Street, Seattle
Join Paul Goldstein for an evening reception and book signing for his forthcoming book, "Intellectual Property: The Tough New Realities That Could Make or Break Your Business", that is the definitive guide to intellectual property for business managers.
To RSVP contact Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the names of any guests. Please also indicate if you would be interested in purchasing the book.
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