"DOES DEATH PENALTY SAVE LIVES? A NEW DEBATE"
Professor Robert Weisberg is quoted and the Stanford Law Review is referenced in a "New York Times" article about the debate over the deterrent effect of capital punishment. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"PANEL BLOCKS FUEL STANDARDS FOR LIGHT TRUCKS AND SUVS"
"Director of the Environmental Law Clinic Deborah A. "Debbie" Sivas is quoted in "The Daily Journal" about the recent Ninth Circuit decision in favor of the clinic’s client, the Center for Biological Diversity. [Subscription required.]
"Rachael Myrow from KQED’s "California Report" interviewed Professor Lawrence Lessig about his new focus on corruption in American politics.
"VIOXX SETTLEMENT’S NEXT BIG QUESTION: HOW TO SPLIT IT UP?"
Professor Deborah Rhode is quoted in the "Wall Street Journal" about dividing Vioxx settlement money among plaintiffs. [Subscription may be required.]
"FOES OF ELECTRONIC SPYING MAY HAVE A NEW WAY TO CHALLENGE IT"
Executive Director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center Derek Shaffer is quoted in a "San Francisco Chronicle" article about unresolved legal issues around electronic wiretapping.
"DELPHI EXEC BONUSES: $216M"
Professor Robert M. Daines is quoted in a "Detroit News" story about about executive bonuses that are seen as excessive in the wake of bankruptcy.
"NATURE REPORTS STEM CELLS: A PATCHWORK QUILT OF FUNDING"
Professor Hank Greely, director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences, is quoted in a "Nature" article about funding for stem cell research.
"ALITO PUTS ROOKIE YEAR BEHIND, GETS A FEW WORDS IN"
Professor and Co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Jeffrey Fisher is quoted in a "USA Today" story about Justice Samuel Alito's first year in the Supreme Court.
Caldwell: "REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES ACT"
Professor Meg Caldwell testified before a Congressional subcommittee with recommendations to strengthen and clarify the mission of the National Marine Sanctuaries system.
Gould: "RESURGENCE OF THE RED SOX PARALLELS SUCCESS OF THE GAME"
Professor William Gould IV wrote a "San Jose Mercury News" op-ed about baseball’s unprecedented prosperity due to labor deals and other developments. [Registration may be required.]
van Schewick: "NETWORK NEUTRALITY AND THE ECONOMICS OF AN INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY: A REPLY TO PROFESSOR YOO"
Professor Barbara van Schewick co-authored a paper for "Jurimetrics" that critiques a series of articles published by Professor Christopher Yoo on the topic of network neutrality
Thursday, December 6, 2007, 6:30 p.m., Stanford Law School Moot Court Room
This Swearing-In Ceremony is for all Stanford Law School alumni who have been admitted to the California State Bar this fall. The ceremony will admit alumni into both the California State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The Honorable Carlos Bea '58 of the Ninth Circuit Court and the Honorable John Kennedy Stewart '64 of the San Francisco Superior Court will be participating in this ceremony.
"THE BROADER CHALLENGES OF THE MIDDLE EAST" FEATURING AMBASSADOR ZALMAY KHALILZAD
Wednesday, December 7, 2007 from 4:00-5:15 p.m., Stanford Law School, Rm 290
Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad is the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Previously, Dr. Khalilzad was the United States Ambassador to Iraq (2005-2007). From 2003 to 2005, he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and also as Special Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan. His impressive record of previous public service within the Departments of Defense and State dates back over twenty years. Dr. Khalilzad received his bachelor's and master's degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and went on to earn a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
A reception will follow the event in the Law Lounge.
Due to security requirements, if you plan to attend, you must pre-register and identification will be checked at the door.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SILICON VALLEY
Friday, January 18, 2008, 6:00 p.m. pre-event reception, 7:00 p.m. wine tasting, Stanford Law School, location TBD
Join Mark Oldman, co-founder of Vault.com, for an amazing wine tasting experience. More details to follow in the January edition of law@stanford.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Friday, February 1, 2008, 6:00 p.m., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
"From the Farm to the Fed: An Evening with Newly-Appointed Fed Governor Kevin Warsh (AB '92)" An evening with Governor Kevin Warsh who will provide an insider's perspective on how the Fed board works and how his career led him from the Farm to the Fed. This informal off-the-record chat is only open to Stanford alumni and their guests.
There is no charge for this event but due to security restrictions you must register for this event by calling 650 723.2730 or by sending an e-mail to Alumni.Relations@Law.Stanford.Edu.
Stanford University's annual alumni celebration, held October 11 to 14, brought more than 800 law school alumni, family, and friends back to the campus for a weekend of fun, learning, and friendship. To see photos from the 2007 alumni weekend please visit the Alumni Weekend Slideshow.
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