"SUPREME COURT WEIGHS EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGES"
"NPR's" Nina Totenberg interviewed Professor Jeffrey Fisher, who argued before the Supreme Court to uphold punitive damages against Exxon for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.
"ONLINE RIGHTS GURU LESSIG WON'T SEEK CONGRESSIONAL SEAT"
Professor Lawrence Lessig's announcement that he might run for Congress—and his subsequent decision not to enter the race—garnered coverage from several media outlets, including the "Wall Street Journal," "The New York Times," "San Jose Mercury News," "National Law Journal," and "Conde Nast Portfolio." [Subscription may be required.]
"SUPREME COURT TO WEIGH 'EXCLUSIONARY RULE' ON EVIDENCE"
The "LA Times" reported that the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal that students at the law school's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic worked on under the guidance of Professor Pam Karlan and Professor Jeffrey Fisher. [Registration may be required.]
"RICHARD THOMPSON FORD"
Professor Richard Thompson Ford discussed his new book, The Race Card, on the "Colbert Report." Race Card has received widespread coverage since its release, including reviews by the "New York Times," the "Associated Press," and the "Chronicle of Higher Education."
"CHAVEZ'S OIL THREATS SLICK BUT NOT SOLID"
Professor David Victor was quoted in "The Washington Post" about a dispute between Exxon and Venezuela. [Registration may be required.]
"WHO WE ARE—THE TRUTH ABOUT DNA"
Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely was featured on a special "NBC Nightly News" series discussing genetic testing for illness and its ramifications.
"THE MICROSOFT-YAHOO MATING DANCE"
Professor Joseph Grundfest was quoted in "BusinessWeek" about Microsoft's acquisition plans.
"AFTER REJECTION BY YAHOO, MICROSOFT HINTS AT A FIGHT"
Professor Michael Klausner was quoted in "The New York Times" commenting on the potential Microsoft-Yahoo deal. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"A TIGHT GRIP CAN CHOKE CREATIVITY"
The "New York Times" Joe Nocera wrote a column about the Harry Potter Lexicon case that references the Fair Use Project, its Executive Director Anthony Falzone, and the work of Professor Lawrence Lessig. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"CLEMENS CAMPAIGNS AS HIS WIFE IS NAMED"
Professor Deborah L. Rhode was quoted in the "New York Times" commenting on new developments in the Roger Clemens hearing. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
FORD: "PLAY THE RACE CARD AT YOUR OWN PERIL"
Professor Richard Thompson Ford's wrote an opinion piece about Senator Hillary Clinton's campaign tactics for "The Washington Post." [Registration may be required.]
LEGAL FUTURES CONFERENCE
Saturday, March 8, 2008 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Stanford Law School
This conference will focus on conversations between some of the world's leading thinkers about the future of privacy, intellectual property, competition, innovation, globalization, and other areas of the law undergoing rapid change due to technological advancement.
This event is co-sponsored by Google and the Center for Internet and Society.
Please visit the conference website for more details.
SPILF AUCTION 2008: JUSTICE UNMASKED
Saturday, March 8, 2008 from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Stanford Law School and Kresge Auditorium
The Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation will hold its 16th annual Bid for Justice benefit auction. For 30 years, SPILF has supported students, alums, and outside organizations in their public interest work. SPILF and SLS are thrilled to launch the first annual SPILF-SLS Public Interest Fellowship which will provide salary and benefits to a graduating or recent alum working in public interest.
SAVE-THE-DATE FOR ALUMNI WEEKEND 2008
Friday-Sunday, October 10 to 12, 2008, Stanford Law School
Mark your calendars for Friday-Sunday, October 10 to 12, 2008 for a weekend of informative panels, classes without quizzes, and fun special events. This year we will be honoring the Classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, and 2003 with reunion specific events.
For more information please visit the alumni weekend website or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STANFORD LAW SCHOOL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND ASIAN PACIFIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF THE SILICON VALLEY
Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 6:00 p.m. McDermott Will & Emery LLP, 3150 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304
The Subtle Side of Sexism
This is a presentation by Stanford Law School Professor Deborah L. Rhode, one of the nation's leading scholars in the fields of legal ethics and gender, law, and public policy and has been approved for 1 MCLE credit towards General Studies or Elimination of Bias. Dinner will be provided.
RSVP by March 11, 2008 to Karen Whidbee at 650.813.5190 or email email@example.com.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SILICON VALLEY
Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 www.keplers.com
The Nuremberg Legacy: How the Nazi War Crimes Trials Changed the Course of History Book Signing with Stanford Law School alumnus Norbert Ehrenfreund '59
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
Tuesday, March 25, 2008, pre-concert reception 5:30 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m. Folk Art Museum, Lincoln Square Branch, Columbus Avenue at 66th Street
Stanford Harmonics Concert in New York for Stanford Alums.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON DC, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL AND THE CONSTITUTION PROJECT
Friday, April 11, 2008, 1:30-4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Reception Dirksen Senate Office Building, SDG-50, Washington, D.C.
Germ Warfare, Contagious Disease and the Constitution
This panel discussion will examine federal, state and local legislation allowing government agencies to respond to naturally occurring epidemics or terrorist use of biological weapons and the constitutional challenges in implementing these laws. The Stanford Law Society of Washington D.C. and Stanford Law School faculty will host a reception at the close of the afternoon session.
To register for this event please visit the germ warfare website.
If you were unable to make it to campus last week for the Morrison & Foerster Lecture in Honor of Marshall Small, BA '49, JD '51, you can watch it online. Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack B. Jacobs delivered the third annual lecture, "Some Observations on Our Outdated Corporate Shareholder Voting System."
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