"BEAR STEARNS AND FEDERAL BAILOUTS"
"NPR's" Nina Totenberg interviewed Professor Joe Grundfest was a guest on "KQED Forum with Michael Krasny" discussing the implications of federal bailouts of Wall Street firms.
"STANFORD SUPREME COURT CLINIC SETTING A RECORD"
The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic's record-setting work, including Professor Jeffrey Fisher and Professor Pam Karlan's back-to-back arguments before the Court in March, were profiled in the "National Law Journal." [Subscription may be required.]
"TAX REFORM PLAN WOULD SHIFT TAX RETURN PREPARATION TO THE IRS"
Professor Joe Bankman, who spearheaded California's ReadyReturn program, was interviewed for a "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" story on simplifying the tax return process.
"HARVARD LAW, HOPING STUDENTS WILL CONSIDER PUBLIC SERVICE, OFFERS TUITION BREAK"
Dean Larry Kramer was quoted in a "New York Times" article about Harvard Law's announcement that it will pay the third year of tuition for students who work in public service for five years after graduation. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"THE MIND OF A PSYCHOPATH"
Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely commented in a "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" story about using MRIs to study criminal behavior.
"LAW STUDENTS MAKE APPEAL FOR CHANGE"
Professor Michele Landis Dauber was quoted in a "Los Angeles Times" piece about Building a Better Legal Profession, an organization founded by Stanford Law students. [Registration may be required.]
"SUPREME COURT INC."
Professor Lawrence Lessig and Lecturer in Law Thomas Goldstein were quoted in a "New York Times Magazine" article discussing the pro-business leanings of the Supreme Court. [Subscription or payment may be required.]
"FCC CHIEF TROUBLED BY SOME COMCAST DATA PRACTICES"
"Reuters" reported on FCC Chairman Kevin Martin's speech at the Legal Futures conference hosted by Stanford Law School and Google.
"HARRY POTTER: THE LAST BATTLE"
Lecturer in Law and Fair Use Project Executive Director Anthony Falzone was quoted in "The Guardian (London)" about the Harry Potter Lexicon case.
"CLINTON OR OBAMA? HISTORIC CHOICE SPLITS FEMINISTS IN THE VALLEY"
Professor Deborah L. Rhode was quoted in a "San Jose Mercury News" story about how women are feeling torn between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. [Registration may be required.]
FORD: "OBAMA TOOK THE RISK TO CONFRONT RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA"
Professor Richard Thompson Ford wrote an op-ed in the "San Francisco Chronicle" about Barack Obama's March 18 speech about race.
VICTOR: "THE ENERGY TRAP"
Professor David Victor wrote an opinion piece about energy policy and the 2008 presidential election for "Newsweek."
"STATE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION" PANEL MODERATED BY DEAN LARRY KRAMER
Friday, April 18, 2008 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Stanford Law School Room 290
Join Dean Larry Kramer as he moderates a plenary panel discussing the current legal profession and what to anticipate next in the practice of law. The panelists, some of the most prominent voices in the legal community include:
This program offers 2 MCLE credits, request for approval is pending.
CONSTITUTIONAL CONVERSATION WITH DR. LAURA K. DONOHUE
Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 5:00-9:00 p.m. Student Lounge, Stanford Law School
Laura K. Donohue is a fellow at the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School and at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation. Currently a By-Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge, she is the author of The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty.
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 SOCIETY OF CHICAGO AND THE CHICAGO STANFORD BUSINESS SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Friday, April 4, 2008, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. show, 8:30 p.m. Q&A session
Apollo Theater, 2540 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
$30 per person (includes admission to show and appetizers only)
The Stanford Law Society of Chicago and the Chicago Chapter of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association invite you to a private showing of Baby Wants Candy at the Apollo Theater. The show will be followed by a Q&A session with performer and co-founder, Al Samuels (MBA '95), who returned to Chicago after business school to pursue a career in acting.
Please register for this event. Guests are encouraged to attend. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or e-mail email@example.com for questions or additional information.
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 panel will address legal issues that arise in regard to quarantine and isolation, health surveillance, and compulsory medical treatment. Particular attention will be paid to individual rights, federalist concerns, preemption doctrine, and posse comitatus in the context of emerging threats. 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.
STANFORD CLUB OF PALO ALTO
Friday, April 18, 2008, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
University Club of Palo Alto, 3277 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto
$60 per person ($40 for young alumni 1998-2007)
3rd Annual Wine Tasting Gala including a selection of wines produced exclusively by Stanford Graduates and featuring a Wine Country "Silent Auction". All proceeds of this event will be donated to Stanford University.
To register for this event please visit pgnet.stanford.edu/goto/event4221reg.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SILICON VALLEY
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street
Fifth Annual "A Company of Authors: Stanford Authors and Friends"
Please join Amalia Kessler, MA '96, PhD '01, Associate Professor of Law and (by courtesy) History and Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar, at Stanford's premier book event at the Stanford Humanities Center. Professor Kessler will be joining over a dozen Stanford authors, who will read from their most recent books, discuss their composition, and talk about their lives as writers.
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