"LEGAL MILESTONE FOR OPEN SOURCE"
Professor Lawrence Lessig is quoted in a "BBC News" story about a recent decision that open source software licenses are enforceable.
"U.S. HAS HELD 12 JOURNALISTS AS TERRORISTS"
Visiting Professor and Director of the International Human Rights Clinic Barbara Olshansky is quoted in a "San Francisco Chronicle" story about the detainment of journalists in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"COMPLAINT OUTS AUTOADMIT USER. WITHHOLDING OTHER NAMES FOR LEVERAGE?"
Professor Mark A. Lemley is mentioned in a "Wall Street Journal Law Blog" post regarding the AutoAdmit case. [Subscription may be required.]
"REVISED TALLY INCREASES 'NO' VOTES FOR YAHOO DIRECTORS"
Professor Michael Klausner is quoted in a "New York Times" story about a revised vote count at a Yahoo board of directors election. [Subscription or payment may be required.
"MAN IN THE MIDDLE"
Professor and former Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan is quoted in the "National Law Journal's" 2007/08 Supreme Court Review. [Subscription may be required.]
"NO DECISION ON EXXON VALDEZ INTEREST PAYMENTS"
Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher is quoted in an "Associated Press" story about the Supreme Court's decision regarding interest payments to plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez case.
"CAN fMRI REALLY TELL IF YOU'RE LYING?"
Professor Henry T. "Hank" Greely is quoted in a "Scientific American" article that questions whether fMRIs can really detect if a person is lying or not.
"COURT: STEINBECK HEIRS DON'T HAVE PUBLISHING RIGHTS"
"National Public Radio's" Morning Edition interviewed Professor Paul Goldstein about an appeals court ruling that John Steinbeck's son and granddaughter do not own the rights to some of the writer's best-known works.
"KEN STARR, DREW DAYS DISCUSS REVEALING SUPREME COURT TERM"
The "ABA Journal" references Professor Pamela S. Karlan's participation in a Supreme Court wrap-up panel at the annual ABA meeting.
"PRIVACY? WE GOT OVER IT"
Professor Lawrence M. Friedman's recent book, "Guarding Life's Dark Secrets," is cited in a "Wall Street Journal" column about how the public's perception of privacy has shifted over time. [Subscription may be required.]
VAN SCHEWICK: "COMMENT ON COMMISSION ORDER REQUIRING COMCAST TO END DISCRIMINATORY NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES"
Professor Barbara van Schewick co-wrote a public letter to the Secretary of the Federal Communications Commission about its recent order concerning Comcast's interference with peer-to-peer applications.
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 offering MCLE credits, 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. Check out the Look Who's Coming website to see who is currently planning to attend Alumni Weekend 2008.
For more information please visit the alumni weekend website or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or email@example.com.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SEATTLE
Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 6:30 p.m, Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field, 1250 First Avenue South, Seattle
Ballpark dinner and networking at 6:30 p.m., Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers at 7:10 p.m.
Alex Alben '84, Chuck Armstrong '67, Ken Diamond '86 and the Seattle Law Society invite you to a private suite for a ballpark dinner at Safeco Field during the Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers. Tickets are $20 per guest and space is limited. For questions contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650 723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please register for this event.
AN EVENING WITH STANFORD LAW SCHOOL IN LOS ANGELES
Thursday, September 11, 2008, 6:00 p.m., Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Join us for this special evening with Stanford Law School highlighting its commitment to the role of law in international relations. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, will be accepting the Jackson H. Ralston prize in International Law and both she and a group of distinguished panelists including Warren Christopher '49, former U.S. Secretary of State and Larry Diamond, senior fellow at The Hoover Institution will speak to "The Art of Diplomacy."
Registration for this event is required and space is limited. Tickets are $45 per person or $35 for graduates of the Classes of 1998-2008. On-site babysitting is available upon request. Please register for this extraordinary event! For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723.2730 or email@example.com.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF CHICAGO
Thursday, September 25, 2008, 6:00 p.m., Tavern at the Park, 130 East Randolph Street, Chicago
Stanford Law School invites you to join us for a reception celebrating the Miles and Nancy Rubin Loan Repayment Assistance Program featuring Lawrence C. Marshall, Associate Dean, Public Interest and Clinical Education, with remarks by Richard F. Klawiter, JD '90, LRAP recipient and partner at DLA Piper. This reception is graciously hosted by Bruce A. Toth, MBA '78, JD '80 and Winston & Strawn LLP. Kindly RSVP by September 18 to the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STANFORD LAW SOCIETY OF SILICON VALLEY
Thursday, September 25, 2008 Stanford University
5:00 p.m. Alumni Only Workshop
6:30 p.m. Student/Alumni Reception
7:30 p.m. Performance
8:30 p.m. Q&A with Al Samuels, MBA '95
"Baby Wants Candy" Improvised Musical
Stanford GSB alumni, Law School alumni and current students from both schools are invited to a private showing of "Baby Wants Candy". Want to improve your team's spontaneity and creativity in business situations? The private alumni only workshop prior to the show will teach the principles of improvised theater as a new vocabulary for spontaneous and smooth teamwork on the job. 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.
Tickets are $50 per person includes alumni only workshop, reception & event, $35 per person includes reception and event and $15 special student rate includes reception and event. Space is limited, so please register by September 18. For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723.2730 or email@example.com.
STANFORD'S GENERAL COUNSEL INSTITUTE IN NEW YORK
Thursday-Friday, November 6-7, 2008, The Waldorf Astoria, New York City
Join us for an intensive two-day program for general counsels of publicly traded and private corporations and other senior level in-house lawyers. The program will bring together leading GCs, other senior in-house attorneys, CEOs, jurists, scholars, regulators and outside counsel at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
For more information please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723 2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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