“A CONVERSATION WITH LAWRENCE LESSIG”
Professor Lawrence Lessig discusses his new book and his role as an advisor to the Obama campaign with Charlie Rose.
“STANFORD PROFESSOR LEADS OBAMA IMMIGRATION TEAM”
Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is featured in an article in the “San Francisco Chronicle” about his appointment as a leader of a policy work group on immigration under President-elect Obama.
“FEMALE ADVOCATES LOOK FOR GENDER EQUALITY”
ABC-7 News interviewed Professor Deborah L. Rhode for a segment on gender issues surrounding the 2008 presidential campaign.
“COURT WEIGHS NATURE OF LAB EVIDENCE”
Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher is quoted in an article in “USA Today” about the Supreme Court case Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts.
“THE CASE FOR CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY FOR CARMAKERS”
Professor G. Marcus Cole is quoted in a “San Francisco Chronicle” article about whether Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring is a good idea for the big three U.S. automakers.
“THREE PROSPECTS FOR THE HIGH COURT”
“U.S. News and World Report” lists Professor and Dean Emeritus Kathleen M. Sullivan among President-elect Obama’s top choices for the Supreme Court.
“TRACING A CRIME SUSPECT THROUGH A RELATIVE”
Professor Henry T. “Hank” Greely is quoted in a “Los Angeles Times” article about the use of familial DNA testing to trace a potential crime suspect.
“THE CLIMATE CHANGE TRAP”
Professor Michael Wara is quoted in a “Forbes” article about the problems ahead for the new Obama administration when it comes to climate change.
“RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND DHS TRANSPARENCY ON ‘STIPULATED REMOVAL’”
“The National Law Journal” features a story about a complaint filed in part by the Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic concerning the deportation of nearly 100,000 immigrants without a hearing.
“GLOBAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS? NOT SO FAST”
Professor Kenneth E. Scott is quoted in a “Business Week” article about the problems resulting from the move toward international financial reporting standards.
FORD: “ANALOGY LESSON: RACISM IS THE WRONG FRAME FOR UNDERSTANDING THE PASSAGE OF CALIFORNIA'S SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN”
In an op-ed for “Slate,” Professor Richard Thompson Ford discusses why voters in California who supported President-elect Obama may not support same-sex marriage.
VICTOR: “THE NEW GREENS LIKE IT BIG”
Professor David Victor discusses the future of the green technology market given the current economic crisis in an op-ed in “Newsweek.”
STANFORD IP LITIGATION CLEARINGHOUSE PATENT LITIGATION MODULE LAUNCH
December 8, 2008 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA
Please join us for the launching of the Stanford Intellectual Property Litigation Clearinghouse (IPLC). The primary goal for this exciting project is to address the critical need for a comprehensive, online resource for scholars, policy makers, industry, lawyers, and litigation support firms in the field of intellectual property litigation.
This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To register, please visit the registration website.
FIDUCIARY COLLEGE AT STANFORD LAW SCHOOL
January 6 - 7, 2009, Oak Lounge, Tresidder Memorial Union, Stanford, CA
Fiduciary College provides specialized training for new and experienced fiduciaries. Targeted to fund trustees and key staff, our program provides important insights pertaining to the challenges fiduciaries can expect to face and strategies to overcome them to fulfill their duties to beneficiaries. Topics include:
MCLE Credits Available. For more information or to register for this event please visit www.fiduciarycollege.com.
STANFORD ALUMNI HOLIDAY PARTY
Sunday, December 7, 2008, 2:00-4:00 p.m., University Club of Palo Alto, 3277 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto
The party will feature selected fine wines, a holiday punch and delicious hors d' oeuvres. There will be a jazz trio, holiday songs and a drawing for great door prizes! This event is jointly sponsored by the Cardinal Young Alumni, the Stanford Club of Palo Alto and the Stanford Business School Alumni.
The cost for this event is $15 per person or $10 for graduates from the Classes of 1999-2008. Please register for this festive event at pgnet.stanford.edu/goto/event4994reg. For questions, please contact Jere Whitaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650 327.2575.
LEGAL MATTERS LUNCH @ THE PALM
Saturday, January 24th, 11:30 a.m., The Palm Restaurant, 1100 South Flower Street, Los Angeles
Join SLS faculty for a private lunch at The Palm Restaurant before they (and you!) head over to Stanford's not-to-be-missed event: Leading Matters Los Angeles. Registered guests for Leading Matters Los Angeles may attend the SLS Lunch @ The Palm for free. Tickets for those who aren't registered for Leading Matters Los Angeles are $45 per person or $35 for graduates from the Classes of 1998-2008.
Registration for this event is required and space is limited. For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723.2730 or email@example.com. To register for the lunch visit the registration website.To learn more and register for Leading Matters Los Angeles visit the Leading Matters website.
CAN CLEANTECH SAVE THE ECONOMY WHILE SAVING THE PLANET?
Friday, February 27th, 6:00 p.m., California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
Join Professor Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson, Jr. ’73, MBA ’75, JD ’76, Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law and McCarty Director of the Woods Institute for the Environment, for this special evening at the world-renowned California Academy of Sciences.
Professor Thompson will moderate a panel comprising of alumni and faculty from across Stanford University who will represent the different ways in which our graduate schools of law, business, engineering and earth sciences are approaching Clean Technology—and how their combined efforts may help save the economy while saving the planet.
Registration for this event is required and space is limited. Tickets are $45 per person or $35 for graduates from the Classes of 1998-2008. For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 650.723.2730 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register visit the registration website.
Stanford University's annual alumni celebration, held October 10 to 12, 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 2008 alumni weekend please visit the Alumni Weekend Slideshow.
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