January 2010 ISSUE

New Faculty Join Stanford Law School

Stanford Law School had a very successful year of hiring, with five new members of the faculty joining us at the beginning of the academic year. Read the Stanford Lawyer profiles of each new professor:

Nora Freeman Engstrom ’02, Assistant Professor of Law; David Freeman Engstrom ’02, Assistant Professor of Law; Daniel P. Kessler ’93, Professor of Law; Joan Petersilia, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law; Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law.

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Network Neutrality and the Future of the Internet

Monday - January 25, 2010

Reception: 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Manning Faculty Lounge

Panel: 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 290

The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology and its Center for E-Commerce present an evening panel, "Network Neutrality and the Future of the Internet." Network Neutrality continues to be the subject of fierce debate.


Daniel L. Brenner, Partner, Hogan & Hartson LLP

Markham C. Erickson, Holch & Erickson LLP, Executive Director, Open Internet Coalition

Daniel M. Mandil, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief of Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property Protection, Motion Picture Association of America

Jay Monahan, Vice President and General Counsel, Vuze, Inc.

Barbara van Schewick, Assistant Professor of Law and (by courtesy) Electrical Engineering; Co-Director, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School

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Farm Sanctuary

Friday - January 8, 2010
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Farm Sanctuary President and Co-Founder Gene Baur, discusses his work and national best-selling book, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food. For more than 20 years, Gene has worked to shine a light on the conditions on factory farms and helped to change how our society views and treats farm animals.

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