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Recently Mailed Spring Stanford Lawyer Magazine Includes Feature on the Clean Tech/Green Energy Challenge

Look for the latest issue of Stanford Lawyer in your mailbox and online at www.stanfordlawyer.com. This issue includes the feature “Getting to Green: The Clean Energy Challenge” that explores political and financial hurdles to “getting to green” and ways in which the newly launched Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance aims to help solve our nation’s clean energy challenges.
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SLS Professor Michael Wara on Workability of Carbon Offsets in Washington Post Video

Michael Wara, assistant professor of law, discusses Chevrolet’s carbon reduction claims, namely questioning whether or not its advertised carbon offsetting program will have the potential to change consumer behavior.
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Dan Reicher Testified Before House Natural Resources Committee on “American Energy Initiative”

Professor Dan Reicher, executive director of Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on identifying roadblocks to renewable energy development on U.S. public lands and waters.
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Stanford’s CodeX & Media X Launch New “Legally Trained” Print on Demand System Featuring Copyright Clearance For Academic Content

Researchers from Stanford’s CodeX and Media X deployed a system with an integrated copyright clearance mechanism, which automates certain parts of the licensing process for course readers. By some estimates, this could reduce the cost of these readers passed on to students by 25 to 78 percent. More »

#1 Program for Director Education: Stanford Law’s “Directors’ College” set for June 19 to 21

This year’s keynote speakers include Kenneth R. Feinberg, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John H. Moellering, SEC Commissioner Troy A. Paredes, George Roberts, Hon. Myron T. Steele, and Meg Whitman. To learn more about and register for Stanford Law School’s executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms, click here »