Stanford Law School Welcomes New Dean
Mary Elizabeth Magill, vice dean of the University of Virginia School of Law and a scholar of administrative and constitutional law, was named dean of Stanford Law School on July 24. She arrived on campus in mid-August and quickly got to work moving in, meeting faculty and staff, and welcoming the newest class at the 1L orientation.
Stanford Lawyer: JD Entrepreneurs
Stanford Law students are more entrepreneurial than ever. Drawn to the creativity of Stanford University and the innovation of Silicon Valley, many are starting programs, classes, student groups, nonprofits, and companies. Meet just a few of them in this profile of innovation at Stanford Law.
Professor Allen S. Weiner Files Petition with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Behalf of Seventeen Vietnamese Social and Political Activists
Allen Weiner, director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law at Stanford Law School, filed a petition with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) in Geneva contesting the illegal arrest and ongoing detention of 17 Vietnamese social and political activists. The petition requests that the UNWGAD call upon the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) to release all of the detainees immediately to remedy the human rights violations stemming from their arbitrary arrest and detention.
Justice O’Connor on Healthcare, Citizens United, and Civics
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor discusses civics, recent Supreme Court decisions, and more in this CBS News Face the Nation interview.
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Stanford Law School Makes Course and Career Guide for Law Students Available to the Public
Stanford Law School unveiled to the public SLSNavigator—an online career and curriculum guide that enables law students to learn about different careers in law and choose their courses accordingly. Among its many innovative features, the guide incorporates more than 1500 courses from across the university, reflecting the broad range of problem-solving and other skills today’s lawyers need to understand and help their clients.
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