Justice Moreno retired from the California Supreme Court last spring after 10 years of service. Read about his life and plans for the next chapter of his remarkable legal career in this Stanford Lawyer profile. Read more »
China is a country in the midst of huge change, with all areas of life affected. The China Guiding Cases Project (CGCP) of Stanford Law School launched a new website in January that hosts (in English and Chinese) and invites comments on “guiding cases” released by China’s Supreme People’s Court. While these “guiding cases” do not formally constitute binding precedents in the Western sense, they may evolve to have a similar effect. Read more »
Stanford Law students enrolled in Associate Dean Larry Marshall’s Wrongful Convictions seminar in 2010 got some good news recently: The appeal they’d been working on for more than a year to overturn the conviction of their client Juan Rivera was successful. The Illinois Appellate Court overturned his conviction in December, and he was released from prison in January.
Professor Jenny Martinez’s new book, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law is now out on bookshelves. In the book, Martinez delves into the history of the transatlantic slave trade and examines the international human rights tribunals that were set up to hear slavery cases, which, she argues, laid the foundation for modern human rights law. Read more »
Titi Liu Joins Stanford Law School's John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law
Liu started in January 2012, spearheading new programs at the law school focused on international public interest and public service practice. Read more »
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