Stanford Lawyer Magazine Highlight: Meet Liz Magill
Stanford Law School’s new dean, M. Elizabeth “Liz” Magill is profiled in this Stanford Lawyer article. Look for the fall issue of the magazine online now and in your mailboxes in the next few weeks.
Stanford Lawyer Magazine Highlight: Pamela Karlan and the Law of Democracy
Voting rights and election law expert Professor Pamela Karlan is profiled in this Stanford Lawyer piece.
“Getting More Bang for the Fed’s Buck”
In this New York Times opinion piece, Stanford Law Professors Joseph A. Grundfest, Mark A. Lemley and George G. Triantis argue that instead “of a third round of so-called ‘quantitative easing,’ known in the financial markets as QE3, maybe it’s time for a QE-Muni.”
Let’s Go Back to Patenting the ‘Solution,’ Not the ‘Problem’
Professor Mark A. Lemley discusses the patent system in this Wired magazine piece from October 31, 2012. Read more »
Mark Lemley was also the featured guest on NPR's “Planet Money” for a segment about “How To Fix the Patent Mess.” You can listen to the 17-minute program, which also includes alumnus David Drummond, here.
Stanford Criminal Justice Center Awarded Major Grants to Fund Its Research on the Effects of California’s Prison Realignment
The Stanford Criminal Justice Center has been awarded grants totaling $650,000 to support its research on the implementation and impact of California’s Public Safety Realignment Legislation—which went into effect one year ago this month, and transfers authority for convicted felons from the state prison and parole system to local counties. The grants are from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice; the James Irvine Foundation; and the Public Welfare Foundation.
“The Limits of Water Quality Criteria” by Meg Caldwell and Ryan Kelly
The November-December 2012 issue of the Environmental Law Institute’s policy journal The Environmental Forum features “The Limits of Water Quality Criteria” by Meg Caldwell and Ryan Kelly. Meg Caldwell is the executive director for the Center for Ocean Solutions. She also directs the Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program at Stanford Law School, where her teaching focuses on the use of science in environmental and marine resource policy development and implementation. Ryan Kelly is an Analyst for Science, Law, and Policy with Stanford University’s Center for Ocean Solutions.
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