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February 2017

Heresy: Why Conservatives Should Embrace the Delegation of Legislative Power

February 21 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

SLS Federalist Society presents: A lunch talk with Ilan Wurman, with commentary by Professor David Freeman Engstrom, about why conservatives should embrace the delegation of legislative power (details coming).

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Perspectives on Solitary Confinement

February 21 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 280A,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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On February 21, Stanford’s Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Stanford Criminal Justice Center will host a panel on the practice of solitary confinement and a discussion about how advocates are working to end the practice of long-term solitary confinement in California and around the nation. Keramet Reiter is a professor of criminology at UC Irvine and the author of 23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement. Margot Mendelson is a staff attorney at the Prison…

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Matt Nosanchuk: Lawyers in Transition: From Political Appointees to Private Citizens

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@ Stanford Law School,
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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Room 320-F, Third Floor RSVP Join us for a brown bag lunch talk with Matt Nosanchuk ‘90, where he will share his experiences in leaving the White House 2016 and re-energizing his career as a private citizen. Matt is a former Associate Director of Public Engagement who served as the liaison to the American Jewish community and on international issues. After joining the White House in 2013, he has served both in the Office of Public Engagement and as Director…

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Tuesday Night Trivia at the Law School

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 7, 2017
@ SLS: Student Law Lounge,
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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WHAT: 8 rounds of pub-style trivia (including a music round and a Final Jeopardy round).  Also prizes (beer) WHEN: Tuesdays at 8 pm! WHERE: Law Lounge WHY:  If you’ve read this far you probably already know why!  Beer as prizes for good performance, and for creative names!  And more-or-less bottomless chips and salsa too, if eating is your thing.  Otherwise it’s BYO… Hope to see you all there… especially you 1Ls and LLMs!!! Vincent and Ben Tuesday Trivia Tsars

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Self-care workshop with Prof. Ron Tyler

February 22 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 320D,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Room 320-D, Third Floor Lunch will be provided RSVP Lawyers experience higher rates of substance abuse and mental health issues than many other professionals, due to the demands of the practice. Public interest lawyers in high-stress direct services practices are at an especially high risk, despite the significant rewards and benefits of helping advance equality and liberty for under-served populations. Learning how to alleviate stress and to promote health and wellness can greatly improve longevity and enjoyment of this important…

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Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis

February 22 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 280B,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Room 280B, Stanford Law School Lunch will be provided RSVP As we continue to address the aftermath of the Trump Administration Immigration Executive Orders, it is important to understand our immigration and refugee policies in the broader context of the ongoing global refugee crisis. In 2014, it was determined that the number of people uprooted from their homes by war and persecution was larger than in any year since detailed record-keeping began. Since then, the number of people forced to…

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Are immigrants taking your money? Economic Evaluation of the Common Claim (SAIR Teach-in Series)

February 22 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 280A,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights (SAIR), an SLS student group, is conducting a series of teach-ins open to the Stanford community. These informal lectures led by law students are intended to educate the Stanford community about current immigration-related issues. This particular teach-in will focus on the relationship between immigration and the labor force, specifically, whether undocumented workers take jobs from unemployed Americans.

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Training with Nick Gregoratos, Prisoner Legal Services

February 22 @ 12:55 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 85,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Training for students who will be volunteering in this SCJC program in the 2017 Winter and Spring quarters.

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SLA Board Meeting

February 23 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 9, 2017
@ SLS: Room N104,
Neukom Building, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Part open forum, part closed board meeting. A meeting for the SLS student government association.

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“Human Gene Editing for Reproduction: What’s at Stake and Where Should We Draw the Lines?”

February 23 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 95,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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“Human Gene Editing for Reproduction: What’s at Stake and Where Should We Draw the Lines?”

Please join the BioLaw and Health Policy Society and the Center for Law and the Biosciences on Thursday, February 23, 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm, room 95 of the Stanford Law School classroom building for a lunch talk with Marcy Darnovsky, the executive director of the non-profit Center for Genetics and Society. Lunch will be provided.   RSVP Here   Powerful new “gene editing” techniques have put the prospect of genetically modified human beings on the foreseeable horizon. Should we use these tools to improve the…

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