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February 2016

SLA Meeting

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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@ SLS: Room 185,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

Weekly SLA Meeting

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Practicing Private Sector Law In New York

February 11 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 180,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Virtual Reality v. Legal Reality: Step into the Rift! A CLB Lunch Talk with Jordan McCollum

February 11 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 90,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
CLB Lunch Talk: Jordan McCollum, Oculus GC

Please join the Center for Law and the Biosciences as we excitedly welcome Jordan McCollum, the General Counsel of the virtual reality tech company Oculus, for a lunchtime talk entitled “Virtual Reality v. Legal Reality: Step into the Rift!” His talk will highlight some key details about Oculus and the Rift VR headset and about his role as the GC for an up-and-coming technology company. As always, there will be free and tasty Thai food!

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ACS Presents Big Money in the 2016 Elections: The Supreme Court’s Most Important Money in Politics Case Turns 40

February 11 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 95,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

Please join the American Constitution Society on Thursday, February 11 at 12:45 PM for a talk by Adam Loiz, counsel and senior advisor at Demos. Adam will be discussing the Supreme Court’s most significant money in politics decision, Buckley v. Valeo, and the consequences that the decision has had on politics in America. This year not only marks the 40th anniversary of the Buckley decision, but also the final stretch of a presidential season that all predict will be more…

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Techniques for Compassionate Lawyering: Survivors of Trauma

February 11 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 285,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

As an attorney, you may have occasion to interact with someone who has suffered a traumatic experience. Law school provides you with an excellent legal foundation to become a good lawyer, but sometimes that isn’t enough when working with clients who’ve experienced trauma. In order to create a trusting relationship, it’s important to develop the trust-building and listening skills necessary to connect on an emotional level. Join us for a panel on Techniques for Compassionate Lawyering. Panelists will include Carla…

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Study Break: Coffee with Professor Jenny Martinez, Associate Dean for Curriculum

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 272,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Dear SLS students: I wanted to let you know that the next “coffee hour” is coming up soon.  Please drop by and chat with me about the law school’s curriculum, your experiences at the law school, and anything else you would like to talk about.  I am eager to hear feedback about your experience at the law school, any additional courses you would like to see us offer, and things we can do to improve your experience here.  I am…

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Law and Economic Seminar: Jill Fisch (University of Pennsylvania Law School)

February 11 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
@ SLS: Room 301,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Jill Fisch (University of Pennsylvania Law School) will present “Does Majority Voting Improve Board Accountability?”  as part of the Law and Economics Seminar, Winter 2016. Download paper here.

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Presidents’ Day but Monday classes meet

February 15

Presidents’ Day but Monday classes meet

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After San Bernardino: Xenophobia and Islamophobia in State and Federal Policymaking

February 16 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 280B,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
After San Bernardino: Xenophobia and Islamophobia in State and Federal Policymaking

RSVP Professor Jennifer Chacón will moderate a program that examines current efforts at the federal, state and local level to limit or ban refugee resettlement as well as advocates’ responses to these efforts. The speakers include Cecillia Wang, director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, and Nasrina Bargzie, the National Security and Civil Rights Project Director at Advancing Justice Asian Law Caucus. Speakers Cecillia Wang is the Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project. She is a nationally recognized expert…

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Law & Society Film Screening #2: “Last Train Home” (China) + a discussion with Prof. Ban Wang

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
@ SLS: Room 280A,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

The Stanford Program in Law and Society invites you to the second documentary film screening of the year; the Chinese documentary “Last Train Home” (Dir. Lixin Fan) followed by a discussion with Prof. Ban Wang (Departments of East Asian Languages and Comparative Literature, Stanford University). When: Tuesday February 16th, 2016 @ 6.30pm The film: Every spring, millions of migrant factory workers in China attempt to return to their rural home villages by train. It is an epic spectacle that tells us much about…

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