A discussion led by Jules Lobel, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, which struck the landmark settlement with the state of California on behalf of prisoners held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Join the Criminal Law Society at our annual community-building event! Come ask “Whodunnit?” while enjoying dinner, drinks, and crim-folk companionship. 1Ls interested in getting more involved are especially encouraged to attend, as we will briefly discuss opportunities for next year after the murder is solved. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP to secure your spot.
Want to form meaningful relationships with the fantastic criminal law professors at Stanford? Want to plan events that engage everyone at the school in important issues of criminal justice? Want to mentor 1Ls interested in criminal law? The Criminal Law Society will be electing the board for 2016-2017! If you are interested in being a […]
Join ACS, BLSA, CLS, SLLSA, and YEA for a screening of They Call Us Monsters, a critically-acclaimed new documentary about life inside The Compound, a high-security jail-within-a-jail at Sylmar Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles County. Filmmaker Ben Lear will lead a discussion following the screening. Thursday, May 4th, 2017 6:00-8:00pm Stanford Law, Room 190 Dinner will […]
A Lunch Talk with Kevin Rooney, JD '09, Deputy District Attorney, San Joaquin County RSVP Kevin Rooney is a deputy district attorney in the San Joaquin County (Stockton, CA) District Attorney's Gang Violence Suppression Unit, where he prosecutes serious and violent crimes committed by criminal street gang members in San Joaquin County. Kevin grew up […]
Join us for a conversation with Matt Gonzalez, SLS alumnus and Chief Attorney of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office. Mr. Gonzalez recently won the acquittal of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a five-time deported undocumented individual charged with the murder of Kate Steinle and invoked by Trump repeatedly on the campaign trail as evidence of the need for […]
What does it mean to identify as a feminist and defend indigent people accused of domestic violence and sex crimes? What do feminism and public defense have in common? Join us for a discussion with Santa Clara Public Defender Molly O'Neal and Assistant Federal Public Defender Jodi Linker (NDCA). Moderated by Suzanne Luban, Clinical Supervising Attorney of the Criminal Defense […]
Professor Ron Tyler from the Criminal Defense Clinic will moderate a discussion about models of public defense that incorporate immigration advocacy and family participation into representation. Feature Raha Jorjani, Director of the Public Defender Immigration Representation Project, Avi Singh of the Santa Clara Public Defender's Office and Raj Jayadev of Silicon Valley Debug. Lunch will be served. Room […]
Please join the Criminal Law Society (CLS) for a white collar information and networking session with Latham.
Please join the Criminal Law Society, the Stanford Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition, and the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic for a lunch event to discuss the legal, journalistic, and political movement leading to Ramos v. Louisiana. In Ramos—which will be argued on October 7, 2019— the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of permitting […]
Following recent incidents of white nationalist violence, scholars and policymakers are debating the need to pass new "domestic terrorism" laws. Brennan Center for Justice Fellow and former FBI special agent Michael German will be in conversation with Stanford Law Professor Shirin Sinnar about the rising tide of white nationalist violence and how the legal community […]
What do activists, scholars, and politicians mean when they say “defund the police?” Is defunding the answer to police brutality and racial inequities in policing? What obstacles have legislators and activists faced when attempting to redesign policing in America? Join the Criminal Law Society and Black Law Students Association for a conversation with two individuals […]
Come watch the first episode of the highly rated documentary series Philly D.A., revolving around Philadelphia's progressive prosecutor Larry Krasner. There will be snacks and refreshments!
Please join the Criminal Law Society in a unique conversation between opposing players in the criminal justice system— district attorneys and public defenders. Our event will bring together four SLS alums currently serving in San Francisco as either prosecutors or defense attorneys: Rachel Marshall (SLS ‘10) and Trevor Kempner (SLS ‘15), both from the San […]
Please join the Criminal Law Society to learn more about internships in criminal law. We’ll have a panel of 2Ls and 3Ls discussing their experiences this past summer. Pastries and […]
Join us for a two-part series on the themes, theories, pitfalls and practices of restorative justice. During the first event on January 24th, writers Katharine Blake (SLS '12) and Josie […]
Join us for a two-part series on the themes, theories, pitfalls and practices of restorative justice. During the first event on January 24th, writers Katharine Blake (SLS '12) and Josie Duffy Rice will discuss the notion of restoration (or lack thereof) in our criminal legal system, touching on the current system’s reliance on vengeance and […]
Interested in criminal law but unsure what opportunities exist beyond prosecution and public defense? Please join the Criminal Law Society for a panel with advocates from all areas of criminal […]
Join the SLS Criminal Law Society for a discussion on qualified immunity with attorneys Patrick Jaicomo and Anya Bidwell from the Institute for Justice. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Discussion with students sponsored by the Levin Public Interest Law Center, Stanford Criminal Justice Center, and Stanford Criminal Law Society in Room 320D Crown; Moderated by Professor David Sklansky or Professor Bob Weisberg (Faculty Directors of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center). Students are invited to sign up for office hours with Mr. Estrada. You may […]
Bagel Breakfast to bring the Criminal Law Society community and Criminal Law Faculty together. We'll have a bunch of bagels, cream cheese, and coffee and we look forward to gathering!
Join Stephen Bright, longtime director of the Southern Center for Human Rights, in Atlanta, Georgia, as he discusses his work in the areas of capital punishment, indigent criminal legal defense, […]