Table of Contents

Spring ’19
Issue 100/Vol. 53/No. 2

From the Dean

Cover Story

The Global Lawyer: Preparing JDs for International Practice
Stanford law school’s new W. A. Franke Global Law Program offers a unique “global quarter” with immersion in international business law and finance both on campus and in field study abroad.

China Rising
Stanford Law School is increasing its focus on China, catalyzing teaching, research, projects, and programs with the growing economic power.

The Rule of Law
SLS professor Erik Jensen’s Rule of Law Program

Advanced Degree Students
Profiles of four advanced degree candidates graduating from SLS in 2019 

Legal Matters

Legal Matters: William A. Franke, Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel, On His Career in Business and Law
William A. Franke, pioneer of low-cost air travel, on his career in business and law in conversation with former dean M. Elizabeth Magill.

In Brief

Alumni and School News

Martinez New Dean

Examining Physicians with Multiple Malpractice Claims

Report Reveals Millions Owed to Immigrants by ICE

Using AI to improve the Environment

In Focus

Bolanle Olupona: The Long, Patient Pursuit of Justice
A profile of Bolanle Olupona, JD ’09, associate legal officer at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Leith Masri: Impact investing in the Middle East
A profile of Leith Masri, JD/MBA ’99, founder and partner of Jordan-based private equity firm Foursan Group

Luciana Dias: Shaking up Brazil’s Securities laws
A profile of Luciana Dias, JSM ’05, former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil, now a partner at L|Dias Advogados

Jordi Agustí-Panareda: Mixing law and diplomacy
A profile of Jordi Agusti-Panareda, JSM ’03, JSD ’05, Head of unit, coordinator for Freedom of Association at the International Labour Organization in Geneva

Ling li: Bridging cross-cultural divides
A profile of Ling Li, JSM ’01, a partner with Allen & Overy in Beijing, China

Point of View

The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power and the Constitution
An excerpt of the 2018 Tanner Lecture by Michael McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law and Director of Stanford’s Constitutional Law Center


Governance of China’s State-owned Enterprises
In this article, we look at Professor Curtis Milhaupt’s scholarship, in particular his recent work on Chinese state-owned companies and issues raised in the global economy.

Clinic News

Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
An update from Stanford Law’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic