Table of Contents
Issue 80/Vol. 43/No. 2
From the Dean
Weathering the Storm
How will legal practice weather the economic storm? Will the fall of established firms such as Heller Ehrman force a re-think of the firm business model? In this article, leaders and innovators in legal practice tell us what they think the future holds for the profession.
Charles T. Munger
Vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and co-founder of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Charles Munger discusses the economic crisis with Professor Joseph A. Grundfest ’78.
Alumni and School News
Brooksley Born to Recieve John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award
Munger Graduate Residence Opens
SLS Launches Foreign Study and Student Exchange Program
John Atta Mills Elected President of Ghana
Alumna Helps to Launch Stanford Energy Research Center
Former Tuskegee Airman Attends Inauguration
Chief Justice Rehnquist’s Papers Donated to Stanford
Inaugural International Junior Faculty Forum
Levin Center Renames Public Service Alumni Award for Miles Rubin
The Prolific Professor: Lawrence M. Friedman
A look at the life and career of Lawrence Friedman as he marks 40 years on the Stanford Law School faculty
The Bingamans: The Power Couple Two-Step
They met in class when they were both 2Ls, married, and moved to New Mexico and then the nation’s capital. This profile looks at the balance of power in this successful dual-career marriage.
John A. Hall: Seeking Truth in Cambodia
One law professor’s efforts to ensure that the victims of the Khmer Rouge receive justice
Just the Facts: Empirical Legal Studies on the Rise
From corporate governance to worker safety to media bias, legal scholars are employing complex data analysis like never before. This report examines the expanding application of empirical research in legal scholarship at Stanford Law School and why it is important.
Point of View
Professor Richard Thompson Ford (BA ’88): A post-election update of The Race Card
Organizations and Transactions Clinic
Highlights from the Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School including a feature story on the Organizations and Transactions Clinic
Stanford Law School faculty awards and highlights
Post Election, Post Race?
James Hairston ’10 on the relevance of race-based student organizations in our post-Obama-election world