Table of Contents
Issue 82/Vol. 44/No. 2
From the Dean
The Empiricists: Legal Scholars at the Forefront of Data-Based Research
This article examines the growing field of empirical legal studies and how faculty at Stanford Law School are shaping this movement.
GCs in D.C.: Counsel to Government
This report looks at alumni working in the new administration as lawyers advising at the very top of U.S. government.
Sports & Law
Newly appointed U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott A. Blackmun ’82 discusses law, sports, and more with two-time Olympic track runner PattiSue Plumer ’89 (BS ’85).
Alumni and School News
Tony West and Maya Harris: Partners in Public Service
They became best friends while at law school, but didn’t date until after graduation. Dedicated to each other and to public service, Tony West ’92 and Maya Harris ’92 live and work at an exhausting pace. Here, the lives and model careers of this successful couple are profiled.
Students Take On Difficult Problems in Cyberlaw
A new course co-hosted by Harvard and Stanford Law examines the complex challenges in still-developing cyberlaw.
It’s All Happening in Columbus?
JDs Taking the Road Less Traveled to Government Service
All The (Local) News That’s Fit to Click
Michael M. Shapiro ’03 left his law firm job to start an online local news service. And the success of his new venture is challenging assumptions about the viability of news as a business.
The King and Us: Law in Bhutan
A new Stanford Law School program offers the nascent democracy of Bhutan assistance as it develops and introduces a new mode of government.
A report on environmental law at the Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School
Point of View
This excerpt from “Run-of-the-Mill Justice,” by Professor Nora Freeman Engstrom ’02, examines high-volume personal injury law practices.
Stanford Law School faculty news
Lemley Received IP and Litigation Awards
Kramer Honored with Outstanding Law School Dean Award
Fisher, Lemley, and Romano Top 100 California Lawyers
Caldwell Appointed to Blue Ribbon Task Force
Sivas Named Luke W. Cole Professor
Grundfest and Siciliano Named Boardroom Leaders
Sullivan Named Partner at Quinn Emanuel
Greely Recognized as Atlantic “Brave Thinker”
Karlan Recognized for Exemplary Legal Writing
Lifetime Achievement Award to Gould
Srikantiah Given Community Impact Award
The Stanford Law Experience, Circa 2010
This year’s graduating class has taken to calling itself “the guinea pig class,” attending law school during a time of much change. Here three 3Ls share their perspectives on some of these changes.