Table of Contents

Spring ’11
Issue 84/Vol. 45/No. 2

Cover Story

Getting to Green
Technological advances have transformed clean energy over the past decade. Yet inaction from the government in setting national policy and high hurdles to financing expensive power facilities mean that Americans are not yet fully benefiting from the clean tech revolution. Meanwhile, China and other countries are seizing the moment and leading. The newly launched Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance aims to help solve our nation’s clean energy challenges.


The Write Stuff
A look at lawyers who write fiction and how their legal education helped them realize their creative talents

Legal Matters

On Innovation, Entrepreneurialism, and Law
Professor Mark A. Lemley (BA ’88) in conversation with entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel ’92 (BA ’89, BS ’89)

In Brief

Alumni and School News

California Supreme Court

Stanford Law Congratulates Neukom on Giants Win

Matt Kellogg Receives IP Award

The Review Goes Digital

SLSNavigator: Connect. Explore. Prepare.

Jesse Cuevas a Winner on Jeopardy!

Honorable Warren Christopher

In Focus

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe
A profile of the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe ’89 (MA ’89)

Studying the Legal Profession
Stanford Law School faculty recently announced the launch of a comprehensive study of the legal profession. This report explains why this research is important and timely.

Legal Education in Afghanistan
The student-led Afghanistan Legal Education Project has made huge strides since it was founded four years ago. Here, the project’s progress and plans are reported.

Clinic News

Preparing for Legal Practice
A report on the Youth and Education Law Project at the Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School


Reports on new works by Stanford Law faculty Barbara Babcock and Mark G. Kelman

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Honorable Warren Christopher
Judge Raymond Fisher ’66 reminisces about the former statesman and Stanford Law School alumnus Warren Christopher ’49.

Point of View

Law and the Biosciences
Professor Hank Greely (BA ’74) offers insights into the growing field of law and biosciences.


Advocating Science
Danny Cullenward ’13 (BS ’06, MS ’07) on legal and scientific advocacy

Faculty News

Stanford law faculty awards and highlights

Cuéllar Appointed to Education Commission

Ford Awarded Fletcher Fellowship

Grundfest and Siciliano Recognized in Directorship 100

Lemley Recognized as Top IP Litigator

Morantz Granted Tenure

Petersilia Appointed to New OJP Science Advisory Board

Festschrift for Robert L. Rabin

Van Schewick Receives Technical Communication Research Award

Last Word

Patricia Greene ’90 reflects on what she learned at law school.


From The Dean


In Print
Alumni publications

Shaded Boxes
Alumni profiles

In Memoriam
Alumni obituaries