Table of Contents
Issue 86/Vol. 46/No. 2
From the Dean
The New JD
After unprecedented reform of its legal program, including changes to the law school calendar that make possible greater integration with Stanford University, and a bolstering of clinical education, international study, joint degrees, and public service, Stanford Law School is producing a “new JD.”
The JD Entrepreneurs
Stanford Law students are more entrepreneurial than ever. Drawn to the creativity of Stanford University and the innovation of Silicon Valley, many of them are starting programs, classes, student groups, nonprofits, and companies. Meet just a few of them in this profile of innovation at Stanford Law.
Law, Innovation, and Silicon Valley
Craig Dauchy, JD/MBA ’75, Gordon Davidson, JD ’74 (BS ’70, MS ’71), and Larry Sonsini in conversation with Dean Larry Kramer
Alumni and School News
Dean Larry Kramer to Lead Hewlett Foundation
Stanford Law ACS Awarded Chapter of the Year
American Society of International Law Names Helton Fellows
IP Watson Award Goes to second SLS Student
Three Strikes Project: Beyond Individual Client Representation
Stanford Law students learn many aspects of the law by representing individual “three strikes” clients. This year they added policy work for a new client, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, on the initiative to amend California’s three strikes law.
Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis: Home On, and Off, The Range
Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, JD ’76 (BA ’73), on her life and career in the law
Daniel Cooperman and the Role of the Modern General Counsel
Daniel Cooperman, JD/MBA ’76, was general counsel to tech giants Oracle and Apple during a time when the very position he held was changing dramatically. Now he shares his insights and experience with the next generation in a class he developed.
Ben Foss: Advocating For Equal Access To Knowledge
Entrepreneur and inventor Ben Foss, JD/MBA ’03, discusses his life, challenges, and successes in this profile.
Stanford Community Law Clinic
A report from the Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law School
The Death Penalty in the Hot Seat
Stanford Law faculty awards and highlights
Grundfest Appointed to New SEC Committee; Grundfest and Siciliano Named to NACD Directorship 100
Petersilia Recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Criminology
Karlan and McConnell Honored for Exemplary Legal Writing
Rabin Receives Torts and Writing Awards
Merryman Honored for Lifetime Achievement
Point of View
The Need for Clinical Education
By Lawrence C. Marshall
In Celebration of the Life of Judge Pamela Ann Rymer
James C. Gaither, JD ’64, reminisces about his friend Judge Pamela Rymer, LLB ’64.
David L. Rosenhan, Professor of Law and Psychology, Emeritus
This leading expert on law and psychology is remembered.