Table of Contents

Fall ’13
Issue 89/Vol. 48/No. 1

From the Dean

Cover Story

For the Love of the Game: Lawyers in Sports
Stanford Law School alumni are working in all areas of sports—from player contract negotiator to team manager. This story looks at three alumni who are practicing law at the top of American football, the NFL.

Legal Matters

At The U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses her career in law and the 2012-2013 Court term with Stanford Law School Dean M. Elizabeth Magill.

In Brief

Alumni and School News

Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability

Stanford Law and Visual Media Project

Supporting Veterans at Stanford Law

CIS Receives National Science Foundation Funding for Research

Former Deputy Secretary of the Interior Distinguished Visitor at Stanford Law

Bill Based on Stanford Law School Student Research Signed Into California Law

Juelsgaard IP and Innovation Clinic Launched

Stanford Law School’s New Environmental Law & Policy LLM Program

In Focus

Peace, Kindness, and Understanding—And Snacks
Serial social entrepreneur Daniel Lubetzky, JD ’93, shares his insights into starting two “not ONLY for profit” companies, including KIND Healthy Snacks, and his passion for peace and business.

Sri Srinivasan: A Seat on the Bench
In this profile, we look at the path to the bench for Judge Srinivasan, JD/MBA ’95 (BA ’89), and his career in law.

Discussing Ethical and Professional Values
A new seminar launched last spring, Discussions in Ethical and Professional Values, is offering students the opportunity to ponder important questions, while in small groups at faculty members’ homes.

Immigrants Behind Bars: Preventing Unwarranted Lengthy Detention
Michael Kaufman, JD ’07 (BA ’03), and Stanford Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic work to help limit the time immigrants remain in prison without due process. Here, they talk about the road to that success.

Project Remade: The Other Entrepreneurs
Stanford Law students, alumni, and staff come together in Project ReMADE, a student initiative entering its third year, to help formerly incarcerated people develop their skills as entrepreneurs.

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On Trolley Cars, Blame, and Other Diversions

Beyond Originalism: Lessons from History

New Faculty

Profiles of Stanford Law School’s four newest members of the faculty

Phillip Malone

David M. Studdert

Nathaniel Persily, JD ’98

Bernadette Meyler, 
JD ’03

Clinic News

Religious Liberty Clinic
This unique clinic at Stanford Law School had a weighty caseload in its first year, with students tackling interesting questions of religious liberty.

Point of View

Disruption and Innovation in Transactional Law Practice
George Triantis, JSD ’89, associate dean for strategic planning and the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law, on innovation in law


Protecting Journalism in the Digital Era
Morgan Weiland, JD/PhD ’15, on the rights of journalists—traditional and new media


Allan L. Fink, LLB ’52 (BA ’49)


In Print
Alumni publications

Shaded Boxes
Alumni profiles

In Memoriam
Alumni obituaries