Issue 91/Vol. 49/No. 1
Civil Liberties and Law in the Era Of Surveillance
As technology advances at breakneck speeds, bringing with it new methods of government surveillance, can the law keep up? Stanford Law alumni and faculty weigh in on this important and timely issue.
IP Law and Innovation with Mark A. Lemley (BA ’88) and A. Douglas Melamed
Two of IP law’s top scholars and practitioners discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court cases and challenges facing the field.
Alumni And School News
Joan Petersilia: A Life’s Work Focusing on America’s Prison Challenges
Learn how Professor Joan Petersilia’s work is informing the world about America’s mass incarceration challenges and inspiring the next generation to help to solve them.
The Gould Program: Teaching Vital Skills in Negotiation and Mediation
In this report, we explore Stanford’s hands-on Gould program—which continues to prepare students for successful negotiation and dispute resolution.
Debra Zumwalt, JD ’79: The Chief Legal Officer at the Farm
As vice president and general counsel of Stanford University, Debra Zumwalt is at the helm of a vast operation. Learn how she is helping to manage one of the world’s top incubators of young talent.
Eduardo Bhatia, JD ’90: Leading Puerto Rico through Challenging Times
Eduardo Bhatia reflects on his career and the challenges he faces as president of the Senate in Puerto Rico.
Point of View
The Hobby Lobby Decision
Professor Michael McConnell on the legal precedent behind the Supreme Court’s decision
The Juelsgaard IP and Innovation Clinic
A report on Stanford Law School’s Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic
Trading at the Speed of Light
Albert Einstein and the law come together in recent scholarship by Professor Joseph Grundfest, JD ’76. Here he explains how mere milliseconds can be legally problematic in the world of high-frequency trading.
Profiles of the five new members of the Stanford Law faculty
Studying at The Hague
James Barton, JD ’15, reflects on his experience at The Hague as part of Stanford Law’s new overseas program.
Bill Burke, LLB ’67
Reflections from the oldest person outside Asia to summit Everest