Professor John Kaplan spoke at a luncheon meeting of the Stanford Law Society of Arizona, chaired by Newman R. Porter ’55, on January 15. Later in the day Professor Kaplan talked to about 50 representatives of the Phoenix city government and various civic and service organizations in the city on “Marijuana-The New Prohibition.”

The Stanford Business School Association and Stanford Law Society of Washington, D.C. hosted a joint dinner meeting on December 10 with Dean Arjay Miller of the Business School as the speaker.

At a luncheon meeting on January 20 David Packard, deputy secretary of defense, addressed the D.C. Law Society on “Current and Future Aspects of United States Defense Policy.” Geoffrey R. W. Smith ’70 chaired the meeting and Assistant Dean Bruce Hasenkamp ’63 brought news of the School.

On June 1 the Society had a dinner in honor of Dean-designate Thomas Ehrlich.

Charles J. Morehouse ’64 chaired the February 19 dinner meeting. Professor Charles J. Meyers spoke on Environmental Law Activities at the School.

Dean-designate Thomas Ehrlich spoke to members of the New York Law Society during a cocktail gathering on June 2.


The annual dinner meeting in San Francisco honored Stanford judges in the Northern California-Nevada area. Paul Speegle ’31 was toastmaster.


“New Student Programs at Stanford Law School, 1971” was the subject of a panel discussion on February 8. Dennis Wollan ’71, Edward Keech ’70 and Adam von Dioszeghy ’70 participated. Dick W. Bennett ’66 arranged the dinner meeting.

On May 26 Dean-designate Thomas Ehrlich spoke on “Six Students in Search of a Legal Education.”

Seth M. Hufstedler ’49 spoke at the February 18 luncheon in honor of Stanford Law School graduates newly admitted to the California State Bar.

R. Chandler Myers ’58 hosted a dinner meeting at the Thistle Inn on April 12. Professor William Cohen’s subject was “The Burger-Blackmun Court-How Much is New?”

Mr. Myers also hosted the annual dinner-dance on May 14.

Bayless Manning spoke at a dinner meeting of the Society in Salt Lake City on December 10.

Professor Moffatt Hancock related a curious tale of “Love, Law, Theology and Politics” at a December 4 dinner meeting in Seattle chaired by William G. Pusch ’60.

Assistant Professor Paul A. Brest spoke on “Seventeen Years of School Desegregation” at the May 17 meeting of the Society.