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Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States

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February 2017

Notes 101

February 20 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

This event will include a brief description of the Notes Submission process, followed by a panel discussion on strategies for Note writing and what makes a good note.

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CRCL Elections

February 20 @ 6:50 pm - 9:00 pm

CRCL will use this time to elect their new board.

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Perspectives on Solitary Confinement

February 21 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

On February 21, Stanford’s Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Stanford Criminal Justice Center will host a panel on the practice of solitary confinement and a discussion about how advocates are working to end the practice of long-term solitary confinement in California and around the nation. Keramet Reiter is a professor of criminology at UC Irvine and the author of 23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement. Margot Mendelson is a staff attorney at the Prison…

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Are immigrants taking your money? Economic Evaluation of the Common Claim (SAIR Teach-in Series)

February 22 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights (SAIR), an SLS student group, is conducting a series of teach-ins open to the Stanford community. These informal lectures led by law students are intended to educate the Stanford community about current immigration-related issues. This particular teach-in will focus on the relationship between immigration and the labor force, specifically, whether undocumented workers take jobs from unemployed Americans.

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Stanford Ignite SLS Presentation / Q&A

February 23 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Want to start a new venture? Learn about start-ups, entrepreneurship and acquire fundamental business tools? Stanford Ignite is for you. Stanford Ignite is a prestigious program at the GSB that provides the business fundamentals necessary to succeed at any entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial venture. It is a project-based program, where participants work in small teams to develop a new product or service for a new venture (or an existing organization). Business concepts learned in the classroom are constantly reinforced through practical…

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Kabul Dreams and freedom of expression in Afghanistan

February 24 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Kabul Dreams and freedom of expression in Afghanistan

  Room 280A   Under Taliban rule, the people of Afghanistan were severely restricted in their speech, dress, and other forms of expression. Music was no exception. But, in the fifteen years since the Taliban’s almost complete ban, the popularity of music has drastically increased in Afghanistan, leading to the widespread popularity of the American Idol-esque TV show Afghan Star and the country’s first modern rock band, Kabul Dreams. Join the Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) in welcoming members of…

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Public Defender to Charter Educator

February 28 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Join ACS, CLS, and YEA for a talk on James Forman’s and David Domenici’s work founding and operating the Maya Angelou Schools in Washington, D.C. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP here. The Maya Angelou Schools include Maya Angelou Public Charter, an alternative school providing wrap-around services for school dropouts and youth who have previously been arrested; Maya Angelou Academy at the New Beginnings Youth Development Center (formerly Oak Hill Detention Center), a school located within a juvenile detention facility; and Maya Angelou Young…

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April 2017

Reentry to Nothing: Urban Marginality After Mass Incarceration

April 20 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Alessandro De Giorgi received his PhD in Criminology from Keele University (United Kingdom) in 2005. Before joining the Department of Justice Studies, he was a Research Fellow in Criminology at the University of Bologna (Italy) and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley. His teaching and research interests include critical theories of punishment and social control, urban ethnography, and radical political economy. He is the author of Rethinking the Political Economy…

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