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

Upcoming Events

May 2017

Partisan Gerrymandering at the Supreme Court

May 1 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Join ACS for a lunch conversation about the constitutionality of partisan gerrymandering, which is facing a new kind of challenge at the Supreme Court. Last year, a Wisconsin district court struck down the state’s Republican gerrymander of the state assembly map. The court based its decision on the “efficiency gap,” a new metric for measuring partisan gerrymandering devised by Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Eric McGhee, a researcher at the Public Policy Institute of…

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1L Curricular Meetings with Dean Engstrom

May 2 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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Dean Engstrom will meet with 1Ls to answer questions about the curriculum, pathway B, and selecting courses. Please try to attend the session for your Fall class section. If you have a scheduling conflict, you are welcome to attend one of the others. Sections 1 & 2: Tuesday, May 2 – Room 280A Sections 3 & 4: Wednesday, May 10 – Room 280B (Date changed to avoid conflict with summer funding meeting) Sections 5 & 6: Tuesday, May 9 –…

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Family Impacts of Sentencing and Incarceration

May 3 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

A lunch event on the impacts of sentencing and incarceration on families.   RSVP Co-sponsored by the Stanford Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition (SPARC) and Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC)

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Lawyers as Leaders: Russ Feingold on the Lawyer’s Role in an Era of Threat to Our Most Basic Democratic Institutions

May 4 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Register Now Lunch will be served. In a recent article in The Nation, Russ Feingold outlined several potential threats to American democracy.  In this talk, Feingold will expand on his article’s thesis, speaking directly about the leadership role of lawyers in the face of these threats.  In particular, Feingold will discuss legal profession’s role in fighting to protect the right to vote, to advocate for campaign finance reform, and to critically assess the electoral college system and the recent selection…

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A Conversation with the Author: “The Unregulated Certification Mark(et)” by Jeanne Fromer

May 8 @ 12:45 am - 2:00 pm

In this talk, Jeanne Fromer (NYU) discusses her recent SLR article, The Unregulated Certification Mark(et), 69 Stan. L. Rev. 121 (2017). Whereas trademarks generally denote a product’s origin (i.e., who owns the rights to it), certification marks denote something about a product’s quality. Examples include Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) film ratings and kosher food certifications. A film with an MPAA rating of NC-17 tells moviegoers something about the nature of the film, not who produced it. Professor Fromer argues that repeat…

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Living History: the Human Cost and Legal Legacy of Japanese Internment

May 10 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Join APILSA for a conversation on race, civil liberties, and national security as we revisit a darkly relevant chapter in American history: the WWII internment of Japanese Americans. Our speakers: Stanford Professor Stephen Sano, who teaches in the Music and Asian American Studies departments, and Bob Rusky and Marjie Barrows, both members of the coram nobis legal team responsible for vacating Fred Korematsu’s conviction 40 years after his landmark case challenging internment. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here.

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Careers in Academia–Diversity

May 15 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Professors affiliated with the affinity groups will talk about how they became professors.  Professor Ouellette will moderate.  Panelists include Proffesors Belt, Ho, and Martinez.  Hosted by APILSA, BLSA, NALSA, Outlaw, and SLLSA.

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What is implicit bias and how can it impact my legal career?

May 17 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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