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

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April 2017

“Sanctuary” and Immigrant Communities: Theory, Practice, and Community Impact

April 27 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights (SAIR), the Levin Center, and the Dean’s Office invite you to join us for a panel discussion focused on “sanctuary” and immigrant communities. RSVP by 4/24 Panel Moderator: Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School Deep Gulasekaram, Santa Clara University Law School Greta Hansen, Office of the Santa Clara County Counsel Araceli Martínez-Olguín, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto* The panelists will discuss a variety of issues including the theory and history of the “sanctuary” movement,…

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May 2017

Congressional Checks on Presidential Power

May 1 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Register Now 6:00PM – 7:15PM | Discussion Dinner will be served at 5:45PM In Federalist 51, James Madison argued that an important defense against tyranny resides in what we now call checks and balances–the idea that each branch of government possess the “constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others.” Yet does this solution continue to provide the kind of protection that the Founders envisioned, especially when the President and Congress disagree? And if Congress continues to…

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They Call Us Monsters Screening

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join ACS, BLSA, CLS, SLLSA, and YEA for a screening of They Call Us Monsters, a critically-acclaimed new documentary about life inside The Compound, a high-security jail-within-a-jail at Sylmar Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles County. Filmmaker Ben Lear will lead a discussion following the screening. Thursday, May 4th, 2017 6:00-8:00pm Stanford Law, Room 190 Dinner will be served. Please RSVP here.

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Restructuring Sovereign Debt in the 21st Century

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

5:30 – 6:00 pm – Reception 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Event Room 190, Stanford Law School Register Now Please join us for a discussion on sovereign debt restructuring by two leading experts in the field. Mr. Buchheit will describe where the law stands after the New York courts’ interpretation of the pari passu clause in NML Capital v. Argentina. He will also outline the contractual provisions introduced in sovereign bond documentation in response to this ruling, as well as…

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Munger Panel: Being a Litigator and a Parent

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

Please join WSL, OutLaw, and OWLs for a lunch panel on being a litigator and a parent. Munger attorneys will discuss balancing their legal careers and family lives.    

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Out in the Night, Documentary Screening and Discussion

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stanford’s Race and Criminal Justice Reading Group, BLSA, OutLaw, and ACS are co-sponsoring a screening of Out in the Night, a documentary about the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality in the criminal justice system. Refreshments will be served.

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Project ReMADE: Final Business Plan Presentations and Graduation

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Entrepreneurs who have completed the Project ReMADE curriculum, and have developed a formal business plan, will present their business plan and pitch to a local panel of Bay Area microfinance directors. Following these presentations, entrepreneurs will partake in graduation ceremonies from the ReMADE program, followed by a reception in nearby Neukom Terrace. RSVP here.

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Reconciliation and Resistance: Literatures and Cultures of Human Rights

May 12 @ 1:45 am - 7:00 pm

This symposium explores the aftermath of human rights violations in culture, as well as the effects of cultural production on law and policy. With a non-exclusive emphasis on Latin America and an interdisciplinary law & literature focus, the symposium brings together a cutting-edge group of scholars. Some of the questions to address include: how does literary form contribute to conceptualizing human rights? To what extent is a critique of the legitimacy of human rights necessary in present-day debates?

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