6:00pm - 7:00pm Presentation Dinner will be served at 5:45pm Room 190, Stanford Law School Please join us for a discussion with renowned journalist Joan Biskupic for a discussion about factions on the Supreme Court. Register Now Joan Biskupic Editor in Charge for Legal Affairs, Reuters News Joan Biskupic has covered the Supreme Court […]
Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:45pm - 2:00pm Room 190, Stanford Law School Lunch will be provided REGISTER NOW Please join us for a brief discussion with Professors Joe Grundfest and Dan Siciliano about the key principles and stakeholders in corporate governance, followed by a presentation and Q&A on Corporate Social Responsibility ("CSR") with Ashley Walter […]
The Rule of Law Program and International Law Society are co-hosting a lunch panel featuring future leaders from several countries the rest of the world readily dismisses as "hopeless." Hear perspectives from law students and graduates from countries facing profound socioeconomic, political, legal, and security challenges. They will discuss the issues that compelled them to […]
1L Spring OCI Orientation
Women of Stanford Law and the ABA Task Force on Women in M&A are excited to bring in an impressive panel of attorneys to share their experiences in the field of M&A. The event is open to all students, and will feature moderated questions and a student Q&A period.
Please join the Stanford Federalist Society and the Silicon Valley Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society as we present a panel on reforming the tax system with Roger Royse, Eric Ryan, Professor Edward Kleinbard, and Professor Annette Nellen. It has been almost 30 years since the last big tax reform bill (the Tax Reform Act of 1986), and, although the […]
Boards of directors are painfully aware of potential corporate exposure to a broad range of cyber-threats. The difficulty, however, is in fashioning a rational response to this ever-changing and increasingly complex challenge. This one-day session, offered jointly by Stanford's Rock Center for Corporate Governance and the Stanford Cyber Initiative, is designed for directors and executives […]
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*Please note this event is open to students only. Stanford Law School, Room 190 Register Now Please join us for a lunch with Washington lawyer and crisis manager Lanny Davis. Davis, former White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton, is a lawyer, crisis manager, consultant, author, and television commentator providing strategic counsel to clients under scrutiny […]
Hate Crimes in the Heartland is an award winning documentary film project by Emmy Award winner Rachel Lyon. Heartland tells powerful stories of people involved in two hate crimes – over 90 years apart in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 1921 Tulsa race riots and the 2012 Good Friday shootings depicted in the film reveal how racial animosity […]
Please join us for a panel discussion on the legal and ethical challenges of privacy and security online. Is privacy vs. security a true tradeoff? Who benefits from framing it as such?
Jack Rakove is the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and professor of political science and (by courtesy) law at Stanford, where he has taught since 1980. His principal areas of research include the origins of the American Revolution and Constitution, the political practice and theory of James Madison, and the role […]
Please join WSL, OWLs, and the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession for a discussion with journalist and advocate Josh Levs about his new book All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses – And How We Can Fix It Together. In his talk, Josh will describe his own legal battle to care […]
Register Now 7:30 - 8:00am: Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:00 - 9:30am: Program Room 190, Stanford Law School The role of the board has become more complex and demanding. With the rise of activist investors, the increasing risks related to cyber-security, privacy and social media and the challenges of operating businesses in a fast-changing and […]
Join us for a conversation with Judge Myron Thompson (Middle District of Alabama), our 2015 National Public Service Award recipient, and our own Professor Pam Karlan, who has recently returned after serving Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. Co-Sponsored by the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Levin […]
Perspectives from Afghan Law Professors & Graduates Hear stories, perspectives, and legal analysis presented by faculty members and graduates of the Law Department at American University of Afghanistan, the partner institution of SLS's own Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP). Using the infamous Quran-burning case, Farkhuna, as a starting point, our visitors will touch on topics […]
All SLS students interested in joining a journal are invited to attend this recruitment meeting. Representatives from the various secondary journals will be there to provide information, and the meeting with end with information on how to apply. This meeting is mandatory for all new students who wish to join a journal.
5:30-6:00pm - Reception 6:00 - 7:15pm - Panel Discussion Please join the first Guiding Cases Seminar hosted by the China Guiding Cases Project (“CGCP”) of Stanford Law School. Moderated by Yabo Lin, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP’s Palo Alto office, the seminar will feature the following speakers: Mei Gechlik, Founder and Director, China […]
7:30am - 8:00am: Continental Breakfast 8:00am - 9:30am: Program The role of VCs on private boards and their boardroom role in the IPO process are the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. The real story of VCs in boardrooms -- when they first take a seat at the table to when they eventually leave the room […]