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Stanford Report, October 2, 2002

NewsstandThe Fall 2002 issue of Stanford Lawyer is now available. T

o read the issue, go to www.law.stanford.edu/alumni/lawyer/.

Has Copyright Gone Too Far?

The Supreme Court soon will decide if a new copyright law infringes the First Amendment. Stanford lawyers are presenting arguments for both sides of the case.

Another Montana November

As Sen. Max Baucus, JD '67, AB '64, seeks a fiftah term representing Big Sky country, he remains home on the range.

A Nation of Laws

Stanford Law Professor Lawrence M. Friedman is the nation's preeminent legal historian. An excerpt from his latest opus provides a stunning synthesis of the last century in American law.

School for Scandal Prevention

The financial and accounting scandals of the last year underscore what Law Professor Joseph Grundfest, JD '78, has been saying for years: There needs to be a college for members of boards of directors.

News Briefs

* The October moot court will feature Chief Justice William Rehnquist, JD '52, AB '48, AM '48.

* Stanford Law School launches two new programs for foreign lawyers.

* A civil rights clinic is to open in January.

* Stanford Law students work at the War Crimes Tribunal.

Other Offerings

* Why Law Professor John Barton, JD '68, believes that global intellectual property rules are hurting the poorest nations.

* Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan on Law School: A Discipline of Many Disciplines

* The Annual Faculty Report

* Professors in Print