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Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer

by Stanford Law School Communications on July 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Faculty members at Stanford Law School have shared their summer reading lists and make a few recommendations for the rest of us. For instance, BARBARA BABCOCK, the Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita, recommends First: Sandra Day O’Connor by Evan Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, A Life by Jane Sherron de Hart. She explains, “Never before have… Read more Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer
Michelle Anderson

Stanford law professor honored with American Law Institute’s Early Career Scholars Medal

by Stephanie Ashe on February 28, 2019 2:49 pm
The American Law Institute (ALI) will honor law Professor MICHELLE WILDE ANDERSON with its Early Career Scholars Medal. The medal recognizes outstanding law professors whose work is relevant to public policy and has the potential to influence improvements in the law. “I don’t think my scholarship has yet lived up to the work of the local officials and public interest… Read more Stanford law professor honored with American Law Institute’s Early Career Scholars Medal
Marcus Cole

Marcus Cole named dean of the Notre Dame Law School

by Stephanie Ashe on January 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Law School Professor G. MARCUS COLE, the William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law, has been appointed dean of the Law School and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame. Cole will assume the deanship in the summer of 2019. “Professor Cole has been a member of the Stanford Law School faculty for… Read more Marcus Cole named dean of the Notre Dame Law School
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Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research

by Stephanie Ashe on December 13, 2018 2:18 pm
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) recently recognized ROBERT MACCOUN, the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law, with the 2019 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award. The award honors a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research. “My career path has been somewhat unorthodox for a psychologist, but I’ve always been drawn to… Read more Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research
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Stanford Law School faculty offer their end-of-year reading list

by Stanford Law School Communications on December 12, 2018 2:50 pm
Faculty members of the Stanford Law School are offering up their end-of-year reading list, with books focusing on subjects ranging from Lizzie Borden to the inner workings of the federal government. GREGORY ABLAVSKY, associate professor of law, for instance, recommends The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age,… Read more Stanford Law School faculty offer their end-of-year reading list
Amalia Kessler

Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History

by Stephanie Ashe on December 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Stanford Law School’s AMALIA KESSLER, director of the Center for Law and History, has received the 2018 John Phillip Reid Book Award. The annual award is granted to the best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English on Anglo-American legal history. The award was presented at this year’s American Society for Legal History annual meeting.… Read more Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History
Barbara Babcock

Robert Crown Law Library preserves stories of women legal pioneers

by Sharon Driscoll on December 2, 2018 1:04 pm
In the last half-century, women in law have made huge strides. But women who came before them faced huge hurdles—and many of them overcame those hurdles, making history by attending law school and succeeding in the profession against the odds. BROOKSLEY BORN, JD ’64, BA ’61, and Linda Ferren, executive director of the Historical Society… Read more Robert Crown Law Library preserves stories of women legal pioneers
Morgan Weiland

Stanford law scholar wins 2018 Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy

by Stephanie Ashe on August 16, 2018 6:00 pm
MORGAN WEILAND, a scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has been awarded the 2018 Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy for her 2017 article, “Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition.” The article, published in the Stanford Law Review in… Read more Stanford law scholar wins 2018 Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

Looking for a new page-turner this summer?

by Stanford Law School on June 21, 2018 4:30 pm
A world threatened by mysterious floating obelisks, a man bent on defending existentialism, stressed-out zebras?! You might be surprised by what some of our Stanford Law School professors are reading this summer. Law faculty have compiled a wide variety of page-turners from various genres to explore over the summer. Here are just a few of their… Read more Looking for a new page-turner this summer?
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Tech titans talk social media and democracy at Stanford

by Melissa De Witte on May 5, 2018 1:13 pm
Sit down and try to write a fake news statute. Law Professor NATHANIEL PERSILY posed this challenge before a packed audience at Stanford Thursday, May 3, for a panel discussion hosted by the National Constitution Center. Persily was joined by tech industry leaders from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to discuss “Free Speech Online: Social Media… Read more Tech titans talk social media and democracy at Stanford