Posts for November, 2011

Preparing Students for Today’s Legal Profession

November 18, 2011

Dean Larry Kramer discusses preparing students for today’s legal profession and changes to the Stanford Law curriculum including interdisciplinary education and the clinical program. Watch Dean Larry Kramer’s Interview

Professor Michael Wara Discusses Climate Change At Alumni Weekend

November 11, 2011

Michael Wara, Associate Professor of Law and a leading expert on environmental law and policy, offers his update on climate change in California at this Alumni Weekend presentation.

“Coal Mine Safety: Do Unions Make a Difference?”

November 9, 2011

Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Scholar Alison D. Morantz in her recent working paper series examines the relationship between unionization and underground, bituminous coal mine safety from 1993 to 2008. Her study uses a more comprehensive dataset and updated methodology and finds that [...]

Stanford Law School’s Fair Use Project Represents The Andy Warhol Foundation in Amicus Brief Urging Federal Appeals Court to Provide Broader Protection for Appropriation Art

November 9, 2011

“The fair use doctrine is the most important tool courts have to ensure that copyright does not choke the creativity it is supposed to foster,” said Anthony T. Falzone, executive director of the Fair Use Project and counsel for the foundation. “Artists should not have to hire a lawyer to make art, and we’re suggesting an approach that provides [...]