Posts for February, 2014

Stanford Law’s First Black History Month Gala Explores the Next 50 Years of Civil Rights and Racial Justice: U.S. Associate Attorney General Tony West and Senior Fellow at American Progress Maya Harris Keynote

February 26, 2014

Shimmering gowns and tuxedos were the attire of choice for the first-ever Black Law Students Association-sponsored Black History Month Gala last Friday night—an event to both celebrate progress and explore the next 50 years of civil rights and racial justice in America. Paul Brest Hall brimmed with a sold-out crowd [...]

KIND Healthy Snacks Gives Grant to Youth Law Center for Innovative Incarcerated Youth Parenting Program

February 5, 2014

The challenges of rehabilitation for incarcerated youth are many, particularly for teenagers whose own fathers—and often grandfathers—were distant figures, in and out of jail themselves. And many of these kids already have children of their own, continuing the pattern they know only too well. Lawyers in the Bay Area are [...]