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Table of Contents: Issue 90


Cover Story

  • Law and Policy Lab
  • Learn about Stanford Law School's new Law and Policy Lab, where students and faculty are working side-by-side to solve policy challenges.

In Focus

  • Jonathan Greenberger: Behind This Week
  • A profile of the executive produce of This Week With George Stephanopoulos, who is thriving at the helm of the popular Sunday morning news program

  • Student Entrepreneurs
  • There are more opportunities for law students to embrace innovation and the local startup culture than ever before. Learn how they are tapping into Stanford's entrepreneurial community, some hoping to start their own companies.

  • A River Runs Through It: Buzz Thompson’s Stint as a Special Master
  • A look at the important work of Professor Buzz Thompson, Jr., JD/MBA '76 (BA '72), in helping to solve a key water dispute

  • Lawyers in the Military
  • Military law is offering some JDs opportunities for a more fulfilling career. Here we look at several who have taken the road less traveled back to the military after law school.

  • Small Firm Diversity
  • Two alumni are finding career success and satisfaction as partners at one of California's largest minority-owned law firms, Garcia, Hernández, Sawhney & Bermudez, LLP.


  • Paul Brest
  • Former dean Paul Brest is back at Stanford Law School after more than a decade leading the Hewlett Foundation. In this profile we look at the extraordinary career of a beloved teacher, mentor, and dean.

Legal Matters

Clinic News

  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • This recently relaunched Stanford Law School clinic is counting its successes this year, with students representing indigent individuals in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties–and learning how to be defense lawyers.

Point of View

  • Fixing American Democracy
  • An essay by Professor Nathaniel Persily, JD '98, about his work on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration


Last Word


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From the Dean

Letters to the Editor

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