Faculty News

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Stanford Seed Grants Awarded to Faculty

Five Stanford Law School faculty members have received seed grants from Stanford’s Office of Online Learning. The grants will help faculty develop online and blended classes, for Stanford students or as massive open online courses (MOOCs). Richard Thompson Ford (BA ’88), George E. Osborne Professor of Law, is collaborating with [...]

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Persily Directed Election Report and Elected Member of the American Law Institute

Nathaniel Persily, JD ’98, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, served as Senior Research Director of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.  In January, Persily and the Commission met with President Obama to deliver their Report, “The American Voting Experience: Report and Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.” [...]

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Reicher Elected to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

Dan Reicher, JD ’83, professor of the practice of law and executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, was elected in 2013 to the U.S. Department of Energy’s 19-member advisory board.  The group, with members from politics, business, and science, will advise Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz [...]

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Goldstein Awarded 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Paul Goldstein, Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law, received the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for his third novel, Havana Requiem. The prize, named for the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, is organized by the University of Alabama Law School and the ABA Journal. Goldstein [...]

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Martinez Appointed Associate Dean for Curriculum

Jenny Martinez, professor of law and Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy, was appointed associate dean for curriculum. She will work closely with Dean Magill on curriculum development at the law school. See seed grants article for more.

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Srikantiah Recognized with CLAY Award

Jayashri Srikantiah, professor of law and founding director of the Stanford Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, is a recipient of the California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award for 2013 for her litigation in Rodriguez v. Hayes, a class action lawsuit that challenges the federal government’s practice of subjecting immigrants to [...]

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Van Schewick Promoted to Professor of Law

Barbara van Schewick, Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar and director of the Center for Internet and Society, was promoted to professor of law.  Van Schewick’s research on the economic, regulatory, and strategic implications of communication networks has made her a leading expert on network neutrality. Her book Internet Architecture and [...]

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Rhode Named ABF Outstanding Scholar

Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, received the American Bar Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award at the 58th Annual Fellows Awards Reception and Banquet in February 2014.  Rhode is the most frequently cited scholar on legal ethics and has received numerous awards from the American Bar Association [...]

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Karlan Selected for DOJ Civil Rights Division Post

Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, was appointed deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division by President Obama. She took up the position in January and will be on leave from [...]

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Gould Named Chairman of California Agricultural Labor Relations Board

William B. Gould IV, Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus, was appointed chairman of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board as of March 2014 by Governor Jerry Brown. Gould, an expert in labor law, authored an early textbook on the subject—now in its fifth edition. He served on the [...]