George Triantis, JSD ’89, the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law, has been appointed associate dean for strategic planning by M. Elizabeth Magill, Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean. In this new role, Triantis will lead the law school’s examination of several developments that are likely to influence legal education and the profession in the future, including the opportunities presented by online education and the globalization of law practice.
Barton H. Thompson Jr., JD/MBA ’76 (BA ’72), Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law, was named to the American Farmland Trust’s Research Advisory Council. The trust is dedicated to preserving farmland, promoting environmentally sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. The council helps the trust to innovate and to prioritize research areas.
Joan Petersilia, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law and faculty co-director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center, received the 2013 Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize for her efforts in integrating scholarship and community service. The Haas Center for Public Service awards the annual prize to members of the faculty [...]
David Freeman Engstrom, JD ’02, associate professor of law, was honored in 2012 by the American Society of Legal History with its William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Cromwell Article Prize for “The Lost Origins of American Fair Employment Law: Regulatory Choice and the Making of Modern Civil Rights, 1943-1972,” which appeared [...]
Erik G. Jensen was promoted to professor of the practice of law in spring of 2012. Jensen is the director and faculty advisor of the law school’s Rule of Law Program, which encompasses student-driven projects in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Timor-Leste, and Iraq that, with strong local partnerships, develop legal tools in [...]
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, has been appointed the new director of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, a position he will begin in July. An expert in administrative law and governance, public organizations, and transnational security, Cuéllar (MA ’96, PhD ’00) also has extensive government experience, [...]
Jeffrey L. Fisher, professor of law and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and Mark A. Lemley (BA ’88), William H. Neukom Professor of Law and director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology and of Stanford’s LLM Program in Law, Science & Technology, were included on [...]
Juliet M. Brodie, professor of law and director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic since 2006, has been appointed the new associate dean for clinical education. In this position, Brodie takes on oversight of the broad offerings of the Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School, which includes 11 clinics [...]