Phil Malone graduated from law school at an opportune time—right as the personal computer boom was building and the seeds of related interesting legal questions were being sowed. He went straight from law school to the Department of Justice Antitrust Division through the Attorney General’s Honors Program, where his undergraduate [...]
When Bernadette Meyler joined the faculty this summer, she brought not only her skills as a multidisciplinary scholar but also her musical gifts. An award-winning, Juilliard-trained violinist, Meyler, professor of law and Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar, has already collaborated with several faculty members in a chamber music group—including Paul [...]
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 [...]