Faculty News

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Engstroms Promoted to Professor of Law






David Freeman Engstrom, JD ’02, and Nora Freeman Engstrom, JD ’02, were both promoted from associate professor to professor of law. Both joined the faculty in 2009. David Freeman Engstrom’s scholarship focuses on the institutional design of litigation and regulatory regimes, administrative law, civil procedure, and civil rights. Nora Freeman […]




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Lemley on Lists of Top IP Lawyers






In April 2015, Mark A. Lemley (BA ’88), William H. Neukom Professor of Law and director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology, was named one of the Daily Journal’s Top 75 IP Litigators. He was also named in the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Strategy 300: The World’s […]




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Dauber Awarded Four Prizes for Sympathetic State






Michele Landis Dauber, Frederick I. Richman Professor of Law and professor (by courtesy) of sociology, received four awards  for her book, The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State. Awards include the J. David Greenstone Book Award from the American Political Science Association’s Politics and […]




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Srikantiah Honored by Lawyers of Color






Jayashri Srikantiah, professor of law and founding director of Stanford Law’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, was included in Lawyers of Color’s 50 Under 50 list for 2014. Srikantiah is a teacher and litigator who, with clinic students, has represented immigrants facing deportation in courts ranging from immigration court to the U.S. […]




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Fisher Recipient of CLAY Award






Jeffrey L. Fisher, professor of law and co-director of Stanford’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, was named recipient of a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award. Fisher earned the award for appellate practice in recognition of his work on the landmark Fourth Amendment case, Riley v. California, which he […]




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Greely Named Director of New Stanford Program






 Henry T. Greely (BA ’74), Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law, was named director of the Stanford Program in Neuroscience and Society (SPINS). A multidisciplinary initiative, SPINS was created by the Stanford Neurosciences Institute and will be based at Stanford Law School. SPINS aims to study how […]




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Goldstein Inducted into IP Hall of Fame and Named Advisor for ALI Restatement of Copyright






Paul Goldstein, Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law, was inducted into the IP Hall of Fame this year. The IP Hall of Fame was established by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of today’s intellectual property system. Goldstein […]




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Guttentag Appointed Obama Administration Advisor






Lucas Guttentag, professor of the practice of law, is on leave this year after taking an appointment with the Obama administration as senior counselor advising the director of U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, Leon Rodriguez. Guttentag specializes in immigration law, immigrants’ rights and constitutional litigation. He founded the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights […]




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Triantis Named Cyber Initiative Director






George Triantis, JSD ’89, the Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business, was named faculty director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, a campus-wide, multi-disciplinary program to inform policy debates concerning cybersecurity and related privacy risks, as well as the longer-term effects of the integration of cyber-technologies in society and […]




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Colleagues Honor Stanford Law School Professor Richard Craswell with Festschrift






Some of the nation’s most respected scholars in the field of contract law gathered at a “festschrift” symposium held at Stanford Law School over the winter quarter to celebrate the exceptional contributions of Richard Craswell, William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law. “This is what we do when we want to […]