Aleecia M. McDonald was appointed director of privacy at the Center for Internet and Society (CIS) in December. She will lead the center’s work in online technologies, privacy, and policy, with a particular focus on self-help measures and privacy-enhancing technologies, mobile privacy challenges, global frameworks for privacy rights, and user [...]
The Ford Foundation recently announced that 25 Stanford Law School students were selected to participate in the foundation’s new Law School Public Interest Fellowship Program. The Stanford Law students will work with Ford grantee organizations around the world during the summer of 2013 to improve the lives of others through [...]
Stanford Law School’s American Constitution Society chapter hosted the first-ever ACS Student Convention in March, “Gideon at 50,” which brought practitioners and jurists from around the nation together on campus for two days. Using the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright as a springboard for conversation, student leaders from across [...]
William J. Baer, JD ’75, joined the Obama administration in January after confirmation of his appointment to the U.S. Department of Justice as assistant attorney general for the antitrust division. “Bill is a highly skilled and well-respected antitrust lawyer who understands the importance of promoting competition in order for consumers [...]
Stanford Law School expanded research opportunities for students interested in human rights with the launch in April of the Stanford Human Rights Center. Under the direction of James Cavallaro, professor of law and director of the International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic (IHRCRC) of the Mills Legal Clinic of [...]
Historical superior court records show us life in the past. Individually, they tell stories of business or personal relationships gone sour, probate divisions, all manner of property disputes, and family law decisions. When aggregated, they shine light on matters of legal heritage—like the defense of slaves against criminal prosecution or [...]
A renowned expert in computer crime and security, electronic surveillance, privacy, data protection, copyright and technology regulation under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Granick served as founding executive director of Stanford Law’s Center for Internet and Society and taught Cyberlaw and Computer Crime Law from 2001 to 2007.
Stanford Law School’s Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) has been awarded a $7.2 million U.S. Department of State grant through the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL/State) to support its partnership with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in developing a five-year integrated Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degree program at AUAF’s campus in Kabul.