Articles in ‘awards’

Goldstein Awarded 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

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 [...]

Srikantiah Recognized with CLAY Award

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

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 [...]

Mitchell Promoted to Professor of Law and Honored by ABA

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Jay Mitchell (BA ‘80), the founding director of the Organizations and Transactions Clinic, was promoted to professor of law earlier this year. Mitchell also was honored by the American Bar Association’s Nonprofit Organizations Committee with the Outstanding Academic Award for 2013, Business Law Section, for academic achievement in the nonprofit [...]

Two JSD Candidates Receive Recognition for Scholarship

May 27, 2014 | Issue 90

Two Stanford Law students have been awarded prestigious writing prizes from the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC), which hosts an annual international competition that draws entries from around the globe. Gilat Juli Bachar and Itay Ravid, both JSM ’13 and first-year JSD students, were honored during the Third Annual YCC Global Conference [...]

Inaugural Rubin Family Human Rights Award

May 27, 2014 | Issue 90

Stanford Law School welcomed prominent Ethiopian human rights practitioner Seife Ayalew Asfaw to campus as the inaugural recipient of the Rubin Family International Human Rights Award. The new award recognizes young leaders in the international social justice movement by bringing one to Stanford Law School as a practitioner-in-residence for two [...]

Law School Veterans Fund Summer Fellow

May 27, 2014 | Issue 90

Vince Mazzurco, JD ’16, has been chosen as the first recipient of The Law School Veterans Fund summer fellowship.  With this opportunity, Mazzurco will spend part of the summer creating a new Veterans Legal Services Pro Bono program at Stanford Law School.  He hopes the program will help to improve [...]