Articles in ‘Faculty Scholarship’

Stanford Seed Grants Awarded to Faculty

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Five Stanford Law School faculty members have received seed grants from Stanford’s Office of Online Learning. The grants will help faculty develop online and blended classes, for Stanford students or as massive open online courses (MOOCs). Richard Thompson Ford (BA ’88), George E. Osborne Professor of Law, is collaborating with [...]

Persily Directed Election Report and Elected Member of the American Law Institute

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Nathaniel Persily, JD ’98, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, served as Senior Research Director of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.  In January, Persily and the Commission met with President Obama to deliver their Report, “The American Voting Experience: Report and Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.” [...]

Reicher Elected to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Dan Reicher, JD ’83, professor of the practice of law and executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, was elected in 2013 to the U.S. Department of Energy’s 19-member advisory board.  The group, with members from politics, business, and science, will advise Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz [...]

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 [...]

Rhode Named ABF Outstanding Scholar

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, received the American Bar Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award at the 58th Annual Fellows Awards Reception and Banquet in February 2014.  Rhode is the most frequently cited scholar on legal ethics and has received numerous awards from the American Bar Association [...]

Karlan Selected for DOJ Civil Rights Division Post

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, was appointed deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division by President Obama. She took up the position in January and will be on leave from [...]

Merryman Honored for Legacy Art Law

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

The influence of John Henry Merryman, Nelson Bowman Sweitzer and Marie B. Sweitzer Professor of Law, Emeritus, on the development of art law was feted at “Thinking About Cultural Property: The Legal and Public Policy Legacies of John Henry Merryman.” The weekend conference held at Stanford Law School in November [...]

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 [...]

Lemley Included on Lists of Top Lawyers

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Mark Lemley (BA ‘88), William H. Neukom Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science, and Technology, was once again listed among the top 100 lawyers in Northern California in Super Lawyers 2013. He was also selected by peers for the 20th [...]

Fixing American Democracy

May 28, 2014 | Issue 90

Last April, soon after I accepted Stanford’s offer to join its faculty, I received a call from Robert Bauer and Ben Ginsberg, the lawyers who had represented President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. They had been tasked by the president with chairing a bipartisan [...]