In recent years, Stanford Law School has focused considerable resources on helping graduates pursue careers in public service. Learn how SLS alumni have channeled their legal education into nonprofit work.
Articles in ‘Legal Education’
Six years ago, Joe Bankman, the Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business, wanted to broaden his legal scholarship. So in his spare time, he went back to school to train as a clinical psychologist. But while Bankman went into the program with scholarship and policy projects in mind, he came out of it with another goal as well—to launch a pilot project on emotional health among law students.
The Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) is finishing up another successful and challenging academic year in which we continued to provide the students and faculty of the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) with high-quality legal textbooks, as well as assistance with administration and curriculum development. • In the fall we […]
Torts? Check. Property? Got it. Contracts, CivPro, and ConLaw? All part of the required first-year curriculum at Stanford Law School and most law schools across the country. But international law? After two years at SLS, I had yet to set foot into a class addressing transnational legal issues despite spending […]
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 […]
After more than 20 years serving low-income clients, many attorneys would be suffering from “compassion fatigue,” professional burnout, or a combination of the two. But not Juliet Brodie, director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic. Named associate dean of clinical education and director of the Mills Legal Clinic in the spring of 2013, Brodie […]