Articles in ‘Student Groups’

Supporting Veterans at 
Stanford Law

November 8, 2013 | Issue 89

The number of veterans attending Stanford Law School has steadily risen since 2001, and this year the 1L class includes 11 students with military service—a record in 
recent years. And the Stanford Law Veterans Organization (SLVO), launched in 2010 to support and mentor former military and military-affiliated members of the [...]

ACS Student Convention Held at Stanford Law


June 7, 2013 | Issue 88

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 [...]

The JD Entrepreneurs

June 19, 2012 | Issue 86

Stanford Law School has long been a magnet for innovative students, those drawn to the Palo Alto campus not just for a law degree but also for immersion in the uniquely entrepreneurial environment of the university and its Silicon Valley environs.

Veterans and the Criminal Justice System

June 18, 2012 | Issue 86

Lately, there’s a lot of news about veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq 
to uncertain prospects for a future outside of the military. But some are finding their way back into civilian life via education. The number of veterans coming to Stanford Law has surged during
the past few years. And their pres
ence on campus is being felt both in and outside of the classroom.

Stanford Law ACS Awarded Chapter of the Year

June 11, 2012 | Issue 86

Stanford Law School’s American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) has been named the Chapter of the Year for 2011 by the national association. This news came just months after the Stanford Law chapter of the Federalist Society received similar recognition. The ACS chapter also received a Network Building [...]

SLS Federalist Society Chapter Honored

October 28, 2011 | Issue 85

The Stanford Law chapter of the Federalist Society was awarded a “Feddie” last spring by the national organization in recognition of its status as one of the most active chapters in the country. The chapter was also chosen to host this year’s national student conference, “Bureaucracy Unbound: Can Limited Government [...]

From Afghanistan to Bhutan to Timor-Leste

May 31, 2011 | Issue 84

This article accompanies the “In Focus” story “Legal Education in Afghanistan.” Over the course of four short years three innovative rule of law projects have launched at Stanford Law School and have become the centerpiece of its Rule of Law Program—with each project offering students the opportunity to engage in the [...]