Articles in ‘Veterans’

SLS Recognized for Support of Veterans

May 29, 2015 | Issue 92

Stanford Law School has admitted a steady stream of students with military service, and this year counts 29 veterans in its classes. The welcome veterans receive at SLS from faculty, staff, and fellow students has, according to Matt Scorcio, JD ’16, SLVO co-president, made all the difference. That support was […]

Veterans Honor Library Director Paul Lomio

May 29, 2015 | Issue 92

Libraries are often places of refuge, providing quiet and calm in a harried world. Perhaps it wasn’t surprising that veterans attending Stanford Law, many of them just back from active tours of duty, spent time in the law library and found a kindred spirit in J. Paul Lomio, its director. […]

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 […]

Lawyers in the Military

May 23, 2014 | Issue 90

When U.S. Army Capt. Robert Rodriguez, JD ’06, landed a job upon graduation as an associate at Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C., he thought it would be the start of a long career. “Crowell was great to me,” he says. Yet in 2009, three years in, he found himself […]

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.