Penny Pritzker MBA ’85 J.D. ’85 has been nominated as the next U.S. Secretary of Commerce, in an announcement by President Barack Obama on Thursday morning.
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In wake of the recent Supreme Court case determining the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Stanford Law School students played a central role in securing support for an amicus brief deployed in oral arguments against the act in United States v. Windsor.
Professor of Law James Cavallaro, founder and director of Stanford’s International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, will also lead Stanford’s new Human Rights Center. “I think we are not just on the map, but well on the way to having the leading human rights offerings of any law school in the country,” Cavallaro said.
Cuéllar said that growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border had a profound influence on his understanding of the world and prompted his desire to study politics and governance.
Vo emphasized that he acknowledges the need for regulation, but thought some of Weinstein’s delivery requirements were unreasonable.
Efforts by Stanford Law School’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance to prompt congressional action that would lower the cost of renewable energy projects… Continue Reading »
Keith Rabois ’91, chief operating officer of mobile payments company Square and former Stanford Law School student, has resigned over allegations of sexual harassment.
Only a week after the Stanford Law School launched the nation’s first Religious Liberty Clinic, students are already engaged in six legal battles offering real world practice on the subject of religious freedom.