On Tuesday evening at Stanford Law School, Stanford Law Professor Mark Lemley and Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s law school, debated the merits of recalling Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85.
After considering nine final candidate names in the renaming of Terman and Jordan middle schools, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board decided on March 27 to rename Terman Middle School after former Stanford professor Frank Greene Jr. and to rename Jordan Middle School after former Palo Alto Mayor Ellen Fletcher.
The measure to recall Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 will remain on the June 5 Santa Clara County ballot, following the 6th District’s denial of Persky’s appeal on Monday.
On Wednesday, Provost Persis Drell published a “Notes from the Quad” blog post that included the statements originally proposed by Emily Doe to be inscribed onto a plaque marking the site of Doe’s Jan. 2015 sexual assault by then-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner.
Almost exactly two years after being thrust into the national spotlight for sentencing Brock Turner to what many considered an unacceptably lenient sentence, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 will face the June 5 countywide vote that could remove him from the bench.
The Neukom Building in Stanford Law School was partially closed on Wednesday afternoon after an envelope containing a threat of rape and a white powder was sent to law professor and activist Michele Dauber, Dauber confirmed to The Daily on Wednesday afternoon. Dauber is known for her work against sexual assault and for a campaign to…