She is survived by Steve Thomas, her husband and her two sons Jeff and Kyle Petersilia. A memorial service at Stanford Law School will be held for Petersilia sometime in the fall.
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman and Stanford Law professor Barbara van Schewick agreed that net neutrality rules are beneficial to the public because they limit monopolistic behaviors by ISPs and encourage the free flow of information. According to the panelists, the public already recognizes the benefits of net neutrality, but politicians are slow to reflect public sentiment because of pressure from lobbying and campaign contributions.
Lonsdale discussed bipartisan initiatives in prison reform, healthcare and housing, as well as his own experiences in investing and the role of law in economic inequality. But his past missteps proved inseparable from his presence on campus.
After charging Omar Shakir ’07 J.D. ’13 with violating the Israel’s anti-boycott laws, the country’s lower courts seized his work permit in early 2018, ordering him to leave Israel. Shakir, a U.S. citizen, has appealed their decision twice, and is currently awaiting the Israeli Supreme Court’s final motion on his deportation.
In a recent article, The Stanford Review implied that activists misled the community in campaigning for Phi Kappa Psi to cancel an event with Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale ’03. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
Stanford-affiliated policy experts and political science professors gathered in the Hoover Institution on Thursday to discuss the 2018 midterm elections.
Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans retained the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections.