Professor Margaret M. Russell has edited an anthology on the constitutional freedoms of assembly and petition. THE FIRST AMENDMENT: FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY AND PETITION has been published by Prometheus Books.
WOMEN AND THE LAW STORIES, co-edited by Elizabeth M. Schneider, Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and Stephanie M. Wildman, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Social Justice, Santa Clara Law.
Pro Bono Project’s Domestic Violence Limited Scope Representation (DVLSR) Program is pleased to announce the 2010 Access to Justice Silicon Valley Awards Reception and Presentation, its 4th annual awards gala, will take place on Monday, November 15, 2010 at Santa Clara University’s Adobe Lodge. DVLSR’s annual awards reception will recognize outstanding advocates and community partners who have gone above and beyond to raise awareness about domestic violence and access to justice issues.
Angelo Ancheta, Executive Director of the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center has received a one-year renewal award of $21,334 from the State Bar of California Legal Services Trust Fund Program.
Santa Clara Law Professor Kenneth A. Manaster has been named the Presidential Professor of Ethics and the Common Good by SCU President Michael Engh, S.J. The Presidential Professorship is a three-year appointment that includes a stipend to support research during that period.
Keep your values in mind even as the legal world shifts around you, the Hon. Miguel S. Demapan, chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, told the 350 graduating members of Santa Clara Law class of 2010.
On June 12, 2010, the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California will present the Don Edwards Civil Liberties Award to Linda Starr and Kathleen “Cookie” Ridolfi, Founders of the Northern California Innocence Project.
You are formally invited to the Women Defenders 2010 Spring Event honoring Kathleen “Cookie” Ridolfi, Executive Director of the Northern California Innocence Project. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, May 13, at Heart in San Francisco (1270 Valencia Street), with festivities to kick off at 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clara Law’s Honors Moot Court External Team traveled to Brooklyn Law School for the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition that was held April 8 -10, 2010. The competition honors the late Jerome Prince, renowned evidence scholar, teacher, and author of Prince on Evidence, who served as Dean of Brooklyn Law School from 1953-1971.
Professor Stephen F. Diamond was named to the “Class of 2010 in Private Equity and Venture Capital” by author Dan Schwartz in his new book, The Future of Finance: How Private Equity and Venture Capital Will Shape the Global Economy (Wiley, 2010).
Santa Clara Law’s Student Bar Association has showed continued support to the city by establishing an Alternative Spring Break Trip to New Orleans. This student-planned trip began in 2007, and this marks the fourth year students will return to provide pro bono legal aid.
The 2010 Santa Clara Journal of International Law Symposium, Corporations and International Law will take place on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13, 2010 in the Williman Room, Benson Center, Santa Clara University.
The 7th Annual Judge William A. Ingram Memorial Symposium on “Civility in the Legal Profession” is being presented by the William A. Ingram Inn, American Inns of Court on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Santa Clara University.
The Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center, a legal program of the Santa Clara University School of Law, has been awarded a $300,000, two-year grant from the US Department of Justice to help victims of human trafficking, a little-known but persistent problem in the South Bay area.
In his role as chair of the Standards Review Committee of the American Bar Association, Santa Clara Law Dean Donald J. Polden is charged with leading a committee review of proposed changes in or additions to standards, interpretations and rules of procedure governing the accreditation of 200 American law schools.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2009. The Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) at Santa Clara University School of Law and the California Innocence Project (CIP) at California Western School of Law will receive $2.4 million to administer a massive DNA testing program titled the Post-conviction DNA Testing Assistance Program.
On Nov. 6-7, Santa Clara Law will host leading legal scholars as they evaluate recent Supreme Court decisions involving international law against the backdrop of eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth-century precedents and historical developments.
The Fall 2008 issue of Santa Clara Law, a biannual magazine published by Santa Clara University School of Law for alumni and friends of the law school, has received the 2009 Bronze Award of Excellence in Special Constituency Magazines from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII.
Santa Clara University School of Law and the Heafey Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy welcome M. Gerald Schwartzbach for a visit as Distinguished Advocate on Tuesday, October 27, 2009. During his visit, Schwartzbach will give a career retrospective from noon – 1 p.m., attend a reception in his honor, and give a talk, "Myths About the Criminal Justice System," from 7-8 p.m. in the Panelli Moot Court Room, Bergin Hall, Santa Clara University.
Santa Clara Law alum Marjorie Cohn J.D. '75, National Lawyers Guild president along with co-author Kathleen Gilberd, who is co-chair of the National Lawyers Guild Military Law Task Force, have published a useful resource for anyone interested in U.S. military policy and resistance within the military. Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent examines the reasons servicemen and women have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Wednesday, September 16th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. the law school will be celebrating its consolidation into Bannan Hall and the Heafey/Bergin complex. During this Open House period refreshments will be served in both Bannan and Heafey locations and representatives of various departments will be on hand to greet students and campus guests. Dean Donald Polden will offer celebratory remarks at 5:15 p.m. in Bannan 200H.
On Sept. 25, 2009, experts from academia, legal practice, and the trial and appellate benches will gather at Santa Clara Law to examine sources of uncertainty in patent litigation today. The one-day event, "Sources of Uncertainty in Patent Litigation," is co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara Law and the Federal Circuit Bar Association.
Santa Clara Law announced two new faculty members for 2009-10: Kyle Graham and W. David Ball. "The high quality of the faculty at Santa Clara Law has always been a hallmark of our institution. Our newly appointed faculty members will continue that legacy," says Dean Donald J. Polden.
Caitlin Robinett 10 was a top ten finalist in a contest to go on a reporting trip with New York Times columnist Nick Kristof, who created the contest "to take a university student on a reporting trip to Africa, partly because I thought the student's blogging and videos would be an effective way to reach out to other young people.
William B. Chandler III, Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, visited Santa Clara University on April 23, 2009. Chancellor Chandler's talk was sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and the Santa Clara University School of Law. Click here to view a video of Chancellor Chandler's talk.
Use your diplomas as microphones to speak up in the face of "appalling silences,'' Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) told the 280 graduating members of Santa Clara University School of Law.
Santa Clara University School of Law and the Law and Business Club are sponsoring a discussion with Chancellor William Chandler III of the Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday, April 23rd at noon in Bannan Hall, Room 139. Pizza will be provided.
A group of American law professors and attorneys visited the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC) on March 26th as part of their visit to Santa Clara University School of Law and other legal institutions in California. Their 10-day tour was part of an effort to explore the benefits of legal clinical work as an integral part of the education of future attorneys in Armenia.
Witch Hunt, an award-winning documentary about the arrest, conviction and later exoneration of dozens of Bakersfield, Calif., adults for alleged child sex abuse in the mid-1980s, makes its world television premiere April 12 on MSNBC, with a DVD release April 14.
Santa Clara University School of Law is proud to announce the 2009 Law Commencement Speaker, Bryan A. Stevenson. He will receive an honorary degree from Santa Clara University at its School of Law commencement on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Santa Clara, California.
Juan C. Calzetta, III and Joseph Naegele, Jr. will be honored at a conference on critical race scholarship for their paper Fernandez v. California: How a Workplace Injury Suit Became a (Step Towards) Successful Regulatory Change, a case study developed for Professor Stephanie Wildman's Law and Social Justice seminar.
When the San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal published their 2009 list of Top 20 Lawyers under the age of 40 in California, two 1995 Santa Clara Law alums were included on the list. Both Heidi Keefe and Rodger Cole work in IP, and both serve as mentors in their firms.
David Major, a 3L Santa Clara Law School student, successfully represented an African man who was imprisoned by his government and tortured for over a year on account of his religious beliefs and practices.
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) selected Prof. Michelle Oberman's book with Prof. Cheryl L. Meyer entitled WHEN MOTHERS KILL: INTERVIEWS FROM PRISON for the 2008 Outstanding Book Award.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has established her judicial advisory committees that will be responsible for making recommendations to her for the positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshal. After consideration of their recommendations, Senator Boxer will forward her choices to the Obama Administration.
On March 8 at 6:00 pm at the Silicon Valley Capital Club, Santa Clara University School of Law will host a dinner in San Jose to present Mario Joseph with the second annual Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize.
From January 6-9, The Center for Global Law & Policy at Santa Clara University School of Law hosted its third International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Workshop with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The Santa Clara Law International Moot Court team took first place at the 2009 Pace University School of Law International Criminal Court Moot Competition, held January 30-Feb. 1 at Pace University in White Plains, New York. Santa Clara Law's team will now, along with runner-up Yale Law School, move on to compete at The Hague against teams from all over the world.
The City of San José honored the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC) during the city's January 27th Council Meeting. Mayor Chuck Reed, through the recommendation of Councilmember Nora Campos, awarded a plaque to Professor Angelo Ancheta, the Community Law Center's Director.
The 120,000 member Screen Actors Guild is re-negotiating its major collective bargaining agreement with Film and TV producers. At the moment the two sides are stalemated over pay scales for work transmitted digitally over the Internet, among other issues.
Leon Panetta, who earned his bachelors and J.D. from Santa Clara University,
was confirmed on February 12 as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The Senate Intelligence Committee approved Panetta's nomination without
opposition, and he was approved by the full Senate on a voice vote.
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday and Inauguration Day
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Letter from Birmingham Jail: Readings and Discussion in Remembrance of Dr. King and Cesar Chavez
Reflections on the Inauguration - Yes We Can
Nearly 80 percent of Santa Clara Law graduates who took the July 2008 California Bar Exam passed. Of the 276 graduates who took the exam, 218 passed, resulting in an overall pass rate of 78.9 percent. The first-time pass rate for Santa Clara Law graduates was 82.1 percent.
The Council of The American Law Institute (ALI) has announced the names of 79 newly elected members, including Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Margaret Russell. This raises its total membership to 4,152.
You are invited to attend two special lectures by His Imperial & Royal Highness Archduke Karl von Habsburg-Lothringen, President of the Pan-European Union, Member of the European Parliament (1995-1999).
Santa Clara University School of Law will honor two outstanding alumni who have fought for equality and human rights during their careers. The Santa Clara University School of Law Social Justice and Human Rights Awards will be given Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Victor M. Marquez '90, and Leon Panetta '63 at the University's fifth annual Diversity Gala: A Celebration of Diversity in the Legal Profession.
Santa Clara Law Professor David D. Friedman, author of a number of books including Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life, has recently published a new book, Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World, that was inspired by his teaching at Santa Clara Law.
Gilson S. Riecken has been appointed Distinguished Research Adjunct in Law for the 2008-09 academic year. Gilson received his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley in 1996; an M.A., Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1976, and an A.B. from Harvard College in 1970.
On September 16 at the Santa Clara University Faculty Dinner following the University Convocation, Santa Clara Law Visiting Professor Sunwolf received the University Award for Recent Achievement in Scholarship.
On Saturday, Sept 27, The Bar Association of San Francisco's delegation to the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations will honor the work of the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice and its leaders Gerald Uelmen, John Van De Kamp, and Jon Streeter. The reception is being held in connection with the California State Bar annual convention in Monterey.
Santa Clara Law alumni recently headed two key national minority bar associations: From October 2007 to September 2008, Victor Marquez '90, shown in the photo at right, served as president of the Hispanic National Bar Association, an organization of more than 48,000 Latino judges, law students, and attorneys. Rodney Gregory Moore '85 is president of the National Bar Association, an organization of more than 22,000 African-Americans in the legal profession.
The KGACLC is once again launching Swift Justice, a team-in-training type of program in preparation for the Metro Silicon Valley Marathon, half marathon, or 5k runs that take place on October 26th of this year.
Cynthia Tippett is the new Assistant Director of the High Tech Law Institute. Cindy comes to Santa Clara Law from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she served as Coordinator for the nationally-ranked Law and Health Care Program and Director of Health Law Externships.
The Honorable Phyllis Hamilton, U.S. District Court Judge and a Santa Clara University School of Law alumna addressed Santa Clara Law's class of 2008 at a commencement ceremony held May 17th in the University's Mission Gardens.
The Santa Clara Law Review recently announced its selection for the Executive Board for Volume 49. The Volume 49 Board will publish four issues over the next year, including: Santa Clara Law Review's annual symposium issue in Spring 2009.
The Honorable Linda Kay Davis, of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, will serve as Keynote Speaker for the Celebration and Graduation Ceremony honoring public interest and social justice accomplishments on May 15 at 4 p.m. in the Benson Memorial Center (Williman Room).
Angelo Ancheta, Santa Clara University Professor of Law and Director of the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center is receiving an Asian Americans in Higher Education Award on Thursday, April 24th.
SANTA CLARA, CA- April 17, 2008. Santa Clara University School of Law is recognizing three of its distinguished alumni with the Alumni Special Achievement Award and a long-time faculty member with the Edwin J. Owens Lawyer of the Year award. The awards will be presented at this year's Spring Awards Banquet on April 25 at the Leavey Center on the University's campus.
It is important to applaud lawyers who show courage, self-sacrifice, and a
commitment to justice. But it's even better to back that praise with a $1
million endowment for a Prize recognizing those qualities.
Santa Clara University School of Law and The Heafey Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy cordially invites your attendance at the following events during the visit of Distinguished Advocate, Allen Ruby:
Noon - 1:00 pm, Career Retrospective Bannan Hall, Room 110,
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Reception, Strong Common Room, Bergin Hall
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m."Is It a Profession or Is It a Business?"
Panelli Moot Court Room, Bergin Hall
Roger Clay (Insight Center for Community Economic Development) is the Spring 2008 Social Justice Visiting Practitioner. He will speak on "Social Justice Lawyering: Housing Law and Community Economic Development" at the Social Justice Monday event on Monday, April 7, 2008 from Noon to 1 p.m. in Bannan 139 where pizza will be provided.
Santa Clara Law was once again named one of the top 100 law schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The annual graduate school ranking also recognized the law school as having one of the most diverse student populations.
Santa Clara Law School hosted the Western Regional competition on March 15 and 16 for the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition (for patent law).
The Santa Clara team of Mona Kashani and Elif Kimyacioglu took first place in the regionals, earning them a trip to the national competition in Washington DC.
A weekend of Justice for All: Santa Clara University hosts 2008 Innocence Network Conference, a Hearing on the Fair Administration of the Death Penalty in California and the Northern California Innocence Project hosts inaugural awards dinner
Roger Clay (Insight Center for Community Economic Development) is the Spring 2008 Social Justice Visiting Practitioner. He will speak on "Social Justice Lawyering: Housing Law and Community Economic Development" at the Social Justice Monday event on Monday, March 17, 2008 from Noon to 1 p.m. in Bannan 139 where pizza will be provided.
On Thursday, March 13, 2008 from noon to 1 p.m. in Bannan 142, Professor Angela Davis will speak on Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor. This event is co-sponsored with the Ethnic Studies Program, Public Interest and Social Justice Coalition, BLSA, and Women and Law
Santa Clara University School of Law will be hosting this year's regional competition of the prestigious Jessup Moot Court Competition. On February 29th through March 2nd, law students from more than 25 schools will convene at the Santa Clara School of Law to try to argue their way to the finals in Washington DC later this spring.
Two Santa Clara Law School Trial Teams made superb showings at the regional competition of the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition in San Francisco, California the weekend of February 15-17, 2008.
Teams from schools across Northern California and Nevada competed in the tournament which involved presenting and arguing a negligence case. The mock trials were held in the Federal District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and argued before federal judges and practicing litigators.
The Spring 2008 Social Justice Diversity lecture is taking place on Thursday, February 21st. Laura Gomez will be speaking in the Weigand Room in the Arts & Sciences Building on the Santa Clara University campus. The topic of her presentation is Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race.
Erica Pun, 3L, recently received a post-graduate fellowship with Equal Justice Works for 2008. These fellowships are very difficult to obtain and Santa Clara University School of Law congratulates her on this honor.
Workers' Rights students at the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center recently negotiated an $88,000 settlement for their client. The client, a low-income, produce delivery driver worked six days per week, eleven hours per day for nearly four years, earning $400 per week.
The Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal cordially invites
you to attend Internet Collaboration: Charting the Waters of Virtual Worlds, Web 2.0, and the GPL on February 1, 2008. The symposium features Keynote Speaker Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
The Santa Clara Law Review's 2008 Symposium - When Change Comes Home: Legal Repercussions and Comparative Perspectives on the Transforming Structure of American Households - will provide a forum for debating and analyzing the legal and social issues surrounding the transforming structure of American families. The day-long Symposium is scheduled for February 15, 2008, at the Santa Clara University's Adobe Lodge and is open to the public.
SCU School of Law gathered in Adobe Lodge for the annual holiday party on Thursday, December 6th. A crowd of almost 150 ate, drank, celebrated and spread good cheer. As in past years, one of the highlights of the party was professor and former dean, Jerry Uelmen playing his accordion so the jovial group could enjoy singing some traditional carols. The caroling was ably led by Professor Tyler Ochoa.
Santa Clara University School of Law's Employment Law Arbitration team is one of 16 teams that has been invited to compete in the Arbitration Competition National Finals co-sponsored by the ABA Law Student Division and the National Arbitration Forum.
Professor Amos Guiora, currently a Professor of Law at S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, and 19-year veteran of the Israel Defense Forces Judge Advocate General's Corps will be speaking at Santa Clara University School of law on Thursday, November 15th from noon - 1:00 pm in Bannan 127. Food will be provided.
Victor M. Marquez (1990) is the President of the Hispanic National Bar Association. He is the founder and principal of the Marquez Law Group, a boutique firm in downtown San Francisco. Mr. Marquez' practice focuses on real estate transactions, private and public finance, and state and local government relations. He has extensive experience working before administrative, legislative and executive bodies.
Santa Clara University School of Law Alumna, Elizabeth Birch received Santa Clara University School of Law's inaugural Social Justice and Human Rights Award at its annual diversity gala that was held on October 25th at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda.
On November 7, 2007, the following statement of the Santa Clara University law faculty and deans was released for publication. It expresses deep concern for the abrogation of the Rule of Law in Pakistan, a close political ally of the United States, and the well-being of Santa Clara Law graduate, Muneer Malik, who was detained by government forces.
Presiding Superior Court Judge Gary D. Hoff today reversed the murder conviction of Armando Ortiz, a Fresno teenager wrongfully convicted of the 2001 brutal robbery and murder of a pregnant convenience store clerk in Reedley, Calif.
The Northern California Innocence Project, a non-profit legal clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law which is dedicated to exonerating the wrongfully convicted represented Ortiz.
Mr. Hannu Wager will be speaking at a faculty workshop on Thursday, November 8th from noon - 1:00 pm in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of his presentation is 'IP as part of the WTO Trading System: Background, Current Work and Dispute Settlement.' He will also be speaking to an international law class on Human Rights, Development and the World Trade Organization from 2:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. in Bannan Hall, room 142.
The Santa Clara Law Review's 2008 Symposium - When Change Comes Home: Legal Repercussions and Comparative Perspectives on the Transforming Structure of American Households - will provide a forum for debating and analyzing the legal and social issues surrounding the transforming structure of American families. The day-long Symposium is scheduled for February 15, 2008, at Santa Clara University's Adobe Lodge and is open to the public.
Christopher Daley (Transgender Law Center) is the Fall 2007 Social Justice Visiting Practitioner. He will speak on Building the Transgender Law Center: A Report Back from the Cutting Edge at the Social Justice Monday event on Monday, November 5, 2007 from Noon to 1 p.m. in Bannan 139.
School of Law professor and Director of the Death Penalty College, Ellen Kretizberg, was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article by Howard Mintz. To read the article go to http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_7175530?nclick_check=1.
Professor Miriam Aziz will speak at a Faculty Workshop on Monday, October 29th from noon - 1:00 pm in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of her presentation is "Health Rights and Obligations in the European Union."
Paul Hoffman (Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman, LLP) will speak on Litigating International Human Rights at the Social Justice Workshop on
Thursday, November 1, 2007 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. The workshop takes place in the Wiegand room in the Arts & Sciences Building on the Santa Clara University campus. A reception will follow the lecture in the Strong Common room in Bergin Hall.
Diversity in the Legal Profession is being co-sponsored by the Center for Public Interest & Social Justice, APALSA, BLSA, BGLAd, La Raza, & MELSA. The panel discussion is being presented Thursday, October 25th from noon - 1:00 pm in Bannan Hall, room 127. Pizza will be provided.
Civil rights champion, and one of the most recognized lesbian leaders in the country, Elizabeth Birch will be honored Thursday, Oct. 25 by SCU's School of Law during its fourth annual Celebration of Diversity Gala.
Katherine V.W. Stone (UCLA School of Law) will speak on "Globalization and Flexibilization: The Re-Invention of Employment Regulation in the 21st Century" on October 26, 2007 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Bannan 137.
The High Tech Law Institute, Santa Clara University School of Law and the High Technology Law Section of the Santa Clara County Bar Association are presenting "Viacom v. YouTube (Google) Case: A review of Section 512 (DMCA)" on Tuesday, October 23, 2007. There will be a reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7:00 p.m. panel discussion. This event will take place in the Wiegand Room in the Arts & Sciences Building on the Santa Clara University campus.
Professor David Ball will be the speaker at a faculty workshop on Thursday, October 18th from noon to 1:00 pm in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of the workshop is "Heinous, Atrocious, and Cruel: Why Commitment Offense Parole Denials are Unconstitutional under Apprendi v. New
The Social Justice Workshop: Law and Labor in the Global Economy will be held on October 18 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Bannan 137. A reception will follow the workshop in the Strong Common room. Professor Ahmed White will be speaking on "Capitalism, Social Marginality, and the Rule of Law's Uncertain Fate in Modern Society."
The California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice (CCFAJ), created by the California State Senate to examine the causes of wrongful convictions and make recommendations and proposals to further insure that the administration of criminal justice in California is just, fair and accurate, announced it will hold a public hearing to address the issues of remedies for wrongful conviction. The Executive Director of CCFAJ is Santa Clara University School of Law professor Jerry Uelmen.
Michael J. Madison, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School will be speaking on "Information Governance" at a faculty workshop on Friday, October 12th. The workshop is being held from noon - 1:00 pm in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall.
Dean Christopher Edley, Jr. from Boalt Hall will be speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law on Thursday, October 4th at 4:00 pm in the Weigand Room in the Arts & Sciences Building on the Santa Clara University campus. This event is co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association
Santa Clara University School of Law Assistant Dean for Law Career Services, Vicki Huebner is serving as the 2007-2008 Trans Team Chair for the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division of the American Bar Assoication. She was named to this postion at the recent ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Santa Clara University's School of Law announced the appointment of three new distinguished faculty chairs, including national legal superstars Patricia Cain and Jean Love. "We are pleased to introduce three faculty members who have been awarded Chairs of Excellence in law and policy," said Dean Donald Polden. "These passionate legal scholars will make significant contributions to our ongoing efforts to educate future lawyers who lead." Pictured at left are Allen Hammond, Jean Love and Patricia Cain.
Santa Clara University School of Law professor, Michelle Oberman was quoted in the September 9th edition of the New York Times in a story about the British couple cited as suspects in the disappearance of their 4-year-old daughter from a Portuguese vacation apartment.
Law professors have increasingly turned to blogs and other electronic media to engage current legal issues. Law schools must evaluate if the work of these "blawgers" should weigh comparably with traditional hard copy scholarship. Does this form of writing present challenges to credibility or does timeliness make it particularly useful?
Rodney G. Moore, an attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP in Atlanta and a 1985 graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law was elected President of the National Bar Association for the 2008 - 2009 term.
The Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center (http://www.scu.edu/law/kgaclc) is launching "Swift Justice," a fundraising activity organized in conjunction with Olympic Trials qualifier and SCU Law student, JT Service.
Defense lawyers with pending capital cases will come to college at Santa Clara University School of Law on August 4 for a six-day intensive training program with some of the nation's leading death penalty attorneys.
An op-ed about the Supreme Court's recent decision regarding school integration by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Lia Epperson was published in the Sunday, July 1, 2007 edition of the San Jose Mercury News.
SCU Law student JT Service recently qualified to compete for a spot on the 2008 Olympic Marathon team on November 7, 2007 in New York City's Central Park. On June 16th, as a participant in the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth Minnesota, he took 8th place amongst a very competitive field of 10,000 runners and finished in a person best time of 2:21:31.
2006 - 2007 was an eventful year at Santa Clara University School of Law. As summer begins we want to feature some of the stories from the past academic year about the law school, its students, faculty, alumni and distinguished visitors.
United States Circuit Judge and 1975 graduate of Santa Clara University Richard C. Tallman returned home when he addressed the class of 2007 at the Santa Clara University School of Law commencement ceremony in the university's Mission Gardens on Saturday, May 19th.
The Santa Clara County Bar Association is hosting a new admittees swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at the Santa Clara County Bar Association Conference Center located at 31 North Second Street, 4th Floor in San Jose.
Santa Clara University School of Law professor, Allen S. Hammond IV has been appointed as the Phil and Bobbie Sanfilippo Chair at Santa Clara University. The appointment to the Sanfilippo Chair is for five years.
Anna Brathwaite and Patrick Stokes, (Patrick is pictured at left) both 3L students at the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center, recently negotiated a $20,000 settlement for unpaid wages on behalf of their client.
Santa Clara University School of law is recognizing three of its distinguished alumni with the Alumi Special Achievement Award and the Edwin J. Owens Lawyer of the Year award at this year's Spring Awards Banquet on April 27 at the Leavey Center on the University's campus.
The Katharine and George Community Law Center (KGACLC) was recently honored by a visit from Mr. Sophearith Choung and Mr. Socheat Nhean, two members of the Victims of Torture Project, a part of the Documnetation Center in Cambodia (DC-Cam). Pictured at left are
Professor Lynette Parker and Mr. Sophearith Choung.
The Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal is proud to present the appointment of its Volume 24 Editorial Board. The Journal's incoming Executive Board consists of the following Santa Clara University School of Law students pictured left to right: Mona Kashani, Kellyn Wulff, Allison Hendrix, Peter Bade and Jared Schuettenhelm.
Twelve Santa Clara University Law students took part recently in three High Tech Moot Court Competitions. Pictured are from left to right, Saina Shamilov, Giles Rich Moot Court coach, John Pettit and Victoria Jimenez, competitors in the Giles Rich Moot Court Competition.
On Thursday, April 5th, the Santa Clara County Superior Court granted a petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by the Northern California Innocence Project, and vacated the charges against Ken Foley.
The Center for Social Justice and Public Service at Santa Clara University School of Law would like to invite you to the 2007 Gender and Law Conference: The Power of Women's Stories: Examining Women's Role in Law and the Legal System on Friday, April 20, 2007 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.
Katharine and George Alexander have contributed $1,000,000 for the establishment of a Law Prize to be awarded annually on former Dean George Alexander's birthday, March 8th, at Santa Clara University School of Law.
For SCU law student JT Service, the March 4th Los Angeles Marathon was a bittersweet experience. On the downside, he was not able to accomplish his goal of qualifying for the Olympic Trials due to hot weather during the race (Read the related article). On the upside, he was the top American and finished in 6th place in a major marathon, barely missing qualification by less than two minutes.
Anna Brathwaite (3L), Sara Dabkowski (2L), and Cody Knight (2L) negotiated a $50,000 settlement for three Guatemalan stone cutters after a day and half of trial. Pictured at left (from left to right) are: Sara Dobrowski, Margarita P. Alvarez (Workers' Rights Attorney at the KGACLC) and Anna Brathwaite.
Professor Eben Moglen will be speaking on "Free as in Freedom: The Political Economy of Digital Production" at a faculty workshop on Monday, March 26th. The workshop takes place from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall.
Maya Harris is the Spring 2007 Visiting Practitioner and Social Justice Monday Speaker on Monday, March 19, 2007. She will be speaking about "Social Justice Lawyering: Race, Criminal Justice, and Civil Rights Advocacy" from noon - 1:00 p.m. in Bannan Hall, Room 139. Pizza will be provided. Limited space is available for lunch with Ms. Harris following her talk.
Michael L. Perlin will be speaking at a faculty workshop from noon - 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16th in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The title of his presentation is "International Human Rights and Comparative Mental Disability Law: The Universal Factors."
The career of legendary trial lawyer Clarence Darrow inspired thousands to pursue a legal career themselves. More recent aspirants to legal careers, however, are less familiar with this traditional source of inspiration. Every year on March 13, the anniversary of Darrow's death in 1938, admirers gather at the Chicago lake where his ashes were spread to present a wreath and remember this legal giant. This year, a similar gathering will take place on the campus of Santa Clara University School of Law. Students, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to participate in any and all of the following events:
The Northern California Innocence Project is proud to present John Van de Kamp, Chair of the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice and former Attorney General. He will be making a lunch presentation on the Commission's origin and work so far on Wednesday, March 14 from noon - 1:00 pm in Bannan 127.
Hon. Edward Damich, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C is speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law on Monday, March 12, 2007 from noon 0 1:00 p.m. in Bannan Hall, Room 127. The topic of his presentation is "Patents as Property Rights: The Taking of Patents by the Federal Government as an Exercise of Eminent Domain, Zoltek Corp. v. U.S." Later that evening, from 8:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Bannan Hall, Room 135 there will be an informal Q & A with Judge Damich about Intellectual Property and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. This event is co-sponsored by the PTLSA, IPA and HTLI.
Elite distance runner and Santa Clara University Law School student, J.T. Service, is running the 2007 Honda Los Angeles Marathon in hopes of fulfilling both his athletic goal of qualifying for the 2008 USA Marathon Olympic Trials and his social goal of serving the Katharine and George Community Law Center (KGACLC) in San Jose.
John Henry Merryman, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Law School, will participate in the Santa Clara University Law School's Summer Abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey by presenting the program's keynote lecture.
Noted lawyer, James Brosnahan is speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law on Thursday, February 15 at noon in the Panelli Moot Court Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of his presentation is "How to Pick a Jury".
Policymakers, attorneys, and scholars will debate and analyze the constitutional and social issues surrounding high-stakes standardized testing at the Santa Clara Law Review's 2007 Symposium, scheduled for February 9, 2007 at Hotel Valencia in San Jose. The symposium is free to law students and faculty.
Berta Hernández-Truyol will be speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law on Thursday, February 8th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University. This lecture is co-sponsored with the Center for Global Law and Policy. A wine and cheese reception will immediately follow the lecture. The reception is co-hosted with the PI & SJ Coalition, LaRaza, Women and Law, and BGLAd.
International Law Weekend-West is a biennial conference convened by the American Branch of the International Law Association. The purpose of this conference is to bring together legal practitioners and academics to discuss cutting-edge issues in pubic and private international law.
My name is Raman Alcayde. I am 25 years old, and I am starting my life over in the United States. I left behind my country, my family, my friends, and everything I hold dear. I had to do it - the harassment by the police and people from the neighborhood had become unbearable.
Stephanie Wildman has received the 2007 Great Teacher Award from the Society of American Law Teachers, the largest national organization of law school faculty. The award was presented recently at the SALT annual awards dinner in Washington, DC.
Chris Guthrie, Vanderbilt Law School's Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law will be speaking at a Faculty Workshop on Friday, January 19, 2007 at noon in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of his presentation is "Modernizing the Law School Curriculum: the Experience at Vanderbilt."
A community panel organized by Santa Clara University's Center for Science, Technology, and Society and the Broadband Institute of California urged greater public participation in planning broadband networks that are being commissioned by local governments around the country.
Santa Clara University's International Criminal Court moot team (comprised of Jessica Tillson, Sharron Fang and Jacqueline Binger pictured at left) took first place at this year's International Criminal Court Moot Competition, held at Pace Law School earlier this month.
Santa Clara University's Law School is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the recently published 2007 edition of its "Best 170 Law Schools" (Random House / Princeton Review 2006).
Cal Athletics, along with the UC Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall and Santa Clara University School of Law, invites you to Law Night 2006, a special gathering of the law community, sports and Bay Area basketball.
Beth Van Schaak (pictured at left) served as a plaintiffs' trial counsel in a landmark human rights case against two Salvadoran generals found guilty of torture. Her work has also involved prosecuting war crimes in the former Yugoslavia and tracking the atrocities of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge.
In September of this year, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center students Jacquetta Lannan ('06) and Patrick Stokes ('07) (pictured at left with Mr. O.) successfully settled a wage and hour claim for $15,000.
"Reel Justice", a lecture/film presentation by UCLA Law Professor Paul Bergman is taking place on Monday, November 13 from noon - 1:00 pm in Bannan 142. This event is sponsored by the Heafey Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy.
Charles Lawrence and Mari Matsuda both from Georgetown University will each be speaking at a social justice event on November 9, 2006. Professor Lawrence will speak at the Social Justice Workshop and Professor Matsuda will present the Fall 2006 Social Justice Diversity Lecture.
The Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center had a busy and productive Summer and Fall this year. Thanks to the work performed by its many law students, the KGACLC also became the stage for the resolution of complex issues faced by its clients in the areas of Immigration, Workers' Rights, Workers' Compensation and Consumer Rights.
Kevin Bankston from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Ann Brick (pictured at left) from the ACLU of Northern California will be speaking on Monday, November 6 from Noon to 1 p.m. in Bannan 135. The Social Justice Monday topic is"Social Justice and Cyber Liberties." The event will be co-sponsored with the High Tech Law Institute.
Pablo Saavedra, Secretary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will be speaking at a student lecture from noon - 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 1st in Bannan 135. The topic of his presentation is "The Reparations in the Case-Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights." He will also be speaking at a faculty workshop on Thursday, November 2nd from noon - 1:00 pm in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall.
A patent policy conference, "Patent Policy in the Supreme Court and Congress is being held at Santa Clara University School of Law on Friday, October 27, 2006 from 8:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in Bannan Hall Room 127.
Santa Clara University School of Law faculty had several op-ed pieces published in the past few weeks. The pieces consider and discuss some significant and controversial issues of public opinion. They also address diverse topics such as public accessibility to broadband services (Professor Allen Hammond), a set of trademark issues surrounding the entitlement to the term "SurfCity" (Professor Tyler Ochoa) and lethal injection hearings (Professor Ellen Kreitzberg).
The Honorable Alex Kozinski (pictured at left) and the Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt will be speaking at the Fourth Annual Judge William A. Ingram Memorial Symposium being held Tuesday Oct. 17 in the Recital Hall on the Santa Clara University campus from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
José Padilla from the California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. will be speaking on Monday, October 16, 2006 from noon - 1:00 pm in Bannan Hall Room 135. The topic is "Surviving 40 Years of Poverty Law Practice: Salvaging Justice-Promises Made to the Rural and Farm Worker Poor."
Wednesday, October 4, 2006 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm there will be a workshop on "Challenges Facing Women Entering the Legal Profession: What Difference Does Gender Make?" The speaker will be Dr. Ellen Lack Wright, clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst specializing in gender workplace issues.
SCU Law Professor and Academic Director of the High Tech Law Institute, Eric Goldman was quoted in a New York Times article about the liability of Hewlett-Packard's most senior lawyer in the company's spying case.
SCU Law Professor and Academic Director of the High Tech Law Institute, Eric Goldman was quoted in a New York Times article about the liability of Hewlett-Packard's most senior lawyer in the company's spying case.
Geoff Monahan will be speaking at a Faculty Workshop on Wednesday, September 27 from noon - 1:00 pm in the Strong Commons Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of the workshop is "Relationship Breakdown and the Rights and Responsibilities of Unmarried Couples: The Australian Experience."
Come and hear a discussion about the use of snitch testimony with Santa Clara County District Attorney George Kennedy, Exoneree Gloria Killian, and SCU Law Professor Jerry Uelmen (pictured at left). The discussion takes place on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 from - in Bannan 142 on the Santa ClaraUniversity campus. Lunch will be provided.
As the new academic year begins, Dean Donald Polden introduces new members of the faculty, including visiting faculty, Senior Fellows and LARAW faculty. He also reports on recent activities and accomplishments of faculty and staff.
Santa Clara University School of Law is currently the featured law school on LawCrossing. You can view the article about the School of Law at www.lawcrossing.com. Click on "profiles" to read the article.
Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has announced the appointment of attorney Roger L. Efremsky, a 1983 SCU School of Law graduate, as a bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.
The American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal has announced that SCU law student, Michael J. Percy, has received first place in the 2006 Quarles & Brady Property & Probate Scholarship Student Writing Contest. The title of his essay is: "Delta Levees - Tort Immunity vs. Takings Liability."
Ruth Lynn Deech, Baroness Deech, Baroness of the British Empire is an academic and a Governor of the British Broadcasting Company. She will be speaking at a Faculty Workshop on Thursday, August 31st at in the Strong Commons Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of the workshop is "New Bodies, Old Politics."
Sanford Levinson, who holds the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair in Law, at the University of Texas Law School will be speaking at a faculty workshop onThursday, August 24th at noon in the Strong Commons Room. The topic of his presentation is "Where the United States Constitution Goes Wrong (and What We The People Can Begin Doing About It)."
David G. Yosifon will begin teaching law at Santa Clara University in August 2006. Before joining the faculty at Santa Clara University, Yosifon served as a visiting professor at Rutgers Law School-Camden, and at New York Law School. Prior to joining the academic ranks he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patti B. Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and as a litigation associate at the Boston firm of Ropes & Gray, LLP.
On July 11, 2006 Sir Gerard Brennan, former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and former Chancellor of University of Technology Sydney launched a special volume of the UTS Law Review, a joint production with Santa Clara University School of Law's Journal of International Law. Pictured at left at the Law Review reception is Professor Gary Spitko from SCU School of Law and Professor Marilyn Scott from UTS.
2005 - 2006 was an eventful year at Santa Clara University School of Law. As summer begins we want to feature some of the stories from the past academic year about the law school, its students, faculty, alumni and distinguished visitors.
Santa Clara, Calif - May 19, 2006 -- The California State Board of Control awarded $704,700 to John Stoll to compensate him for the 20 years he spent in state prison, wrongfully convicted of child sexual abuse.
The Santa Clara County Bar Association will be hosting the New Admittees Swearing-In and Reception on Monday, June 5, 2006 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Santa Clara County Superior Court at 161 North First Street in San Jose. All new admittees are welcome to attend regardless of law school attended.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - May 20, 2006. Pulitzer Prize winning author Samantha Power gave Santa Clara University School of Law's class of 2006 five lessons to ponder as they celebrate their academic success and pursue various professions with their newly minted law degrees.
Nicolas P. Terry, Chester A. Myers Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Health Law Studies, Saint Louis University School of Law will be teaching "Health Law II - Health Care Regulation and Finance" at Santa Clara University's School of Law Summer Session which begins Tuesday, May 30th.
Santa Clara University School of Law's 2006 commencement ceremony is being held on Saturday, May 20th at 9:30 a.m. in the Missions Gardens at Santa Clara University. Pullitzer Prize winner, Samantha Power, is the 2006 commencement speaker.
The Honorable Risë Jones Pichon, of the Santa Clara County Superior Court, will serve as Keynote Speaker for the Celebration and Graduation Ceremony honoring public interest and social justice accomplishments on May 18 at 4 p.m. in the Williman Room in Benson Memorial Center on the Santa Clara University campus.
Santa Clara University School of Law's 2006 commencement ceremony is being held on Saturday, May 20th at 9:30 a.m. in the Missions Gardens at Santa Clara University. Pullitzer Prize winner, Samantha Power, is the 2006 commencement speaker.
A recording and documents from the April 25, 2006, "webinar" (featuring a presentation by SCU law professor, Dr. Jiri Toman, pictured at left) "Governing the Maelstrom: the Law of International Response" is now available for viewing free of charge on the web.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - March 31, 2006. Santa Clara University School of Law was named one of the top 100 law schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The annual graduate school ranking also recognized the law school's intellectual property law program as among the top 5 in the country. SCU School of Law was also named one of the 10 most diverse schools in the country.
On Thursday May 4 at 7:00 p.m.a free performance of "Barred From Life," will be performed at the de Saisset Museum on the Santa Clara University campus. Created and performed by SCU Dance Program Director David J. Popalisky in collaboration with Cookie Ridolfi,(pictured at left) Director of the School of Law's Northern California Innocence Project.
Santa Clara University's School of Law Spring Awards Banquet is being held Friday, April 28, 2006. The Awards Banquet recognizes the Alumni Special Achievement Award recipients and the Owens Lawyer of the Year. The photo at left shows Dean Donald Polden with one of the 2005 recipients, Honorable Eugene M. Premo '62.
SCU School of Law Professor Allen Hammond will be one of four panelists discussing "Internet Neutrality" on Tuesday, April 25 in the Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Complex at Santa Clara University. Registration and a light reception begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program starting at 7:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, April 18 - Larry Farmer, Professor of Law at Brigham Young University, will speak on "Integration of Technology and Teaching," at a Faculty Forum at noon in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall.
Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Fernando Ramon Vegas Torrealba will be speaking about "Democracy Under the Bolivarian Constitution of Venezuela" at a faculty forum on Monday, April 17 from noon- 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall.
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - April 3, 2006 - Santa Clara University School of Law has appointed Eric Goldman as the Director of its High Technology Law Institute and a member of the faculty. Goldman's appointment commences August 16, 2006.
The Santa Clara Journal of International Law is proud to announce its Board of Editors for Volume 5. Their talent and experience will continue to move the Journal forward as it implements a unique peer-review system where professors will provide feedback to authors who are being published in print:
SANTA CLARA, CA (April 6, 2006) - Seven Santa Clara law journal editors took four days out of their busy schedules recently to attend the National Conference of Law Reviews in Chicago, where they sharpened their own management skills and shared techniques with other publications.
Professor David Friedman, a member of the School of Law and School of Business faculties will be signing copies of his novel, "Harald," on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. -5:50 p.m. in the Panelli Moot Court Room in Bergin Hall on the Santa Clara University campus. Copies of the book will be on sale at the event for $24.00.
Jerry Uelmen, Santa Clara University School of Law professor and former dean was recently named Executive Director of the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice by Commission Chair, John Van de Kamp.
The Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University School of Law will host a panel discussion featuring Fredric Tulsky, (pictured at left) San Jose Mercury News author of "Tainted Trials, Stolen Justice."
Visiting Professor of Law, M. Stuart Madden is speaking at a faculty forum on Tuesday, March 28 from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of the forum is "The Effect of Myth on Primitive and Ancient Justice."
The Santa Clara Law Review has selected its Board of Editors for the upcoming Volume 47. The new board embodies the talent and excellence that the School of Law has come to expect of its officially-sponsored law journal. The members of the Volume 47 Board, who are J.D. candidates for 2007, will begin their production in the early summer.
Katharine Baker, Professor and Associate Dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law is speaking at a faculty forum on Monday, March 27 from noon – 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of her forum is "Bionormativity and Parental Status."
On Wednesday, March 15, the law school hosted a panel discussion on the recently disclosed program operated by the National Security Administration to conduct electronic surveillance of persons that the government had reason to believe were linked to terrorist organizations.
Katharine Baker, Professor and Associate Dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law is speaking at a faculty forum on Monday, March 27 from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of her forum is "Bionormativity and Parental Responsibility for Children."
Michael Adams of the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law Monday, March 20. He will be speaking about "Advocating for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Equality in Courts of Law and Public Opinion."
Professor David Sloss is speaking at a faculty forum on Wednesday, March 22 from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Strong Common Room in Bergin Hall. The topic of the forum is "The Origins of the Right-Remedy Gap in the Domestic Law of Treaties."
This 2006 Symposium is taking place March 16 - 17. The topic of this conference is the globalization of pharmaceutical development, with an emphasis on race, markets and ethics.
John Barton, (pictured at left) of Stanford University will give the keynote address.
The Regional Giles Rich Moot Court Competition took place at USF on March 10, 11 and 12. The competition involved appellate arguments focusing on patent law issues. SCU School of Law was coached by Bingham McCutchen attorney, Saina Shamilov and represented at the Regional Competition by two teams:
Congratulations to SCU School of Law High Tech Law Institute External Moot Court Team members Kim-Lien Dang, Sriranga Veeraraghavan, Amanda Gardner and Matt Williams! The two teams competed recently at the West Coast Regional Rounds for the 15th Annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Larry Johnson, recently named by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan as UN Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs is speaking at Santa Clara University School of Law on Monday and Tuesday, March 13 and 14.
J.Thomas Oldham helped develop a creative approach to comparative law that involved a class in the US, and a class in Mexico using videoconferencing technology to provide interaction between the two groups of law students.
Second year law student, Marc Theriault, was recently selected as the law student who is invited to join the State Bar of California's Litigation Section for "A Week in Legal London" and the "Oxford University Summer Program" in July 2006.
Congratulations to SCU External Moot Court Team members Paola Estanislao, Oanh Tran, Jaclyn Rey-Hipolito, Alaleh Kianerci, Elnaz Abdoli and Renee Bernard! The two teams competed recently at the ABA sponsored National Appellate Advocacy Competition, one of the largest competitions in the nation.
The Trina Grillo Law Retreat provides a unique opportunity for public interest and social justice-oriented law students, faculty, and practitioners to exchange viewpoints, explore career opportunities, and formulate strategies for social justice.