Law

  • Lawyering for the Homeless

    Lawyering for the Homeless

    SCM Staff, 13 Mar 2016

    Alexander Law Prize honoree Maria Foscarinis was moved to action by hearing of her family’s treatment during the German occupation of Greece.

    Spring 2016

  • Happiest Lawyers

    Happiest Lawyers

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    California’s chief justice tells law school graduates to yield to the “highest calling.”

    Fall 2015

  • If innocent please contact

    If innocent please contact

    Denny Walsh, 15 Oct 2015

    After 15 years in prison, Larry Pohlschneider walked out a free man thanks to the efforts of Maitreya Badami and the Northern California Innocence Project.

  • Legal Leader

    Legal Leader

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Phyllis Hamilton J.D. ’76 named Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • Fair and Just

    Fair and Just

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    Risë Jones Pichon ’73, J.D. ’76 becomes presiding judge for the Santa Clara County Superior Court.

  • Natural Law

    Natural Law

    SCM Staff, 1 Jul 2015

    John Cruden J.D. ’74 becomes assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.

  • What would the next generation say?

    What would the next generation say?

    SCM, 15 Jun 2014

    Hossam Bahgat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

    Summer 2014

  • Dance like everybody’s watching

    Dance like everybody’s watching

    Jack Bowen, 13 May 2014

    Author and coach Jack Bowen discovers the beauty of taking risks within a framework of trust, even when everyone is watching.

  • A sight of innocence

    A sight of innocence

    Sam Scott ’96, 15 Dec 2013

    George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.

    Winter 2014

  • Patent trolls, beware

    Patent trolls, beware

    Deborah Lohse & Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Dec 2013

    The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

    Winter 2014