Law

  • Summer of ’69

    Summer of ’69

    Devin Collins ’17, 15 Aug 2016

    First the scandal, then the book by Ken Manaster, now the movie: It rocked the Illinois justice system, and it changed the career of John Paul Stephens.

    Summer 2016

  • His and Hers Gavels

    His and Hers Gavels

    Ed Cohen, 15 Aug 2016

    Lessons from the past for future lawyers. A reverend encourages theologians to be trail guides. Rosemary Beebe '76 flaunts her knack for names once again. These are just some of the highlights from Santa Clara's many commencement ceremonies.

    Summer 2016

  • New on Board

    New on Board

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Our four new trustees come from the worlds of law, media, tech, and finance.

    Summer 2016

  • 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