From Promise to Prominence: The School of Law at Santa Clara University (2004, Santa Clara University, $24.95) by Mark Thomas J.D. ’56, a retired judge of the superior court, tells the story of the law school, from its founding in 1912, through the installation of the current dean, Donald Polden. “A highlight of working on this project was the opportunity to meet so many fascinating and gracious people,” says Thomas. The book is available from the Law Alumni Center. Call John Baldwin at 408-554-5467 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.