Friday, September 26, 2014

          Thinkers & Doers: Sept 26, 2014

          UC Hastings community news September 19-26, 2014.
          Sample alt tag.
          Professor Hadar Aviram, appointed to National Science Foundation's Law and Social Sciences advisory panel.

          The Roundup

          • Professor Hadar Aviram has been appointed to National Science Foundation's Law and Social Sciences advisory panel.

          • 2015 Best Lawyers of the Year: Best Lawyers released its list of San Francisco’s top legal brass in an insert with the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday, September 26, which includes the following alumni:
            • Antitrust Law: Bruce Simon ‘80
            • Bankruptcy Law: Randy Rogers ‘80
            • Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law: Mark Tuft ‘68
            • Health Care Law: James Dutro ‘94
            • Legal Malpractice Law- defendants: Ronald Mallen ‘67
            • Litigation- Construction: Charles Sink ‘77
            • Litigation- Labor & Employment: Leslie Levy ‘82
            • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action- Plaintiffs: Steven Sikkos ‘90
            • Non-profits/Charities Law: Cynthia Rowland ‘88
            • Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants: Matthew Conant ‘80
            • Product Liability Litigation- Plaintiffs: Khaldoun Baghdadi ‘97
            • Public Finance Law: Ronald Lee ‘94
            • Real Estate Law: David Van Atta ‘69
            • Trusts & Estates Law: John Hartog ’79 & W. Scott Thomas ‘74
            • Workers Compensation Law- Claimants: Brett Borah ‘79

          Know someone who should be in Thinkers & Doers?

          Please send your story tips here

          Academic Freedom at UC Hastings

          The Faculty Executive Committee adopted this policy in 2011 after consultation with individual faculty members.

          UC Hastings is committed to the principle that the pursuit of knowledge and the free expression of ideas is at the heart of the academic mission, whether in the classroom, in the selection of clinical projects and clients, and in research, scholarship, public presentations, and contributions to public fora. This is especially true when the ideas or subjects are unpopular or controversial in society, as orthodox ideas need no protection. No person or organization outside the academic community should be permitted to determine which ideas or projects may be explored, expressed, supported or endorsed. Read the full policy here. 

          ###

          Go to News Archive

          Share this Story

          Share via Facebook
          Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

          Other Recent Stories/ RSS

          Tuesday, January 17, 2017

          Professor Leo Martinez Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

          One of only five academics in elite organization focused on the creative, ethical, and efficient adjudication of insurance coverage and extra-contractual disputes, peer-provided scholarship, professional coordination and the improvement of the relationship between and among its diverse members.
          Thursday, January 12, 2017

          ‘She taught me the meaning of true bravery’: 2L Kelsey Campbell advocates for refugee legislation

          Former Pentagon foreign policy advisor and Air Force veteran promotes visa programs to protect refugees, like her friend Sura, who supported U.S. Armed Forces as interpreters.
          Thursday, January 05, 2017

          How to Ask a Question: Renowned trial attorney Shanin Specter brings his expertise back to UC Hastings

          Whether to capture the attention of a jury, conduct a deposition, or even order a Starbucks, Shanin Specter shares his experience on the best way to ask and answer a question in his upcoming “How to Ask a Question” course at UC Hastings.
          Tuesday, January 03, 2017

          1L Ryan Khojasteh Appointed to San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission

          “It's for my generation to rise up, to play our part, and to allow other people to have hope,” says Khojasteh, son of immigrants.
          Sunday, January 01, 2017

          Thinkers & Doers: December 2016

          FACULTY on everything from the future of environmental law to “The Historical Origins of American Regulatory Exceptionalism" -- Prof Feldman receives a World Technology Award – Which ALUMNI was part of the trial team that successfully swayed a Texas jury to order Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $1 billion (yes, that’s with a “B”) to patients for faulty hip implants? --  STUDENTS enjoy spicy Thai food with the TENDERLOIN Economic Development Project for their Restaurant of the Week campaign -- and so much MORE.
          Go to News Archive