Friday, April 29, 2016

          Thinkers & Doers: April 2016

          UC Hastings community members in the news and making moves.
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          “I said to the 25 guests gathered in my living room last Friday, ‘It is one of the great honors of my life to welcome to our home the President of the United States,’” writes Steve Phillips ’97 on hosting a dinner for President Obama.

          Winning book awards, commenting on everything from proposed juvenile justice reform to patent protection for scientific discoveries to Dietz v. Bouldin, hosting dinner for President Obama, getting married, penning op-eds for The New York Times, pursuing judgeships, and MUCH MORE, in the latest edition of Thinkers & Doers.

          Read the April 2016 edition of Thinkers & Doers on Medium: https://medium.com/@UCHastingsLaw

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