Recent Faculty Honors


  Professor William Alford ’77 has been named an honorary fellow of the Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Science, honorary professor of Zhejiang University, and an honorary professor of the People’s University of China. Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80 S.J.D. ’84 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. […]

HLS Appoints New Faculty

In addition to Janet Halley, HLS has appointed five new professors to the faculty, the largest addition of new faculty members during Robert Clark’s deanship, which began in 1989. In a previously announced appointment, William Stuntz, a criminal law specialist from the University of Virginia School of Law, has received a lateral appointment to professorship; […]

Sander Steps Down as Associate Dean

Since 1987 the size of the Law School curriculum has increased by nearly 20 percent. And the job of putting the teaching program together each year has become more complex, as the School has tried to create smaller classes in both the first and second years, and sought to respond to widening demand in such […]

Stanford’s Halley Named Professor at HLS

Janet Halley, an authority on legal issues surrounding gender, identity, and sexual orientation, has been appointed professor of law at HLS. “Janet Halley is one of the nation’s leading scholars of the law, politics, and theory of sexual orientation and group identity,” said Dean Robert Clark ’72. “She is renowned for her work in family […]