October 2022

Recent Events Spotlight

Access to Justice: Crisis and Crossroads

Professors Nora Freeman Engstrom and David Freeman Engstrom, plus Todd Venook and Lucy Ricca from the Rhode Center presented an intro to the issues, potential solutions, and a challenge to consider how law plays out in practice.

Photo of Rhode Center team at Stanford Law School

Arnold & Itkin LLP: On the Ground Perspective

Jason Itkin from the law firm Arnold & Itkin, one of the most accomplished trial lawyers in the U.S., provided an on-the-ground perspective, linking law school curriculum to the real world.

Considering Professionalism and Racism

This discussion illuminates how the professional identity defines, impacts, and marginalizes people of color within the legal professionalism context—not only for attorneys and paralegals but also for those participating in the legal process.

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Past Events Recordings

Defending American Democracy: Resistance to Autocracy from Trump and Trumpism

UCLA Law Professor Richard Abel chronicles and analyzes the resistance to the threat that autocracy poses in liberal democracy, providing insights into the rise of Trump’s support in 2016, and his failed efforts to nullify the result of the 2020 election.

Image of Trump and Trumpism Event

Succeeding and Thriving in the Law: Challenging Our Assumptions, Expanding Our Definitions

This panel discusses the questions of success and achievement in the law, and particularly addresses the application of these questions to women in the legal profession.

Succeed and Thrive in Law Event

Stanford's Filing Fairness Project Webinar for Technology Providers

Learn about a new initiative on developing technology solutions to increase access to justice through better e-filing experiences for litigants with the greatest needs. This hour-long webinar covers the big picture and opportunity and FFP's work with tech solutions for state court users.


What I Learned from Deborah Rhode

Rhode friends and colleagues discuss her work at Rhode's memorial service. 

About Deborah Rhode

Deborah Rhode’s Legal Ethics as Moral and Political Obligation

This panel celebrates the life and work of Deborah Rhode.

Deborah Rhode

Building a Diverse, Inclusive Profession

Leading lawyers on diversity and inclusion discuss the state of racial and gender equity in the profession. Though progress has been made, many challenges remain.

Event on Diversity in the Legal Profession