The Stanford Law School Advanced Degree Student Association’s primary aim is to support the integration of the advanced degree students into the academic and social life of Stanford Law School and facilitate informal interaction with other members of the wider Stanford University community. The Association also strives to assist its members in pursuing their academic and professional goals.
The China Law and Policy Association (CLPA) is dedicated to increasing student and faculty understanding of pressing China-related legal issues at Stanford Law School, in addition to fostering ties between Stanford, legal practitioners and scholars in China, and the greater China-interested community in the U.S. The CLPA's mission is to seek out salient legal and policy issues that affect aspects of modern Chinese business, politics, and society and present them to both the law school and the broader Bay Area communities.
The International Law Society (ILS) provides a forum for students interested in international law to interact with one another and engage in constructive dialogue. In addition to offering opportunities for getting to know other students and faculty who have international interests, ILS serves as a lobby to ensure that international law continues to be a priority for the Law School administration, arranges an annual Spring Break trip to learn about another country's legal system, and organizes speaking events and discussion groups.
SIHRLA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of international human rights law and advocacy. By providing students with a forum to explore and engage in human rights work, SIHRLA seeks to raise awareness and promote the rights of women, children, and men throughout the world.
The Stanford National Security & the Law Society (SNSLS) raises awareness and encourages interest in national security issues, with a particular emphasis on the intersection between security issues and the law. SNSLS -- a non-partisan group -- fosters dialogue through lectures, discussions, reading groups, and other events.