For Immediate Release

Contact:
Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law
206.685.9002

October 14, 2009

Associate Dean Calandrillo to be Installed as Stone Professor of Law

Steve CalandrilloSteve Calandrillo, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law

UW School of Law Associate Dean Steve Calandrillo will be installed as a Charles I. Stone Professor of Law on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 4 p.m. at William H. Gates Hall in Room 138. A reception will immediately follow.

The installation ceremony will include Calandrillo's lecture "Penalizing Punitive Damages: Why the Supreme Court Needs a Lesson in Law and Economics."

Calandrillo joined the UW law school faculty in 2000 after graduating from Harvard Law School and clerking on the Ninth Circuit. He was recently appointed Associate Dean and teaches Contract Law, Law and Economics, and Law and Medicine. He also serves as the faculty advisor to the Washington Law Review, and is on the Advisory Board of LifeSharers, a national non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of patients awaiting organ transplants. He is a frequent speaker nationally and has published articles on a wide variety of subjects, including economic analyses of intellectual property rights, eminent domain law, and U.S. health and safety regulatory policy. He has also authored articles addressing organ donation incentives, physician-assisted suicide, the Americans with Disabilities Act, sports medicine law, and exemptions to compulsory vaccination laws. Calandrillo was selected by his students as the Philip A. Trautman Professor of the Year in 2003-2004 and 2007-2008.

RSVPs are requested to attend the installation and reception.