Stanley Chess is an American legal commentator and former bar review course executive.
Chess was Editor-in-Chief of the "
Cornell Daily Sun" during the 1968-1969 campus unrest. Following the takeover of Willard Straight Hall, Chess wrote an influential editorial entitled, "Friday Night - Ugly and Stupid" which called for the equal application of law to both black and white students following an episode where white students "joustled" then President James A. Perkins. [cite book |last= Downs |first= Donald Alexander |title= Cornell '69: Liberalism and the Crisis of the American University |year= 1999 |publisher= Cornell University Press |location= Ithaca |id= ISBN 0-8014-3653-2 | page=133] He graduated in 1969 and received a law degree in 1972.
Upon graduation, Chess organized courses to assist law students to prepare for bar examinations. He became an executive in
Barbri. After selling his interests, he started a new venture called Legal America, Inc., which operates a number of law-related websites including, lawschool.com, lawcentral.com, lawtv.com, chesslaw.com and a legal blog called [http://lawtv.typepad.com/en_passant/ En Passant] .
Chess then founded an alumni association for the "Cornell Daily Sun," financing $145,000 of the acquisition cost of an office building for that publication. [ [http://www.cornellsun.net/ www.cornellsun.net ] ]
* [http://www.cornellsun.com Cornell Sun website]
* [http://www.cornellsun.org Cornell Sun Alumni Association website]
* [http://www.lawschool.com LawSchool.com website]
* [http://www.barplus.com BarPlus website]
* [http://www.enpassant.com En Passant website]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Stanley (surname) — Stanley is both a family name and a masculine given name dating from the 11th and 12th century English contraction of Stoney Meadow (Stone/Stan Leigh). It is also the name of a number of places, and has other miscellaneous uses. Persons named… … Wikipedia
Stanley Kubrick — Infobox Actor name = Stanley Kubrick imagesize = 300px caption = Self Portrait of Kubrick with a Leica III camera, when he worked for Look (from the book Drama and Shadows ). birthdate = July 26, 1928 location = New York City, New York, U.S.… … Wikipedia
Chess World Cup 2005 — The Chess World Cup 2005 served as a qualification tournament for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2007. It was held as a 128 player tournament, between 27 November and 17 December 2005, in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. Top ten players qualified for… … Wikipedia
Charles Henry Stanley — Charles Stanley (left) during his match with John Turner (right) in Washington in 1850 Charles Henry Stanley (September 1819, Brighton 1901, USA) was the first chess champion of the United States. When the first ever U.S. championship match took… … Wikipedia
American Chess Congress — The American Chess Congress was a series of chess tournaments held in the United States, a predecessor to the current U.S. Chess Championship. It had nine editions, the first played in 1857 and the last in 1923. Contents 1 First American Chess… … Wikipedia
Charles Henry Stanley — Charles Stanley (gauche) et John Turner (droite) pendant leur match à Washington en 1850 Observateur … Wikipédia en Français
Charles Stanley — Charles Henry Stanley (* September 1819 in Brighton, England; † 6. Oktober 1901 in New York City) war ein englischstämmiger US amerikanischer Schachmeister und der erste offizielle Champion der USA. Charles Stanley (links) und John Turner… … Deutsch Wikipedia
List of chess players — This list of chess players depicts men and women who are primarily known as chess players and have an article on the English Wikipedia. Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z … Wikipedia
Charles Henry Stanley — (* September 1819 in Brighton, England; † 6. Oktober 1901 in New York City) war ein englischstämmiger US amerikanischer Schachmeister und der erste offizielle Champion der USA. Charles Stanley (links) und John Turner (rechts) während ihres… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Index of chess articles — Contents 1 Books 2 General articles 2.1 0–9 2.2 A … Wikipedia