Stanford will not be taught next year by Sam Bankman-Fried’s parents, who were disgraced as former CEO of FTX. The San Francisco Standard It has reported.
Joseph Bankman, who teaches at Stanford Law School since 1988This winter, he will not be teaching at the university. He was previously scheduled to teach a first-year law course on tax policy at the school, but Stanford’s course bulletin The course has been canceled.
Bankman-Fried’s mother, Barbara Fried, is also a law professor at Stanford and has been teaching there since 1987. She was scheduled to teach a legal studies workshop in the autumn, winter, and spring quarters at Stanford—and remains listed as a contact in the workshop’s description—but does not appear as a listed instructor.
In previous years, Fried taught law classes on “Modern American Legal Thought” and “Feminist Legal Theory.”
Barbara Fried said that she was a college journalist The Stanford Daily that she isn’t teaching classes next year because of a “long-planned” decision to retire, claiming that her planned absence has “nothing to do with anything else going on.” But Fried also said that she “hopes” to return to teaching.
The NYTimes DealBook Summit last week, Bankman-Fried said his parents were still giving him “support” despite the ongoing controversy, where he has been accused of mishandling customer funds. Bankman-Fried is widely known Twitter roast for his bevy of media appearances in the wake of FTX’s collapse, and admitted that his lawyers are “very much not” encouraging him to be speaking publicly at this time.
While Bankman-Fried’s parents are not officially his lawyers, they would surely have plenty on their plates if they are providing him legal counsel in any capacity. Bankman-Fried Shared Tuesday Mark S. Cohen, who represented Ghislaine Maxiwell in her defense, will represent him.
The FBI is currently investigating Bankman-Fried as well as FTX. U.S. Securities and Exchange CommissionThe Department of Justice, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Texas State Securities Board?, California’s Department of Financial Protection and Innovation.
Bankman-Fried’s parents and Stanford Law School are yet to respond. Decrypt’s requests for comment.