Jake Byl JD/PhD ’15 and Neil Issar JD ’16 win first prizes in ABA’s 2015 Energy Law and Endangered Species student writing competitions
Jun. 24, 2015Byl’s paper, “Easements with Ecosystems: A Conservation Tool for Endangered Species,” won first prize in the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Endangered Species Committee’s competition, and Issar’s paper, “Going Toe-to-Toe with Hydro: Conflicts Between Hydropower and Other Sources of Renewable Power,” placed first in the section’s Energy Law competition.
Rachel Dolezal’s ‘Passing’ Isn’t So Unusual: New York Times Magazine Commentary by Daniel Sharfstein
Jun. 16, 2015Legal historian Daniel Sharfstein asks why we care so much about Rachel Dolezal, who apparently misrepresented herself as African American.
Jun. 15, 2015Vanderbilt Law graduates will serve in 50 federal appellate and district and state clerkships.
Jun. 12, 2015Norris’ article, “Drugs, Devices & Discovery: Using Fee-Shifting to Resolve the Twombly/Iqbal Problem for Parallel Claims Under the FDCA,” won second place in the FDLI competition’s “Short Papers” category and placed third in the ABA's 2014 Tort Trial & Insurance writing competition.
Jun. 10, 2015VLS students are working in federal and state judicial chambers, in the offices of U.S. Attorneys and state attorneys general, and with corporations and advocacy organizations.
Jun. 10, 2015Students receiving Vanderbilt Law stipends are working pro bono during summer 2015 for 76 legal offices and organizations in 20 states, the District of Columbia and one foreign nation.
Recommendations from MacArthur Research Network on Law and Neuroscience cited in President’s Bioethics Commission Report
May. 28, 2015Research Network Director Owen Jones and team submit “consensus recommendations” addressing the use of neuroscientific evidence in criminal proceedings and ways to apply neuroscientific insights to improve the fairness and effectiveness of criminal justice.
“Cartels by Another Name,” co-authored by Rebecca Haw Allensworth, receives 2015 Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award
May. 28, 2015Allensworth and co-author Aaron Edlin honored with American Antitrust Institute award that recognizes “the best antitrust writing during the prior year."
May. 28, 2015Vanderbilt's Program on Law & Innovation launches a "legal residency" program with UnitedLex, a global consulting and legal services firm.
News & Events
- Jake Byl JD/PhD ’15 and Neil Issar JD ’16 win first prizes in ABA’s 2015 Energy Law and Endangered Species student writing competitions
- Rachel Dolezal’s ‘Passing’ Isn’t So Unusual: New York Times Magazine Commentary by Daniel Sharfstein
- 46 Vanderbilt Law students and recent graduates secure clerkships during 2014-15
- Cameron Norris ’14 honored by Food and Drug Law Institute’s 2014 Austern Memorial Competition