The Criminal Law Association was established by students in September 2010 to educate and inform members and the Vanderbilt Law community about issues surrounding criminal law, criminal procedure and the justice system at the state, federal and international levels. Christopher Slobogin is the organization's faculty advisor.
Vanderbilt Law students have opportunities to support volunteer initiatives such as:
Student organizations also bring informational speakers to campus to discuss all aspects of criminal law. Speakers have included state and federal defenders and prosecutors, judges, wrongly convicted exonerees, criminal defense lawyers, and scholars and public officials with expertise in all areas of criminal justice.
November 4-5, 2022
Download the 2022 Criminal Justice Roundtable Agenda.
August 22-23, 2022
Download the 2022 Roundtable on Risk Assessment Agenda.
November 12-13, 2021
Download the 2021 Criminal Justice Roundtable Agenda.
Connect with the Criminal Justice Program coordinator.