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Activities

The LDR Program regularly brings to Vanderbilt judges, distinguished scholars and leading practitioners to expose students to contemporary discourse on issues in litigation and dispute resolution to provide opportunities to explore a wide range of legal career options.


Upcoming and Recent Events

The Fight for Marriage book cover"The Fight for Marriage: Church Conflicts and Courtroom Contests," a Conversation with authors and Nashville attorneys Phil Cramer '00 and Bill Harbison
August 28, 2018
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the Public Interest Office

 

 

 

Judge Tymkovich event poster"The Roberts Court, Election Law, and the Idea of Progress," a conversation between Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and Professor James Blumstein
October 4, 2018
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Flynn Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society

 

Judge Meyer event poster "The Fourth Amendment and Electronic Privacy: Is Your iPhone Spying on You?" a talk by Judge Jeffrey Meyer, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
October 11, 2018
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Flynn Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society

 

Judge Gribbon Motz posterIs the Judging Business Calling Balls and Strikes? A Conversation with Judge Diana Gribbon Motz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
November 13, 2018
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Flynn Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Law Review

 

 

Chief Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw '81 (BA'78), U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
January 29, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room TBA
Co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association

Moot Court Judges Panel
February 1, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room TBA
Co-sponsored by the Moot Court Board

Judge Bernice Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
February 19, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room TBA
Co-sponsored by the Women Law Students' Association

Judge Brian Morris, U.S. District Court for the District of Montana
March 28, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room TBA

 


On the Air

Excited "Utterance Podcast The new podcast, Excited Utterance , hosted by Professor Edward Cheng, features weekly guests to discuss new and forthcoming scholarship on evidence and proof.

Annual New Voices Workshop

Alex Nunn '16 at the 2015 New Voices Workshop
Held annually, the Branstetter New Voices in Civil Justice Workshop brings together junior scholars, senior scholars, and Vanderbilt faculty in the areas of civil justice.