Blogs Worth Reading

Vanderbilt Law faculty members maintain or contribute to these blogs:

International intellectual property expert Daniel Gervais founded and maintains The TRIPS Agreement, which is devoted to commentary on the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, known as the TRIPS Agreement. Gervais is the author of The TRIPS Agreement: Drafting History and Analysis.

Owen Jones oversees two blogs as director of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, which is headquartered at Vanderbilt Law School. He also holds the New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law and is a professor of biological sciences. The Law and Neuroscience Blog provides news on resources and recent developments occurring at the intersection of law and neuroscience. The Research Network also produces NeuroLaw News, an e-newsletter highlighting upcoming conferences along with recent publications and developments.

Robert A. Mikos, director of the Law and Government program, is a contributor to the blog Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform. He is initially focusing on federal preemption of state marijuana reforms. The blog is part of Law Professor Blogs, the nation’s only network of legal blogs edited primarily by law professors.

J.B. Ruhl, a land use and Clean Water Act expert who holds a David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law, recently founded Law 2050, which covers the future of law, the legal profession and legal education.

Christopher Slobogin, who holds the Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law and is also a professor of psychiatry at Vanderbilt, is a regular contributor to Jotwell, the Journal of Things We Like (Lots), which describes articles or books authors consider worth reading. Slobogin posts reviews of works in the criminal justice area.

Ingrid Wuerth, a leading scholar of foreign affairs and director of the International Legal Studies Program, is a permanent contributor at Lawfare, the most influential national security/foreign relations blog in the United States.


Vanderbilt Law Magazine Winter 2014