Mar. 9, 2018—Dolbow was honored for her Note, “A Distinction without a Difference: Convergence in Claims Construction Standards,” published in the 2017 Vanderbilt Law Review.
Mar. 8, 2018—Walz, who retired at the end of February, spent 42 years in government service, and had served as his office's senior litigation counsel since 1999.
Mar. 7, 2018—Thomas Castelli of the ACLU of Tennessee, immigration lawyer Andrew Free ’09 and election law expert Junaid Odubeko ’04 discuss how lawyers can respond to legal emergencies.
Mar. 1, 2018—Hersch's examination of sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC indicated that "costs to firms’ bottom lines are evidently insufficient to incentivize firms to eliminate sexual harassment.”
Feb. 28, 2018—Columnist Kelly Twigger also interviews Professor Larry Bridgesmith about the Summit on Law and Innovation scheduled at VLS April 30.
Feb. 14, 2018—Finalists were Josh Landis ’19, who was named Best Oralist, and Claire Fox ’19. Lauren Stern ’19 and Sarah Grimsdale ’19 honored for Best Brief.
Jan. 25, 2018—The team’s start-up, Leaf Global Fintech, was selected as a finalist in the Payment and FinTech category of the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, at which teams compete for funding.
Jan. 12, 2018—McHenry's appointment was announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He has served as acting director of the office since May 30.
Jan. 11, 2018—Ney currently serves as chief deputy attorney general in the Tennessee Attorney General's Office.
Jan. 10, 2018—Judge Parker was confirmed by a unanimous Senate vote. He has a reputation "as one of Memphis' finest attorneys," said Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Jan. 10, 2018—Most members of state licensing boards are also professionals regulated by the boards, raising consumer concerns.
Jan. 4, 2018—Williams, who is a professor of law and Vanderbilt's athletics director, was honored by Nashville's African American newspaper for making "Vanderbilt athethletics a national model."
Dec. 6, 2017—Sundby's $50,000 NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will support his research project, "The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression."
Dec. 5, 2017—In Beyond Politics: The Private Governance Response to Climate Change, the authors make the case for how the private sector can play an important role in reducing carbon emissions.
Nov. 29, 2017—Stack is an expert in administrative law and separation of powers whose scholarship focuses on what the rule of law requires for administrative government.
Nov. 29, 2017—Gervais recently began a two-year term as president of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.
Nov. 28, 2017—Robinson is a member of a team that also includes Kayla Armgardt MBA'18, Tori Samples MBA'18 and Adam Cohen (MS, mechanical engineering). Twelve teams entered the VU competition.
Nov. 27, 2017—Hersch is a labor economist whose research has focused on why women in the same jobs are paid less than men.
Nov. 20, 2017—Ali is an international counsel at Bass Berry Sims in Nashville.
Nov. 17, 2017—Ali is currently serving as a law clerk for Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit after clerking for Judge Amul Thapar on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in 2016-17.
Nov. 6, 2017—George, who holds the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty, will continue to teach and conduct research during the three-year, part-time appointment.
Oct. 31, 2017—Professor Mayeux’s article, “What Gideon Did,” shows that Gideon v. Wainwright shifted indigent defense policy from a charity model toward a public model.
Oct. 30, 2017—Dickerson is Dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. She will receive the award Jan. 4 at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Oct. 27, 2017—Professor Gervais will serve a two-year term as president of ATRIP and preside over its 2018 and 2019 world congresses in Helsinki, Finland, and Nashville.