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Chris Slobogin to serve as associate reporter on new American Law Institute project on police investigations

Feb. 20, 2015—Slobogin joins team of six crimiminal law scholars to address such issues as eyewitness identification, forensic evidence gathering, preservation of exsculpatory material, search and seizure, and remedies and accountability.

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Larry Crane-Moscowitz and Alex Vey win 2015 Bass Berry & Sims Moot Court Competition

Feb. 19, 2015—Travis Gray ’16 and Andrew Struckmeyer ’16 are 2015 finalists.

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Stephen Sanders ’78: 2014-15 Social Justice Fellow

Feb. 17, 2015—Advocating for justice for both miners and mountains.

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2015 National Moot Court Competition at Vanderbilt cancelled due to weather conditions

Feb. 17, 2015—Flight delays and hazardous driving conditions due to ice storm force cancellation of 2015 competition.

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James Blumstein op/ed focuses on Insure Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

Feb. 16, 2015—Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam now has an opportunity to move from a framework agreement to a final contract.

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Sean Seymore and Daniel Sharfstein are named Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 12, 2015—Seymore and Sharfstein are part of inaugural class of 15 fellows in new VU program that celebrates trans-institutional scholarship.

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Daniel Gervais is the Yong Shook Lin Visiting Professor of Intellectual Property at National University of Singapore

Feb. 6, 2015—Gervais will also deliver a distinguished lecture on copyright reform at the Intellectual Property Academy of Singapore.

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Waverly Crenshaw ’81 (BA’78) nominated to seat on U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Feb. 5, 2015—If confirmed, Crenshaw will fill the seat vacated by Judge William J. Haynes Jr. ’73.

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New social justice scholarship endowed by Amy and Frank Garrison available to first-year law students

Jan. 29, 2015—Garrison Social Justice Scholars will receive supplemental scholarships and summer stipends to support preparation for careers in social justice and public interest law.

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Vanderbilt launches new Program on Law and Innovation

Jan. 28, 2015—Law and Innovation program will offer classes, internships, fellowships and other experiential learning opportunities focused on changes in modern legal practice.

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California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu discusses the work of judges

Jan. 27, 2015—Justice Liu delivered an informal talk moderated by Professor Ganesh Sitaraman on January 22.

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Carlton Tarkington ’63 (BA’59) dies at 78

Jan. 21, 2015—Tarkington endowed the Tarkington Chair of Teaching Excellence and the law school's Tarkington Suite and was honored as the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus.

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Energy regulation expert Jim Rossi comments on Supreme Court case addressing Natural Gas Act

Jan. 20, 2015—Rossi's SCOTUSblog post addresses ONEOK Inc. v. Learjet Inc., which deals with the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's enforcement authority and whether state regulation of energy firms presents a conflict with federal law.

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Branstetter Judicial Speaker Series welcomes three prominent judges in winter 2015

Dec. 30, 2014—California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Andre Davis of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will deliver talks and visit VLS classes.

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Vidhi Sanghavi ’15 awarded Skadden Fellowship

Dec. 17, 2014—Sanghavi will work at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee to develop a legal advocacy program to help people with criminal convictions reenter their communities.

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Travis Randall McDonough ‘97 nominated to seat on U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Dec. 5, 2014—A former partner with Miller & Martin, McDonough currently serves as chief of staff for Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke

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Daniel Gervais to serve as associate reporter of the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Law Copyright

Dec. 4, 2014—An expert in copyright law, Gervais directs the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program.

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Tamara Ashford ’94 confirmed to seat on U.S. Tax Court

Nov. 21, 2014—Ashford currently serves as acting assistant attorney general and as deputy assistant attorney general for appellate and review in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice.

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Research by economist Joni Hersch shows prestige of undergraduate school affects earnings even among those with elite graduate degrees

Nov. 13, 2014—Prestige of undergraduate university affects earnings even when graduates of less elite undergraduate institutions attend prestigious graduate schools.

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Three members of Class of 1994 take the bench

Nov. 7, 2014—1994 VLS grads Tamara Ashford, Rupert Byrdsong and Sheila Calloway all nominated or elected to the bench.

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Leonard Lance ’77 and Luke Messer ’94 re-elected to Congress

Nov. 5, 2014—Lance represents New Jersey’s 7th District and Messer Indiana’s 6th District.

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Greg Abbott ’84 elected governor of Texas

Nov. 5, 2014—Abbott will be sworn in as Texas’ 48th governor in January.

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Andree Blumstein ’81 appointed Tennessee solicitor general

Oct. 24, 2014—Blumstein will oversee appellate litigation in state and federal courts and advise Attorney General Herbert Slatery.

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Daniel Gervais speaks at International Council of Creators of Music meeting

Oct. 22, 2014—Gervais, director of the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program, gave a keynote speech, "U.S. Copyright in International Context," at international forum.

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