Nov. 6, 2013—Mark Brandon's book, States of Union: Family and Change in the American Constitutional Order, was released in September 2013 by the University Press of Kansas.
Nov. 5, 2013—Newbern, an assistant clinical professor of law, chairs the steering committee for Nashville for All of Us, a group founded as part of a successful citywide campaign opposing a proposed English-only ordinance.
Nov. 4, 2013—Legal historian Dan Sharfstein among panelists who will discuss Lincoln's famous speech, which framed the Civil War as a struggle for the principle of human equality.
Nov. 1, 2013—Viscusi's featured article explains how the availability of more accurate fatality rate estimates has enabled researchers to generate more accurate estimates of the “value of a statistical life.”
Oct. 29, 2013—Judge Russell Carparelli of the Colorado Court of Appeals will be the new executive director of the AJS beginning January 1.
Oct. 17, 2013—Fardon's appointment gained the unanimous approval of the U.S. Senate.
Oct. 10, 2013—Professor Sitaraman honored for his book, The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars.
Oct. 8, 2013—Professor Newton is among the international war crime experts working to create a war crimes court to deal with atrocities committed during Syria’s civil war.
Sep. 30, 2013—Professor Joni Hersch’s paper “Opting Out among Women with Elite Education” is garnering substantial media attention, most recently in The Atlantic. [Read at NBCNews.com] [Read at WSJ.com] [Read at ScienceDaily.com] [Read at BusinessNewsDaily.com] [Read in Cosmopolitan] [Read at Vanderbilt.edu]
Sep. 6, 2013—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
Aug. 29, 2013—In a “major policy shift," marijuana regulation may replace marijuana prohibition under new federal guidelines.
Aug. 27, 2013—Judge Thomas W. Phillips retired on July 6, 2013, which was also his 70th birthday. Judge Phillips became a U.S. magistrate judge in 1991. He was appointed by President George W. Bush to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 2002. Judge Phillips was honored for his service...
Aug. 27, 2013—As a CAP research fellow, Sitaraman will focus on areas ranging from economics to national security.
Aug. 8, 2013—Slobogin is the author of Privacy at Risk: The New Government and the Fourth Amendment, a book that addresses privacy and government intrusion.
Jul. 17, 2013—AJS will move its headquarters to Vanderbilt Law School during summer 2013.
Jul. 17, 2013—Constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses the major SCOTUS decisions in the 2012-13 term.
Jul. 17, 2013—Sasser is a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to China.
Jul. 17, 2013—Constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses impact of the Supreme Court's decision in highly anticipated case.
Jul. 17, 2013—Sherry was also interviewed by MSNBC on SCOTUS decision in Fisher v. Texas, the affirmative action case.
Jun. 15, 2013—23 members of the Class of 2013 and 8 recent graduates secure 33 clerkships.
Jun. 12, 2013—Hard copies of the VJTL will be available by July 1, 2013.
Jun. 11, 2013—VLS students are working in judicial chambers and with government agencies; in the offices of U.S. Attorneys, state attorneys general, and city and district attorneys; with corporations; and with domestic and international advocacy organizations.