News

Conflicting expert witnesses can give inaccurate view of science, an interview with Assistant Professor Rebecca Haw

Apr. 10, 2012—Haw, an expert on antitrust law and the intersection of science and the law, offers two suggestions on how to address this issue.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Erin O Hara O Connor named to the Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law

Apr. 3, 2012—OConnor is a leading scholar in the field of conflict of laws.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Lisa Bressman named to the David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law

Apr. 3, 2012—Bressman is a renowned scholar of administrative law and statutory interpretation who currently serves as the law schools associate dean for academic affairs.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Andrew Kaufman ’74 to head UCLA’s Milken Institute of Business Law and Policy

Apr. 3, 2012—Kaufman founded and formerly headed Kirkland & Ellis's debt financing group and taught transactional law at Vanderbilt.

Read more

Alumni General News


Suzanna Sherry honored as 2012 Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor

Apr. 2, 2012—Sherry honored for creative scholarship and stimulating and inspiring teaching.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Judge John Powers 53 (BA 51) dead at 82

Apr. 2, 2012—Judge Powers remembered for his work ethic and sense of humor

Read more

General News Obituary


Alistair Newbern appointed to Metro Human Relations Commission

Mar. 29, 2012—Newbern, who is an assistant clinical professor of law, will serve as one of 17 human relations commissioners for Metro Nashville.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Ruth Johnson ’75 wins 2012 Nashville Athena Award

Mar. 28, 2012—Johnson honored for outstanding skills in business, leadership and community service

Read more

Alumni General News


Exonerated former death row inmate John Thompson to speak at law school

Mar. 21, 2012—“Killing Time: An 18-year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom,” a talk by John Thompson, will be held on March 27.

Read more

General News


U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder exhorts Vanderbilt students to seek liberty and learning

Mar. 16, 2012—U.S. Attorney General Holder delivered the Cecil Sims Lecture at Vanderbilt University March 16.

Read more

General News


Daniel Sharfstein wins 2012 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Mar. 16, 2012—Prize recognizes Sharfstein for his book, "The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White"

Read more

Faculty News General News


Andrea Perry ’00 wins Athena Young Professional Leadership Award

Mar. 15, 2012—Perry is a member with Bone McAllester Norton in Nashville.

Read more

General News


Zeterrika Tanner ’13 and Wendy Wright ’13 awarded Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Diversity Scholarships

Mar. 13, 2012—Two Vanderbilt 2Ls awarded $5,000 scholarships by Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

Read more

Alumni General News


Vanderbilt forum to examine threats to religious liberty

Mar. 5, 2012—Moderated by Carol M. Swain, professor of political science and law, the event will include presentations by James F. Blumstein of Vanderbilt, Robert P. George of Princeton University and Michael Paulsen of St. Thomas School of Law.

Read more

General News


Klick and Rabon win ABA’s Law Student Tax Challenge

Feb. 27, 2012—First Vanderbilt team to enter competition wins first place and best written submission.

Read more

Alumni General News


Chet Gerdts ’78, member of Vanderbilt Law’s Board of Advisors, dies at 58

Feb. 22, 2012—Gerdts served as general counsel of PricewaterhouseCoopers US.

Read more

General News Obituary



Article by Sean Seymore selected among best intellectual property works of 2011

Feb. 13, 2012—Rethinking Novelty in Patent Law” to be included in Thomson-Wests 2012 Intellectual Property Law Review.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Vanderbilt team places first at the regional 2012 Jessup International Moot Court competition

Feb. 13, 2012—The team will compete in the international competition in March in Washington, D.C.

Read more

General News


Robert Belton, trailblazing scholar of employment law, dead at 76

Feb. 10, 2012—Professor Belton retired from a distinguished 34-year career at Vanderbilt in 2009.

Read more

Faculty News General News Obituary


Daniel Sharfstein awarded AALS s 2012 Scholarly Paper Prize

Feb. 9, 2012—In “Atrocity, Entitlement and Personhood: The Value of Violence in Property Law,” Sharfstein examines the impact of violence on Americans perceptions of property rights.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Hedda Leikvang

Feb. 6, 2012—Undergraduate: Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Bergen, Norway Career focus: Corporate transactions Hedda Leikvang spent the summer between her first and second years of law school at her home in Oslo, Norway, working on her thesis for the M.Sc. in finance she is earning at the Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration...

Read more

General News


Jim Sanders

Feb. 6, 2012—One of Jim Sanders‘ prized possessions is a self-help book for attorneys, Francis Wellman’s The Art of Cross Examination. Sanders received the copy of Wellman’s book, which he mounted and framed, as a gift from movie director John Landis after the trial in which he and his former law partner, Jim Neal ’57, successfully defended...

Read more

General News


Justin Hulse

Feb. 6, 2012—After graduating from Stanford with degrees in Spanish and history, Justin Hulse and his wife moved to Redmond, Washington, where Justin spent a year as a programmer for Microsoft on such familiar Internet products as Hotmail, Instant Messenger, Skydrive and Explorer “plugins” — and where their first son was born. But Justin had always planned to...

Read more

General News


Christian Orozco

Feb. 6, 2012—Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Summer 2011: Associate, DLA Piper, San Francisco, California Summer 2010: Legal Intern with Navy JAG Corps, San Diego, California, and judicial intern with Judge Eugene Siler on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in London, Kentucky Career plan: Practice labor and employment law When Christian Orozco was a high school freshman, one...

Read more

General News


Page 18 of 31« First...10...1617181920...30...Last »