News

Harold Hongju Koh, Legal Advisor to the U.S. State Department, addresses limits to diplomatic immunity in 2011 Burch Lecture

Feb. 7, 2011—Koh delivered keynote address for symposium on "Foreign State Immunity at Home and Abroad."

Read more

General News


2011 Charney Lecture explores impact of climate change in Arctic region

Feb. 4, 2011—With "Three Images of the Arctic," Law of the Sea scholar Daniel Caron illuminates governance issues created by rapid transition.

Read more

General News


Law can play a critical role in cultivating conscience

Feb. 3, 2011—Lynn Stout, Paul Hastings Professor, UCLA Law School, delivered the 2011 Johnson Lecture February 1.

Read more

General News


In Memoriam: Charles O. Galvin, Centennial Professor of Law Emeritus

Jan. 31, 2011—Galvin served as Vanderbilt's Centennial Professor of Law from 1983-90 and as Dean of SMU Law School from 1963-80.

Read more

General News Obituary


Law school mourns loss of Professor Emeritus Harold Levinson

Jan. 28, 2011—Distinguished scholar of comparative law, administrative law, accounting and legal ethics died January 26.

Read more

General News Obituary


Sean Seymore receives secondary faculty appointment in Vanderbilt s Department of Chemistry

Jan. 21, 2011—Seymores appointment as Associate Professor of Chemistry effective January 1, 2011.

Read more

Faculty News General News


Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland, Adjunct Professor of Law at Vanderbilt. receives Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence

Jan. 20, 2011—Justice Holland is the seventh recipient honored with the American Judicature Society's Opperman Award.

Read more

Faculty News General News




Kyle McEntee ’11 and Patrick Lynch ’10 are named “2010 Lawyers of the Year” in “Above the Law” blog poll

Jan. 12, 2011—McEntee and Lynch were joint winners of annual online poll conducted by "Above the Law" blog

Read more

General News


Class of 2012 boosts AmeriCares’ Haitian relief efforts

Jan. 12, 2011—Professors Tracey George and Michael Vandenbergh drew their students attention to the work of AmeriCares, an international disaster relief and aid organization headed by Curtis R. Welling, Class of 1975.

Read more

General News


Law school community mourns the loss of VBA President Chris Lantz, Class of 2011

Dec. 30, 2010—Chris Lantz, a third-year law student and the President of the Vanderbilt Bar Association, died last night in a snowmobile accident. Chris was a central figure in the life of the Law School. We are deeply saddened by the news of his death, and our hearts go out to Chriss family, friends, classmates, and teachers during this very difficult time.

Read more

General News Obituary


First report issued by Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Dec. 16, 2010—Nita Farahany serves on commission; her research focuses on legal, philosophical and social issues arising from biosciences.

Read more

Faculty News General News


James Blumstein addresses constitutional challenges to health reform

Dec. 7, 2010—Presentation at American Enterprise Institute addresses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's expanded Medicaid mandate

Read more

Faculty News General News



White paper by International Practice Lab students addresses genocide prevention

Nov. 30, 2010—When Michael A. Newton, professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt, was asked to serve as a member of a working group on genocide prevention, several students in his International Law Practice Lab gained an opportunity to support his work with their own substantive research on what makes international networks work effectively.

Read more

General News


Kevin Sharp ’93 nominated to seat on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Nov. 18, 2010—Sharp is a founding partner of Drescher & Sharp in Nashville.

Read more

General News


Justice Stephen Breyer discusses role of Supreme Court

Nov. 17, 2010—Justice Breyer delivers 2010 Cecil Sims Lecture and teaching Regulatory State class

Read more

General News



Leonard Lance ’77 retains New Jersey congressional seat; Ben Quayle ’02 wins Arizona House seat

Nov. 5, 2010—Lance represents New Jersey's 7th District, Quayle to represent Arizona's 3rd District

Read more

General News


Value of life study shows Mexican immigrants fare far worse than other immigrants and U.S. natives

Oct. 27, 2010—Study by W. Kip Viscusi and Joni Hersch of Vanderbilt's Law & Economics Program finds Mexican immigrants work in higher risk jobs with low wages

Read more

Faculty News General News Law & Economics Ph.D. News


Name change to “Board of Advisors” from “National Council” underscores Board’s crucial role

Oct. 27, 2010—Vanderbilt Law School's Board of Advisors voted to give itself a new name on October 22

Read more

General News


High-profile trial lawyer James F. Neal dies

Oct. 23, 2010—Neal had been recognized as one of the country's top trial lawyers for four decades

Read more

General News


Richard Nagareda, David Daniels Allen Professor of Law, dies

Oct. 9, 2010—Nagareda was a preeminent civil litigation scholar and author of Mass Torts in a World of Settlement.

Read more

General News Obituary



Page 24 of 33« First...10...2223242526...30...Last »