Jan. 20, 2011—Justice Holland is the seventh recipient honored with the American Judicature Society's Opperman Award.
Jan. 13, 2011—2011 Alumni Awards announced by Dean Chris Guthrie
Jan. 12, 2011—McEntee and Lynch were joint winners of annual online poll conducted by "Above the Law" blog
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.
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.
Dec. 16, 2010—Nita Farahany serves on commission; her research focuses on legal, philosophical and social issues arising from biosciences.
Dec. 7, 2010—Presentation at American Enterprise Institute addresses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's expanded Medicaid mandate
Dec. 7, 2010—Professor Hurder will serve a three-year term on the Council.
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.
Nov. 18, 2010—Sharp is a founding partner of Drescher & Sharp in Nashville.
Nov. 17, 2010—Justice Breyer delivers 2010 Cecil Sims Lecture and teaching Regulatory State class
Nov. 15, 2010—Hersch will serve a two-year term as a vice president of SEA
Nov. 5, 2010—Lance represents New Jersey's 7th District, Quayle to represent Arizona's 3rd District
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
Oct. 27, 2010—Vanderbilt Law School's Board of Advisors voted to give itself a new name on October 22
Oct. 9, 2010—Nagareda was a preeminent civil litigation scholar and author of Mass Torts in a World of Settlement.
Oct. 6, 2010—Award recognizes Clayton's significant contributions to the bioethics field.
Sep. 30, 2010—ACUS studies administrative processes and recommends improvements.
Sep. 29, 2010—Report uses data collected by students in the Sports Law course taught by David Williams
Sep. 23, 2010—Swain is the author of Debating Immigration, a collection of essays that explore immigration and citizenship
Sep. 20, 2010—Jones works at the intersection of law and biological sciences, directs MacArthur Foundation Law & Neuroscience Project
Sep. 20, 2010—Blairs work focuses on corporate law and financial markets.
Sep. 13, 2010—Stranch is an ERISA expert and managing member of Branstetter Stranch & Jennings in Nashville