Nov. 10, 2006—"Judges are under unprecedented attack in the United States," according to Professor Suzanna Sherry.
Oct. 27, 2006—SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins approaches securities regulation with the same perspective as a good physician. First and foremost, he believes regulations should do no harm.
Oct. 19, 2006—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded Vanderbilt Law School a grant of $609,500 to fund a two-year study the international role of American corporations.
Oct. 11, 2006—Ellen Wright Clayton, Rosalind E. Franklin Professor of Genetics and Health Policy, Professor of Law and Professor of Pediatrics, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which functions both as an honorific membership organization and an advisory organization.
Oct. 9, 2006—Professor Jim Ely is the 2006 recipient of the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize, which honors career contributions to scholarship relating to property rights and the constitutional protection of property.
Oct. 9, 2006—Don Hall, president of the Vanderbilt Law School Chapter of the Order of the Coif, has announced that 20 graduates of the Class of 2006 have been selected for membership in the prestigious national organization.
Sep. 25, 2006—Professor Nancy King to direct study of 3,000 habeas corpus cases.