Feb. 6, 2017—Karla McKanders will join Vanderbilt’s law faculty as a clinical professor of law in summer 2017. Her appointment was announced by Dean Chris Guthrie. At Vanderbilt, McKanders will launch a new Immigration Law Clinic. She will be affiliated with the George Barrett Social Justice and International Legal Studies programs. In addition, she will work closely...
Feb. 2, 2017—Study finds medical malpractice claims are not influenced by doctors who apologize.
Jan. 27, 2017—Nat Robinson ’18 and Yalda Godusi ’18 will present their start-up proposal in Dubai; Taber Hunt ’17 and John Davidson ’18 will present in London.
Jan. 13, 2017—The Advisory Council provides peer review for NIGMS research initiatives aimed at disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Jan. 11, 2017—Meyer is one of 14 VLS faculty affiliated with ALI, which publishes legal commentary and model statutes.
Dec. 5, 2016—Cheng examined expert testimony using a statistical method common in wildlife studies.
Dec. 2, 2016—“Copyright doctrine ought to factor in the defendant’s process into the infringement analysis,” Fishman says.
Nov. 12, 2016—Everhardt is working in Kosovo’s Ministry of Finance and researching alternative dispute mechanisms during her 10-month fellowship.
Oct. 20, 2016—Dickerson joins John Marshall from Texas Tech University School of Law, where she has been dean since 2011.
Oct. 20, 2016—“I think criminal courts are inherently interesting places,” said Mayeux, who began teaching at Vanderbilt Law School as an assistant professor this fall.
Oct. 17, 2016—Cheng started new legal scholarship podcast with grants from the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and the law school’s Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program.
Oct. 7, 2016—The Music City Hackers bring legal professionals and computer experts together to explore technology solutions for legal practice problems.
Sep. 22, 2016—Norris previously clerked for judges on the D.C. and Eleventh Circuits.
Sep. 14, 2016—Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Justin P. Wilson ’70 is the subject of this short film highlighting his work on behalf of the State of Tennessee. Justin left his partnership at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis to serve as Tennessee’s Comptroller in 2009 at the request of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. He also served as...
Aug. 29, 2016—Students, faculty and staff are invited to gather 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in Blackacre for a candlelight vigil.
Aug. 23, 2016—Newbern taught Vanderbilt’s Appellate Litigation Clinic; Frensley is a trial lawyer who served on the federal Criminal Justice Act panel of attorneys.
Aug. 19, 2016—2016 graduates Calvin Cohen, Larry Crane-Moscowitz, Alex Vey and Clayton Wiggins win Luis v. Awareness Technologies in decision handed down by Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jul. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt Law graduates will clerk for judges in federal and state courts in 17 states.
Jul. 25, 2016—VLS students will receive course credit for their summer work in federal and state judicial chambers, in the offices of U.S. Attorneys and state attorneys general, and with corporations and advocacy organizations.