Mar. 21, 2007—Frederick Work and Edward Porter, first African American students, honored
Mar. 20, 2007—March 29 lecture addressed "Ten Half-Truths about Tort Law"
Mar. 12, 2007—Prof. Tom McCoy honored for 14-year role as faculty editor
Mar. 12, 2007—"I got my first taste of the U.N. today"
Mar. 12, 2007—Interdisciplinary study yields insights for law and biology
Mar. 5, 2007—in New Orleans March 15
Mar. 2, 2007—Belton addresses plenary session of Conference on Law and Higher Education
Mar. 2, 2007—Lecture addresses intersection of law and biology
Feb. 23, 2007—Award honors Blumstein's scholarship in health policy law
Feb. 15, 2007—Professor Williams is vice chancellor, general counsel and secretary for Vanderbilt
Jan. 16, 2007—Article focuses on controversial Kelo v. City of New London Supreme Court decision
Jan. 6, 2007—Institute is a focal point for academics whose work addresses corporate governance.
Dec. 8, 2006—Dean Edward L. Rubin announced her appointment as head of development team.
Dec. 7, 2006—Grants support initiatives to resolve community conflicts, improve foster care
Nov. 21, 2006—VJTL ranked 8th among comparative & international law journals in Washington & Lee ranking
Nov. 15, 2006—Planethood grant will help defray expenses of students in programs supporting international criminal justice.
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.