Oct. 15, 2018—Gelernt discussed his work as lead attorney in the Ms. L litigation, a case challenging the federal government’s practice of forcibly separating parents and children at the U.S. border.
Oct. 12, 2018—Kernodle was previously a partner at Haynes and Boone in Dallas, where he founded and chaired the firm's False Claims Act practice group.
Oct. 12, 2018—Richardson is a partner at Bass Berry & Sims in Nashville, where he focuses on government investigations involving allged white-collar crime or criminal civil violations.
Oct. 3, 2018—The Land Use & Environment Law Review is a peer-reviewed compendium of the best law review articles published in the previous academic year in the categories of environmental and land use law. The article by Ruhl and Robisch, “Agencies Running from Agency Discretion,” published in 2016, will appear in Volume 49 of LUELR, published annually by Thomsen Reuters.
Oct. 1, 2018—A groundbreaking ceremony for the new courthouse, to be completed by 2021, was held Sept. 28.
Sep. 13, 2018—A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will provide scholarships for military veterans at five Vanderbilt schools, including VLS, the Owen Graduate School of Management, Peabody College, the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.
Sep. 13, 2018—The MLK symposium in Flynn Auditorium will feature panel discussions sponsored by Vanderbilt's law, divinity and graduate schools and Peabody College and keynote addresses by Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors and Virginia Tech vice president Menah Pratt-Clarke '93 (PhD'97).
Aug. 28, 2018—Morrison’s term as the United Kingdom judge to the ICC began upon his election by the Assembly of States Parties in December 2011. His talk addressed the purposes of international criminal law and the relationship between international criminal cases and national jurisdictions.
Aug. 22, 2018—King is a former chancellor of the State University of New York System.
Aug. 17, 2018—The Vanderbilt Bar Association is hosting a Golf Scramble open to all Vanderbilt Law students, alumni, faculty and staff on Friday, Oct. 26, at Hermitage Golf Course, 3939 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville. If you are interested in sponsoring a portion of the scramble or are interested in playing, contact Hunter Thornton, Class of 2019, via...
Aug. 3, 2018—Edwards had previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney for Kentucky's Western District. She replaces Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, who has retired.
Aug. 2, 2018—VLS graduates will serve as legal clerks in the U.S. Supreme Court, eight federal appellate circuits, and federal district courts in 12 states.
Jul. 12, 2018—Ney has previously served as acting general counsel of the U.S. Navy and as a deputy general counsel for the Department of Defense.
Jul. 10, 2018—Thompson was a member of the inaugual Class of Douglass Fellows with the Human Trafficking Institute in during the 2017-18 academic year.
Jul. 9, 2018—VLS students are working in 18 states, D.C. and the Netherlands for federal and state courts, government legal departments and nonprofits.
Jul. 9, 2018—Students secured externships with federal and state courses, government agencies and legal nonprofits and in corporate legal offices.
Jul. 5, 2018—Liu is a partner at Dorsey, where he focuses on international litigation and complex commercial disputes.
Jul. 2, 2018—Rising 2L Adrielle L. Conner was awarded Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ annual diversity scholarship as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Conner is working as a law clerk at Bradley’s Nashville office this summer. A native of Lakeland, Florida, she earned her bachelor of science in business administration...
Jul. 2, 2018—Drake is a partner at King & Spalding in Atlanta, where he focuses on product liability litigation.
Jun. 26, 2018—McWeay joined the Metropolitan Nashville Public Defender's Office in 2009 after earning her Vanderbilt J.D. She was named General Sessions Division Chief in 2014 and Dputy Public Defender in 2017.
Jun. 22, 2018—A friend of the late Milton Rice '49 writes about his legal of "patriotism, public service and neighborliness." Rice died Jan. 1 at age 97.
Jun. 8, 2018—Clinical Professor of Law Karla McKanders asked students in her Refugee Law and Policy class to produce their final reports as audio stories. Listen to Episode 136 of The Life of the Law’s New Voices series, which features stories on topics in refugee law by VLS students Joshua Minchin ’20, Simona Grecu ’19 and Rachael...