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Justin P. Wilson ’70 featured in short film highlighting his work as Tennessee’s Comptroller of the Treasury

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...

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Dan Sharfstein appointed to Vanderbilt Law’s Tarkington Chair of Teaching Excellence

Sep. 12, 2016—Sharfstein, a legal historian who co-directs the George Barrett Social Justice Program, has earned accolades for his teaching and scholarship.

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David Caywood ’62 (BA’59) dies at age 79

Sep. 8, 2016—Caywood was a respected trial lawyer in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Law school community mourns the loss of Beth Chitwood, Class of 2018

Aug. 29, 2016—Students, faculty and staff are invited to gather 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in Blackacre for a candlelight vigil.

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Alistair Newbern and Jeffery Frensley ’95 join Middle District of Tennessee as magistrate judges

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.

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Franklin Trapp ’09 owns and operates Forestburgh Playhouse, historic New York State theater

Aug. 23, 2016—Trapp acquired the historic theater, now the oldest continually operating summer stock theater in New York State, in 2014.

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VLS Appellate Clinic students secure “big victory for privacy rights”

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.

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Olympic swimmer and gold medalist Shannon Vreeland joins the Class of 2019

Aug. 18, 2016—Vox Video features Shannon Vreeland '19 as she starts her 1L year at VLS.

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Mary Frances Lyle ’79 dies at 80

Aug. 16, 2016—Lyle entered law school at 40 and then devoted her legal career to improving the lives of women and children.

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Joni Poitier ’05 honored by ABA as “Top 40” young lawyer

Aug. 15, 2016—Poitier is an attorney with Moseley Princhard Parrish Knight & Jones in Jacksonville, Florida. Before joining the firm, she was a state prosecutor.

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Aschkan Abdul-Malek, JD/MBA ’06, featured in Entrepreneur magazine for Kabul health-care start-up

Aug. 5, 2016—Abdul-Malek launched Alem-Health in 2014 to connect Afghan hospitals with foreign specialists. His company expanded to Lagos, Nigeria, this year.

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45 VLS graduates will serve clerkships in 2016-17 or future terms

Jul. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt Law graduates will clerk for judges in federal and state courts in 17 states.

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Civil rights leader and former Oklahoma State Senator E. Melvin Porter ’59 dead at 86

Jul. 27, 2016—Porter and classmate Fred Work became Vanderbilt’s first two African American graduates in 1959.

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27 VLS students are working in legal offices for course credit in summer 2016

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.

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84 VLS students receive 2016 summer stipends to support pro bono work

Jul. 25, 2016—Students are working in judicial chambers and with government agencies, attorneys general, district attorneys, public defenders and public interest organizations with VLS support.

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Article by Emily Taylor ’16 on “Waters of the United States” to Be Published in Environmental Law Reporter

Jul. 15, 2016—Article Taylor completed as a semester-long research project supervised by Clean Water Act expert J.B. Ruhl to be published in the peer-reviewed journal of the Environmental Law Institute.

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Lauren Kilgore ’11 listed as “Best of the Bar” in Nashville Business Journal

Jun. 14, 2016—Kilgore's 2016 listing marks the second year in a row she has been selected for the honor. She practices media and entertainment law at Shackelford Bowen McKinley & Norton.

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Lucian Pera ’85 takes office as Tennessee Bar Association president-elect

Jun. 14, 2016—Pera is a partner in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese. He will serve as TBA's president in 2017-18.

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Jay Tobin J.D./M.B.A.’82, GC of Dave & Buster’s, featured in Texas Lawyer

Jun. 1, 2016—Tobin guided Dave & Buster's through its $100 million initial public offering in 2014 (subscription required).

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Interview with Darren Robbins ’93 featured in Litigation Daily

May. 23, 2016—Robbins is interviewed by Litigation Daily's Jenna Greene about his work at Robbins Geller, which includes securities, antitrust, M&A, consumer, insurance, employment and other class actions.

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Nathan Walsh ’16 named Vanderbilt Law’s first George Barrett Fellow

May. 17, 2016—Walsh will advocate for homeless students with disabilities as a fellow with Disability Rights Tennessee.

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Calvin Cohen ’16 and Alex Nunn ’16 share 2016 Nagareda Prize for best scholarly papers in litigation and dispute resolution

May. 13, 2016—Cohen’s paper addresses the inconsistent application of state sovereign immunity claims to federal rules; Nunn’s applied the perspective of due process to the use of “naked statistical evidence.”

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23 graduates honored with academic and citizenship awards at Commencement

May. 13, 2016—Lauren Messonnier Meyers received the 2016 Founders Medal for First Honors.

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Anne-Marie Moyes ’03 featured in New York Times story about wrongful conviction

May. 5, 2016—Moyes' work to exonerate a wrongfully convicted prisoner is chronicled in a graphic story by Patrick Chappatte in the New York Times.

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