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.
Jun. 1, 2016—Tobin guided Dave & Buster's through its $100 million initial public offering in 2014 (subscription required).
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.
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.”
May. 13, 2016—Lauren Messonnier Meyers received the 2016 Founders Medal for First Honors.
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.
May. 5, 2016—Members of the ABA's ICC Project Board of Advisors, including Newton, assert that the ICC should be part of any effort to combat impunity in Syria in a signed opinion piece in International Criminal Justice Today.
May. 5, 2016—“Battle Supreme: Politics, the Law and an Open Seat on the Nation’s Highest Court," the final event of the 2016 Chancellor's Lecture Series, featured Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano; CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin; Vanderbilt University Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Audrey Anderson, who formerly served as deputy general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security; and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian.
May. 2, 2016—Zeppos took the reins of Vanderbilt University in 2008, in the midst of the global financial crisis.
Apr. 29, 2016—McLean's winning paper, "Throwing Shade: The Case against Judicial Interference with Solar Net Metering Policies," will be published in the Environmental Law Reporter.
Apr. 26, 2016—Professors Tracey George, Michael Vandenbergh and Ingrid Wuerth were honored for their first-year Contracts, Property and Civil Procedure classes, respectively. Professor Ed Cheng was recognized for his upper-level Evidence class and Professor J.B. Ruhl for his Food System Seminar.
Apr. 13, 2016—Carr retired from a 34-year career as a senior leader at Vanderbilt in 2000.
Mar. 30, 2016—Major conference at Vanderbilt Law School April 14-15 will address how artificial intelligence may change the delivery of legal services.
Mar. 17, 2016—Johnson co-teaches Poverty Law at VLS. The annual award recognizes women from Middle Tennessee who exemplify leadership, superior performance, commitment to community and unselfish assistance to women and women’s issues.
Mar. 10, 2016—Vickrey served as dean of University of South Dakota School of Law from 1993 to 2011
Mar. 7, 2016—Richard Susskind, author of "Tomorrow's Lawyers," is keynote speaker of two-day conference titled "Watson, Esq.: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine?"
Feb. 25, 2016—Two retired military officers will address President Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center and the ethics of torture.
Feb. 19, 2016—Ali, an associate with Bone McAllester Norton, will spend a year receiving leadership training and working at the Truman National Security Project's offices in Washington, D.C.
Feb. 14, 2016—Muncie Star Press article predicts a victory for Rep. Messer, who was elected to his second term representing Indiana's 6th District in 2014.
Feb. 9, 2016—Herzog, who managed the Air Force Academy hockey team during undergraduate, participated in the 2016 NHL All-Star Skill Competition with VU's club hockey team.
Feb. 9, 2016—Stranch is one of 22 attorneys selected for the committee.