Jun. 16, 2021—Students will be working for course credit or stipend support in state and federal courts and government, nonprofit and corporate law offices in 20 states, Puerto Rico,, Washington, D.C., and Canada.
Jun. 15, 2017—VLS students are working in judicial chambers, with government agencies and attorneys’ offices, and with nonprofit organizations in 20 states, Puerto Rico, D.C., and Brussels.
Feb. 17, 2017—Ruhl details how young lawyers can meet community needs through "legal hackathons" in an article in TYL, the American Bar Association's publication for young lawyers.
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.
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.
Jan. 29, 2015—Garrison Social Justice Scholars will receive supplemental scholarships and summer stipends to support preparation for careers in social justice and public interest law.
Dec. 17, 2014—Sanghavi will work at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee to develop a legal advocacy program to help people with criminal convictions reenter their communities.
Aug. 26, 2014—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
Aug. 11, 2014—Jennifer Bennett Shinall, the first graduate of the Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics, joins the faculty at Vanderbilt Law School as Assistant Professor of Law. Professor Shinall clerked for Judge John Tinder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit after receiving her J.D. and Ph.D. in law and economics in 2012...
Jun. 18, 2014—Balser will work with the No Peace Without Justice International Criminal Justice Program's Syrian Accountability Project in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Jun. 16, 2014—Seventy Vanderbilt Law students received summer stipends to support their volunteer work in positions with government agencies; the chambers of federal and local judges; federal and state district attorneys and public defenders’ offices; and public interest and advocacy organizations. Students receiving Vanderbilt law stipends are working pro bono during summer 2014 for legal offices and...
Jun. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Law students are receiving course credit for externships in federal and state judicial chambers, the offices of federal and state prosecutors, public defenders and attorneys, corporations, and advocacy organizations in 26 states.