Jan. 26, 2016—The recognition is the highest honor bestowed on estate planning professionals by the multidisciplinary National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.
Dec. 10, 2015—Owen D. Jones, Vanderbilt’s New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Jones was selected a AAAS Fellow for his “behavioral, evolutionary, and neuroscience research in law” and for “leadership of nationwide networks of legal scholars, judges, and scientists.” The AAAS is...
Nov. 10, 2015—In Salon.com op/ed, Rubin states, "We simply must stop increasing fossil fuel consumption and start decreasing it."
Oct. 22, 2015—Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, has been elected a member of the American Law Institute. Professor Fitzpatrick’s election was announced by ALI in October 2015. He is one of 73 new members, who include judges, lawyers and law professors from 22 states, the District of Columbia and three foreign countries, elected this year. His research...
Oct. 22, 2015—Fishman joined Vanderbilt's law faculty as an assistant professor in summer 2015.
Oct. 13, 2015—Amicus brief filed by 26 "Interested Energy Scholars" argues on behalf of the plaintiffs in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association.
Oct. 12, 2015—Schoenblum addressed the emergence of a “New Trust” concept in his lecture, “What Is a Trust?”
Oct. 8, 2015—The seminar is now offered annually through a partnership between the Federal Judicial Center and Vanderbilt Law School.
Oct. 5, 2015—Blumstein compares the Iran nuclear agreement to the Maginot Line in a post on "The Conversation."
Oct. 5, 2015—An opinion piece by Suzanna Sherry, Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law.
Oct. 2, 2015—Gervais will serve a two-year term as president of the international association of intellectual property law scholars starting in 2017.
Sep. 17, 2015—Study co-authored by MacArthur Research Network Director Owen Jones with VU researchers Rene Marois, David Zald and Katherine Jan; Harvard researchers Joshua Buchholtz (Ph.D.'12) and Justin Martin (BA'10); and Emory researcher Michael Treadway.
Sep. 14, 2015—Headquartered at Vanderbilt and directed by New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law Owen Jones, the MacArthur Research Network focuses on the use of neuroscientific evidence in criminal law and of neuroscientific insights to improve the fairness and effectiveness of the criminal justice system.
Aug. 28, 2015—Stack was recognized by Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for his influential 2012 Michigan Law Review article, “Interpreting Regulations.”
Aug. 25, 2015—Newton’s essay, “Piracy and the Problem of Command Responsibility,” recommends holding leaders of pirate gangs responsible for crimes committed by gang members.
Aug. 14, 2015—Meyer’s current scholarship addresses international economic and environmental regulation.
Aug. 10, 2015—Ruhl, who co-directs Vanderbilt’s Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, is an expert in environmental, natural resources and property law.
Jul. 10, 2015—Miller will create public interest opportunities for Vanderbilt Law students and facilitate graduates’ entry into public interest law careers and fellowships with government and nonprofit organizations.
Jul. 7, 2015—In this "Room for Debate" column," Sherry asserts that "the court serves as the last-chance, back-up opportunity to protect individual rights when the legislature fails to do so."
Jun. 24, 2015—A Washington Post/Volokh Conspiracy guest blog post by James F. Blumstein, Vanderbilt University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy, in which he discusses why the procedural posture of King v. Burwell could be relevant should the plaintiffs prevail.
Jun. 16, 2015—Legal historian Daniel Sharfstein asks why we care so much about Rachel Dolezal, who apparently misrepresented herself as African American.
May. 28, 2015—Research Network Director Owen Jones and team submit “consensus recommendations” addressing the use of neuroscientific evidence in criminal proceedings and ways to apply neuroscientific insights to improve the fairness and effectiveness of criminal justice.
May. 28, 2015—Allensworth and co-author Aaron Edlin honored with American Antitrust Institute award that recognizes “the best antitrust writing during the prior year."