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."
May. 6, 2015—Brief cited studies showing that money spent on judicial elections “can affect judicial decision-making across a broad range of cases.”
Apr. 22, 2015—Although the opinion was not unanimous, Rossi believes "the case signals a willingness by most of the Justices to tolerate some degree of concurrent federal/state jurisdiction under federal statutes concerning the regulation of energy markets."
Apr. 21, 2015—“The Problematic Case of Clearinghouses in Complex Markets,” (101 Georgetown Law Journal 387, 2013), cited in Justice Clarence Thomas’ majority opinion in the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp v. CLS Bank International.
Apr. 13, 2015—Rebecca Allensworth, Tracey George and Ingrid Wuerth honored by first-year students; Edward Cheng and Yesha Yadav honored for upper-level courses.
Mar. 30, 2015—Moran advocates taking the U.S. tax system back to its constitutional roots.
Mar. 25, 2015—“Statutory Interpretation from the Inside,” co-authored by Lisa Bressman with Abbe Gluck and published in the Stanford Law Review, cited in dissent by Justice Elena Kagan.
Mar. 19, 2015—Rubin’s latest book describes the “moral transformation” he believes is underway and explains its connection to changes in government.
Feb. 27, 2015—King v. Burwell addresses the validity of an IRS regulation that provides for subsidies for the purchase of medical insurance on federally-run exchanges.
Feb. 26, 2015—Case involved the scope of antitrust laws as applied to certain regulatory agencies.
Feb. 20, 2015—Slobogin joins team of six crimiminal law scholars to address such issues as eyewitness identification, forensic evidence gathering, preservation of exsculpatory material, search and seizure, and remedies and accountability.
Feb. 16, 2015—Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam now has an opportunity to move from a framework agreement to a final contract.
Feb. 12, 2015—Seymore and Sharfstein are part of inaugural class of 15 fellows in new VU program that celebrates trans-institutional scholarship.
Feb. 6, 2015—Gervais will also deliver a distinguished lecture on copyright reform at the Intellectual Property Academy of Singapore.
Jan. 28, 2015—Law and Innovation program will offer classes, internships, fellowships and other experiential learning opportunities focused on changes in modern legal practice.
Jan. 20, 2015—Rossi's SCOTUSblog post addresses ONEOK Inc. v. Learjet Inc., which deals with the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's enforcement authority and whether state regulation of energy firms presents a conflict with federal law.