Mar. 14, 2014—Training program for mid-career federal judges developed through new partnership with the Federal Judicial Center to be offered at VLS in fall 2014.
Mar. 5, 2014—Conference focuses on the results of an independent study exploring the effects of campaign contributions on judicial behavior.
Jan. 20, 2014—Sharfstein will be one of 10 faculty fellows focusing on public scholarship in the humanities.
Dec. 13, 2013—International Practice Lab students worked on draft statue and provided analyses to help Syrian opposition officials prepare to restore the rule of law.
Nov. 24, 2013—Robert S. Reder ’78, retired partner of Milbank Tweed and current professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt, endows Enterprise Faculty Fund to promote faculty development.
Nov. 19, 2013—Patent expert Seymore argues that "useful disclosure" is a better criteria in forthcoming law review article.
Nov. 12, 2013—George and Yoon found that the biggest factor after faculty candidates pass initial screening was the law school they attended.
Nov. 11, 2013—Reeves is one of 26 fellows selected for an 18-month program designed to foster leadership skills.
Nov. 8, 2013—Stack and Jerry L. Mashaw of Yale were both recognized with the ABA's 2013 Annual Scholarship Award for best published work in administrative law.
Nov. 6, 2013—Mark Brandon's book, States of Union: Family and Change in the American Constitutional Order, was released in September 2013 by the University Press of Kansas.
Nov. 5, 2013—Newbern, an assistant clinical professor of law, chairs the steering committee for Nashville for All of Us, a group founded as part of a successful citywide campaign opposing a proposed English-only ordinance.
Nov. 4, 2013—Legal historian Dan Sharfstein among panelists who will discuss Lincoln's famous speech, which framed the Civil War as a struggle for the principle of human equality.
Nov. 1, 2013—Viscusi's featured article explains how the availability of more accurate fatality rate estimates has enabled researchers to generate more accurate estimates of the “value of a statistical life.”
Oct. 10, 2013—Professor Sitaraman honored for his book, The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars.
Oct. 8, 2013—Professor Newton is among the international war crime experts working to create a war crimes court to deal with atrocities committed during Syria’s civil war.
Sep. 30, 2013—Professor Joni Hersch’s paper “Opting Out among Women with Elite Education” is garnering substantial media attention, most recently in The Atlantic. [Read at NBCNews.com] [Read at WSJ.com] [Read at ScienceDaily.com] [Read at BusinessNewsDaily.com] [Read in Cosmopolitan] [Read at Vanderbilt.edu]
Aug. 29, 2013—In a “major policy shift," marijuana regulation may replace marijuana prohibition under new federal guidelines.
Aug. 27, 2013—As a CAP research fellow, Sitaraman will focus on areas ranging from economics to national security.
Aug. 8, 2013—Slobogin is the author of Privacy at Risk: The New Government and the Fourth Amendment, a book that addresses privacy and government intrusion.
Jul. 17, 2013—Constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses the major SCOTUS decisions in the 2012-13 term.
Jul. 17, 2013—Constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses impact of the Supreme Court's decision in highly anticipated case.
May. 16, 2013—Gervais, who directs Vanderbilt's Intellectual Property Program, said U.S. copyright system needs "a comprehensive review and modernization."