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."
Apr. 23, 2013—In its 2013 guidance memo, DOT updated its approach for assigning a dollar value to prevention of fatal injuries, which is now over $9 million per expected fatality. DOT relied upon Viscusi’s studies to set the overall valuation of risk to life, the reasonable range of valuation estimates, and the effect of income levels on...
Apr. 8, 2013—AJIL is a distinguished peer-reviewed journal that features works by prominent scholars of international law and international relations.
Mar. 29, 2013—Wuerth joins organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law.
Mar. 29, 2013—This three-year, rotating chair is unique among chairs at Vanderbilt Law School because it specifically recognizes teaching excellence.