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.
Feb. 4, 2013—Maroney will participate in the Federal Judicial Center's orientation program for newly appointed federal judges
Jan. 22, 2013—"Angry Judges" proposes a new model for judicial anger
Jan. 7, 2013—Gervais’ updated commentary on TRIPS now incorporates original proposals for the agreement from individual nations
Jan. 2, 2013—George directs Vanderbilt's Cecil D. Branstetter Program in Litigation and Dispute Resolution