Oct. 21, 2014—Five international experts will discuss the current state of copyright law in an Oct. 24 forum moderated by Daniel Gervais.
Oct. 16, 2014—Study conducted by Thomas with C.N.V. Krishnan and Steven D. Solomon examines outcomes of 1,739 class action lawsuits challenging the fairness of M&A transactions between 2003 and 2012.
Oct. 10, 2014—Shinall asks if weight should become the sixth protection under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Oct. 10, 2014—Downer is the second Vanderbilt Law graduate in the past two years to win the prestigious award
Sep. 9, 2014—Interdisciplinary guide’s co-authors include neuroscientist Jeffrey Schall and law professor Francis Shen of the University of Minnesota.
Aug. 27, 2014—Barrett was “a powerful voice for social justice, civil rights and civil liberties” in Nashville for more than 55 years.
Aug. 26, 2014—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
Jul. 11, 2014—Students earn both degrees without increasing the time in school through program offered jointly by Vanderbilt Law School and Owen Graduate School of Management.
Jul. 10, 2014—Paper co-authored by Viscusi and Ted Gayer of the Brookings Institution focuses on benefits that would accrue just in the U.S.
Jun. 27, 2014— Burnstein will succeed John Tishler, B.A. 1980, as chairman of the firm.
Jun. 23, 2014—Christopher Serkin examines the government's duty to protect private property with the proper laws and regulations.
Jun. 18, 2014—Balser will work with the No Peace Without Justice International Criminal Justice Program's Syrian Accountability Project in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Jun. 17, 2014—Yandle is currently a solo practitioner who focuses on civil litigation in federal and state court.
Jun. 16, 2014—Seventy Vanderbilt Law students received summer stipends to support their volunteer work in positions with government agencies; the chambers of federal and local judges; federal and state district attorneys and public defenders’ offices; and public interest and advocacy organizations. Students receiving Vanderbilt law stipends are working pro bono during summer 2014 for legal offices and...
Jun. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Law students are receiving course credit for externships in federal and state judicial chambers, the offices of federal and state prosecutors, public defenders and attorneys, corporations, and advocacy organizations in 26 states.
Jun. 4, 2014—Giancarlo's appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate June 3. He was previously executive vice president with trading technologies company GFI Group.
May. 23, 2014—The Richard S. Nagareda Prize is awarded annually by the Branstetter Program in Litigation & Dispute resolution for the best written work in the field of litigation and dispute resolution. This prize carries on a tradition established by the late Professor Richard Nagareda, the first director of Vanderbilt’s Branstetter Program in Litigation & Dispute Resolution....
May. 15, 2014—Papers by Robisch win first prize in ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources and in the CBA’s Criminal Law writing competitions.
May. 9, 2014—Will Marks of Charlotte, North Carolina, is 2014 VLS Founder's Medalist.
May. 8, 2014—A founding partner of Branstetter Stranch & Jennings, Branstetter was considered one of the best litigators in the history of the Nashville and Tennessee Bars.
Apr. 30, 2014—The Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty was endowed with a $1.5 million gift by Charles B. (Charlie) Cox III ’75 and his wife, Lucy.