Apr. 3, 2014—Judge Bivins will fill the seat vacated by Justice William C. Koch Jr. ‘72, who will retire July 15.
Mar. 27, 2014—JETLaw Volume 16, Issue 2, includes article by Richard F. Dole Jr., Patrick R. Goold, Carol M. Kaplan and Wesley D. Markham, and Notes by John Craven and Parker Hancock.
Mar. 20, 2014—Article profiles McKeever, who is attorney-director of Mission Waco-Mission World, where he provides legal services to low-income clients.
Mar. 20, 2014—Gervais honored for article on copyright law published in Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law and for a co-authored article addressing online use of brand names.
Mar. 20, 2014—Washington Post/Volokh Conspiracy blog commentary on a case challenging the legality of an IRS rule intended to authorize tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies in federal exchanges.
Mar. 18, 2014—Prestigious ABA award recognizes outstanding works that foster the American public's understanding of the law.
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. 14, 2014—Key also receives award for Best Oralist. Sean Hastings and Kimberly Ingram win Best Brief. Lara Assaf and Elizabeth Mulkey are finalists.
Mar. 14, 2014—Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) fosters public policy to improve wellness, safety, opportunity and equality for women and children in Tennessee.
Mar. 5, 2014—Conference focuses on the results of an independent study exploring the effects of campaign contributions on judicial behavior.
Mar. 3, 2014—Los Angeles Times story features Vanderbilt Law School classmates.
Feb. 26, 2014—Justice Thomas will also meet with Vanderbilt Law students, faculty and alumni before his talk.
Feb. 21, 2014—Wright is a partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson in Charlotte.
Feb. 4, 2014—Lindell’s two-year Skadden Fellowship term will begin in September 2014.
Feb. 4, 2014—Esseks is law school’s 2014 Social Justice Fellow.
Feb. 4, 2014—Renowned civil rights advocate George Barrett '57 will discuss the landmark case that desegregated Tennessee's state universities Friday, February 7.
Jan. 22, 2014—The day-long symposium, “Patents 202: Eligibility from Computer Code to Genetic Codes,” examines the interaction of Section 101, and patent eligibility of software and DNA.
Jan. 20, 2014—Sharfstein will be one of 10 faculty fellows focusing on public scholarship in the humanities.
Jan. 20, 2014—Guthrie's second five-year term as dean will start July 1, 2014.
Jan. 17, 2014—Dotson is a partner of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod and chairman emeritus of 100 Black Men of America Inc.
Jan. 17, 2014—Alston & Bird, headed by Richard Hays ’86, and Baker Donelson, headed by Ben Adams ’81, both praised for collegial work environment.
Dec. 19, 2013—Justice Koch will step down from the bench and join NSL as dean in July 2014.
Dec. 17, 2013—Owings' winning entry was her Vanderbilt Law Review Note addressing “When Antitrust Law Should Protect a Low-Cost Competitor."
Dec. 16, 2013—Henry C. (Corky) Strickland III ’83 has been named dean of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. His appointment will begin July 1, 2014. He succeeds John L. Carroll Jr., who is retiring after 13 years. The announcement was made Dec. 13 and follows a national search. Strickland currently is a professor of law at...