May. 13, 2016—Cohen’s paper addresses the inconsistent application of state sovereign immunity claims to federal rules; Nunn’s applied the perspective of due process to the use of “naked statistical evidence.”
May. 13, 2016—Lauren Messonnier Meyers received the 2016 Founders Medal for First Honors.
May. 10, 2016—Ricks contends that panic-proofing should be the major focus of U.S. financial policy and regulation.
May. 5, 2016—Members of the ABA's ICC Project Board of Advisors, including Newton, assert that the ICC should be part of any effort to combat impunity in Syria in a signed opinion piece in International Criminal Justice Today.
May. 5, 2016—“Battle Supreme: Politics, the Law and an Open Seat on the Nation’s Highest Court," the final event of the 2016 Chancellor's Lecture Series, featured Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano; CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin; Vanderbilt University Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Audrey Anderson, who formerly served as deputy general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security; and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian.
May. 3, 2016—“Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism,” a California Law Review article co-authored by Edelman and Thomas with Robert B. Thompson, was one of 12 articles selected in annual poll.
May. 2, 2016—Zeppos took the reins of Vanderbilt University in 2008, in the midst of the global financial crisis.
Apr. 29, 2016—McLean's winning paper, "Throwing Shade: The Case against Judicial Interference with Solar Net Metering Policies," will be published in the Environmental Law Reporter.
Apr. 26, 2016—Professors Tracey George, Michael Vandenbergh and Ingrid Wuerth were honored for their first-year Contracts, Property and Civil Procedure classes, respectively. Professor Ed Cheng was recognized for his upper-level Evidence class and Professor J.B. Ruhl for his Food System Seminar.
Apr. 13, 2016—"“We chose faculty heads who excel at meeting students where they are, intellectually and interpersonally,” said Ingram Commons Dean Vanessa Beasley.
Apr. 13, 2016—Carr retired from a 34-year career as a senior leader at Vanderbilt in 2000.
Mar. 30, 2016—Major conference at Vanderbilt Law School April 14-15 will address how artificial intelligence may change the delivery of legal services.
Mar. 28, 2016—The article, published in the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, has been honored for its “contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.”
Mar. 23, 2016—Maroney will spend an academic year in residence with 37 other fellows representing a broad range of disciplines.
Mar. 17, 2016—Johnson co-teaches Poverty Law at VLS. The annual award recognizes women from Middle Tennessee who exemplify leadership, superior performance, commitment to community and unselfish assistance to women and women’s issues.
Mar. 15, 2016—The American Psychology-Law Society and the American Board of Forensic Psychology recognize Slobogin’s career contributions to forensic psychology in 2016
Mar. 9, 2016—Barsky's book has been shortlisted for the Socio-Legal Studies Association’s 2016 Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize.
Mar. 7, 2016—Richard Susskind, author of "Tomorrow's Lawyers," is keynote speaker of two-day conference titled "Watson, Esq.: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine?"
Feb. 25, 2016—Fitzpatrick's column, in which he remembers his former boss and the lessons he taught, appears in U.S. News & World Report.
Feb. 25, 2016—Two retired military officers will address President Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center and the ethics of torture.
Feb. 24, 2016—Kyle Lyons-Burke ’17 and Andrew Marino ’17 are finalists; 68 teams entered the competition.