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...
Dec. 13, 2013—International Practice Lab students worked on draft statue and provided analyses to help Syrian opposition officials prepare to restore the rule of law.
Dec. 11, 2013—Brandt is a partner with Bryan Cave who has previously held numerous leadership positions within KCMBA.
Nov. 24, 2013—Robert S. Reder ’78, retired partner of Milbank Tweed and current professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt, endows Enterprise Faculty Fund to promote faculty development.
Nov. 19, 2013—Patent expert Seymore argues that "useful disclosure" is a better criteria in forthcoming law review article.
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. 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. 29, 2013—Judge Russell Carparelli of the Colorado Court of Appeals will be the new executive director of the AJS beginning January 1.
Oct. 17, 2013—Fardon's appointment gained the unanimous approval of the U.S. Senate.
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. 6, 2013—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
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—AJS will move its headquarters to Vanderbilt Law School during summer 2013.
Jul. 17, 2013—Sasser is a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to China.
Jul. 17, 2013—Constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses impact of the Supreme Court's decision in highly anticipated case.
Jul. 17, 2013—Sherry was also interviewed by MSNBC on SCOTUS decision in Fisher v. Texas, the affirmative action case.
Jun. 11, 2013—VLS students are working in judicial chambers and with government agencies; in the offices of U.S. Attorneys, state attorneys general, and city and district attorneys; with corporations; and with domestic and international advocacy organizations.
Jun. 7, 2013—VLS students work in judicial chambers and with federal and state agencies; attorneys general, public defenders and district attorneys; and domestic and international advocacy organizations.