Apr. 17, 2018—Giancarlo also spoke to the VLS Board of Advisors after his Sims Lecture April 13.
Apr. 10, 2018—Horn Boom has previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. She was a partner at Frost Brown Todd in Lexington before her confirmation to the federal bench.
Apr. 10, 2018—Clarke’s lecture, “Democracy under Attack: Race, Rights and Resistance,” addresses the role of lawyers in responding to racial injustice, voter suppression and other civil rights issues.
Apr. 4, 2018—Justice Sotomayor answered students' questions in her 2018 Cecil Sims Lecture in Flynn Auditorium April 3.
Mar. 28, 2018—Duru will participate in the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Program and intern at the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy during summer 2018.
Mar. 21, 2018—Julie Rooney ’18 has won the 2018 Scribes Law-Review Award. Scribes, the American Society of Legal Writers, has presented the annual award for the best student writing in a law review or journal since 1987. Rooney’s Note, “Going Postal: Analyzing the Abuse of Mail Covers Under the Fourth Amendment,” was published in the Vanderbilt Law...
Mar. 15, 2018—Giancarlo's talk will address ongoing efforts to reform over-the-counter derivatives marks in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
Mar. 9, 2018—Dolbow was honored for her Note, “A Distinction without a Difference: Convergence in Claims Construction Standards,” published in the 2017 Vanderbilt Law Review.
Mar. 1, 2018—Hersch's examination of sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC indicated that "costs to firms’ bottom lines are evidently insufficient to incentivize firms to eliminate sexual harassment.”
Feb. 14, 2018—Finalists were Josh Landis ’19, who was named Best Oralist, and Claire Fox ’19. Lauren Stern ’19 and Sarah Grimsdale ’19 honored for Best Brief.
Jan. 25, 2018—The team’s start-up, Leaf Global Fintech, was selected as a finalist in the Payment and FinTech category of the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, at which teams compete for funding.
Jan. 10, 2018—Judge Parker was confirmed by a unanimous Senate vote. He has a reputation "as one of Memphis' finest attorneys," said Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Jan. 10, 2018—Most members of state licensing boards are also professionals regulated by the boards, raising consumer concerns.
Jan. 4, 2018—Williams, who is a professor of law and Vanderbilt's athletics director, was honored by Nashville's African American newspaper for making "Vanderbilt athethletics a national model."
Dec. 11, 2017—Benjamin McMichael will join the law faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law as an assistant professor of law beginning fall 2018. His research focuses on the ways in which legal regimes influence the provision of health care in the United States. He has also examined the roles of state and federal reforms...
Dec. 6, 2017—Sundby's $50,000 NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will support his research project, "The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression."
Dec. 5, 2017—In Beyond Politics: The Private Governance Response to Climate Change, the authors make the case for how the private sector can play an important role in reducing carbon emissions.
Nov. 29, 2017—Stack is an expert in administrative law and separation of powers whose scholarship focuses on what the rule of law requires for administrative government.
Nov. 29, 2017—Gervais recently began a two-year term as president of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.
Nov. 27, 2017—Hersch is a labor economist whose research has focused on why women in the same jobs are paid less than men.
Nov. 20, 2017—Ali is an international counsel at Bass Berry Sims in Nashville.
Nov. 17, 2017—Ali is currently serving as a law clerk for Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit after clerking for Judge Amul Thapar on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in 2016-17.
Nov. 6, 2017—George, who holds the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty, will continue to teach and conduct research during the three-year, part-time appointment.