Mar. 29, 2017—Dozier is the third VLS student to receive the scholarship, which provides tuition and summer stipend support to students planning to practice in the public interest.
Mar. 24, 2017—Justice Lui's talk, "State Constitutions and the Protection of Individual Rights: A Reappraisal," is part of the Branstetter Judicial Speaker Series and the keynote address for the Law Review Symposium, which focuses on empirical research of justice in state courts.
Mar. 21, 2017—Sitaraman's book addressing the threat of economic inequality is reviewed by Angus Deaton, who received the Nobel in economic science in 2015.
Mar. 20, 2017—Congress is considering dividing the 9th Circuit, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, to create a new federal appellate circuit.
Mar. 14, 2017—Neuroimaging study co-authored by Jones with a team of researchers from Yale and Virginia Tech showed that brain activity reveals whether a subject knows he is committing a crime or is merely being reckless.
Mar. 3, 2017—Brief supports plaintiffs in Mohamed v. Ethiopia, a case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Mar. 1, 2017—Michael Buschmann ’18 and Sam Mallick ’18 are 2017 Moot Court semifinalists.
Feb. 15, 2017—Meyer's article, "Saving Free Trade," will be published in April by the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Feb. 6, 2017—Karla McKanders will join Vanderbilt’s law faculty as a clinical professor of law in summer 2017. Her appointment was announced by Dean Chris Guthrie. At Vanderbilt, McKanders will launch a new Immigration Law Clinic. She will be affiliated with the George Barrett Social Justice and International Legal Studies programs. In addition, she will work closely...
Feb. 2, 2017—Study finds medical malpractice claims are not influenced by doctors who apologize.
Jan. 27, 2017—Nat Robinson ’18 and Yalda Godusi ’18 will present their start-up proposal in Dubai; Taber Hunt ’17 and John Davidson ’18 will present in London.
Jan. 13, 2017—The Advisory Council provides peer review for NIGMS research initiatives aimed at disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Jan. 11, 2017—Meyer is one of 14 VLS faculty affiliated with ALI, which publishes legal commentary and model statutes.
Dec. 5, 2016—Cheng examined expert testimony using a statistical method common in wildlife studies.
Dec. 2, 2016—“Copyright doctrine ought to factor in the defendant’s process into the infringement analysis,” Fishman says.
Nov. 12, 2016—Everhardt is working in Kosovo’s Ministry of Finance and researching alternative dispute mechanisms during her 10-month fellowship.
Oct. 17, 2016—Cheng started new legal scholarship podcast with grants from the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and the law school’s Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program.
Sep. 22, 2016—Norris previously clerked for judges on the D.C. and Eleventh Circuits.
Sep. 14, 2016—Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Justin P. Wilson ’70 is the subject of this short film highlighting his work on behalf of the State of Tennessee. Justin left his partnership at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis to serve as Tennessee’s Comptroller in 2009 at the request of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. He also served as...