May. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt's Program on Law & Innovation launches a "legal residency" program with UnitedLex, a global consulting and legal services firm.
May. 14, 2015—Ph.D. in Law and Economics graduates’ dissertations addressed endangered species regulation, enforcement of non-discrimination laws, the effect of litigation on medical practitioners, and contractual dispute resolution.
May. 12, 2015—Robisch received the prestigious award for his Vanderbilt Law Review Note, “Getting to the (Non)Point: Private Governance as a Solution to Nonpoint Source Pollution.
May. 6, 2015—Brief cited studies showing that money spent on judicial elections “can affect judicial decision-making across a broad range of cases.”
Apr. 27, 2015—Hannam’s paper addresses the court battle over the routing of I-40 through North Nashville.
Apr. 23, 2015—A well-known government relations attorney, Thornton has previously served as chair of the 300-member firm’s executive committee and held numerous management roles.
Apr. 22, 2015—Although the opinion was not unanimous, Rossi believes "the case signals a willingness by most of the Justices to tolerate some degree of concurrent federal/state jurisdiction under federal statutes concerning the regulation of energy markets."
Apr. 13, 2015—Rebecca Allensworth, Tracey George and Ingrid Wuerth honored by first-year students; Edward Cheng and Yesha Yadav honored for upper-level courses.
Apr. 6, 2015—In Soul, Self and Society: The New Morality and the Western State, Rubin describes “moral transformation” linked to the rise of the administrative state.
Mar. 30, 2015—Moran advocates taking the U.S. tax system back to its constitutional roots.
Mar. 30, 2015—New scholarship provides tuition and summer stipend support to students preparing for social justice careers.
Mar. 25, 2015—“Statutory Interpretation from the Inside,” co-authored by Lisa Bressman with Abbe Gluck and published in the Stanford Law Review, cited in dissent by Justice Elena Kagan.
Mar. 11, 2015—Daniel Gallagher, a commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will deliver the keynote speech during law and business conference.
Feb. 26, 2015—Case involved the scope of antitrust laws as applied to certain regulatory agencies.
Feb. 19, 2015—Travis Gray ’16 and Andrew Struckmeyer ’16 are 2015 finalists.
Feb. 12, 2015—Seymore and Sharfstein are part of inaugural class of 15 fellows in new VU program that celebrates trans-institutional scholarship.
Feb. 5, 2015—If confirmed, Crenshaw will fill the seat vacated by Judge William J. Haynes Jr. ’73.
Jan. 29, 2015—Garrison Social Justice Scholars will receive supplemental scholarships and summer stipends to support preparation for careers in social justice and public interest law.
Jan. 28, 2015—Law and Innovation program will offer classes, internships, fellowships and other experiential learning opportunities focused on changes in modern legal practice.
Jan. 27, 2015—Justice Liu delivered an informal talk moderated by Professor Ganesh Sitaraman on January 22.
Jan. 20, 2015—Rossi's SCOTUSblog post addresses ONEOK Inc. v. Learjet Inc., which deals with the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's enforcement authority and whether state regulation of energy firms presents a conflict with federal law.
Dec. 30, 2014—California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Andre Davis of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will deliver talks and visit VLS classes.
Dec. 17, 2014—Sanghavi will work at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee to develop a legal advocacy program to help people with criminal convictions reenter their communities.