Journals

Susanna Rychlak ’17

Jul. 8, 2016—Susanna Rychlak grew up with the law. Her father, Ron Rychlak ‘83, is a law professor at the University of Mississippi, which Susanna attended for undergraduate as a Croft Institute Scholar. During undergrad she also worked at a law firm in Oxford, gaining exposure to litigation and real estate practice. But she wasn’t certain she...

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Calvin Cohen ’16 and Alex Nunn ’16 share 2016 Nagareda Prize for best scholarly papers in litigation and dispute resolution

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.”

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Ben Raker ’17

May. 12, 2016—When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death made headlines in January 2016, Ben Raker wrote a column for the Vanderbilt Hustler, the university’s student newspaper, offering a law student’s perspective on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “Scalia’s opinions were often colorful and easy to read,” he said. “During your first year of...

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Ingrid Wuerth named to the Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law

Apr. 1, 2016—Wuerth is the inaugural holder of the Curry Chair, which was endowed in 2015 by an estate gift from pioneering Georgia lawyer Jean Curry Allen.

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Law and Economics student Hannah J. Frank will be Senior En Banc Editor for Vanderbilt Law Review

Feb. 11, 2016—Law and Economics student, Hannah J. Frank, will be Senior En Banc Editor for Vanderbilt Law Review in 2016-2017. Frank earned her B.A. in economics with a minor in mathematics from Lewis and Clark College in 2013. She earned Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards for Legal Writing II and Actual Innocence and won a Lightfoot, Franklin, &...

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Law and Economics student Clayton J. Masterman will be articles editor for Vanderbilt Law Review

Feb. 11, 2016—Law and Economics student, Clayton J. Masterman, will be articles editor for Vanderbilt Law Review in 2016-2017. Masterman earned his B.A. in economics and mathematics from Vassar College in 2013. He earned Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards for Administrative Law and International Trade Law. Masterman is currently serving as a staff member for the Vanderbilt Law Review...

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Kyle Robisch ’14 Wins a 2015 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

Aug. 13, 2015—Kyle Robisch ’14 won a 2015 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing for his Note, “Getting to the (Non)Point: Private Governance as a Solution to Nonpoint Source Pollution,” published in the Vanderbilt Law Review in 2014. Robisch is the third VLS graduate in the last three years to receive a prestigious Burton Award. Robisch also...

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Faculty Work Cited in SCOTUS Opinions, Honored with Prizes

Aug. 13, 2015—Articles authored or co-authored by three Vanderbilt Law professors—Rebecca Allensworth, Lisa Bressman and Yesha Yadav—and an amicus brief organized by Professor Tracey George were cited in recent Supreme Court opinions. Allensworth and Yadav also received prizes for their work.   Bressman’s article, “Statutory Interpretation from the Inside—An Empirical Study of Congressional Drafting, Delegation and the...

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Copyright law scholar Joseph Fishman joins Vanderbilt’s law faculty

Aug. 13, 2015—Fishman’s current scholarship addresses questions of how copyright law supports and constrains creativity.

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Articles by Ruhl and Vandenbergh selected for 2015 edition of Land Use and Environmental Law Review

Aug. 5, 2015—igious peer-reviewed anthology presents the best scholarship from the previous year.

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Four 2015 VLS graduates earn Ph.D. in Law and Economics

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.

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Kyle Robisch ’14 wins 2015 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

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.

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23 graduates honored with academic and citizenship awards at Commencement

May. 11, 2015—Robin Frazer of Lexington, Kentucky, is the 2015 VLS Founders Medalist.

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Lawrence Crane-Moscowitz ’16

May. 5, 2015—After Larry Crane-Moscowitz earned his degree in economics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, he accepted a job as an analyst with Goldman Sachs, assigned to a team that managed the firm’s liquidity and collateral around the globe. “We managed the firm’s funding on a day-to-day basis,” he said. “I thought I would work...

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Caroline Cecot ’14

Apr. 29, 2015—J.D./Ph.D. in Law & Economics

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Monique Hannam ’15

Apr. 28, 2015—Winner, 2015 Nagareda Prize for best scholarly paper focusing on litigation

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Law and Economics student Jean Y. Xiao wins Vanderbilt Law Review Morgan Prize

Apr. 22, 2015—Law and Economics student, Jean Y. Xiao, was awarded the 2014-2015 Morgan Prize for her Vanderbilt Law Review Note, “Heuristics, Biases, and Consumer Litigation Funding at the Bargaining Table.” The Morgan Prize is a cash award, in honor of Professor Edmund M. Morgan, given to the student contributing the most outstanding piece of student writing...

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Law and Economics student Scott DeAngelis will be Executive Article Selection Editor for the VJOTL

Feb. 3, 2015—Law and Economics student Scott DeAngelis will be Executive Article Selection Editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law for the academic year 2015-2016. DeAngelis earned his B.A. in Business Administration and Economics with a minor in Mathematics at Coe College in 2012. Mr. DeAngelis is a Vanderbilt Law & Economics Scholar. In 2014 he...

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Law and Economics student Danielle M. Drago will be Editor in Chief for JETLaw

Feb. 3, 2015—Law and Economics student Danielle M. Drago will be Editor in Chief for the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law for the academic year 2015-2016. Drago earned her B.S. in Finance and Economics and her M.S. in Finance from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 2012. She is a Vanderbilt Law & Economics Scholar. She was an appellate...

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Daniel Gervais speaks at International Council of Creators of Music meeting

Oct. 22, 2014—Gervais, director of the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program, gave a keynote speech, "U.S. Copyright in International Context," at international forum.

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Global panel to discuss copyright law at Vanderbilt

Oct. 21, 2014—Five international experts will discuss the current state of copyright law in an Oct. 24 forum moderated by Daniel Gervais.

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Law and Economics student Blair Druhan wins Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

Apr. 24, 2014—Druhan is a student in Vanderbilt's J.D./Ph.D. in Law & Economics program and will graduate in 2015.

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Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law publishes Winter 2014 edition

Mar. 27, 2014—JETLaw Volume 16, Issue 2, includes article by Richard F. Dole Jr., Patrick R. Goold, Carol M. Kaplan and Wesley D. Markham, and Notes by John Craven and Parker Hancock.

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JETLaw Symposium Jan. 24 addresses patent eligibility

Jan. 22, 2014—The day-long symposium, “Patents 202: Eligibility from Computer Code to Genetic Codes,” examines the interaction of Section 101, and patent eligibility of software and DNA.

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