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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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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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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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Caroline Cecot ’14

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

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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 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 Law Review March 2013 (Volume 66, Number 2) released

Apr. 5, 2013—Available online, with hard copies available late-April.

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Will Marks ’14

Mar. 13, 2013—Will Marks discovered his talent for effective advocacy during grade school. “I thought my bedtime was too early, so I listed all of the reasons why I should get to stay up later on a note card and presented my argument to my parents,” he recalled. Marks not only won his case, but his mother...

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Vanderbilt Law Review January 2013 (Volume 66, Number 1) released

Jan. 28, 2013—Available online, with hard copies available by mid-February

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VLR article by Terry Maroney identifies good uses for judicial anger

Jan. 22, 2013—"Angry Judges" proposes a new model for judicial anger

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Vanderbilt Law Review November 2012 Symposium issue released

Nov. 29, 2012—The issue includes eleven articles dealing with environmental and energy law.

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Vanderbilt Law Review October 2012 issue released

Oct. 25, 2012—This issue includes three articles and two notes.

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New En Banc edition focuses on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case to be argued in the upcoming Supreme Court term

Jul. 24, 2012—En Banc is an online feature of the Vanderbilt Law Review that seeks to stimulate debate among legal academics and practitioners on notable cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Vanderbilt Law Review April 2012 issue released

May. 1, 2012—This issue includes three articles, an essay and three notes.

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Two En Banc Articles cited in U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Golan v. Holder

Feb. 1, 2012—The articles by Daniel Gervais and Elizabeth Townsend Gard were published in October 2011 as part of En Banc's Roundtable series.

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