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.
Mar. 27, 2018—A six-student team helped the Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union create a new nonprofit.
Mar. 21, 2018—Seven VLS students traveled to Lumpkin, Georgia, to work with attorneys from the Southern Immigrant Freedom Initiative on behalf of immigrant detainees.
May. 5, 2016—Moyes' work to exonerate a wrongfully convicted prisoner is chronicled in a graphic story by Patrick Chappatte in the New York Times.
Jul. 10, 2015—Miller will create public interest opportunities for Vanderbilt Law students and facilitate graduates’ entry into public interest law careers and fellowships with government and nonprofit organizations.
Jun. 10, 2015—VLS students are working in federal and state judicial chambers, in the offices of U.S. Attorneys and state attorneys general, and with corporations and advocacy organizations.
Jun. 10, 2015—Students receiving Vanderbilt Law stipends are working pro bono during summer 2015 for 76 legal offices and organizations in 20 states, the District of Columbia and one foreign nation.
Mar. 30, 2015—New scholarship provides tuition and summer stipend support to students preparing for social justice careers.
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.
Nov. 20, 2013—Food drive organized by Reeshad Ali, the VBA's Community Service Chair.
Jun. 11, 2013—VLS students are working in judicial chambers and with government agencies; in the offices of U.S. Attorneys, state attorneys general, and city and district attorneys; with corporations; and with domestic and international advocacy organizations.
Jun. 7, 2013—VLS students work in judicial chambers and with federal and state agencies; attorneys general, public defenders and district attorneys; and domestic and international advocacy organizations.
May. 15, 2013—Professor Michael A. Newton works with Peru's Supreme Court to advise judges in its newly created court of national jurisdiction.
Apr. 23, 2013—Sassman receives Jon E. Hastings Memorial Writing Award for his article "Administrative Compliance Orders and Due Process After Sackett."
Mar. 19, 2013—Barrett and Crenshaw were among 10 Nashvillians honored for advocacy of human rights.