Law, Business and Politics
May. 13, 2015—Results of the latest Vanderbilt Poll have been released, and they show that Tennesseans are very supportive of Insure Tennessee.
May. 6, 2015—Results from the new Vanderbilt Poll will be discussed at a news conference May 13 in the Student Life Center.
May. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt law professor Daniel Gervais will work with negotiators in Switzerland to reach an agreement on protecting the geographic identifiers of products such as champagne.
Apr. 22, 2015—Larry Bartels of political science is one of 32 Andrew Carnegie Fellows selected to spend a year on leave researching and writing.
Apr. 21, 2015—Human trafficking expert Cecilia Hyunjung Mo is optimistic about the progress being made on a bipartisan bill to fight human trafficking. But she says additional steps must be taken by lawmakers, companies and consumers.
Op-ed: Americans with payday loans spent or saved their tax rebates, rather than using it to pay off debt
Apr. 15, 2015—In the London School of Economics blog, Paige Marta Skiba writes that most people with outstanding payday loan debt spent or saved a tax rebate instead of using it to pay off debt.
Apr. 8, 2015—A shooting in South Carolina illustrates how recording technology is changing the fallout of some police-suspect interactions.
Apr. 8, 2015—Media Note: Vanderbilt has a 24/7 TV and radio studio. The studio is free for Vanderbilt experts, other than reserving fiber time. More information » U.S. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is working to protect congressional prerogative on any nuclear agreement with Iran while avoiding the grandstanding tactics of some of his Senate colleagues, a...
Apr. 3, 2015—Morality is not declining in the modern world, says Edward Rubin, University Professor of Law and Political Science, in a new book. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one.
Mar. 31, 2015—Nearly 60 percent of Uruguayans disapprove of their governments move to take over the marijuana market, according to a LAPOP survey.