Law, Business and Politics
Mar. 17, 2016—Presidential candidate Donald Trump may be inadvertently tapping into a phenomenon that is energizing U.S. Latinos against him when he talks of sending illegal immigrants home and building a wall blocking off Mexico.
Mar. 4, 2016—When Latinos hear tough talk about immigrants and immigration from politicians, their level of political trust is reduced and they start identifying more with their ethnic group than other qualities such as class or religion.
Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt Law School will host a conference on the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession April 13-14.
Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt graduate students demonstrated that they can summarize their 80,000-word theses in less than three minutes using terms that members of the public can understand during this year's Three Minute Thesis competition.
Feb. 22, 2016—A database measuring the effectiveness of the House of Representatives will be expanded to the Senate, with the help of a $200,000 grant
Feb. 9, 2016—The perception of a good deal can lead consumers down an unhealthy path, according to a study from a Vanderbilt business school professor.
Jan. 28, 2016—By obstructing most legislation President Obama sends its way, Congress has weakened rather than exercised its power, says a Vanderbilt University political expert.
Dec. 11, 2015—A Vanderbilt Law School professor says there is a second constitutional battle brewing in the Fisher v. UT-Austin Supreme Court case regarding the use of race in college admissions.
Vanderbilt Poll-Tennessee: Immigration issue indicative of growing divide between mainstream Republicans, Tea Party
Dec. 4, 2015—The new Vanderbilt Poll finds that Tennessee voters are getting more interested in immigration and strongly support freedom of religion, Muslims included.
Dec. 1, 2015—A handful of opportunistic states are luring banking business to their economies with relaxed trust fund rules more favorable and flexible for wealthy customers seeking to safeguard their assets for future generations.
Nov. 16, 2015—A new one-year program helps students develop skills in areas such as digital marketing and consumer analytics.