Mar. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt professor James Ely has written a book about the contract clause of the Constitution. The clause has recently been used to block state legislatures from trimming the benefits of teachers.
Feb. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt law professor Timothy Meyer has a unique perspective on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Feb. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt Law School professor Brian Fitzpatrick, who clerked for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, discusses the man and how the conservative justice revolutionized a movement in the Supreme Court in terms of how cases are analyzed and debated.
Jun. 28, 2013—Suzanna Sherry's op-ed about the deeply divided Supreme Court decision to strike down what was considered the government’s strongest legal tool to stop voting discrimination appeared on the Washington Post website on June 25.
Sep. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt will commemorate U.S. Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 22, with a free lecture by Alan E. Wiseman at Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School. Wiseman, associate professor of political science and co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, will examine the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Apr. 18, 2011—Legal experts Nancy J. King and Joseph Hoffmann propose a new approach to habeas corpus cases, in this op-ed which ran in the April 17, 2011, New York Times.
Nov. 17, 2010—Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer came to Vanderbilt Law School on Nov. 16 to help demystify the workings of the Supreme Court and talk about themes in his newly released book, Making Our Democracy Work, A Judge’s View. Breyer has been a Supreme Court associate justice since 1994. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton....