Jun. 28, 2018—Older adults who need advance care plans and power of attorney documents can get them free of charge thanks to a new interprofessional pilot project involving Vanderbilt law and nursing students.
Jun. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt economist W. Kip Viscusi says putting a price tag on the value of a person’s life makes people and products safer.
Apr. 30, 2018—Two new scholarships at Vanderbilt University—one at Vanderbilt Law School, the other at the School of Medicine—have been named in honor of alumnus Rick Ferrini, JD’11.
Mar. 7, 2018—A March 12 panel of law and environmental experts will discuss making environmental regulations more palatable to conservatives by limiting where they’re enforced and moving responsibility from the federal level to state and local governments.
Mar. 1, 2018—New research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch finds there are not strong enough incentives to push companies to eliminate or mitigate the risk of workplace sexual harassment.
Jan. 24, 2018—A number of Vanderbilt University experts will be available to media in the days leading up to and after the State of the Union speech Jan. 30 to discuss a variety of topics that could be addressed during President Trump’s address next Tuesday. Will Trump “talk tough” about immigration? Vanessa Beasley, associate professor of communications...
Jan. 9, 2018—Rebecca Haw Allensworth, professor of law at Vanderbilt, has authored a comprehensive study of occupational licensing boards, which hold jurisdiction over about a third of the nation's jobs.
Dec. 12, 2017—Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales joins fellow legal scholar Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in conversation for the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report."
Sep. 21, 2017—The recent Equifax cyber-attack is leading to lots of class action lawsuits. Vanderbilt Law professor and class action expert Brian Fitzpatrick explains the pros and cons.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.