Sep. 16, 2004—Finding resolution to long-standing and seemingly unbridgeable conflicts is the subject of a Sept. 21 forum at Vanderbilt University Law School.
Sep. 2, 2004—Chris Guthrie has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs at Vanderbilt University Law School.
Vanderbilt Law School dean joins in development of "global curriculum", World events require new look at legal education
May. 26, 2004—Kent D. Syverud, dean and Garner Anthony Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, joined legal educators representing more than 45 countries and all of the world's legal systems today to hammer out a "global curriculum" for law schools.
May. 18, 2004—SEC Commissioner Paul S. Atkins will speak at the Securities Law Update 2004 conference at Vanderbilt University Law School on Thursday, May 20.
Vanderbilt Law School Dean Kent Syverud to step down in 2005, Search for successor to begin this summer
Apr. 26, 2004—Kent D. Syverud, dean of the Vanderbilt University Law School since 1997, announced today he will step down as dean when his second term ends in the summer of 2005. Syverud, who is the Garner Anthony Professor of Law, will continue as a full-time faculty member.
Mayor Bill Purcell honored as distinguished alumnus at Vanderbilt Law School; Thomas Wiseman Jr. cited for distinguished service
Mar. 30, 2004—Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell has been named the 2004 Distinguished Alumnus of the Vanderbilt University Law School, and Judge Thomas A. Wiseman Jr., senior U.S. district judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, will be given the Law School's Distinguished Service Award.
Mar. 19, 2004—A cultural historian and media scholar will address the Vanderbilt community on the subject of copyright and scholarship on Monday, April 5.
Feb. 20, 2004—A new chair at Vanderbilt University Law School advances the school's program in law and business and honors one of the school's former administrators and long-time supporters. The John S. Beasley II Chair in Law and Business was awarded to its first recipient, Professor Randall Thomas, in a ceremony on Feb. 18.
Feb. 6, 2004—Chris Guthrie, professor of law at Vanderbilt University, was awarded the Professional Articles Prize by the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution for his article "Panacea or Pandora's Box?: The Costs of Options in Negotiation" at the institute's 21st Annual Awards Program in New York in January. The article was published in the Iowa Law Review last year.
Feb. 2, 2004—A new chair at Vanderbilt University Law School recognizes the importance of the classroom talents of the school's faculty. The Tarkington Chair in Teaching Excellence was awarded to its first recipient, Professor Tom McCoy, in a ceremony last week.
Oct. 20, 2003—The new business law clinic at Vanderbilt University Law School is a classic example of a "win-win" situation: it provides free legal services to small business owners and non-profit agencies who couldn't otherwise afford an attorney while giving law students valuable experience with actual clients.
Oct. 8, 2003—Vivendi's recently announced decision to sell Universal Studios and its other media assets to NBC should improve the quality of television programming, according to Christopher Yoo, a media law expert at Vanderbilt University.