Sep. 25, 2003—The moral underpinnings of the U.S. Constitution, including the Supreme Court's role in protecting individual privacy rights, is the topic for the Oct. 8 installment of the "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series. Vanderbilt Professor of Philosophy David Wood will lead the discussion, titled "The Supreme Court and the Promise of Liberty," with Rebecca Brown, a professor of law and the Allen Chair in Law at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 3, 2003—Jeffrey A. Ulmer, a 15-year veteran of higher education development, has joined Vanderbilt University Law School as assistant dean for Development and Alumni Relations.
Jun. 19, 2003—A new Fulbright program just announced by Vanderbilt University Law School will provide future law teachers from India the opportunity to study various approaches to clinical legal education in the United States.
Jun. 9, 2003—Legislation memorializing Jonathan I. Charney, Vanderbilt University Law School professor and one of the worlds preeminent experts on international law, was signed into law by Gov. Phil Bredesen on May 27.
Jun. 4, 2003—Policing fraud is the only way to keep markets working, says Vanderbilt expert
Jun. 4, 2003—Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will deliver the keynote address at the Vanderbilt Directors College on June 9. As the SECs longest-serving commissioner, Levitt initiated and contributed to the development of several of the recent changes in corporate governance, focusing his efforts on educating, empowering and protecting Americas investors. He chaired the SEC from 1993 to 2001 and now is a senior adviser to The Carlyle Group in New York.
Jun. 2, 2003—James Bacchus, the chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, will join the faculty of the Vanderbilt University Law School as a visiting professor teaching international law beginning next spring.
May. 21, 2003—Directors of publicly traded companies will gather at Vanderbilt University Law School in June to address the issues directors now face as a result of recent regulatory changes in a climate of investor uncertainty.
Apr. 11, 2003—Carol M. Swain, professor of law and political science at Vanderbilt University, says its time for political and religious leaders in America to wake up to the notion that white nationalism is seeking to go mainstream and to take the threats the movement poses seriously.
Apr. 1, 2003—Vanderbilt and four other leading private universities filed an amicus curiae brief in the case being heard today by the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the admissions policies of University of Michigan and its law school.Click the headline for more information and a .pdf of the brief.