Jan. 7, 2003—Robert Belton, professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, was awarded the Clyde Ferguson Award by the Minority Groups Section of the Association of American Law Schools at its annual meeting this month in Washington D.C.
Jan. 2, 2003—Vanderbilt University Law School has announced a new clinical faculty member to lead its domestic violence clinical training program and a new assistant dean for library and information technology.
Rising punitive damages and need for reform the subject of panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School
Oct. 31, 2002— The $28 billion in punitive damages awarded to a smoker by a California jury earlier this month will be among the controversial and escalating awards addressed in a panel discussion on Punitive Damages: Present and Future at the Vanderbilt University Law School on Nov. 6.
Oct. 28, 2002— Activists on two sides of the racial divide will come together at Vanderbilt University Law School on Nov. 5 to debate the future of American race relations.
Sep. 24, 2002— During a Sept. 23 discussion at Vanderbilt University Law School, two attorneys who have advised Republicans about campaign finance reform provided sharply contrasting perspectives about a new law scheduled to take effect Nov. 6, the day after the national mid-term elections.
Sep. 24, 2002— Three Vanderbilt professors will join law professor Carol Swain Oct. 1 at 4:15 p.m. in Wilson Hall for a roundtable discussion of her book, The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration.
Sep. 12, 2002— Sweeping changes to campaign finance law go into effect immediately following the November congressional elections, and three major figures in the campaign finance reform debate, including the lawyer for Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the prime sponsor of the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002, will participate in a panel discussion at Vanderbilt University Law School on Sept. 23.
Sep. 9, 2002— One of the worlds preeminent experts on international law, Jonathan I. Charney, died at his home here on Sept. 7 after a lengthy illness.
Aug. 22, 2002— Victims of domestic violence as well as the future lawyers who will represent this growing constituency will benefit from a nearly $259,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to Vanderbilt University Law School to establish the first domestic violence clinical training program for law students in Middle Tennessee.
Vanderbilt Law School names Sandine assistant dean of student affairs, announces other administrative changes
Aug. 8, 2002— Vanderbilt University Law School has announced several new and newly promoted administrative staff in student affairs, the legal clinic, alumni and development and information technology.
Jan. 21, 2002—W. Michael Reisman Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, will speak about \'Unratified Treaties and Other Unperfected Acts in International Law\' at Vanderbilt University Law School on Wednesday, Jan. 23.