Oct. 27, 2015—An event at Vanderbilt Law School featuring John Jay Hooker scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, has been postponed. A new date has not been set.
Oct. 20, 2015—Intellectual property law is undergoing enormous shifts, with the creative community and attorneys striving to catch up to the digital revolution. New Assistant Professor of Law Joe Fishman says this "keeps things exciting and fresh.”
Oct. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt law professor Jim Rossi is available to speak about the U.S. Supreme Court case questioning the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to require large customers to cut back on power usage during peak demand time periods.
Sep. 16, 2015—New work by researchers at Vanderbilt University and Harvard University confirms that a specific area of the brain, the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, is crucial to punishment decisions.
Sep. 9, 2015—The J.D./M.B.A. Dean Kim earned at Vanderbilt in 1997 was an excellent preparation for his current position, where he uses both his legal and management expertise. Since June 2014, Kim has managed the legal departments of four different Bridgestone subsidiaries. He had spent the three years before his promotion last June leading the company’s corporate...
Sep. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt’s J.D./M.D. program, started in 2001, was designed to allow students to become fully engrossed in each school separately, ensuring the development of two distinct viewpoints during their six years of study. While graduates tend to practice in just one of the professions, their studies allow remarkable insights into today’s complex issues. These three alumni,...
Aug. 30, 2015—Steve Sanders ’78 loves the hills of eastern Kentucky, where he has spent his entire career advocating for people affected by the coal mining industry.
Aug. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt’s formal dual-degree programs attract students whose career ambitions and perspectives extend beyond the practice of law.
Jul. 29, 2015—To describe James Alexander Jr. as a self-motivated achiever doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of this remarkable young man who is taking part in the dual degree program offered by Vanderbilt Law and Divinity schools.
Jul. 15, 2015—Spring Miller has been named to the newly created position of assistant dean for public interest at Vanderbilt Law School, Dean Chris Guthrie announced.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain can comment on the public use of the Confederate flag in light of the Charleston, South Carolina, shootings.
Jun. 26, 2015—Brian Fitzpatrick of Vanderbilt Law School can comment on the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.