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Social Justice Program

John Jay Hooker event at Vanderbilt Law School postponed

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.

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Advocating justice for both miners and mountains

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.

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Vanderbilt Law’s Social Justice Program named for renowned civil rights attorney George Barrett

Aug. 26, 2015—The newly named George Barrett Social Justice Program at Vanderbilt Law School pays tribute to the late civil rights attorney through a generous gift to endow the program by 1993 alumnus Darren Robbins.

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Education reform conversation Feb. 27 features state commissioner and social justice advocate

Feb. 22, 2013—The state commissioner of education and a social justice advocate at Vanderbilt Law School will discuss education reform during a Feb. 27 forum.

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Law professor to present at orientation program for new federal judges

Feb. 7, 2013—Terry Maroney, professor of law, will discuss her scholarship on how judges deal with emotion as part of an orientation program for newly confirmed federal judges.

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