U.S. Supreme Court
Sep. 16, 2019—U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. discussed the influences on his writing and fielded questions from Vanderbilt students and faculty during a wide-ranging conversation at the Law School Sept. 10.
Apr. 4, 2018—The U.S. Supreme Court is the most powerful court in the nation. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor turned a lecture at Vanderbilt Law School on Tuesday into an intimate and inspirational chat.
Dec. 1, 2017—Samiyyah Ali, JD’16, will clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor beginning in October 2018.
Apr. 3, 2017—As if the political partisanship in Washington weren’t evident enough, the divisiveness has spilled over to filling vacancies on the U.S. Supreme Court. But the process wasn’t always so contentious, said the speakers at the latest Chancellor’s Lecture Series event.
Feb. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt law professor Timothy Meyer has a unique perspective on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
May. 4, 2016—The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February threw a wrench in the works of an already complicated election year at a time of great political partisanship in Washington and the country. On Monday evening, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos convened a panel of experts to discuss the sudden vacancy and the controversy surrounding the nomination of a new justice.
Media Advisory: Vanderbilt chancellor will host Supreme Court discussion featuring Fox News’ Napolitano, CNN’s Toobin
Apr. 29, 2016—A roundtable discussion at Vanderbilt University on Monday, May 2, will explore the U.S. Supreme Court’s current vacancy and the controversy surrounding the nomination of a new justice.
Apr. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a roundtable May 2 exploring the U.S. Supreme Court’s current vacancy and the controversy surrounding the nomination of a new justice. Fox News' Andrew Napolitano, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, and Vanderbilt's Jon Meacham and Audrey Anderson will participate in the discussion beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
Feb. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt Law School professor Brian Fitzpatrick, who clerked for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, discusses the man and how the conservative justice revolutionized a movement in the Supreme Court in terms of how cases are analyzed and debated.
Feb. 17, 2016—George H.W. Bush was the subject of a Presidents Day Chancellor's Lecture Series event featuring Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Bush biographer Jon Meacham.
Dec. 11, 2015—A Vanderbilt Law School professor says there is a second constitutional battle brewing in the Fisher v. UT-Austin Supreme Court case regarding the use of race in college admissions.
Nov. 5, 2015—Vanderbilt University joined 12 peer universities in filing an amicus brief Nov. 2 with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the continued consideration of race as one factor among many in their admissions decisions.