U.S. Supreme Court
Vanderbilt researcher finds that Supreme Court ban on race-conscious college admissions would restrict the pipeline of future leaders
Jun. 10, 2021—Affirmative action admissions policies admit diverse students, who are then recruited to elite professions and C-suite leadership, according to new research by law and economics professor Joni Hersch.
Oct. 7, 2020—Law professors Brian Fitzpatrick, Suzanna Sherry and Ganesh Sitaraman and political science professor Sharece Thrower discuss the U.S. Supreme Court nomination process and the impact of Amy Coney Barrett's appointment to the court.
Jun. 18, 2020—Read Vanderbilt University's statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's June 18, 2020, ruling on the Unites States' Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.
Vanderbilt celebrates Supreme Court decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers
Jun. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University is celebrating Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from employment discrimination. The university has prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation since 1991 and expanded its nondiscrimination policy to include gender identity in 2008.
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.