Skip to main content

U.S. Supreme Court Archives

Video: Tracey George soundbite on Obama’s influence on lower federal courts

May. 21, 2009—Watch video of Vanderbilt professor of law and political science Tracey George explaining why President Obama could have a bigger influence through the lower federal courts and why Obama isn't having much luck nominating Federal judges right now.

Read more


Video: Tracey George soundbite on justices being “political”

May. 21, 2009—Watch video of Vanderbilt professor of law and political science Tracey George giving her opinion on why there's so much controversy surrounding justices being “political.”

Read more


Video: Tracey George soundbite on the best way to choose a Supreme Court nominee

May. 21, 2009—Watch Vanderbilt professor of law and political science Tracey George explaining the best way to choose a Supreme Court nominee and who she thinks would be the best candidate.

Read more


Op-ed: Disorder in the court

Jul. 24, 2007—Another Supreme Court term has come to a close, and, while many things changed in the law, one thing stayed the same: The justices spent much of their time reversing the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Read more


TIPSHEEET: Vanderbilt expert can talk about the Supreme Court’s decision on late-term abortions

Apr. 18, 2007—On Wednesday, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold a ban on a type of late-term abortion. The court found that the national Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act, passed in 2003, does not violate a woman's constitutional right to an abortion.

Read more


Vanderbilt University experts available to speak about abortion legislation

Mar. 13, 2006—Following recently signed legislation banning almost all abortions in South Dakota, several other states are considering similar legislation, setting up a possible challenge to Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court. Vanderbilt experts are available to discuss constitutional and political issues surrounding this debate.

Read more


O‘Connor Retirement: Vanderbilt Experts

Jul. 1, 2005— Vanderbilt professors Suzanna Sherry and Stefanie Lindquist are available to discuss the effects of Sandra Day O‘Connor‘s announced retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read more


Upcoming Events

MORE EVENTS »