The State of Space: The Future of Space Law

The State of Space: The Future of Space Law

“The realm of space activities is booming…so does the space law.” On Monday, September 30, the Vanderbilt Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society (VINES) presented a seminar on the topic of the state of Space, facilitating discussion on the current space affairs engaged by both governments and private corporations, as well as...

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Lawyer Nikolas Nikas Predicts the Fate of Roe v Wade

Lawyer Nikolas Nikas Predicts the Fate of Roe v Wade

“I’ve never sued a doctor…yet!” Nikas joked as a room full of medical students let out light chuckles interspersed with sighs of relief. On September 24th, in a half-full room in the Eskind Biomedical Library, Nikolas Nikas presented court cases that have followed in the steps of Roe v Wade,...

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A Conversation with Justice Sotomayor

A Conversation with Justice Sotomayor

Naveen Krishnan contributed to this article.   Several weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came to Vanderbilt to meet with students and faculty. Before her formal presentation at the Vanderbilt Law school, Justice Sotomayor met with various undergraduate students including correspondents from VPR, sharing her experiences and lessons she...

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Tennessee’s DUI Screw Up

Tennessee’s DUI Screw Up

By Jack Cramer and Bailey Bowden Over the last few weeks, Tennesseans have had a first-hand look at bureaucratic breakdown. Earlier this year, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law intending to change how the state dealt with drunk drivers under the age of twenty-one. Soon after this law was...

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