April 30, 2012
Dean Shields Honored with State House Resolution – The Vermont General Assembly recently honored retiring Vermont Law School President and Dean Jeff Shields and his wife Genie with a resolution recognizing their dedication to VLS and Vermont over the last eight years.
September 7, 2011
Prof. McCann Receives Prize From Society for Personality and Social Psychology – Vermont Law School Professor Michael McCann and Harvard Law School Professor Jon Hanson have been selected as the co-winners of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology's 2011 Media Prize in recognition of their outstanding work in promoting personality and social psychology research to the general public via The Situationist blog.
February 25, 2011
Prof. Czarnezki's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List – Professor Jason Czarnezki's paper, "Food, Law & the Environment: Informational and Structural Changes for a Sustainable Food System", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Sustainability Law & Policy eJournal.
February 14, 2011
Prof. Czarnezki Ranked No. 7 in Environmental Law Scholars List – Prof. Jason Czarnezki is ranked No. 7 in the Most Productive Environmental Law Scholars 2005-2009 at Top Environmental Schools.
December 22, 2010
Prof. McCann Ranked Eighth in Most Downloaded List – Professor Michael McCann is ranked eighth on the list of Most Downloaded Antitrust Law Professors of 2010.
December 21, 2010
Prof. Willbanks Selected as ABF Fellow – Professor Stephanie Willbanks has been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
December 15, 2010
Prof. McCann's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten Lists – Professor Michael McCann's paper "Antitrust, Governance, and Postseason College Football", was recently listed on six of the SSRN's Top Ten download lists.
September 1, 2010
Prof. Hanna Receives VWHE Award – Professor Cheryl Hanna received the Vermont Women in Higher Education's 2010 Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award.
August 25, 2010
Prof. Stephens' Papers Make SSRN Top Ten Lists – Two of Professor Pamela Stephens' articles recently made the SSRN's Top Ten Download lists.
August 9, 2010
Prof. Renzo's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List – Professor Anthony Renzo's paper, "Making a Burlesque of the Constitution: Military Trials of Civilians in the War Against Terrorism," recently made the SSRN's Top Ten Download List.
July 29, 2010
Prof. Czarnezki's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List – Professor Jason Czarnezki's paper, "The Future of Food Eco-Labeling: Organic, Carbon Footprint, and Environmental Life-Cycle Analysis", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for European Economics: Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Studies eJournal, International Environmental Law eJournal and Natural Resources Law & Policy eJournal.
July 12, 2010
Prof. Duane's Article Makes SSRN Top Ten List – Professor Tim Duane's paper, "Greening the Grid: Implementing Climate Change Policy Through Energy Efficiency, Renewable Portfolio Standards, and Strategic Transmission System Investments," recently was listed on the SSRN's Top Ten download list for the eJournal of Sustainability Law and Policy.
July 12, 2010
Prof. Baker's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List – Professor Betsy Baker's paper, "Law, Science, and the Continental Shelf: The Russian Federation and the Promise of Arctic Cooperation", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Sustainability Law & Policy eJournal.
July 12, 2010
Prof. Farrior's Article Makes SSRN Top Ten Lists – Professor Stephanie Farrior's article, "Human Trafficking Violates Anti-Slavery Provision: Introductory Note to Rantsev v. Cyprus and Russia - European Court of Human Rights," recently made the following SSRN Top Ten download lists.
July 9, 2010
Prof. Yang's Paper in SSRN Top Ten All Time Hits – Prof. Tseming Yang's paper, "The Emergence of Global Environmental Law," is listed on SSRN's Top Ten All Time Hits download list for the Journal of CGN: The Environment (Topic).
July 9, 2010
Prof. Judy's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten – Prof. Judy's paper was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for CGN: The Environment (Topic).
April 21, 2010
Speth to Receive Yale Award of Merit – Professor James Gustave "Gus" Speth will receive Yale Law School's highest honor, the Award of Merit, jointly with VLS Trustee Richard Ayres and two other Yale alumni for their contribution to public service and the legal profession.
April 5, 2010
Novick Receives Distinguished Alumni Award – Adjunct Professor Sheldon Novick recently received a Distinguished Law Alumni Award from the Washington University School of Law.
March 24, 2010
Tuholske Receives Rydberg Award – Professor Jack Tuholske, a visiting faculty member, received the 2010 Kerry Rydberg Award for Environmental Activism at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Oregon School of Law in February.
March 15, 2010
Prof. Nolon's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten Download List – Sean Nolon's paper "The Lawyer as Process Advocate: Encouraging Collaborative Approaches to Controversial Development Decisions" was recently listed on an SSRN Top Ten download list.
January 28, 2010
Hanna Nominated for Best Article Award – Article by Professor Cheryl Hanna has been nominated for the Best Article Award from Violence Against Women
January 26, 2010
Goodenough Receives Brooks Faculty Prize – Professor Oliver Goodenough was recently chosen as the second recipient of the Richard Brooks Faculty Scholarship Prize.
November 4, 2009
Prof. Yirka's Paper Makes an SSRN Top Ten Download List – Carl Yirka's paper, "The Yirka Question and Yirka's Answer: What should law libraries stop doing in order to address higher priority initiatives?" was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download
October 1, 2009
Two VLS Faculty Awarded Fulbright Scholarships – Professors Bach and Czarnezki awarded Fulbright scholarships.
September 16, 2009
Hanna and Vesilind Paper Makes a Top Ten SSRN Download List – Cheryl Hanna and Pamela Vesilind's paper Preview of United States v. Stevens: Animal Law, Obscenity, and the Limits of Government Censorship was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Animal Law.
August 4, 2009
Prof. Dworkin Nominated to EPRI Executive Committee – Professor Michael Dworkin has been nominated by the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) Governance and Nominating Committee to one of the six seats on the Executive Committee of EPRI's Board of Trustees.
February 17, 2009
VLS Awarded CLEO Award – A CLEO Diversity Award presented to Vermont Law School for its continuing commitment to diversifying the legal profession.
November 27, 2008
Prof. Dworkin Presented 2008 Kilmarx Award – Former Vermont Public Service Board Chairman Michael Dworkin has won a national award recognizing his work in founding the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment.
September 8, 2008
Prof. Patrick Parenteau Receives National Wildlife Federation Award – Professor Patrick Parenteau received The National Wildlife Federation's 2006 National Conservation Achievement Award
September 1, 2008
Professor Alex Banks Wins Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services Award – The Outstanding Victim Advocacy and Awareness Award was presented to Professor Alex Banks '87 by the Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services.
General Practice Program Wins Gambrell Award – The General Practice Program was awarded the 2007 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.