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Annual Awards

Each year, the following awards are made to deserving members of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law‘s editorial staff.

Masamichi Yamamoto Second-Year Editor Award

Awarded to the second-year staff member who has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law during the academic year.

This award was endowed in 2008 by Mr. Masamichi Yamamoto (J.D. 2007), who served on the editorial staff in 2005-06 and 2006-07, in memory of his mother, Michiko Yamamoto.

Outstanding Editor Award

Awarded to the member of the third-year staff selected as having done the most outstanding work on the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law during the academic year.

Grace Wilson Sims Medal in Transnational Law

Awarded to the Editorial Board member, other than the editor-in-chief, who has done the most outstanding work on the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law during the academic year.

Grace Wilson Sims Prize for Student Writing in Transnational Law

Awarded to the student submitting the best piece of student writing for publication in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law during the academic year.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are pleased to announce the 2013-2014 VJTL New Members

Coming up:

The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law hosted a symposium called “The Role of Non-State Actors in International Law” at Vanderbilt University Law School in February 2013.

The October issue of the Journal will showcase articles by distinguished symposium guests including:

  • Mr. Ian Smillie, “Blood Diamonds and Non-State Actors”
  • Professor Jean d’Aspremont, “Cognitive Conflicts and the Making of International Law from Empirical Concord to Conceptual Discord in Legal Scholarship”
  • Professor Peter J. Spiro, “Constraining Global Corporate Power: A Very Short Introduction”
  • Professor Suzanne Katzenstein
  • Professor Peter Margulies
  • Professor Harlan G. Cohen

 

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