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Four ways to improve U.S. tax system

Mar. 30, 2015—VIDEO» The United States tax system could be improved by going back to its constitutional roots as a tax on upper classes that doesn’t apply to working class families, says a tax expert from Vanderbilt Law School.

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Cal Turner Family Foundation gift establishes center for social ventures at Vanderbilt

Mar. 25, 2015—The Turner Family Center for Social Ventures is being started at Vanderbilt with a $1.2 million donation from Cal Turner Jr.'s foundation.

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Nearly half of Brazilians support coup if corruption is high: LAPOP

Mar. 25, 2015—A survey in Brazil by Vanderbilt's LAPOP project shows that the public there is open to a military coup in times of high government corruption.

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Vanderbilt MBA students awarded grant for language app

Mar. 13, 2015—The student co-founders of a language-learning platform called Boomalang have been awarded the 2015 Sohr Grant.

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National hospital rankings contradict one another

Mar. 5, 2015—National rankings of hospitals are more confusing than helpful when you compare them to one another, according to a new study.

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Venezuelans down on president, tolerant of his detractors

Mar. 3, 2015—A poll taken by the Latin American Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University has bad news for Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro.

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Supreme Court ruling makes licensing boards vulnerable to antitrust suits

Feb. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt law professor Rebecca Haw Allensworth says a recent Supreme Court decision leaves states three options to stave off antitrust lawsuits.

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Legal expert explains how Supreme Court should rule in Affordable Care Act suit

Feb. 23, 2015—The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Vanderbilt University legal expert James Blumstein says the true issue surrounding the King v. Burwell case is separation of powers.

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Polarization over president high in Argentina: LAPOP

Feb. 18, 2015—A poll by the Latin American Opinion Project shows that Argentines have responded to the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman with anger and resignation.

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Support rising for gay unions in Tennessee: Vanderbilt Poll

Feb. 6, 2015—John Geer and Josh Clinton presented data from the Vanderbilt Poll to reporters at The Associated Press' legislative planning session on Feb 5.

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Innovation program begins at Vanderbilt Law School

Feb. 4, 2015—The Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School has been started to prepare students for 21st-century legal practice.

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Super Bowl advertising: Vanderbilt marketing experts available

Jan. 29, 2015—Everyone knows that the second biggest competition on Super Bowl Sunday is the battle over advertising. Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management experts are available to talk about trends in Super Bowl advertising.

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