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Alistair Newbern

Vanderbilt law students triumph in Sixth Circuit case despite laryngitis

Aug. 19, 2016—Students of the Appellate Litigation Clinic scored a big win at the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court, even though laryngitis nearly sidelined one of them.

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First set of University Courses announced

Feb. 22, 2016—Five classes ranging from the history of black Nashville to the impact of mobile cloud computing will be the inaugural set of University Courses at Vanderbilt University—a new initiative arising from the recent Academic Strategic Plan.

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Noted prison reform experts to share insights at Turner conference

Mar. 11, 2015—"Re-Visioning Justice in America," an April 17-19 public conference on prison reform sponsored by Vanderbilt Divinity School's Cal Turner Program, will feature keynote talks by Michelle Alexander, Bryan Stevenson and Howard Zehr.

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Panel will discuss how state appellate courts are selected

Mar. 7, 2014—The method of selecting state appellate court judges will be discussed March 21 at a forum at Vanderbilt Law School which is free and open to the public.

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‘Nashville for All of Us’ topic of November (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University professors Dan Cornfield and Alistair Newbern will discuss "Nashville for All of Us" at the Nov. 6 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood.

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Plan offered for more inclusive Nashville

Mar. 20, 2013—A 25-year plan for Nashville's future includes a report on inclusivity written by Vanderbilt sociologist Dan Cornfield.

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