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State of the Union address – Vanderbilt experts available

Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.

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Vanderbilt expert can speak about police ‘testilying’

Apr. 8, 2015—A shooting in South Carolina illustrates how recording technology is changing the fallout of some police-suspect interactions.

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American Judicature Society and Vanderbilt Law School announce affiliation

Jul. 2, 2013—The American Judicature Society will relocate to Nashville as part of its new affiliation with Vanderbilt Law School. The agreement begins July 1 and will result in joint educational programming, publications and new research.

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Law professor to present at orientation program for new federal judges

Feb. 7, 2013—Terry Maroney, professor of law, will discuss her scholarship on how judges deal with emotion as part of an orientation program for newly confirmed federal judges.

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Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance

Oct. 26, 2012—Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its punishment....

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Exonerated former death row inmate to speak at law school

Mar. 21, 2012—Former death row prisoner John Thompson speaks at Vanderbilt Law School March 27 about "Killing Time: An 18-year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom."

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