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Former U.S. attorney general reflects on his journey of service for ‘The Zeppos Report’

Dec. 12, 2017—Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales joins fellow legal scholar Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in conversation for the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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Yates emphasizes importance of civil discourse, public service on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Sep. 28, 2017—Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on "The Zeppos Report" to discuss the importance of civil discourse and her 27-year career in the Department of Justice.

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New juvenile drug treatment courts guidelines grounded in research

Jan. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers helped re-write the guidelines for America's Juvenile drug treatment courts.

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New evaluation process offers better outcomes for juvenile offenders

Sep. 26, 2013—Peabody researchers are partnering with juvenile justice systems around the country to improve outcomes for young offenders.

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Marijuana regulation may replace marijuana prohibition under new federal guidelines

Aug. 29, 2013—New U.S. Department of Justice guidelines regarding the enforcement of the federal government’s longstanding marijuana prohibition constitute a “major policy shift,” according to Robert Mikos of Vanderbilt University Law School. Mikos, an expert on the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws, is available to provide expert commentary on the DOJ announcement.

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