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Kurdistan representative to speak at Vanderbilt Sept. 27

Sep. 15, 2017—The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government will speak at Vanderbilt Law School two days after an independence referendum in Kurdistan.

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Panel discussion on DACA set for Thursday at Vanderbilt

Sep. 12, 2017—A panel discussion about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Vanderbilt Law School.

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$2 million investment establishes Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School

Aug. 22, 2017—A $2 million investment in Vanderbilt Law School by Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, will provide legal support to entrepreneurs on shoestring budgets to help them get up and running.

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Dayan’s ‘Legal Sorcery’ to be screened at international art blowout

Aug. 14, 2017—The influence of Haitian vodou rituals on Colin Dayan's research on marginalized populations and the law is depicted in a performance monologue that she recorded for an international art exhibition.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Apr. 26, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: U.N. speaker to link human rights and fake news

Apr. 4, 2017—A United Nations official will speak at Vanderbilt Law School about "fake news" as a human rights problem.

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Sherry wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Mar. 29, 2017—Law professor Suzanna Sherry was named the Vanderbilt recipient of a 2017 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award, the SEC announced Wednesday. Sherry was recognized for her outstanding record in teaching, research and scholarship.

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Benefits to splitting U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Fitzpatrick tells Congress

Mar. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt law professor Brian Fitzpatrick testified March 16 before a House Judiciary subcommittee about the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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United Nations official to deliver Charney Lecture at Vanderbilt

Mar. 15, 2017—This year's Charney Lecturer is United Nations official Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who will discuss “Global Challenges to Human Rights” April 5 at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Discussion set about Trump’s first 50 days

Mar. 10, 2017—A free forum about President Trump's first 50 days in office will be held at Vanderbilt Law School March 20.

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Contract clause in Constitution finding new relevance

Mar. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt professor James Ely has written a book about the contract clause of the Constitution. The clause has recently been used to block state legislatures from trimming the benefits of teachers.

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Tie free trade agreements to economic equality: Vanderbilt researcher

Feb. 15, 2017—Citizens would be more supportive of free trade deals if provisions were made in the agreements to combat income inequality, says Vanderbilt law professor Timothy Meyer.

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