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    Nashville’s affordable housing crisis topic of Vanderbilt panel

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Read More

    Jan. 5, 2012

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    Civil rights activist D’Army Bailey to speak at Vanderbilt Law School

    Vanderbilt Law School and the Black Law Student Association will bring in civil rights activist D’Army Bailey to speak Jan 12 in commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

    Jan. 4, 2012

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    New string of Wal-Mart discrimination class action lawsuits likely to fail

    In a second legal step after the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a national class action discrimination lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart on behalf of more than a million female employees, a series of statewide class action lawsuits are being launched. But Vanderbilt Law School professor Brian Fitzpatrick believes these new lawsuits will fail for the same reasons the nationwide suit did. Read More

    Dec. 9, 2011

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    Speaking Freely

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Dec. 5, 2011

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    Do we still need record labels? A global debate

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2011

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    Pressure Cooker: Bappa Mukherji, MBA’95, JD’95, is looking to bag the next big thing in the food industry

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2011

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    Ingrid Wuerth of Vanderbilt Law School named to Clinton advisory committee

    Ingrid Wuerth, professor of law and director of the International Legal Studies Program at Vanderbilt Law School, has been named to the State Department Advisory Committee on International Law. Read More

    Nov. 17, 2011

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    Innovative Vanderbilt joint degree combines neuroscience and law

    Applications are being accepted for the second class of Vanderbilt University’s innovative Ph.D/J.D. program combining the study of law and neuroscience. Vanderbilt launched the first such program in the country in 2010 when it enrolled Bowdoin College alumnus Matthew Ginther to be the first to take on the challenging curriculum that alternates classes at Vanderbilt Law School and the university’s graduate program in neuroscience. Read More

    Nov. 17, 2011

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    Workers receive higher pay for the risk of sexual harassment on the job

    Economist Joni Hersch has calculated the first measures of sexual harassment risks at work by industry, age group, and sex. Hersch finds that female workers are six times more likely than male workers to experience sexual harassment on the job. Read More

    Nov. 17, 2011

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    Nov. 15 debate: Are record labels obsolete?

    A distinguished panel of business and academic experts will discuss the viability of record labels in the digital age during the first Vanderbilt-Melbourne Global Debate. The debate, the first of an ongoing series born of Vanderbilt University’s partnership with The University of Melbourne, will be held 9 to 10:45 a.m. Nov. 15 in Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School. Read More

    Nov. 7, 2011

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    International Education Week Nov. 8-16

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Nov. 3, 2011

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    Libyan adviser from Vanderbilt outlines steps for life after Gadhafi

    Only a society built on Libyan culture and values has any chance to bring peace and democracy to that nation after years of abuse under dictator Moammar Gadhafi, says a Vanderbilt University professor who is advising the new government there. Read More

    Oct. 26, 2011

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    Results instead of revenge: A new plan for juvenile justice

    The struggle against juvenile crime may come down to one simple question, says a Vanderbilt University researcher: Do we want revenge or do we want results? If we want results, says legal expert Christopher Slobogin, we should dramatically reform the system to stress community-based treatment over incarceration. Read More

    Oct. 13, 2011

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    Vanderbilt professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

    The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases. Read More

    Oct. 12, 2011

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    NFL’s Adolpho Birch to speak Oct. 21

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Oct. 11, 2011

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    Professor struck by car ignites pedestrian safety measures

    Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” will take place in Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a… Read More

    Oct. 10, 2011

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    Blumstein: court should strike down Medicaid expansion

    The Supreme Court should strike down President Obama’s proposed expansion of Medicaid, says James F. Blumstein of Vanderbilt University Law School. Read More

    Oct. 5, 2011

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    Au Bon Pain café opens at law school

    The cafe is now open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. Read More

    Aug. 24, 2011

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    Sharfstein awarded Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellowship

    Daniel J. Sharfstein, associate professor of law, has been awarded an Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellowship by the Fletcher Foundation. Read More

    Jul. 7, 2011

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    Zeppos, Balser meet with congressional leaders

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser traveled to the nation’s capital June 22 and 23 to meet with Tennessee congressional leaders, Vanderbilt alumni and others to discuss Vanderbilt’s health care, research and educational priorities and their role in the federal agenda. Read More

    Jun. 27, 2011