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MEDIA ADVISORY – Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow to speak on death penalty Oct. 6 at Vanderbilt University

Oct. 5, 2005—Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow will give a talk, "Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty," Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at Vanderbilt University.

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SUPREME COURT NOMINEE: VANDERBILT EXPERT

Sep. 29, 2005—Impact of changes to the Supreme Court: Suzanna Sherry, Cal Turner Professor of Law and Leadership at Vanderbilt Law School, is available to discuss the recent changes to the Supreme Court, including the confirmation of a new chief justice and the nomination of a person to fill the vacancy left by Sandra Day O'Connor. She also can discuss what will happen in the coming months as O'Connor continues to hear cases she may not be around to decide and what happens procedurally if a ninth justice joins the court mid-term.

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Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow to give talk on death penalty at Vanderbilt University Oct. 6

Sep. 28, 2005—Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow will give a talk "Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty" Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt offers director training for a changing corporate environment

Sep. 14, 2005—Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul Volcker, former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson and Chancellor of the Delaware Court of the Chancery William B. Chandler III will headline the 2005 Vanderbilt Directors College on Oct. 6 and 7.

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Vanderbilt Law professor Yoo to testify at Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Sep. 8, 2005—Vanderbilt Law Professor Christopher S. Yoo is scheduled to testify at the confirmation hearings next week for John G. Roberts Jr., who has been nominated to serve as chief justice of the United States.

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Is Constitution Day unconstitutional? New law requires colleges and universities to celebrate the document

Sep. 6, 2005—When Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-W.Va.) amended a massive spending bill last year to provide that all institutions of higher education receiving federal funds celebrate Constitution Day, he may not have envisioned a discussion about whether the requirement is itself unconstitutional.

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Hurricane Disaster Experts

Sep. 2, 2005—Vanderbilt experts are available to discuss a variety of issues related to the Hurricane Katrina disaster, including emergency response planning, police response, looting, economic impact, impact on universities, mass casualties, infectious disease and medical problems facing children.

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Vanderbilt Law Professor Larry Soderquist dies, Was a frequently cited authority on corporate and securities law

Aug. 23, 2005—Larry D. Soderquist, one of the nation's most respected securities law scholars and director of the Corporate and Securities Law Institute at Vanderbilt Law School, died on Aug. 20 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Soderquist, 61, was a professor of law at Vanderbilt University. He had been seriously injured in an automobile accident in early July.

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Lehman to head Vanderbilt‘s Health Care MBA program

Aug. 23, 2005—Veteran health care executive Jon Lehman has been named associate dean for health care at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, effective Sept. 1. In his new role, Lehman will have responsibility for the school‘s new Health Care MBA program, while continuing to conduct research and teach health care information technology strategy classes as professor for the practice of management.

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Lehman to head Vanderbilt’s Health Care MBA program

Aug. 23, 2005—Veteran health care executive Jon Lehman has been named associate dean for health care at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, effective Sept. 1. In his new role, Lehman will have responsibility for the school's new Health Care MBA program, while continuing to conduct research and teach health care information technology strategy classes as professor for the practice of management.

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Todd Morton joins Vanderbilt Law School as admissions director

Aug. 16, 2005—Vanderbilt University Law School has named Todd Morton, one of the most talented and experienced law school admissions officers in the nation, to head its admissions program.

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Vanderbilt London program participants unharmed by explosions

Jul. 7, 2005— Ninety students, faculty and interns studying or working in London this summer were accounted for and unharmed on Thursday after attacks on the city‘s public transportation system.

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