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Legal academy needs to embrace complexity science: Ruhl

Mar. 30, 2017—Law professor J.B. Ruhl says legal scholars should embrace a research approach that analyzes how the relationship between various parts of a system influence its behavior.

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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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Rebuilding middle class is the key to preserving democracy

Mar. 24, 2017—Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman: "Our Constitution wasn’t designed for a country with significant economic inequality."

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Neuroscientists can measure criminal intent – at least in the moment

Mar. 13, 2017—Intent to commit a crime is a crucial factor in determining prison sentences. A new neuro study suggests it is possible to measure subtle variations in intent while a crime is being committed.

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

Mar. 1, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Three Vanderbilt student teams advance to next round of ‘Nobel Prize for students’

Feb. 23, 2017—Three teams from Vanderbilt will compete for the Hult Prize, an international social entrepreneurship competition dubbed “the Nobel Prize for students.” These teams will advance to the next round of competition in hopes of winning a $1 million prize in start-up funds to launch their project.

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Roundtable: ‘Trade and Migration with Mexico: Facts Versus Rhetoric’ Monday, Feb. 27

Feb. 22, 2017—A discussion centered around issues of trade and migration with Mexico will be held on Monday, Feb. 27, at the First Amendment Center.

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Law professor talks about his connection to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Feb. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt law professor Timothy Meyer has a unique perspective on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

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Panel discussion on border walls Monday, Feb. 13

Feb. 10, 2017—“The Impact of Walls: Experiencing Borders in East/West Germany, Israel/Palestine, and U.S./Mexico,” will be moderated by Ted Fischer, director of the Center for Latin American Studies.

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Podcast on evidence law and proof started by Vanderbilt professor

Feb. 8, 2017—A podcast about evidence law and proof has been created by Ed Cheng of Vanderbilt University. It's titled "Excited Utterance."

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Twelve faculty members selected as 2017 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.

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

Nov. 30, 2016—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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