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TIP SHEET: Newton can comment about Kurdistan drive for independence

Sep. 29, 2017—The threats from Baghdad are growing, The efforts of Kurds to attain their own Middle East homeland are ramping up after 92 percent voted for independence. Michael A. Newton, professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, can comment on developments regarding the Kurdish people based on more than 25 years of experience working with...

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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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Vanderbilt law students file amicus brief in African human rights case

Mar. 3, 2017—Law students are taking part in a case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights by filing a brief about an anti-terrorist statute in Ethiopia.

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Guantanamo Bay closure plan to be discussed at Vanderbilt

Feb. 24, 2016—President Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center will be the topic of a Vanderbilt Law School forum on Feb. 25.

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State of the Union address – Vanderbilt experts available

Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.

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Enroll now in Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning fall classes

Sep. 1, 2015—The Osher Lifelong Learning classes at Vanderbilt this fall draw from professors' research in areas that include earth science, Hebrew Bible, music history, urban planning and more.

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Vanderbilt represented at this weekend’s Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 8, 2014—The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will co-sponsor a special track of veteran-focused readings, discussions and performances at this year's Southern Festival of Books, which also features appearances by Vanderbilt faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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ISIS conflict experts: Thomas Schwartz and Mike Newton

Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt experts Thomas Schwartz and Mike Newton are available to comment on President Obama's new plans for Iraq and Syria.

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt experts available to comment on Iraq

Aug. 12, 2014—Michael Newton and Thomas Schwartz are available to talk about the current situation in Iraq.

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Forum on proportionality and conflict is Feb. 19 at Vanderbilt

Feb. 4, 2014—The authors of the new book Proportionality in International Law will join three other experts for a discussion about some of the hard realities inherent in modern conflict.

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt professor helping organize Syrian war crimes court

Oct. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt law professor Mike Newton can talk about the effort to bring war criminals to justice in Syria.

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The Hill: Remembering the chemical atttacks against the Kurds

Mar. 29, 2013—Twenty-five years ago this March, Iraqi forces coordinated a calculated campaign of genocide against the Kurds, an atrocity that should remind the world that it must rally to the aid of those who suffer from brutal regimes, writes Michael Newton, professor of the practice of law.

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