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Gonzales, Totenberg to join Zeppos, Meacham for Supreme Court talk

Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host an in-depth look at the effort to fill the current vacancy to the United States Supreme Court. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Supreme Court wrap up: Constitutional expert explains why the Court ‘got the law right’

Jul. 1, 2013—One of the nation’s top scholars on constitutional law, Vanderbilt law school professor Suzanna Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law, explains why she thinks the Supreme Court successfully followed the law.

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Constitutional law expert comments on controversial Supreme Court Voting Rights Act decision

Jun. 28, 2013—Suzanna Sherry's op-ed about the deeply divided Supreme Court decision to strike down what was considered the government’s strongest legal tool to stop voting discrimination appeared on the Washington Post website on June 25.

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Constitutional law expert’s opinion on Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decisions

Jun. 26, 2013—Windsor v. United States makes history – in more ways than one – but it doesn’t make new law, says Vanderbilt constitutional law scholar Suzanna Sherry in an op-ed for the Washington Post.

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Vanderbilt legal, education experts: Not the end of affirmative action

Jun. 26, 2013—Law and education experts from Vanderbilt comment on the long-awaited Supreme Court affirmative action decision.

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Vanderbilt expert available for comment on Supreme Court’s college affirmative action decision

May. 16, 2013—Peabody's Stella Flores is available for comment on the much-anticipated Supreme Court decision on Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that could alter the way universities consider race in the admissions process.

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An angry judge can be a good judge

Jan. 9, 2013—Judges that are able to tap into and manage their anger may be more effective on the bench, new research finds.

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Vanderbilt law professor influences SCOTUS health care decision

Jul. 3, 2012—A brief filed by James F. Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy at Vanderbilt Law School, provided a key legal argument relied on by Chief Justice John Roberts in his historic decision on the Affordable Care Act.

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Campaign Spending to the Max

Nov. 2, 2011—If you think campaign spending during the last presidential election was a lot, you haven’t seen anything yet. Distinguished Professor of Political Science John Geer says this will be the first presidential race since the landmark “Citizens United” 2010 Supreme Court ruling, which ended most restrictions on donations by corporations and unions. And, that translates...

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