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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt’s Fitzpatrick can comment on same-sex marriage ruling

Jun. 26, 2015—Brian Fitzpatrick of Vanderbilt Law School can comment on the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.

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Vanderbilt same-sex marriage Supreme Court Twitter Q&A set for June 22

Jun. 18, 2015—Vanderbilt University will host a live Twitter question-and-answer session about the Supreme Court and same-sex marriage from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, June 22, featuring Brian Fitzpatrick, FedEx Research Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Supreme Court experts ready to discuss upcoming decisions

May. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt legal experts are available to talk about the latest Supreme Court decisions.

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Supreme Court ruling makes licensing boards vulnerable to antitrust suits

Feb. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt law professor Rebecca Haw Allensworth says a recent Supreme Court decision leaves states three options to stave off antitrust lawsuits.

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Legal expert explains how Supreme Court should rule in Affordable Care Act suit

Feb. 23, 2015—The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Vanderbilt University legal expert James Blumstein says the true issue surrounding the King v. Burwell case is separation of powers.

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Prominent advocate for LGBT marriage rights to speak at Vanderbilt

Feb. 4, 2014—A top ACLU attorney who played a pivotal role in the Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act will speak at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Expert: Same-sex marriage issue could define Justice Kennedy’s place in history

Nov. 5, 2013—U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has written all of the court’s decisions striking down discrimination against homosexuals, is poised for a prominent place in history if a same-sex marriage case makes it to the high court, says a Vanderbilt law professor. Read more.

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Same-sex marriage issue could define Justice Kennedy’s place in history

Nov. 5, 2013—If circumstances land the right same-sex marriage case in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, than Justice Anthony Kennedy may find himself in the history books as the judge who makes gay marriage legal for good, says a Vanderbilt University law professor.

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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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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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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 professors available to talk about upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Mar. 21, 2012—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.

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