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Law School receives Sloan Foundation grant to study international role of corporations

Oct. 19, 2006—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded Vanderbilt Law School a grant of $609,500 to fund a two-year study the international role of American corporations.

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Ellen Clayton elected to the Institute of Medicine

Oct. 11, 2006—Ellen Wright Clayton, Rosalind E. Franklin Professor of Genetics and Health Policy, Professor of Law and Professor of Pediatrics, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which functions both as an honorific membership organization and an advisory organization.

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Jim Ely awarded 2006 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

Oct. 9, 2006—Professor Jim Ely is the 2006 recipient of the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize, which honors career contributions to scholarship relating to property rights and the constitutional protection of property.

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Twenty 2006 graduates selected for membership in the Order of the Coif

Oct. 9, 2006—Don Hall, president of the Vanderbilt Law School Chapter of the Order of the Coif, has announced that 20 graduates of the Class of 2006 have been selected for membership in the prestigious national organization.

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Grant will fund study of habeas corpus cases

Oct. 9, 2006—Vanderbilt garners National Institute of Justice grant; Nancy King to direct study of habeas corpus litigation

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Vanderbilt garners National Institute of Justice grant

Sep. 25, 2006—Professor Nancy King to direct study of 3,000 habeas corpus cases.

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