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Vermont Law Review Symposium to Examine Capital Punishment

February 7, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT -- The Vermont Law Review's 11th Annual Symposium, titled "New Perspectives on Capital Punishment," will explore capital punishment and its human rights implications from the perspective of scholars, litigators and educators from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 11 in the Chase Community Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Topics to be discussed include applied theory, litigation strategies, international law and capital punishment. The Law Review also will honor the work of the late Michael Mello, a former VLS faculty member and champion of human rights.

The Vermont Law Review, a legal journal edited and managed by students, has an international circulation. The review publishes articles contributed by prominent legal scholars as well as student-written notes and comments.

More information on the symposium is available at http://www.vermontlawreview.org/symposia/symposia.htm

CONTACT: John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations
 802-831-1106 , jcramer@vermontlaw.edu

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