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March 16th, 2005

ROBERT BLAKE VERDICT: USC LEGAL EXPERTS AVAILABLE

From the University of Southern California Law News Service Los Angeles, CA 90089-2538 Contact: Gilien Silsby USC Law News Service, (213) 740-9690 or (213) 500-8673 MICHAEL BRENNAN, USC law professor, is an expert in criminal defense and trial advocacy. As director of USC’s Post-Conviction Justice Project, Brennan is a practicing criminal defense attorney and can […]

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March 15th, 2005

Sen. Evan Bayh to Deliver Roth Lecture

Contact: USC Law News Service Gilien Silsby (213) 740-9690 E-mail: gsilsby@law.usc.edu WHAT: Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IND), long considered a major Democratic contender in the 2008 presidential election, will deliver USC Law School’s 2005 Roth Lecture. The Indiana legislator, who has focused on strengthening national security and creating more jobs, will discuss the Senate’s judicial confirmation […]

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March 14th, 2005

USC Law School Sponsors Theodore B. Olson Address

Contact: USC Law News Service Gilien Silsby (213) 740-9690 E-mail: gsilsby@law.usc.edu WHAT: Theodore B. Olson, the 42nd Solicitor General of the United States, will give the keynote luncheon address at the 2005 Institute for Corporate Counsel. Olson will discuss “Insights from Inside the Supreme Court.” The Institute for Corporate Counsel is an annual conference hosted […]

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March 14th, 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON CASE: USC LEGAL EXPERTS AVAILABLE

From the University of Southern California Law News Service Los Angeles, CA 90089-2538 Contact: Gilien Silsby USC Law News Service, (213) 740-9690 TOM LYON, USC law professor, is an expert on child abuse and molestation, evidence in criminal cases and credibility of children’s testimony. Lyon is president of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Child […]

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March 4th, 2005

USC Dental Researchers Answer Key Enamel Question

In the quest to grow natural tooth enamel – tough, durable and nontoxic – USC researchers solve a long-standing puzzle. Contact: Carl Marziali (213) 740-2215 email: marziali@usc.edu It is one of the mysteries of biology: how does tooth enamel, the hardest mineral in the mammalian body, emerge from soft, organic gum tissue? An important part […]

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February 28th, 2005

Inclusion Is Key to Productive Workforce, USC professor says

Contact: Cynthia Monticue, USC School of Social Work (213) 740-2021 or monticue@usc.edu Elaine Lapriore, USC News Service (213) 740-7895 or lapriore@usc.edu While the backbone of today’s global economy is an increasingly diverse workforce, many individuals still perceive themselves as outsiders, according to a new book by USC professor Michàlle Mor Barak. In “Managing Diversity Toward […]

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February 25th, 2005

USC Hosts Conference on Port Security

Gathering Focuses on Protecting L.A. Seaports and Communities and the Goods that Move Through Them Contact: Phyllis Grifman (213) 740-1963 email: grifman@usc.edu Contact: Carl Marziali (213) 740-4751 email: marziali@usc.edu The USC Sea Grant Program will host a daylong conference on maritime security, Friday, March 4, at the USC Davidson Conference Center, 3415 South Figueroa St., […]

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February 23rd, 2005

Winners of Tyler Prize Announced

Environmental Honor Recognizes Two Founding Fathers of Climate Change Research Contact: Carl Marziali (213) 740-2215 email: marziali@usc.edu Two pioneers whose discoveries built the foundation for the science of climate change will share the 2005 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. The award, which includes a $200,000 cash prize and solid 10-karat gold medals, will go to […]

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February 22nd, 2005

OCEAN SCIENCE COMPETITION IS NO DAY AT THE BEACH

Carl Marziali (213) 740-4751 or 740-2215 University of Southern California Natalie Godwin (818) 354-0850 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. WHAT: Students representing 10 Southern California area high schools will compete in the 8th annual Ocean Sciences Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the University of Southern California. This fast-paced academic competition tests students’ knowledge of […]

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February 17th, 2005

USC Dental Researchers Develop First Test for Predicting Cavities in Children

Contact: Carl Marziali (213) 740-4751 email: marziali@usc.edu A simple saliva test can predict for the first time whether children will get cavities, how many cavities they will get and even which teeth are most vulnerable, USC researchers say. Developed by a USC School of Dentistry team led by professor Paul Denny, the test quantifies the […]

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