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Nov. 17, 2003
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Billie Holliday
New University Library Exhibit Recalls The Golden Era of Jazz

Portraits of Jazz posterWILLIAM GOTTLIEB didn't take a whole lot of pictures on the nights he set out to write about jazz legends like Billie Holliday (left) for his Washington Post column. But the few images he did capture were spectacular — portraits of jazz's golden era. His portraiits highlight a new exhibit at the University of Virginia Library. Full Story.

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Surgical Option Now Safer, More Realistic for Epilepsy Patients

Advances in diagnostic testing, medical imaging and surgical techniques are offering new hope for people with "intractable" epilepsy — recurring seizures that cannot be controlled by medicine alone. Surgeons at the U.Va. Health System have had great success in identifying and removing sections of the brain that cause the seizures. Though most epilepsy can be controlled by medication, surgery essentially offers a cure for long-suffering patients. Full Story.

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Law Professors Continuue Centuries-Old Debate on Constitutional Interpretation

John Harrison (top) and Robert PostFor more than 200 years, people have debated how to interpret the U.S. Constitution. Should we adhere closely to its text, keeping our laws close to what it says? Or is it merely a starting point for living, breathing legal evolution? At a Law School forum earlier this month — which the moderator playfully dubbed "the thrilla in the pavilla" — U.Va. law professor John Harrison (top) debated the issue with a Yale colleague, Robert Post. Full Story.

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