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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 9, 2012

 The University of Tennessee College of Law will hold its spring hooding ceremony Friday at Thompson Boling Arena beginning at 5 p.m. Approximately 150 graduates will receive law degrees and hear from Ray Mabus, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Also on Friday, commencement exercises will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville. The ceremony will take place on the Alumni Lawn or in case of inclement weather in the Memorial Gymnasium. On Thursday afternoon, the law school will host several receptions and an open house from 3 to 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, commencement ceremonies for 128 students from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will begin at 3 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Addressing the graduates will be 2000 alumna Caroline Hunter, chair of the Federal Election Commission.