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Well-known Vt. Law School Professor Dies

Michael Mello Michael Mello

White River Junction, Vermont - November 24, 2008

An internationally known writer on the death penalty and criminal law who lived in Vermont has died. Michael Mello passed away Sunday at his home after a short illness. He was 51.

Mello lived in White River Junction and worked at the Vermont Law School for the past decade.

Outside the classroom he was well-known for representing inmates on death row and for his publications about capital punishment. Mello even served as a legal adviser to the Unabomber.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

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