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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Boyd Faculty Recognized at UNLV Academic Achievement Gala

Boyd School of Law's Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Frank Durand (left) and UNLV President Donald Snyder

On Thursday, April 17, UNLV hosted the first Academic Achievement Gala, which highlighted significant student and faculty achievements of the 2013-2014 academic year.

Among those honored was Boyd School of Law’s Associate Dean Frank Durand, who received the Administrative Faculty Member of the Year Award.

Several Boyd faculty members had their work displayed at the Gala. Recognized faculty members and their projects are as follows:

Rachel Anderson, Purposeful Spaces, Living History: African Americans, Civil Rights, and Law in Nevada

Michael Kagan and Fatma Marouf (with Rebecca Gill of the Political Science department), Process and Fairness in Immigration Appeals

Francine Lipman,  Heal the Suffering Children under the Internal Revenue Code: Fifty Years after the Declaration of the War on Poverty

Elizabeth MacDowell, Access to Justice and Self-Help Legal Services for Domestic Violence

Fatma Marouf, A Clinic Across Borders: International Comparative Human Rights Practicum in New Dehli, India

Marketa Trimble, Patent Law in the Service of Innovation: The Danger of Patent Trolls

Professor of Law Rachel Anderson (right)















William S. Boyd Professor of Law Francine Lipman (right)















Director of Family Justice Clinic and Associate Professor of
Law Elizabeth MacDowell (right)















Associate Professor of Law Marketa Trimble. For a full-size
version of Professor Trimble's poster, click here.