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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Professors Rachel Anderson, Stacey Tovino to Attend Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference

Rachel Anderson is a Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Stacey Tovino is the Lincy Professor of Law at the Boyd School of Law.

Professors Anderson and Tovino will attend the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2014 Conference from July 29 to Aug. 6 in Amelia Island, Fla.

Professor Anderson will moderate a panel on “The Future of Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.”

On Aug. 1, Professor Tovino will give a talk on the law and ethics of grateful patient fundraising as part of a "Hot Issues in Law and Bioethics" panel during a Health Law Workshop. Additionally, on Aug. 5, Professor Tovino will serve as Boyd's representative at the SEALS Steering Committee meeting.

The annual meeting offers legal educators the opportunity to engage with panels and discussion groups on a variety of cutting-edge topics and legal issues, which will prove important for both scholarly work and classroom teaching.

Professor Anderson's research and teaching interests focus on business law, civil and human rights, empirical legal studies, and international law.

Professor Tovino is a leading expert in health law, bioethics, and the medical humanities.