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Monday, September 22, 2014

Professors Elizabeth MacDowell and Fatma Marouf to Present at 2014 Bellow Scholars Fall Workshop


(l-r) Professors Elizabeth MacDowell and Fatma Marouf
Professor Elizabeth MacDowell is the director of the Family Justice Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Fatma Marouf is the co-director of the Immigration Clinic at the Boyd School of Law.

From Oct. 16 to 19, MacDowell and Marouf will attend the 2014 Bellow Scholars Fall Workshop held by the AALS Section of Clinical Legal Education's Committee on Lawyering in the Public Interest.

MacDowell will present research findings from her study of self-help services for victims of domestic violence.

Marouf will present empirical research related to gender interactions in immigration appeals.

MacDowell's research focuses on intersectional issues of race, class, and gender, domestic violence, access to justice, and the impact of criminalization on low-income families.