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UNC School of Law presented four awards to distinguished faculty on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in a ceremony at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center.

The awards presented include:

The Byrd Award

Joan Krause

The Robert G. Byrd Award for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching is named for Robert G. Byrd, an alumnus of the school who served as a member of the faculty from 1963 until 2004, and as dean from 1974-1979.

Joan H. Krause Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law

The Chadbourn Award

Erika K. Wilson

The James H. Chadbourn Award for Excellence in Scholarship is named for James H. Chadbourn, editor-in-chief of the North Carolina Law Review in 1930-1931, a member of the UNC Law faculty from 1931-1936, and a co-author of leading texts in civil procedure, federal court, and evidence. In 1933, while at UNC, Chadbourn bravely authored a controversial work titled "Lynching and the Law." This award honors a faculty member's distinguished law journal article.

Erika K. Wilson
Assistant Professor of Law

The Van Hecke-Wettach Award

Alfred L. Brophy
A. Mark Weisburd

Every second year, the law school awards the Van Hecke-Wettach Award -- named for two Carolina Law deans of the 1930s and 1940s respectively, Maurice van Hecke and Robert Wettach -- for the completion of an outstanding book or monograph.

Alfred L. Brophy
Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law

A. Mark Weisburd
Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

The Charles E. Daye Award

Oscar J. Salinas
Alexa Z. Chew

The Charles E. Daye Award for Excellence in Service is conferred annually on the basis of service performed within the two years prior to year in which the award is given. A faculty member is honored for exemplary public service, measured by the time, effort and creativity devoted to service, as well as the impact on the community.

Oscar J. Salinas
Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Alexa Z. Chew
Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Retiring Faculty

John Charles
Judith Wegner

John Charles "Jack" Boger '74 Wade Edwards Distinguished Professor of Law Judith Welch Wegner, Burton Craig Professor of Law, Emeritus   

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