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UNC School of Law presented three awards to distinguished faculty on Tuesday, April 24, 2017 in a ceremony at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center.

The awards presented include:

The Byrd Award

Barbara Fedders

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.

Barbara A. Fedders Assistant Professor of Law

The Chadbourn Award

Catherine Kim

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.

Catherine Y. Kim
George R. Ward Term Associate Professor of Law
"Plenary Power in the Modern Administrative State" (96 N.C. L. Rev. 77, 2017)

The Charles E. Daye Award

Jeffrey Hirsch

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.

Jeffrey M. Hirsch
Associate Dean for Strategy and
Geneva Yeargan Rand Distinguished Professor of Law

Retiring Faculty

Mark Weisburd

Arthur Mark Weisburd Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, Emeritus

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