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April 1, 2011
Professor Bobbi Jo Boyd Named 2011 Spring Fellow for NIFTEP

RALEIGH, N.C. – Professor Bobbi Jo Boyd has been selected a spring 2011 Fellow for the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism. 

The National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP), established in 2005, hosts bi-annual workshops that bring together leading academics and practitioners involved in teaching legal ethics and promoting professionalism. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, will take place April 29 - May 1, 2011, at the University of St. Thomas' Gainey Conference Center.
 
The themes for the spring 2011 workshop are:
 
  • What can law teachers and practitioners in one country learn from what is being done in other countries to develop innovative and effective ways of teaching ethics and professionalism?
  • How can teaching ethics and professionalism address practicing law in an increasingly global context?
 
“We are thrilled that Bobbi Jo was selected from such a competitive field,” said Dean Melissa Essary. “It is a credit to our faculty that they are not only dedicated to rigorous teaching and instruction, they are equally committed to pursuing relevant scholarship outside the classroom.”
 
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 21 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a new state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit law.campbell.edu.
 
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Media Contact: Julie Lechner, 919.865.5978, lechner@law.campbell.edu

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