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Congrats to new LWI Board members

Inaugural LWI LEAP Board Member

Tiffany D. Atkins

2019 Teresa G. Phelps Award Recipient

Congratulations to Associate Professor Helena Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law for Negative Narrative: Reconsidering Client Portrayals, 16 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric: JALWD 151 (2019).

2020 Influential Teaching Award Recipient

Camille Lamar Campbell

2020 Emerging Scholar Award Recipient

Joe Fore

2020 Courage Award Recipient

David R. Cleveland

Materials for Teaching Online

A collection of helpful resources with kudos to Tracy Norton


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