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2009 LL.M. grad receives research fellowship

August 20, 2009

Breann Yoshiko Swann, a 2009 graduate of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law's LL.M. in Tribal Policy, Law and Government program, recently was named the recipient of an Inaugural Research Fellowship, according to a recent University of Hawai'i, Manoa press release.

The fellowship was established through the Kamehameha Schools, a charitable educational trust, whose mission is to provide educational opportunities to improve the capacity and well-being of people of Hawaiian ancestry. It will enable Swann to conduct up to three years of research, scholarship, teaching and/or other research-related projects at the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law.

Swann earned her bachelor's degree in English from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California - Gould School of Law.

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To read the University of Hawai'i press release click here.