Lynne Henderson

Professor Emerita
B.A., Stanford University, 1975
J.D., Stanford Law School, 1979

Professor Henderson earned her J.D. degree in 1979 from Stanford Law School where she served as associate editor of the Stanford Law Review. She came to the Boyd School of Law faculty from the Indiana University–Bloomington School of Law where she was a tenured faculty member since 1990. Professor Henderson has written extensively on victim’s rights, rape and feminist jurisprudence. She has published in the Michigan Law Review, Stanford Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Texas Journal of Women and the Law, Law and Philosophy, Law & Society Review, and Law & Social Inquiry, as well as other journals. While at UNLV, Professor Henderson taught Criminal Law, Constitutional Law I & II, Violence Against Women/Domestic Violence.

Areas of Expertise
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Feminist Jurisprudence
  • Gender and the Law
  • Violence Against Women
  • Victim's Rights
  • Contracts