Sara Gordon

Sara Gordon

Associate Professor of Law

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Areas of expertise:

Evidence, Mental Health Law, Legal Writing, Community Property


Professor Gordon joined the Boyd School of Law in 2006. Her research focuses on mental health law, law and psychology, and decisionmaking. She teaches Evidence, Mental Health Law, and Legal Writing courses.  Her articles have been published in Hastings Law Journal, Indiana Law Review, Tennessee Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, and Case Western Law Review (forthcoming 2016).

Professor Gordon earned her B.A. in Psychology from Pitzer College and her J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Arizona Law Review. Prior to joining the faculty at the Boyd School of Law, Professor Gordon practiced commercial and employment litigation with the firm of Hale Lane, now Holland & Hart, in Las Vegas. Professor Gordon recently received a grant from the State of Alaska to conduct a comprehensive overview of statutes relating to mental health and mental competency and to recommend changes to existing Alaska statutes.

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