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DECEMBER 2012
 
     
Bar Pass Results
 

Boyd First-Time Takers Surpass Overall Nevada Rate
11/30/2012
Students from the William S. Boyd School of Law who took the State Bar Exam this past July had a 76 percent pass rate. First-time takers from Boyd had a 79 percent pass rate while repeat takers had a 45 percent success rate.

     
Sandra Morgan
 
Boyd Alumna Sandra Douglass Morgan Named Attorney of the Year by Las Vegas National Bar Association
11/30/2012
The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) has named UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law alumna Sandra Douglass Morgan '03 the 2012 Attorney of the Year.
     
General Election Results
 
Six Alumni, Part-time Student, and Adjunct Professor Win Nevada General Election Races
11/9/2012
Six alumni, one part-time student, and one adjunct professor have not only found success at the William S. Boyd School of Law, but at the polls.
     
Client Counseling Competition
 
Boyd Students Chosen for Regional Client Counseling Competition
11/9/2012
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law students Cathy Kama and Jae Barrick will represent the school in the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division's regional Client Counseling Competition in February.
     
 

IN THE MEDIA

Big banks box customers out of court
Bankrate - 11/30/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Dream Act immigrants eligible for Nevada driver's licenses
Las Vegas Sun - 11/29/12
Professor Angela Morrison

How Banks Limit Your Options in a Dispute
The New York Times - 11/28/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Banks force arbitration in account disputes
Minneapolis StarTribune - 11/27/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Big Banks More Likely to Impose Arbitration on Checking
Bloomberg - 11/27/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Lawyer Psychology
UNLV News Center - 11/26/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

What Tax Profs Are Thankful For
TaxProf Blog - 11/22/12
Professor Francine Lipman

Out of the Lion's Den
UNLV News Center - 11/21/12
Professor Michael Kagan

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 11/20/12: Strikes, Walmart, And Black Friday
(Hour 1, 29:20 mark)
KXNT News Radio - 11/20/12
Professor Ruben J. Garcia

Kids Learn The Law
KNPR's State of Nevada - 11/19/12
Professor Rebecca Nathanson

Passive sharing is passe: Why protecting privacy in the social sphere preserves value in the channel
VentureBeat - 11/18/12
Alumna Jenna Gavin '05

To stop hospital negligence, use the law
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 11/18/12
Professor Mary Berkheiser

Volunteers fill hundreds of grocery bags for those in need
Channel 13 Action News - 11/17/12

Nudists Seek to Protect Right to Bare Everything
The New York Times - 11/15/12
Alumna Christina DiEdoardo '05

Civilizing The Public Conversation
KNPR - 11/14/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Six honored at Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 11/13/12
Ted and Doris Lee, who established the first endowed professorship in law at the Boyd School of Law, were honored with the Outstanding Philanthropist award by the Las Vegas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Renowned author lectures in Las Vegas on U.S. corporate complicity in Holocaust
Spero News - 11/09/12
Investigative author Edwin Black presented his book, "IBM and the Holocaust," at the Boyd School of Law on Nov. 13

U.S. Trustee Program Narrows Proposal for Disclosure of Law Firm Bankruptcy Fees
Connecticut Law Tribune - 11/09/12
Interim Dean Nancy Rapoport

Gaming's Suits
David magazine - 11/08/12
Professor Marketa Trimble

Theodore Stalcup Credits Boyd School of Law with Publishing and Legal Success
BriefingWire - 11/08/12
Alumnus Theodore Stalcup '06

Boyd Law School Program Helps Young Witnesses Understand Court Processes
Virtual Rebel - 11/07/12
Professor Rebecca Nathanson

Kids' Court Wins Bright Idea Award
UNLV News Center - 11/07/12
Professor Rebecca Nathanson

Simons next Elko Justice of the Peace
Elko Daily Free Press - 11/07/12
Alumnus Mason Simons '03

UNLV College of Engineering Lecture Series to Host William S. Boyd Nov. 13
UNLV News Center - 11/06/12

Law School Students Stand Out in Diverse Fields
UNLV News Center - 11/05/12
Olympic gymnast, rodeo queen, Emmy winner, and poker champion among the Boyd Law School's newest class

I-Team: Shackles Coming Off Juveniles in Court
KLAS-TV 8 News NOW - 11/01/12
Professor Mary Berkheiser

Report from Social Justice Feminism Conference
Feminist Law Professors - 11/01/12
Professor Ann Cammett

The Hunt for Noncitizen Voters
Stanford Law Review - 10/31/12
Professor Fatma Marouf

MAC Argues In Supreme Court Hearing At The UNLV Boyd School Of Law
The MAC Law Firm - 10/30/12

Gaming Pioneer William S. Boyd Next in Line for Dean's Conversation Series

UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering - 10/29/12

 

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