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JANUARY 2013
 
     
Philip Pro Lectureship
 

Philip Pro Lectureship in Legal History with Tomiko Brown-Nagin
2/21/2013 • 7:30 p.m. Thomas & Mack Moot Court
This year's Philip Pro Lectureship will be delivered by Tomiko Brown-Nagin of Harvard Law School on the topic of her award-winning book...

     
Public Interest Law Association Auction
 
14th Annual Public Interest Law Association Auction
2/22/2013 • 6:00 p.m. Fremont Hotel & Casino
The purpose of the auction is to raise funding for summer internship grants for Boyd students working in the public sector.
     
BLSA Mock Trial
 

UNLV Black Law Students Association Earns Two Mock Trial Trophies
1/15/2013
The UNLV Black Law Students Association recently added two trophies to its mantle.

     
Bellow Scholars
 

Three Boyd Professors Named Bellow Scholars
12/31/2012
UNLV Boyd School of Law Professor Fatma Marouf along with Professor Michael Kagan as well as Professor Elizabeth MacDowell along with Criminal Justice Professor Emily Troshynski have been dual-awarded Bellow Scholars for 2013.

     
ABA Journal Blawg 100 Hall of Fame
 

Legal Writing Blog Named Fan Favorite
1/7/2013
A blog for which Professor Lori Johnson is a Contributing Editor, Legal Writing Prof Blog, recently earned the top spot on the ABA Journal's Blawg 100 Fan Favorite list in the category of Legal Research/Writing.

     
Terrill Pollman
 
Professor Terrill Pollman Receives AALS Section Award
12/11/2012
Professor of Law and Director of the Lawyering Process Program Terrill Pollman recently earned one of two annual Section Awards from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research.
     
Alexandra Varela and Justice Nancy Saitta
 
Boyd Community Honored at Pro Bono Luncheon Dec. 7
12/18/2012
More than 200 Boyd alumni, students and staff were recognized at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's 12th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon on Dec. 7 for their pro bono work in 2012.
     
Daria Snadowsky
 
Boyd Alumna Publishes Second Book
1/9/2013
Anatomy of a Single Girl, written by Boyd School of Law graduate Daria Snadowsky '06, hit bookstores and e-reader sites on Jan. 8. This is Snadowsky's second book, following Anatomy of a Boyfriend published in 2007.
     
DeShun Harris
 
Poster by Boyd's DeShun Harris Displayed at AALS Conference
12/20/2012
A poster submitted by DeShun Harris, Assistant Director of Academic Success at the Boyd School of Law, was selected to represent the Academic Support Program section at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) conference.
     
 

IN THE MEDIA

Daily Read: Leslie Griffin on Free Exercise and the ACA
Constitutional Law Prof Blog - 1/10/13
Professor Leslie C. Griffin

Lehman Seeks Order Blocking Government Taxes on Deals
Bloomberg - 1/8/13
Interim Dean Nancy Rapoport

Misunderstanding the Mandate
American Constitution Society Blog - 1/8/13
Professor Leslie C. Griffin

Kids build courtroom confidence in UNLV program
Reno Gazette-Journal - 1/5/13
Professor Rebecca Nathanson

The Problem of "International Orphan Works"
Eric Goldman Technology & Marketing Law Blog - 1/3/13
Professor Marketa Trimble

UNLV program acquaints potential young witnesses with courtroom practices, earns 'Bright Ideas' award
Las Vegas Sun - 12/25/12
Professor Rebecca Nathanson
Boyd student Dawn Hathaway Thoman

Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy
Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers - 12/21/12
Professor Jean Whitney

What negotiation theory can teach us about the fiscal cliff talks
The Washington Post - 12/21/12
Saltman Center Advisory Board members Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Robert Mnookin explain how negotiation theory can help increase understanding of the fiscal cliff

Boyd Alumnus Launches Legal Marketing Blog
UNLV Law News - 12/20/12
Boyd alumnus John Skiba '03 has launched a new blog called JDBlogger

FBI says Las Vegas suspect bragged about shooting children
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 12/19/12
Professor Christopher Blakesley

Member Spotlight
The ABA Taxation Section - 12/19/12
Professor Francine Lipman

Murchison & Cumming Welcomes New Associates
San Francisco Chronicle - 12/18/12
Former teaching assistant for the Boyd School of Law's Lawyering Process Program Dustun Holmes joined the Las Vegas office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP

Right to 'vote with their feet' odious
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 12/16/12
Professor Thomas McAffee

Council puts finishing touches on revamped teacher evaluation system
Las Vegas Sun - 12/15/12
Professor Sylvia Lazos

Live And Local With Kevin Wall: Locals, The Strip, And The Gripe Line
(Hour 1, 13:00 mark)
KXNT News Radio - 12/13/12
Professor Ruben J. Garcia

Sorry, But You Probably Can't Sue Your Bank
Time Business & Money - 12/12/12
Professor Jean Sternlight

Houston law firm's stature spans globe
Houston Chronicle - 12/9/12
Interim Dean Nancy Rapoport

Serving on Appointments While Retaining Your Sanity
PrawfsBlawg - 12/6/12
Alumnus Michael Higdon '01

Pro Bono Spotlight
Nevada Lawyer - 11/22/12
Boyd alumnus Cort Arlint '10 featured in Pro Bono Spotlight

 

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