E-Newsletter of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law | December 2010
This E-Newsletter is devoted to interesting scholarship and news about faculty, alumni, and students at UNLV's Boyd School of Law. We welcome your comments and suggestions for future contributions.
Professor Sylvia Lazos Fights for Equality Sylvia Lazos, Justice Myron Leavitt Professor of Law, has been researching issues of diversity since arriving at the UNLV Boyd School of Law in 2003. She has written on a variety of issues, including how initiatives by the electorate affect the civil rights of minorities, the difficulties in appointing judges who are minorities and women ... Read more »
Professor Keith Rowley Strives to Serve In May and July 2010, respectively, the American Law Institute (ALI) and the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved extensive amendments to the official text of Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 9, governing personal property security interests. William S. Boyd Professor of Law Keith Rowley actively participated in ... Read more »
Professor Marketa Trimble Joins the Boyd School of Law Faculty The Boyd School of Law is fortunate to be the home of not only nationally but also internationally recognized scholars in the fields of international law and intellectual property law. This year the Boyd community welcomed a new addition to this group of renowned scholars and respected educators—Professor Marketa Trimble ... Read more »
Spotlight: Alumnus Michael J. Higdon Michael J. Higdon '01 is a Boyd School of Law alumnus of many firsts. He was the first student Editor-in-Chief of the Nevada Law Journal, the first graduate to be hired as a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals law clerk, the first graduate hired to teach at Boyd, and the first graduate hired as a tenure-track law professor ... Read more »