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William S. Boyd School of Law
An oral history on the creation of Nevada's first state-supported, fully accredited law school, and its humble beginnings inside a renovated elementary school.
Boyd School of Law Alumna of the Year Brenda Weksler says mentors helped push her to greatness.
An early meeting with a professor led Jeremy Aguero, the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, to law school and beyond.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.
Jeremy Aguero, the 2018 Alumnus of the Year, on how to pay kindness forward.
U.S. prisoners strike is reminder how commonplace inmate labor is — but is it legal?
Law professor David Orentlicher on a solution to the controversy over affirmative action
How Oscar the Grouch and Harper's Bazaar have influenced the law school's marketing and communications strategist.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Just look at Europe for an alternate possibility, says UNLV law professor David Orentlicher.
Thanks to strong political engagement programs, Nevada's labor organizations succeed despite an adverse legal environment, according to law professor Ruben J. Garcia.
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Law In The News
When the Camp Fire hit California, there were more than 1,000 inmates on the frontlines trying to control the flames. Though they worked alongside thousands of other firefighters, their pay was significantly less. Inmates were paid $2 per day plus an additional $1 per hour while fighting the fire. But, low wages for inmates are not uncommon. Earlier this year, inmates organized a 19 day protest to bring attention low wages and poor work conditions.
Everyone knows (at least by now) that there’s still no law school in Alaska. But which state was the most recent to get its first law school?
Nevada’s only law school celebrated its 20th anniversary with a Saturday night gala at the Bellagio featuring former Vice President Joe Biden.
Gaming Commission members are so far ignoring a call from Governor Brian Sandoval to consider proposed rules to help protect hotel and casino workers from sexual harassment.
When Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle introduced the first index fund to the American public in the 1970s, he wasn’t promising that it’d outperform the markets. Rather, the promise behind index funds was to diversify across and track the performance of the overall market at a low cost to the investor. Today, you can invest in the Vanguard 500 Index Fund for as low as 4 basis points.
Professor of Law
Professor of law and director of UNLV Immigration Clinic.
Professor of Law
An expert in constitutional law and the intersection of law and religion.
Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law
An expert on bankruptcy and business ethics, Rapoport authored a book on the Enron scandal.