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William S. Boyd School of Law
Annual event will focus on five key reforms in guardianship law, as well as address estate planning.
Returning to his alma mater, this member of the Law School staff is eager to participate in Top Tier efforts.
UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.
Former golf team member Daron Dorsey named the Boyd School of Law Alumnus of the Year.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
As Boyd's first Distinguished Fellow in Law and Policy, Sen. Reid will work with law students and alumni, lecture and participate in classes, and pursue writing projects.
New legislation would allow for regular pari-mutuel betting on esports and other non-sports, non-racing events.
Law School jumps 16 spots to 62nd in publication’s annual Best Graduate Schools rankings; legal writing and dispute resolution ranked among top ten.
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.
This alum says she chose to work at UNLV because she enjoyed attending the university so much that she just couldn't tear herself away.
UNLV law professor answers questions about civic engagement and why she believes it is a key component of preserving American democracy.
A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
Free classes by Boyd School of Law and Nevada Legal Services help community members navigate legal system for sealing court records.
A conversation with William S. Boyd, lead benefactor of the UNLV law school.
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Law In The News
There is a memorable episode in the now-classic sitcom Scrubs in which the conniving Dr. Kelso unveils a plan to peddle useless “full body scans” as a new revenue stream for the perpetually cash-strapped Sacred Heart Hospital. The irascible but ultimately patient-protecting Dr. Cox objects loudly. “I think showing perfectly healthy people every harmless imperfection in their body just to scare them into taking invasive and often pointless tests is an unholy sin,” he says. Undeterred, Kelso launches an advertising campaign that promotes the scans in a tear-jerking television commercial and a billboard screaming “YOU may already be DYING.”
The wave of lawsuits alleging over-priced investment choices in employer retirement plan programs has extended to the creators of automated investing platforms offered by plan sponsors. Michael Green, who works for pest control company Rollins Inc. claimed in a federal suit filed earlier this month that Morningstar Associates “Goalmaker” software marketed by Prudential Investment Management steers plan participants to expensive funds in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
The 9NEWS Verify team noticed something interesting about the white nationalist group that had its conference canceled by Cheyenne Mountain resort. The VDARE Foundation, which advocates for limited immigration while extolling the virtues of the white race, is trying to raise money off the backlash its facing by asking supporters to make tax-deductible donations.
The recent tragedy and clashes in Virginia have many wondering about laws that may have been violated versus constitutional rights. Among them, Freedom of Speech and how it pertains specifically to UNR student Peter Cvjetanovic, who was among the White Nationalist ralliers carrying torches on August 12.
Frequently cited as one of the top health law scholars in the nation, Dr. David Orentlicher is joining the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. Orentlicher, a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School, most recently taught at Indiana University’s law and medical schools and served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 2002 to 2008. He was candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana’s 8th Congressional District, in 2016, finishing behind the winner by only 64 votes in the Democratic primary in which 58,476 votes were cast.
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An expert in conflict resolution and author of Psychology for Lawyers.
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Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Boyd Law School
An expert in property law and community and economic development