William S. Boyd School of Law News
The William S. Boyd School of Law prepares students for the competent and ethical practice of law, offering three- and four-year programs for the Juris Doctor degree.
Current Law News
NPR’s Leila Fadel will moderate a discussion with scholars in civil rights, political science, and social justice to examine historical and modern-day experiences of Muslims in America.
E.L Cord Professor of Law Kathy Stanchi adds her impressive credentials to Boyd’s top-ranked legal-writing faculty.
UNLV gaming law expert weighs in on the current landscape of legal sports wagering and what the future holds.
Former Gov. Brian Sandoval brings his lessons in leadership to UNLV's Boyd School of Law. His symposium series launches this fall.
Law professor Stacey Tovino on how the health care industry's challenges will require solutions that transcend disciplines.
The executive director of alumni relations & special events handles a variety of tasks for the Boyd School of Law.
Law In The News
Nevada’s two Democratic senators are forming a bipartisan commission to vet potential candidates for federal judgeships in Nevada, saying the panel would help them select qualified people to recommend to the White House for appointment.
The unprecedented criminal case against former Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and other executives is the result of failed oversight by the tax-funded agency’s board, legal experts say.
In politics, the bitter battles fade over time, not entirely painless in retrospect but certainly less acute in intensity. It was something to keep in mind last week as some of Nevada’s most prominent political warriors gathered to tell stories and share insights on the topic of leadership.
Jean R. Sternlight, Michael and Sonja Saltman Professor of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, has published a journal article titled, “Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on ODR (Online Dispute Resolution),” Journal of Dispute Resolution, Forthcoming. In her scholarly work, Professor Sternlight looks at the potential good and bad aspects of online dispute resolution (“ODR”).
Dean Heller and Harry Reid didn’t agree on much during their time together in the U.S. Senate. But in Las Vegas on Thursday, they agreed on one thing: Don’t count out President Trump.
As part of a new leadership program at UNLV’s School of Law, several former governors and senators are trying to shape the next generation of public servants. The event Thursday was moderated former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval.