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
A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.
UNLV tax law expert Francine J. Lipman shares tips on how to navigate economic challenges from COVID-19.
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
Joe Bertolone, former chief executive and gaming regulator, to lead ICGR.
Law In The News
Back in March, Congress passed a historic $2 trillion stimulus bill that reached millions of Americans. You may have received a check in the mail or a boost in unemployment insurance. But researchers and economists are saying the money Congress spent so far may not be enough. We’ll break down what still needs work, and what experts say Congress should prioritize.
I listened, live, Monday to the Supreme Court’s oral argument in the combined cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel, two cases in which Catholic schools appealed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that the late Kristen Biel and Agnes Morrissey-Berru were teachers, not ministers. Because the two women were teachers, not ministers, their lawsuits for being fired for disability discrimination for breast cancer and age discrimination, respectively, could proceed.
The US tax system punishes people based on where they are from (unauthorized immigrants) and where they go (Americans Abroad).
The word “bankruptcy” comes with dark undertones: J.Crew announced it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, for example, and was immediately the subject of instantaneous eulogies, ours included.
The coronavirus pandemic has certainly been unprecedented in many ways—socially, economically, and legally. Tony Cabot is one of the deans of the gaming law field, having been active through many various developments in the discipline down through the years. Now, as a distinguished fellow of gaming law at the Boyd Law School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Cabot is thinking about how the casinos will reopen, what are and should the stipulations be, what is the role of the regulator, and what will be the long term legal impact of the pandemic.
In mid-April, Sparks resident Larry Strickland created a Facebook group to demand that Governor Steve Sisolak revoke his coronavirus emergency orders that shut down non-essential businesses and require residents to stay home.