In The News: William S. Boyd School of Law

MoneyTalks News
July 6, 2020

The U.S. economy has started to show some signs of life again. Employment is on the rise and businesses across the country are starting to reopen, but sadly, the fight against COVID-19 still has a ways to go.

The Nevada Independent
July 2, 2020

George Floyd’s death at the hands of a white police officer in late May brought a rush of Black Lives Matter protests this month across the state and nation, leading to tense confrontations between law enforcement officers and protesters.

Non-Compliant Podcast
July 2, 2020

COVID-19 will permanently redefine the legal field. From how lawyers work and their need for a physical workspace, to fee arrangements, and the types of cases filed. Over the last few months, we’ve seen significant changes in BigLaw—firms have reduced their workforce, implemented hiring freezes, and shortened/ canceled their summer programs. Professor Nancy Rapoport joins us this week to discuss the evolving legal landscape and navigating a path forward. Join us next week for part two of our discussion with the Professor.

RT
July 1, 2020

After Russia, Iran and Qatar, the US has the world’s greatest natural gas reserves. But unlike those other countries, it has trouble building pipelines, threatening its ability to supply domestic and international markets.

Forbes
July 1, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court just handed down a decision in the case of the United States Forest Services versus Cowpasture River Preservation Association — ruling 7-2 that natural gas pipeline developers may proceed with building a tiny portion of their Atlantic Coast Pipeline across the path of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. And while it is a big win for the pipeline developers — Duke Energy DUK, Dominion Energy and Southern Company SCCO — the line still faces seven other lawsuits in federal court.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 30, 2020

The creative force behind six of Las Vegas’ most popular live shows on the strip filed for bankruptcy in Canada, Monday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 24, 2020

Nevada’s 27 tribal nations say they were left behind for two crucial months as the coronavirus crept into every corner of the state.

Crain's New York Business
June 24, 2020

Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant are in serious trouble. Sales are cratering, and the company stopped paying certain landlords and suppliers. S&P Global has warned the retailer is at risk of default.

Bankrate
June 24, 2020

The U.S. economy has started to show some signs of life again. Employment is on the rise and businesses across the country are starting to reopen, but sadly, the fight against COVID-19 still has a ways to go.

Yahoo!
June 22, 2020

Thus far, the U.S. federal government has shown no interest in requiring airline passengers to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. So many carriers, including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are doing it for them, going so far as to threaten to put non-compliers on their “do-not-fly” lists.

Skift
June 22, 2020

Thus far, the U.S. federal government has shown no interest in requiring airline passengers to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. So many carriers, including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are doing it for them, going so far as to threaten to put non-compliers on their “do-not-fly” lists.

The Nevada Independent
June 22, 2020

Facing upticks in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Steve Sisolak and some local governments say they are considering requiring or expanding requirements to wear a mask while in public.