In The News: William S. Boyd School of Law

December 4, 2019

As the end of the year approaches, it’s a good idea to start thinking about how you’ll handle your federal tax return. Some taxpayers are still getting familiar with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which has been in effect for only one tax season.

Casino Connection
December 3, 2019

William Hill’s plans to acquire CG Technology’s sportsbook assets could be the beginning of major consolidation in the sports betting world.

Business Matters
November 23, 2019

The United States has long been known as a country with prohibitively strict online gambling laws despite the notoriety of its famous casino centers like Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

The Nevada Independent
November 22, 2019

The Assembly Democratic Caucus is announcing seven endorsements on Friday, ahead of a major legislative reshuffling in 2020 as lawmakers hit their term limits or seek higher office.
November 22, 2019

The changes, which were approved recently by both the Nevada Gaming Commission and the Gaming Control Board, attempt to address gaps in older regulations. But some argue they lack key specifics.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 21, 2019

Controversial U.S. appellate court pick Lawrence VanDyke was voted out of the Judiciary Committee on a straight party-line vote Thursday, despite vocal opposition by Democrats.

November 19, 2019

Americans spend 390 more hours at work a year today than did 30 years ago. This is upsetting, but not all that surprising.

The Lantern
November 19, 2019

Ohio State students and faculty gathered in Hagerty Hall Monday afternoon for a workshop titled “Internment: Now and Then,” which provided insight into modern-day migrant detention by discussing the history of internment — the state of being confined as a prisoner, often for political or military reasons — in the United States through a series of presentations.

Wall Street Journal
November 19, 2019

Nevada gambling regulators are set to vote this week on new rules that are intended to protect casino workers from sexual harassment, but some who have pushed for changes say the guidelines are too weak to afford real protections.

The Wall Street Journal‎
November 15, 2019

Steve Wynn can’t be punished with fines by Nevada gambling regulators, the former Las Vegas magnate’s attorneys argued in a filing this week, because he has already left the casino industry and remains willing to stay out.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 13, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case expected to determine whether nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants – 13,000 from Nevada – can stay and work in the United States under a program begun by former President Barack Obama.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 13, 2019

There are more than 12,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program recipients here in Nevada, including UNLV students. A few held a rally on campus today to show their support for the program.