The faculty and staff at the Boyd School of Law are taking measures for the careful and gradual resumption of on-campus operations. This site contains the latest information about our responses, guidance, and resources. Please bookmark and continue to visit this page for the most recent updates from the law school.
Boyd School of Law Building Protocols
The William S. Boyd School of Law remains closed to the public until August 3, 2020. Information about Boyd's community legal education courses, law library, and legal clinics is available below.
- All Boyd community members and visitors must wear face masks in the law school facility. Exceptions are permitted for:
- individuals who document a medical condition where wearing a mask is not advised, and
- individuals working alone in an enclosed office or workspace.
- All Boyd community members and visitors should observe six feet of social distancing within the law school.
- All Boyd community members and visitors need to observe and follow signage and barriers in place to help maintain social distance throughout the law school.
- All Boyd community members should wash/sanitize their hands throughout the course of the day.
- All rooms at the law school – classrooms, conference rooms, lounges, shared offices – are limited to no more than 50% of their normal capacity. Please hold meetings virtually when possible. Group meetings of up to ten may meet in-person, provided social distancing guidelines are followed.
- Elevators in the law school are single occupancy only.
- There will be increased cleaning and disinfecting in the law school. All Boyd community members will need to play an active role in cleaning/sanitizing individual and common space within the parts of the building they are using. Cleaning supplies will be available throughout the school.
- All Boyd community members must self-monitor for COVID-19-related symptoms before coming to the law school. The RebelSAFE mobile app offers a self-screening function. If you or someone in your household is exhibiting symptoms, please do not come to campus.
- Continue to follow UNLV and CDC guidelines.
Community Legal Education Classes
- We are offering online classes to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and to comply with CDC guidelines concerning public gatherings. Links to the classes can be found here under each individual class.
- Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Nevada Legal Services continue to provide legal assistance and strongly encourage individuals to connect via telephone or email.
- For information about bankruptcy, collection proof, divorce, guardianship, immigration, paternity/custody and small claims, visit the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, call 702-386-1070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For information about criminal record sealing, visit the Nevada Legal Services or call 702-386-0404.
Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic
- The Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic is not taking on any new cases (except for DACA cases), and the attorneys and staff are working remotely.
- All cases are being monitored, if anything happens on a client’s case, the attorney will notify you.
- If you are a client and have an urgent issue please call the office at 702-895-2080 and leave a message. The phones are being monitored through the day and someone will return your call.
- If you are not a client and need help, please contact Legal Aid of Southern Nevada at 702-386-1070. For criminal cases, please call the Clark County Public Defender at 702-455-4685.