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  • November 01, 2018 - Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) certainly has come a long way since the famous Pound Conference in 1976, during which lawyers, judges, and law schools were urged to expand their world beyond litigation. Negotiation, mediation, and arbitration are now fully integrated into the practice of law across virtually all fields, which helps... read more
  • November 01, 2018 - .node-type-news #content article .field-profile-photo, .node-type-press-release #content article .field-profile-photo {display: none; } Alternative dispute resolution can sometimes be a tough sell to law students who have long dreamed of a career as a trial lawyer arguing high-profile criminal cases before judges and juries. Boyd... read more
  • November 01, 2018 - .node-type-news #content article .field-profile-photo, .node-type-press-release #content article .field-profile-photo { display: none; } At the end of a long day of classes, you return to your vehicle looking forward to a relaxing drive home. Except when you slide into the driver’s seat and look up, you find a parking citation... read more
  • November 01, 2018 - Saltman Center scholars continue to address a broad range of important issues pertaining to conflict resolution at the local, national, and international level. Drawing from theory, social science, and empirical studies, their work aims to improve our systems of justice in such fields as intellectual property, criminal justice,... read more
  • November 01, 2018 - One might think a criminal prosecutor, an employment attorney, and a securities lawyer would have very little in common, given some of the stark differences in their areas of practice. In reality, though, lawyers who practice in these (and other) substantive areas of law do share at least one similar trait: They’ve all participated... read more
  • July 27, 2018 - Lisa Blomgren Amsler, a Senior Scholar with the Saltman Center, was recently presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. A professor at Indiana University School of Public Affairs, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in negotiation, dispute resolution, and law & public Affairs, Amsler is also... read more
  • April 09, 2018 - Kids’ Court School hosted visiting representatives from Lebanon through the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The participants included individuals from the Internal Security Forces and the Emergency and Refugee Department of Lebanon.  The visitors learned about the Kids’ Court School... read more
  • March 19, 2018 - LAS VEGAS – The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law moved up three places from last year to reach its highest ranking ever in the 2019 edition of the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings released today. UNLV Law ranked 59th out of 194 accredited law schools.  The law school’s Lawyering Process Program... read more
  • March 13, 2018 - LAS VEGAS – The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law is pleased to announce that former Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie gaming law partner Anthony (Tony) Cabot will serve as the law school’s first Distinguished Fellow in Gaming Law. Mr. Cabot practiced in the field of gaming law for more than 35 years and has been widely... read more
  • March 02, 2018 - This spring, the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution welcomed Marquette University Law School Professor Andrea Schneider for the 2018 Chris Beecroft Jr. Lecture on Conflict Resolution at the Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom. Her lecture discussed the general differences between behaviors labeled as masculine and feminine in... read more
  • January 19, 2018 - A big reason why the Saltman Center is recognized as one of the top dispute resolution programs in the world is the strength of its faculty. This year, that faculty gained even more muscle with the addition of Eve Hanan and Benjamin Edwards, two longtime professors and attorneys whose unique skill sets and new clinics are certain to... read more
  • January 19, 2018 - When child wellbeing and the future of a family become the subject of courtroom litigation, it’s heartbreaking—for everyone involved. It’s why the William S. Boyd School of Law’s Mediation Clinic is involved on the ground floor of a new statewide initiative that steers families away from the courtroom and toward... read more
  • January 19, 2018 - Last spring, the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution welcomed Stanford Law School Professor Deborah Hensler for the inaugural Chris Beecroft Jr. Lecture on Conflict Resolution at the Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility. Hensler’s talk drew on examples from both international and domestic arbitration to consider which disputes... read more
  • January 19, 2018 - The Thomas & Mack Moot Court was the site of another intriguing Saltman Center lecture in October, this one presented by Mary Roldán, a professor of Latin American History at the Graduate Center at The City University of New York and the Dorothy Epstein Chair in Latin American History at Hunter College.  Roldán... read more
  • January 19, 2018 - They come from different backgrounds and are likely to travel different career paths. But one thing Boyd students Robin Gonzales, Caleb L. Green, and Jen A. Smith do share is an interest in conflict resolution, as well as a desire to help their colleagues better understand why it’s crucial to develop and sharpen ADR skills.... read more