Boyd Briefs - May 11, 2017

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From Dean Dan - May 11, 2017

Dean Dan Hamilton
Tomorrow we celebrate our 2017 Commencement. It is an exciting day at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, and we are proud to congratulate all of our graduates. This year we welcome Senator Harry Reid as our commencement speaker. Senator Reid joined the law school in April as the first...

The Hidden Truth About Violent Conflict: Igniting Social Change in a Polarized World

Shamil Idriss
Upcoming Event: Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM Shamil Idriss, Search President & CEO will present The Hidden Truth About Violent Conflict: Igniting Social Change in a Polarized World As political divides deepen, interreligious tensions build, and terrorist threats loom - the way we approach...

Faculty Spotlight: Leslie Griffin

Leslie Griffin
Leslie C. Griffin is William S. Boyd Professor at the Boyd School of Law. Her courses include Constitutional Law, Bioethics, and Law and Religion. What’s the most important thing you are working on right now? I’m very grateful to be alive and healthy. Most of the law school is aware...

Student Spotlight: Monica Martinez

Monica Martinez
You are the president of La Voz (Boyd's Latino law student group), which was recently voted the law school's Student Organization of the Year. Tell us why this year has been such a success for La Voz. I attribute the success of La Voz to all the support we received by engaging with the...

Alumni Spotlight: Adam J. Thomson '13 and Miriam C. Thompson '14

Adam J. Thomson '13 and Miriam C. Thompson '14
Adam, ’13, is an associate with Thomas & Horstemeyer; Miriam, ’14, is an associate at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.; both in Atlanta, Georgia. We love focusing on Boyd Law couples, so tell us your story. We married in Las Vegas in 2009. We each moved here...

Community Member Spotlight: Jennifer Carleton

Jennifer Carleton
Shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Member of the Dean’s Council at the Boyd School of Law Tell me about your decision to serve on the Dean's Council and what makes Boyd Law's mission meaningful to you. When I taught at the University of Wisconsin School of Law, the Dean...

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