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March 2012
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Dispute Resolution, Legal Writing Programs at UNLV Law School Rank in Nation's Top 10
U.S. News & World Report ranked the UNLV Boyd School of Law's...
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3rd Annual SPRING FLING Barbecue & Softball Tournament
3/24/2012 11:00 a.m. UNLV Eller Media Softball Stadium
All members of the extended BSL community are invited to a day of food, fun, and fresh air! If you haven't already done so, please RSVP today.

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Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution to Host Third Summer Institute in Dispute Resolution
Courses offered in May and June 2012
Summer Institute courses will be open to lawyers, law or graduate students...
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Boyd Student Organization Named Student Chapter of the Week
The American Constitution Society chapter at Boyd has been named Student Chapter of the Week by ACS National...
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Dean John Valery White Named to Power 100 List of Black Attorneys
On Being a Black Lawyer (OBABL) recently selected the 100 most influential...

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Boyd Student Colin Seale Wins National Award
William S. Boyd School of Law student Colin Seale has won the National Black Law Student Association’s (NBLSA) Most Outstanding Student Award...



Chief Justice Nancy M. Saitta to Moderate Panel on Sealed Records in a Nutshell
Friday, March 23, 2012 • 1:30 p.m. Thomas & Mack Moot Court 3 CLE credits
This program is presented by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Courts and Media at the Reynolds School of Journalism (UNR), the William S. Boyd School of Law and the State Bar of Nevada. More info:

Tax Controversies: Practicing before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court
Friday, March 30, 2012 • 8:00 a.m. Thomas & Mack Moot Court 2 CLE credits
Attend this CLE to learn more about the different types of notices issued by the IRS, common bases for disputing IRS debts and liens, avenues for resolving taxpayer disputes, and the current status of litigation before the U.S. Tax Court. More info:


ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
March 22-24, 2012 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

Make plans to join lawyers, judges, academics and law students from around the globe for outstanding educational sessions and priceless networking opportunities.

  • More than 60 CLE programs
  • 300+ committee and subcommittee meetings
  • Distinguished expert panelists
  • Networking opportunities

More info:



New Associates Join Lionel Sawyer & Collins
March 14, 2012
Boyd alumna Amy Baker '10 has joined the law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins.

The Constitution Debate
KSNV-TV News 3 (The Agenda)
- March 9, 2012
Professor Ian C. Bartrum (fast forward to 12:01)

Constitution Week
KSNV-TV News 3 (The Agenda)
- March 7, 2012
Professor Ian C. Bartrum (fast forward to 11:35)

NY Mets owners dealt blow in Madoff case
- March 6, 2012
Professor Nancy B. Rapoport

The Constitutionality of Health Care Reform
KSNV-TV News 3 (The Agenda)
- March 5, 2012
Professor Ian C. Bartrum

Sitting This One Out: Health Care Case Again Raises Recusal Controversy
ABA Journal
- March 1, 2012
Professor Jeffrey Stempel

Marginal Workers
KTEP - El Paso's public radio station
- February 27, 2012
Professor Ruben J. Garcia

Lord Acton and The FCPA
The FCPA Blog
- February 27, 2012
Andy Spalding '03

Boyd Alumni Join Lewis and Roca LLP
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
- February 27, 2012
Timothy Clausen '06 and Tara Shiroff '05 (formally known as Tara Zimmerman)

The Future of Collective Bargaining
KNPR's State of Nevada
- February 23, 2012
Professor Ruben J. Garcia

Bribery Case Falls Apart, and Tactics Are Doubted
The New York Times
- February 23, 2012
Andy Spalding '03

FBI subpoenas in Whittemore probe aimed to surprise
Las Vegas Review-Journal
- February 21, 2012
Professor Christopher L. Blakesley

Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation
The National Jurist
- February 17, 2012
The Boyd School of Law ranked 47 among ABA-approved law schools ranked by bar exam performance in relation to incoming LSAT scores.

Inside Nevada with Jim Rogers: Dean John Valery White
KSNV News 3

February 17, 2012 - Part 5
February 16, 2012 - Part 4
February 15, 2012 - Part 3
February 14, 2012 - Part 2
February 13, 2012 - Part 1
Dean John Valery White

The Power 100 Special Edition: The Deans
On Being a Black Lawyer
- February 15, 2012
Dean John Valery White

Law students offer free tax help to those in need
Las Vegas Review-Journal
- February 14, 2012
Boyd students Rajan Dhungana and Silvia Villanueva; Boyd Financial Law Society

Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Michael J. Higdon
Tennessee Today
- February 13, 2012
Michael J. Hidgon '01

Dean's Column: Boyd Law School Guest Writer Ray Patterson
Nevada Lawyer
- February 9, 2012
Professor Raymond W. Patterson

UNLV law students offer free tax service
The Rebel Yell
- February 3, 2012
Boyd School of Law students Rajan Dhungana and John Corey


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