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Scholars@UNLVLaw | Fall 2012

Dear Colleague,

This e-newsletter is devoted to interesting scholarship and news about faculty, alumni, and students at UNLV's William S. Boyd School of Law. We welcome your comments and suggestions for future contributions.

Professor Jean Sternlight
Jean Sternlight Digs into the Psychology of Lawyering
Being able to understand the mindset of clients, witnesses, and fellow lawyers can have a profound impact on legal proceedings. Jean Sternlight, Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution and Michael and Sonja Saltman Professor of Law, has spent a sizable portion of her career helping drive that point home.
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Professor Terrill Pollman
Terrill Pollman Helps Build Students’ Legal Writing Skills
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Professor Terrill Pollman is a nationally recognized expert with a great deal of experience helping law students improve their writing. Pollman is spending the academic year instructing in the Lawyering Process Program.
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Professor Michael Kagan
International Refugee Law Expert Michael Kagan Brings Middle East Experience Back Home
After more than a decade building legal aid programs for refugees in the Middle East, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Professor Michael Kagan is channeling what he learned abroad into the American immigration system.
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Student Bryn Esplin
Bryn Esplin Honored with Neuroethics Award
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law second-year student Bryn Esplin is the latest student to be recognized for her academic contributions. Her work, titled “Identical Prescriptions, Disparate Treatment: Anticonvulsant Usage in Frontal Lobe Epilepsy and Bipolar I Disorder,” received the Early Career Scholar in Neuroethics Award.
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Philip Pro Lectureship in Legal History with Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Feb. 21, 2013
7:30 p.m. • Boyd School of Law, Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility
Philip Pro Lectureship in Legal History with Tomiko Brown-Nagin   The UNLV Boyd School of Law presents the annual Philip Pro Lectureship in Legal History on Feb. 21. The 2013 lecture will be delivered by Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin of Harvard Law School on the topic of her award-winning book, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement, published by Oxford University Press. This event is free and open to the public.

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