The Desert Talking Piece - Winter/Spring 2018

Professors Eve Hanan and Benjamin Edwards

Saltman Center Welcomes Two Key Faculty Additions

Professors Eve Hanan and Benjamin Edwards traveled different paths to the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, but they arrived with a common purpose: to build on the Saltman Center’s reputation as one of the nation’s foremost alternative dispute resolution organizations. They’ll do just that when they open much-needed ADR clinics, one that focuses on juvenile justice, and the other on business and securities.Read more

Trio of Student Fellows Spread Saltman Center’s Mission

Meet Robin Gonzales, Caleb Green and Jen Smith, three Boyd students with a passion for conflict resolution—and a determination to spread the word about the importance of ADR as Saltman Center Student Fellows.

Saltman Center Clinics: New Program Gives Mediation Clinic Students Vital Practical Experience

UNLV Law’s Mediation Clinic is at the forefront of a statewide initiative that aims to mitigate the emotional trauma associated with child welfare cases by settling disputes at the mediation table rather than inside a courtroom.

Saltman Center Beecroft Lecture Series: Inaugural Beecroft Lecture Generates Spirited Response

Professor Deborah Hensler
The Chris Beecroft Lecture on Conflict Resolution debuted last spring, when Stanford Law Professor Deborah Hensler visited the Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility to address the topic of formal versus informal arbitration settings. Hensler’s lecture inspired a handful of colleagues to weigh in on the matter by authoring response articles.

Saltman Center Events: Implementing Peace After More Than 50 Years of Conflict

Professor Mary Roldán
The signing of the Colombian Peace Agreement in 2016 put an end to a civil war that lasted for half a century. However, more than a year later, the primary issues that led to the prolonged conflict persist, as was eloquently detailed in October during a Saltman Center lecture presented by Mary Roldán, a professor of Latin American History at the Graduate Center at The City University of New York.

Recent Issues

Winter/Spring 2018 - Join us as we welcome two new key faculty members, and three new student fellows. Also learn about the Center's new Juvenile Dependency Mediation Program.
Fall 2016 - There are few issues bigger than the crisis of water resources, especially in the desert. Read how the Saltman Center is working to resolve these concerns through mediation.
Fall 2015 - Saltman Director Jean Sternlight earns multiple national awards, while we welcome Pat Mulroy, a leader in the international water community for more than 25 years, as a Senior Fellow.
Fall 2014 - We're celebrating our 10th anniversary! Take a look back at the past decade, and see a sneak peek of the coming year.
Fall 2013 - Saltman Center founder Michael Saltman discusses how sports could ultimately bring peace to the Middle East. And introducing Lydia Nussbaum, our new Associate Director of the Center.