Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

Greetings from the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) of the William S. Boyd School of Law. Our mission is to provide support, guidance, and a sense of community to our members. Our main function is to support our members in the development of their legal careers and to provide opportunity in all areas. The National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) is a national organization designed to promote the professional needs and goals of our members. As the largest student run organization in the country, NBLSA is comprised of six regions, representing over 6,000 members across the nation. Together, BLSA and NBLSA seek to cultivate talented, ambitious, and socially conscious lawyers of tomorrow.

Prosecution and Police Reform: A Conversation on Public Servant Accountability

On June 17, 2020, several members of the Boyd Law community came together to have an important conversation regarding the current state of prosecution and policing. Listen below to that informative forum:

Executive Board
President Sebastian Ross
Email rosss2@unlv.nevada.edu
Vice President Robel Asefaw
Email asefaw@unlv.nevada.edu
Director of Outreach Rachel Ayele
Email ayeler1@unlv.nevada.edu
Director of Operations Cheyenne Kidd
Email kiddc3@unlv.nevada.edu
Treasurer Karyna Armstrong
Email armstk6@unlv.nevada.edu
Secretary Alfa Alemayehu
Email alemaa1@unlv.nevada.edu
Advisor Professor Rachel Anderson
Email rachel.anderson@unlv.edu
Advisor Professor Frank Rudy Cooper
Email frankrudy.cooper@unlv.edu