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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Law


Dean and Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law

Hamilton, Daniel W.

B.A. Oberlin College; J.D., George Washington University Law School; Ph.D., Harvard University. Rebel since 2013.

Associate Deans 

Berger, Linda

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Research; Family Foundation Professor of Law; B.S., University of Colorado-Boulder; J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Rebel since 2011.

Nathanson, Rebecca

Interim Associate Dean for Experiential Education; James E. Rogers Professor of Education and Law; Associate Professor, Joint Appointment with Department of Educational Psychology; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. Rebel since 2003.

Price, Jeanne

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Law; Director of the Wiener-Rogers Law Library; B.A., Yale University; J.D., University of Texas School of Law; M.L.S., University of Maryland. Rebel since 2008.

Smith, Christine

Associate Dean for Public Service, Compliance and Administration; B.S., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Rebel since 1998.

Associate Dean and Graduate Coordinator 

Durand, Frank D.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs; B.A., University of New Mexico; J.D., Stanford Law School. Rebel since 1998.​

Assistant Dean 

Martin, Layke

Assistant Dean for External Relations, B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; J.D., Boston University School of Law. Rebel since 2011.

Faculty 

Anderson, Rachel J.

Professor of Law; B.A., Zwischenpruefung, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin; M.A., Stanford University; J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Rebel since 2007.

Bartrum, Ian C.

Professor of Law; B.A., Hamilton College; J.D., Vermont Law School; LL.M., Yale Law School. Rebel since 2011.

Bayer, Peter Brandon

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., New York University; J.D., New York University School of Law; LL.M., Harvard Law School. Rebel since 2001.

Berger, Linda

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Research; Family Foundation Professor of Law; B.S., University of Colorado-Boulder; J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Rebel since 2011.

Berkheiser, Mary E.

Joyce Mack Professor of Law; B.A., University of Arizona; J.D., University of Arizona College of Law. Rebel since 1998.

Birdsong, Bret C.

Professor of Law; B.A., Princeton University; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Rebel since 2000.

Blakesley, Christopher L.

The Cobeaga Law Firm Professor of Law; B.A., University of Utah; M.A., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; J.D., University of Utah College of Law; LL.M., J.S.D., Columbia University School of Law. Rebel since 2002.

Carr, Jennifer

Director, Academic Success Program; B.A., University of Nevada, Reno; J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law. Rebel since 2009.

Correales, Robert I.

Professor of Law; B.A., University of North Texas; J.D., University of Kansas School of Law; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center. Rebel since 1998.

Edwards, Linda

E. L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law; B.A., Florida State University; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law. Rebel since 2009.

Franklin, Eric H.

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., The University of Texas, J.D., Cornell Law School. Rebel since 2013.

Garcia, Ruben J.

Professor of Law; A.B., Stanford University; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law; LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School. Rebel since 2011.

Gordon, Sara G.

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., Pitzer College; J.D., University of Arizona College of Law. Rebel since 2007.

Griffin, Leslie C.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University; J.D., Stanford Law School. Rebel since 2012.

Hamilton, Daniel W.

Dean, Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law; B.A. Oberlin College; J.D., George Washington University Law School; Ph.D., Harvard University. Rebel since 2013.

Johnson, Lori D.

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Northwestern University School of Law. Rebel since 2010.

Kagan, Michael

Professor of Law; B.A., Northwestern University; J.D., University of Michigan Law School. Rebel since 2011.

Kindred, Kay P.

Ralph Denton Professor of Law; A.B., Duke University; J.D., Columbia University School of Law. Rebel since 1999.

LaFrance, Mary

IGT Professor of Intellectual Property Law; A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., J.D., Duke University School of Law. Rebel since 1999.

Lazos, Sylvia

Justice Myron Leavitt Professor of Law; B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., St. Mary’s University; J.D., University of Michigan Law School. Rebel since 2003.

Lipman, Francine J.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A., San Diego State University; J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law; L.L.M., New York University School of Law. Rebel since 2012.

MacDowell, Elizabeth L.

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., California State University, Hayward; J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Rebel since 2010.

Main, Thomas O.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.A., Grinnell College; J.D., Northeastern University School of Law.  Rebel since 2012.

McAffee, Thomas B.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.S., University of Utah College of Law; J.D., University of Utah College of Law. Rebel since 1998.

McGinley, Ann C.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.A., Rosemont College; M.A., University of Delaware; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School. Rebel since 1999.

Nathanson, Rebecca

Interim Associate Dean for Experiential Education; James E. Rogers Professor of Education and Law; Associate Professor, Joint Appointment with Department of Educational Psychology; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. Rebel since 2003.

Nussbaum, Lydia

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., Cornell University, J.D., University of Maryland School of Law. Rebel since 2013.

Pindell, Ngai

UNLV Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs; International Gaming Institute Professor of Law; Director of Gaming Programs; A.B., Duke University; J.D., Harvard Law School. Rebel since 2000.

Pollman, Terrill

Professor of Law; B.A., University of Arizona; J.D., University of Arizona College of Law. Rebel since 1998.

Price, Jeanne

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Law; Director of the Wiener-Rogers Law Library; B.A., Yale University; J.D., University of Texas School of Law; M.L.S., University of Maryland. Rebel since 2008.

Rapoport, Nancy B.

Special Counsel to the President, UNLV; Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law; Affiliate Professor of Law & Ethics, Lee Business School; B.A., Rice University; J.D., Stanford Law School. Rebel since 2007.

Rolnick, Addie C.

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., Oberlin College; J.D., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. Rebel since 2011.

Rowley, Keith A.

William S. Boyd Professor of Law; B.A., Baylor University; M.P.P., Harvard University; J.D., University of Texas School of Law. Rebel since 2001.

Scharf, Rebecca

Associate Professor of Law; B.A., Brandeis University; J.D. Harvard Law School. Rebel since 2004.

Shoben, Elaine

Judge Jack and Lulu Lehman Professor of Law; A.B., Barnard College; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Rebel since 2005.

Stempel, Jeffrey W.

Doris S. and Theodore B. Lee Professor of Law; B.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., Yale Law School. Rebel since 1999.

Sternlight, Jean R.

Michael and Sonya Saltman Professor of Law; Director, Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution; B.A., Swarthmore College; J.D., Harvard Law School. Rebel since 2003.

Tanenhaus, David

James E. Rogers Professor of History and Law; Joint Appointment with Department of History; B.A., Grinell College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago Law School. Rebel since 2002.

Tovino, Stacey

Lehman Professor of Law; Director, UNLV Health Law Program; B.A., Tulane University; J.D., University of Houston Law Center; Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch. Rebel since 2010.

Traum, Anne R.

Professor of Law; A.B., Brown University; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Rebel since 2009.

Trimble, Marketa

Samuel S. Lionel Professor of Intellectual Property Law; Mgr., JUDr., and Ph.D., Law School of Charles University (Prague); J.S.M., and J.S.D, Stanford Law School. Rebel since 2010.

White, John Valery

Professor of Law; B.A. Southern University; J.D., Yale Law School.  Rebel since 2007.

Library Faculty

Gross, Jennifer

Associate Professor; B.A., University of Pennsylvania; J.D., Pace University School of Law; M.L.S., University of Washington. Rebel since 1998. 

Martineau, Andrew

Assistant Professor; B.A., University of Idaho; J.D., DePaul University College of Law; M.L.I.S., University of Washington. Rebel since 2013.

McClure, David

Associate Professor; B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.S.I.S., University of Texas School of Information; J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law.  Rebel since 2009.

Saxon, Sean

Associate Professor; B.A., Michigan State University; M.L.I.S. from Wayne State University. Rebel since 1998.

Professors Emeriti

Grant, Douglas L.

Professor of Law Emeritus; B.A., University of Iowa; J.D., University of Colorado School of Law. UNLV Emeritus 2010.

Henderson, Lynne

Professor of Law Emerita; B.A., Stanford University; J.D., Stanford Law School. UNLV Emerita 2010.

Morgan, Richard J.

Dean and Professor of Law Emeritus; B.A., University of California, Berkeley; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. UNLV Emeritus 2007.

Whitney, Jean M.

Professor of Law Emerita; B.A. and M.Ed., University of Minnesota; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law. UNLV Emerita 2015.