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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Boyd Representation at AALS Annual Meeting

The Boyd School of Law is very pleased to announce significant representation at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 4 through 8, 2013.

On Friday, January 4, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Professor Sylvia Lazos will participate in panel 4096 ("Hot Topic Workshop on Democracy and the Public Trust: Equality, Integrity, and Suppression in the 2012 Election"). At the same time, Professor Ann McGinley will participate in panel 4140 ("Workers After the Ascendancy of Global Financial Capital"). Later that day, Professor McGinley will participate in a second panel ("The End of Men? A Socio-Economic Examination of Women’s Advances in Education, Employment and Family").

On Saturday, January 5, from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., Professor Jeff Stempel will participate in panel 5200 ("American Exceptionalism, Health Reform and the Persistence of Employer-Based Benefits"). Later that day, between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m., DeShun Harris, Assistant Director of Boyd's Academic Success Program, will display her poster, "Unraveling Hidden Clues: How Using Cues Helps Student Learning." Between 1:30 and 3:15 p.m., Associate Dean Ngai Pindell will participate in panel 5390 ("Cities in Recession"). Finally, Professor Sylvia Lazos will participate in panel 5460 ("Beyond 'Diversity': Negotiating Racial and Gender Identities on the Path to Tenure").

On Sunday, January 6, from 2:00 to 3:45 p.m., Professor Linda Edwards will participate in panel 6370 ("The Past, Present, and Future of Appellate Briefs"). At the same time, UNLV Executive Vice President and Provost John Valey White and Professor Stacey Tovino will participate in panel 6420 ("Tort and Compensation Principles in Related Fields"). That evening, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., Professor Ruben Garcia and Associate Dean Ngai Pindell will chair and host the Annual Dinner of the Society of American Law Teachers.

Congratulations, Boyd faculty members!