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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Dean Dan Hamilton to Join Panel at Hot Topic Luncheon Series

Dan Hamilton is the Dean and Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Dean Hamilton will participate on a panel hosted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal (RJ) entitled Hashtags & Headlines, #RJHeadlines. The panel, part of the RJ’s Hot Topic Luncheon monthly series, will be held on Monday, Sept. 15.

In addition to Dean Hamilton, panelists include James Hardesty, Nevada Supreme Court justice; Bill Maupin, shareholder at Lionel Sawyer & Collins; and Catherine Cortez-Masto, attorney general of the State of Nevada. Political columnist Steve Sebelius of the RJ will moderate the discussion regarding whether Nevada needs an appellate court, how it would work, and what it would mean for regular people in their daily lives.

Dean Hamilton researches and writes primarily on American property ideology and the legal and constitutional issues raised by the Civil War. He has written numerous articles and reviews on American legal history.