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Friday, February 13, 2015

Feb. 12 Boyd Briefs Now Available

The Feb. 12 issue of Boyd Briefs is now available.

This week's edition features Professor Ian Bartrum, students Bailey Bortolin and Shaina Plaksin, and alumna Christina Mills '07.

Professor Bartrum is an expert on matters of Constitutional interpretation. Bartrum argues that it would be dangerous for a society to commit in advance to any theory of interpretation that would reduce the number and kind of interpretive tools that have emerged from the centuries of lived experience.

Bortolin and Plaksin are this year's Public Interest Law Association co-presidents. As a Boyd Public Interest Fellow, Plaksin has worked as an intern in the Fraud Unit of the Nevada Attorney General's Office. Additionally, she has served as a student attorney in our Immigration Law Clinic, a research assistant for Professor Fatma Marouf, and founding president of Boyd's Federal Bar Association Student Chapter. Also a Boyd Public Interest Fellow, Bortolin currently finds herself in beautiful Carson City, Nev., participating in Boyd's Legislative Externship Program -- she is working as a lobbyist for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada as well as Washoe Legal Services.

Mills currently serves as senior counsel at Aruze Gaming America. She provides primary legal support to Aruze's Sales Team and assists with other corporate transactions and gaming compliance matters.

To subscribe to Boyd Briefs, visit law.unlv.edu/BoydBriefs.