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Las Vegas Law

Hamilton: Frank, creative dean navigates era of declining law school applications

By Brian Sodoma
Photo R. Marsh Starks / UNLV Photo Services

Dan Hamilton, dean of the Boyd School of Law, often cites this little factoid: The U.S. has as many law students today as it did in 1977, but 40 more law schools. ...

 

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Trusted Stewards

Wealth management leader’s early years shape business practice 125 years later

By Brian Sodoma

Northern Trust’s modest four-story building at LaSalle and Monroe streets in Chicago is dwarfed by nearby high-rises. But those who built the larger buildings that came later looked to the stout forerunner ...

 

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Lawyering Up

Pro Bono Lawyers and the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Help Those in Need

By Melanie Kushnir

Jacqueline was spunky, assertive and smart. She was 7 when a judge appointed a pro bono lawyer — someone who works for “the public good” and without charging a fee — for her. ...

 

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Making Barbecue Kosher

Jolene Mannina navigates kosher rules to bring new look to JCC Barbeque Cookoff & Festival

By Susan Stapleton

Think barbecue and pork should immediately come to mind. After all, that great Southern tradition started when the Spanish introduced American Indians to pigs, and the Natives ...

 

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Elmaleh’s Cleo @ SLS

Mouthwatering Mediterranean Mouthfuls
- Enough Alliteration, Let’s Eat

By Marilyn LaRocque

Before Cleopatra grasped the asp, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony succumbed to her charms. Afterward, Shakespeare and Zanuck immortalized her on stage and film, respectively. ...

 

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Sam Lieberman

A Man for All Reasons

By Lynn Wexler

Sam Lieberman is running for the District 5 seat on the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The 53-year-old former state Democratic Party chief chairs the College of Liberal Arts Community Advisory Board and is a member of the annual giving council for the UNLV Foundation.

 

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