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    UNLV Betting on Gaming-Centric Master’s Program

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Over the past decade, Las Vegas resorts have diversified to include five-star restaurants, massive nightclubs and high-end shopping, but gaming will always be the engine that powers our city. It’s an intricate machine, constantly sprouting new regulations and unforeseen issues. UNLV seeks to address the complexity of today’s casino industry with its new master of […]

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    Legal Specialities Trending Now

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Constant change is sort of the status quo in the legal world, as new technologies, regulations and issues spring up seemingly daily. However, some fields are seeing more activity—and more advances—than others.

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    Oscar Goodman Opens his Briefcase

    By Jason Scavone

    Before he was the Happiest Mayor on Earth, Oscar Goodman was one of the most famous criminal defense lawyers in the country, with a roster of underworld clients that ranged from Tony Spilotro to Meyer Lansky, the latter being one of the most important men in both organized crime and Las Vegas history (at the risk of sounding redundant).

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    Nevada Law: A History Lesson

    By Michael Green

    John Adams talked of the need for “a government of laws, and not of men,” while Frank Zappa called the United States “a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced.” While Adams was the greater founding father, Zappa had a point: Who we are and what we think shapes our laws, and this is particularly true within each of our 50 states.

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    Nevada’s Top Legal Issues of 2014

    By Tye Masters

    The sound of the judge’s gavel banging against the block always carries beyond the courtroom, because so many judicial decisions directly impact our lives. That’s been particularly true in Nevada this year, as a slew of legal developments have made headlines—some big, some small, all significant.

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    In Black (Book) and White

    By Jason Scavone

    The legal framework for Nevada’s Excluded Persons List has been repeatedly tested and upheld in the courts. Now one man seeks removal via an untested path: the rules themselves.

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