David Orentlicher In The News

Washington Post
July 12, 2022
Thousands of miles and circumstances separate a Jewish clergyman based in Maryland and a death row inmate in Texas. But the two men’s lives have become enmeshed through dozens of handwritten letters over the past year. One sticks out to cantor and chaplain Michael Zoosman: a February 2021 response from the Polunsky Unit prison in which Ramiro Gonzales offered to donate a kidney to one of Zoosman’s congregants.
K.N.P.R. News
June 29, 2022
Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court case which established a federal right to an abortion, was considered settled law for nearly fifty years. The decade's old precedence was overturned last week by a 6-3 decision of the court that found women do not have a constitutional right to an abortion.   
June 28, 2022
The ruling itself was one thing. The concurrent opinion, written by Justice Clarence Thomas, was another.
K.S.N.V. T.V. News 3
June 28, 2022
he ruling itself was one thing. The concurrent opinion, written by Justice Clarence Thomas, was another.
Las Vegas Review Journal
June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of constitutional protections for abortion on Friday, ushering in likely abortion bans across much of the country.
June 24, 2022
The US Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade could be followed by many states restricting abortions, or possibly banning them. But Nevada will continue to provide abortions to local residents and visitors from nearby states, including residents of Arizona, Idaho, Texas, and Utah, reports said.
K.N.P.R. News
May 3, 2022
People quickly gathered to protest a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion.
Let's Get Psyched Podcast
February 9, 2022
In 1997 Oregon became the first state to pass a law allowing terminally ill individuals to complete suicide with the help of a physician. Only 4 more states followed with their own "Death With Dignity" laws. Have any of the concerns raised in 1997 come to pass? Should this be a human rights issue? Join our discussion with guest David Orentlicher. Dr. Orentlicher is a doctor, lawyer, elected official, UNLV law professor, and medical ethicist, who has studied and published in this very divisive issue.