Republicans ramp up immigration, ‘open borders’ attacks as general election nears
Even as Republican candidates continue to pummel incumbent Democrats on a faltering economy and sidestep anger over the overturning of Roe v. Wade, they have launched a fresh salvo of attacks over immigration.
Unanimous decision making is essential for preserving the Supreme Court’s legitimacy
After the Supreme Court’s draft opinion rejecting a right to abortion was leaked, public confidence in the Court dropped to its lowest level in the past 50 years. And with additional controversial decisions on guns and climate change, concerns about the court’s legitimacy have increased. To more and more people, the justices operate as political partisans rather than neutral arbiters.
Senators want stricter rules to protect privacy of patients seeking abortion services
The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling overturning the 50-year precedent of Roe v. Wade and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham’s introduction of a federal abortion ban bill both ushered in new legal concerns about the long-sensitive subject of health data privacy.
Longtime attorney and UNLV professor finds joy as a sculptor
UNLV professor Anthony Cabot has authored or co-authored 12 books on gaming law during his 37-year career as an attorney. But the legal expert, who holds the title of distinguished fellow of gaming law at the William S. Boyd School of Law, has surprised even his closest friends with his ability to create sculptures.
When the Biden administration nominated Gary Gensler to be SEC chair, Knut Rostad had high hopes that the agency would fortify fiduciary duty, the standard of care for investment advisers that he has devoted his professional life to defending.
David Orentlicher (Law and Medicine) published an opinion essay, "Unanimous decision making is essential for preserving the Supreme Court’s legitimacy," in The Hill. The essay discusses concerns about the Supreme Court's legitimacy and how the Court can restore public confidence by deciding its cases unanimously. Unanimous decisions are better…
Presentation: Cristina Hernandez and David Orentlicher
Cristina Hernandez (Public Health) and David Orentlicher (Health Law) presented at Health District After Dark (HDAD). HDAD is a semi-annual lecture series offered by the Health District’s Academic Affairs Committee that occurs after standard business hours “aka after dark.”
HDAD engages the Southern Nevada community and public health workforce on…
Marketa Trimble's (School of Law) article, "U.S. Law of Geographical Trademarks, 'Google Effects,' Historical Developments, and U.S. International Obligations: Proposal for Changes to the Lanham Act," was published by The Trademark Reporter, a peer-reviewed academic journal founded in 1911 and published by the International Trademark Association.
Marketa Trimble (Law) presented one of her latest papers, U.S. Law of Geographical Trademarks, 'Google Effects,' Historical Developments, and U.S. International Obligations: Proposal for Changes to the Lanham Act, at the Intellectual Property Law Scholars Conference at Stanford Law School on August 11.