In The News: Women's Research Institute of Nevada

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 1, 2022

March is women's history month and Las Vegas has a long history of female trailblazers. From human rights to politics, entertainment to gaming. Women in this state didn't always get the headlines but they did get the job done. 

Public News Service
March 9, 2022

A hearing is set for today in the Republican-backed lawsuit against Nevada's new state legislative maps drawn based on the 2020 census results.

Carson NOW
January 7, 2022

Awardees have organizational missions that are humanities focused and/or demonstrate a commitment to public humanities or educational programming accessible to all Nevadans.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Nevadans to shelter in place for an extended period of time, Raquel O’Neill knew she had to get creative to continue to serve the blind and visually impaired clientele of Blindconnect.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 19, 2021

There is no evidence a man arrested in Las Vegas and charged for his involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot voted in the November 2020 presidential election, an I-Team investigation revealed.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 5, 2021

This year’s CES will look different than its predecessors, and not just because it’s going virtual — it’s also more diverse.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 3, 2020

Ten years ago, Nevada voters handily rejected a ballot measure proposed by state lawmakers that would have eliminated judicial elections in favor of an appointment and retention system. But after November’s balloting saw a handful of underfunded challengers unseat incumbent judges, some influential voices are again calling to revive efforts to overhaul the state’s judicial selection process.

El Tiempo
November 30, 2020

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson wants to see a change in the way judges take the bench in Nevada.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 29, 2020

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson wants to see a change in the way judges take the bench in Nevada.

The Kansas City Star
November 20, 2020

Nearly a year after Douglas County prosecutors dismissed false report charges against a KU law student who said she’d been raped by a classmate, a lawsuit and experts say Title IX investigators at the university doubled down on a flawed police investigation, failing her a second time.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 6, 2020

International Women’s Day honors the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women every year on March 8.

LSE USCentre
August 22, 2019

Are women really at a disadvantage compared to men when they run for elected office? In new research, Rebecca D. Gill and Kate Eugenis look at how women fare when they run for state supreme court judgeships. Using over 15 years’ worth of election data across the states, they find that women are seven percentage points more likely than men to win elections against incumbents, and that they do no better or worse than men when they are incumbents themselves or run in open seat races.