The UNLV Health Law Program is particularly proud of its scholarly culture and publication record. Program Faculty pursue distinct and complementary research, publishing in a wide variety of areas relating to health and law. Recent health-related scholarship of Program faculty is listed below.

Maxim Gakh & Lainie Rutkow, Lessons from Public Health Legal Preparedness to Operationalize Health in All Policies, J. L. Med. & Ethics __ (forthcoming 2017).

Sara GordonThe Use and Abuse of Mutual Support Programs in Drug Courts, Illinois L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2017).

Laura Rothstein & Ann C. McGinley, Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems (Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming 2017).

Stacey A. Tovino, The EU GDPR and the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Illustrative Comparisons, 47 Seton Hall L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2017) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Teaching the HIPAA Privacy Rule, 61 St. Louis U. L. J. __ (forthcoming 2017) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Dying Fast: Suicide in Individuals with Gambling Disorder, 10 St. Louis U. J. Health L. & Pol'y ___ (forthcoming 2017) (invited symposium).

Sara Gordon, Crossing the Line: Daubert, Dual Roles, and the Admissibility of Forensic Mental Health Testimony, 37 Cardozo L. Rev. 1345 (2016).

Sara Gordon, The Danger Zone: How the Dangerous Standard in Civil Commitment Proceedings Harms People with Serious Mental Illness, 66 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 657 (2016).

Stacey A. Tovino, Of Mice and Men: On the Seclusion of Immigration Detainees and Hospital Patients, 100 Minn. L. Rev. 2381 (2016).

Stacey A. Tovino, The Grapes of Wrath: On the Health of Immigration Detainees, 57 B.C. L. Rev. 167 (2016).

Stacey A. TovinoThe House Edge: On Gambling and Professional Discipline​, 91 Wash. L. Rev. 1253 (2016).

Stacey A. Tovino, Gambling Disorder, Vulnerability, and the Law: Mapping the Field, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y __ (forthcoming 2016) (invited symposium).

Claudia Polsky, Kendall Stagg, Maxim Gakh & Christine T. Bozlak, The Health in All Policies (HiAP) Approach and Law: Preliminary Lessons from California and Chicago, 43 J. L. Med. & Ethics 52 (2015).  

Maxim Gakh, Law, the “Health in All Polices” Approach, and Cross-Sector Collaboration, 130 Pub. Health Rep. 96 (2015).

Stacey A. Tovino, Will Neuroscience Redefine Mental Injury?, 12 Ind. Health L. Rev. 695 (2015) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, The DSM-5: Implications for Health Law, 2015 Utah L. Rev. 767 (2015) (invited symposium).

Maxim Gakh, Curriculum Recommendations for Disaster Health Professionals, Pub. Health L. In Disasters (2014).

Lainie Rutkow, Jon S. Vernick, Maxim Gakh, Jennifer Siegel, Corl B. Thompson & Daniel J. Barnett, The Public Health Workforce and Willingness to Respond to Emergencies: An Analysis of Influential State Laws, 42 J. L. Med. & Ethics 64 (2014).

Laura Rothstein & Ann C. McGinley, Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems (LexisNexis 5th ed. 2010 & Supps. 2011-2014).

Stacey A. Tovino, I Need a Doctor: A Critique of Government Financing of Graduate Medical Education, 71 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 2431 (2014).

Stacey A. Tovino, Lost in the Shuffle: How Health and Disability Laws Hurt Disordered Gamblers, 89 Tul. L. Rev. 191 (2014).

Stacey A. Tovino, Silence Is Golden … Except in Health Care Philanthropy, 48 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1157 (2014).

Stacey A. Tovino, Giving Thanks: The Ethics of Grateful Patient Fundraising, 103 Ky. L.J. 199 (2014).

Peter Bayer, The Individual Mandate's Due Process Legality: A Kantian Explanation, and Why It Matters, 44 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 865 (2013).

Maxim Gakh, Jon S. Vernick & Lainie Rutkow, Using Gubernatorial Executive Orders to Advance Public Health, 128 Pub. Health Rep. 127 (2013).

Stacey A. Tovino, A “Common” Proposal, 50 Hou. L. Rev. 787 (2013).

Stacey A. Tovino, Conflicts of Interest in Medicine, Research, and Law: A Comparison, 117 Penn. St. L. Rev. 1291 (2013).

Stacey A. Tovino, Gone Too Far: Federal Regulation of Health Care Attorneys, 91 Or. L. Rev. 813 (2013).

Stacey A. Tovino, Insurance and Parity Laws, in Mental Health Care Issues In America: An Encyclopedia, Vol. I, 350-57 (Michael Shally-Jensen ed., 2013).

Stacey A. Tovino, Introduction: Under the Knife: Health Law, Health Care Reform, and Beyond, 13 Nev. L.J. 641 (2013) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Rights of Patients with Mental Health Conditions, in Mental Health Care Issues In America: An Encyclopedia, Vol. II, 690-97 (Michael Shally-Jensen ed., 2013).

Jon S. Vernick, Maxim Gakh & Lainie Rutkow, Emergency Detention of Persons with Certain Mental Disorders during Public Health Disasters:  Legal and Policy Issues, 7(4) Am. J. Disaster Med. 295 (2012).

Stacey A. Tovino, All Illnesses Are (Not) Created Equal: Reforming Federal Mental Health Insurance Law, 49 Harv. J. Legis. 1 (2012).

Stacey A. Tovino, Further Support for Mental Health Parity Law and Mandatory Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits, 21 Annals Health L. 147 (2012) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, HIPAA Privacy for Physicians, 17 Pathology Case Rev. 160 (2012).

Stacey A. Tovino, Medico-Legal Issues in Neuroimaging, in Neuroethics in Practice 105-19 (Martha Farah & Anjan Chatterjee eds., Oxford University Press 2012).

Stacey A. Tovino, A Proposal for Comprehensive and Specific Essential Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits, 38 Am. J. L. & Med. 471 (2012) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Reforming State Mental Health Parity Law, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol'y 455 (2011).

Stacey A. Tovino, Women's Neuroethics, in Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics (Judy Illes & Barbara Sahakian eds., Oxford University Press, 2011).

Stacey A. Tovino, Medical Privacy, in Governing America: Major Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Governments from 1789 to the Present (Paul Quirk & William Cunion eds. 2011).

Lucinda Jesson & Stacey A. Tovino, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2010). 

Stacey A. Tovino, Scientific Understandings of Postpartum Illness: Improving Health Law and Policy? 33 Harv. J. L & Gender 99 (2010).

Jennifer Bard, Thom Mayo, & Stacey A. Tovino, Three Ways of Looking at a Health Law and Literature Class, 1(2) Drexel L. Rev. 512 (2009) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Remarks: Neuroscience, Gender, and the Law, 42(3) Akron L. Rev. 941 (2009) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Neuroscience and Health Law: An Integrative Approach? 42(2) Akron L. Rev. 469 (2009) (invited symposium).

Stacey A. Tovino, Incidental Findings: A Common Law Approach, 15 Accountability Res. 242 (2009).

Stacey A. Tovino, Neuroimaging Research into Disorders of Consciousness: Moral Imperative or Legal and Ethics Failure? 13 Va. J. L. & Tech. 2 (2008).

Stacey A. Tovino, The Impact of Neuroscience on Health Law, 1(2) Neuroethics 73 (2008).

Stacey A. Tovino, Functional Neuroimaging Information: A Case for Neuro Exceptionalism? 34 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 415 (2007).

Stacey A. Tovino, Psychiatric Restraint and Seclusion: Resisting Legislative Solution, 47 Santa Clara L. Rev. 511 (2007).

Stacey A. Tovino, Imaging Body Structure and Mapping Brain Function: A Historical Approach, 33 Am. J. L & Med. 193 (2007).

Stacey A. Tovino, Neuroimaging and the Law: Trends and Directions for Future Scholarship, 7(9) Am. J. Bioethics-Neuroscience 44 (2007).

Stacey A. Tovino, The Visible Brain: Confidentiality and Privacy Implications of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (University of Texas Medical Branch, Institute for Medical Humanities, 2006).

Stacey A. Tovino, Incorporating Literature into a Health Law Curriculum, 9 J. Med. & L. 213 (2005).

Stacey A. Tovino, Hospital Chaplaincy under the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Health Care or "Just Visiting the Sick?" 2 Ind. Health L. Rev. 51 (2005).

William J. Winslade & Stacey A. Tovino, A Primer on the Law and Ethics of Treatment, Research, and Public Policy in the Context of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, 14 Annals Health L. 1 (2005).

Stacey A. Tovino, Confidentiality and Privacy Implications of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 33 J. L. Med. & Ethics 844 (2005).

Stacey A. Tovino & William J. Winslade, Research with Brain-Injured Subjects, 19 J. Head Trauma Rehab. 513 (2004).

Stacey A. Tovino, American Midwifery Litigation and State Legislative Preferences for Physician-Controlled Childbirth, 11 Cardozo Women's L. J. 61 (2004).

Stacey A. Tovino, The Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information for Research under the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Unrealized Patient Autonomy and Burdensome Government Regulation, 49 S.D. L. Rev. 447 (2004).