We are pleased to introduce our newest contributor, Leslie Griffin, to Bill of Health.
Dr. Leslie C. Griffin is the William S. Boyd Professor of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. She holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is author of the Foundation Press casebook, Practicing Bioethics Law (2015), which was co-authored with Joan H. Krause, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, and Bill of Health blogger. Before becoming a law professor, Professor Griffin clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and was an assistant counsel in the Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility, which investigates professional misconduct by federal prosecutors. Before joining the UNLV faculty, Professor Griffin held the Larry & Joanne Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center and was a tenured member of the faculty at the Santa Clara University School of Law.
- Practicing Bioethics Law, with Joan H. Krause (Foundation Press, 2015) (practice-based bioethics book with web-based component)
- Marriage Rights and Religious Exemptions in the United States, Oxford Handbooks Online (2017).
- Beyond the Basketball Court: How Brittney Griner’s In My Skin Illustrates Title IX’s Failure to Protect LGBT Athletes at Religious Institutions, 34 Law & Inequality 489 (2016).
- Harris v. McRae, 448 U.S. 297 (1980), in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (L. Berger, B. Crawford & K. Stanchi, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2016)
- A Word of Warning from a Woman: Arbitrary, Categorical, and Hidden Religious Exemptions Threaten LGBT Rights, 7 Ala. C.R. & C.L.L. Rev. 97 (2015).
- The Catholic Bishops vs. the Contraceptive Mandate, 6 Religions 1411 (2015), at .
- Hobby Lobby: The Crafty Case That Threatens Women’s Rights and Religious Freedom, 42 Hastings Const. L.Q. 641 (2015).