Professor I. Nelson Rose is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on gambling law. He is an internationally known scholar, with more than 1,500 published works, and public speaker, often the keynote speaker on gambling issues. A 1979 graduate of Harvard Law School, he is a Distinguished Senior Professor at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California, where he taught one of the first law school classes on gaming law, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Macau.
Professor Rose is best known for his internationally syndicated column, “Gambling and the Law®“.
A consultant to governments and industry, Professor Rose has testified as an expert witness in administrative, civil and criminal cases in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, and has acted as a consultant to major law firms, international corporations, licensed casinos, players, Indian tribes, and local, state and national governments.
Professor Rose is co-editor-in-chief of the Gaming Law Review and Economics the official legal publication of the International Masters of Gaming Law. He is also a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors and the European Association for the Study of Gambling.