Contreras to Present Data-Sharing Paper at Duke Law School

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be presenting his paper “Multi-Commons and Meta-Commons in the New Data Sharing Universe” on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the International IP Roundtable held at Duke Law School.  The paper, co-authored with Jerry Reichman at Duke Law School, explores new models […]

Rosky Featured in SL Trib Q&A on How High Court Decision Could Affect Same-Sex Marriage

Professor Clifford Rosky participated in an April 26, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune Q&A: “Could high court legalize gay marriage nationally? Could it end the practice in Utah?” Rosky and Parker Douglas, chief of staff for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and the state’s federal solicitor, each responded to a series of questions, ranging from “Could gay […]

Guiora Co-Authors NY Times Op-Ed Advocating Drone Court

On April 24, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora published a New York Times op-ed, “Judicial Review of Planned Drone Attacks Would Save Lives.” The editorial, co-written with Jeffrey S. Brand, dean emeritus and professor of the University of San Francisco School of Law, argues that the establishment of a drone court would result in fewer civilian deaths. […]

2L Mareschal Wins Award in 2014-15 American Indian Law Review Student Writing Competition

Alexa Mareschal, a 2L, won second place in the 2014-2015 American Indian Law Review law student writing competition for a paper she wrote for Professor Robin Craig’s Ocean and Coastal Law class. The paper is entitled, “Native Title and Rights to Marine Environments: A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.” In […]

Rosky Interviewed for Guardian Story on Marriage Equality, Anti-Discrimination

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was intereviewed for an April 24, 2015, story in the Guardian, “Gay Marriage is ready to be legal across America. The culture war is far from over.” The story profiles three same-sex couples in different regions of the U.S., including […]

Lockhart Publishes Op-Ed in The Hindu on dilution of Indian Environmental Protections

Bill Lockhart, Emeritus Professor of Law, published an April 22, 2015, op-ed, “The Ministry of Magic Tricks,” in The Hindu, one of the two largest newspapers of record in India. In the editorial, which concerns the Indian government’s decision to dilute environmental protections for project approval, Lockhart writes, “Puzzled by this behaviour, we are forced […]

Public Policy Clinic Students Host Community Meeting

April 7, 2015 – Public Policy Clinic students Stephanie Pitcher, Amy Martz, Amy Shewan and Vanessa Walsh, traveled to Montezuma Creek, Utah to host a community meeting.  The goal was to listen to concerns of the Navajo community regarding school disciplinary actions. The meeting was held at the Aneth Chapter house and was attended by school officials, […]

Mabey to Chair International Panel in Naples Italy

Ralph R. Mabey, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will chair an international panel on the subject of “Solving Corporate Group Insolvencies” on June 16, 2015, in Naples, Italy, at the annual conference of the International Insolvency Institute.

Guiora Quoted in Vice News Article about New Indian Drones

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 8, 2105 Vice News article, “Police in India Now Have Drones That Can Shower Unruly Crowds with Pepper Spray.” In response to concerns about the protection of civil liberties and the risks inherent in remote […]

Bernstein Contributes to Recently Published Tenth Edition Legal Research Book

Melissa Bernstein, Director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Library, revised three chapters in the newly published “Barkan, Bintliff, and Whisner’s Fundamentals of Legal Research, Tenth Edition.” Bernstein said the following about her participation in the book. “Fundamentals, now in its 10th edition, is a foundational treatise on legal research and I am honored […]