Rosky appears in media on lawsuit challenging Utah “no promo homo” laws

Equality Utah recently filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that ban positive speech about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Utah public schools.  The lawsuit claims that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people and restricting the First Amendment rights of students and teachers.  It […]

Baughman publishes new book on criminal law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has published a new textbook along with co-authors Paul H. Robinson of the University of Pennsylvania and Michael T. Cahill of Rutgers University.   The book, Criminal Law Case Studies & Controversies, 4E, according to its description from the publisher’s web site,  “eschews traditional reliance […]

Alumna Landau to lead Utah Indigent Defense Commission

The Utah Indigent Defense Commission has announced that Joanna E. Landau, an S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna, has been hired as its executive director. Landau brings experience as a public defender with the Salt Lake Legal Defenders Association to the position, where she worked for several years representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal to […]

Cassell featured in Heritage Foundation debate on Miranda rights

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell recently participated in a debate sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, exploring whether Miranda rights should be remade. “Fifty years ago, a closely divided Supreme Court decided a criminal procedure case known to almost every American – Miranda v. Arizona. To protect a suspect against […]

Kogan interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio on sex-segregated bathrooms

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan recently appeared on To the Best of Our Knowledge, broadcast through Wisconsin Public Radio and Public Radio International, to discuss sex-segregated restrooms.   Listen to the podcast here.

Jones appears on KSL to discuss Trump feud with The New York Times

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones recently appeared on KSL to discuss Donald Trump’s legal battle with The New York Times over stories the newspaper published which Trump argued were inaccurate.    

Baugman quoted in Slate on Trump and legal admissions

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in Slate recently on an article about Donald Trump’s sexual advances on women.  Read the article here. 

2L Hill’s work published by the New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Journal

Scotti Hill, a 2L specializing in intellectual property law, had her work published in the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Journal Summer 2016 edition. Hill’s article “Building an Anthology from Ephemera: The Legal Issues of Constructing a Political Art Archive” was highlighted in conjunction with the Law Student Initiative Writing Contest. […]

Media Corner: Professor RonNell Anderson Jones a source on feud between Donald Trump and The New York Times

Donald Trump vs. The New York Times Things are heating up between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and The New York Times in the wake of an article the newspaper published this week, titled “Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately.”  The article received quick condemnation from Trump,  whose attorneys are demanding a retraction. […]

Media Corner: Professor Cathy Hwang a source on contract theory

The field of contract theory is abuzz after news emerged this week from Stockholm that two economists from the U.S. won the Nobel Prize in economics. Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström were honored for their work analyzing contracts in an effort to help people, businesses and public agencies better understand whether the deals they reach are in […]