On August 26, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora will speak at the Utah Global Forum. According to organizers, the forum will “facilitate the dialogue on how businesses can expand beyond local borders and develop a strategy of expansion into the global marketplace through importing opportunities and service exports. The program offers an incredible breadth of content, […]
In June 2015, Justin Bossard, a rising 3L, was selected to attend the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute in DC, a week-long intensive IP event for 25 Hispanic law students from across the country. Jorge Contreras, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, also teaches each year at the […]
On Tueday, July 14, Minnesota Public Radio interviewed Professor Amos Guiora about the recent accord between Iran and six other nations limiting Iran’s nuclear ability. To listen to the interview, click here.
Professor Robin Craig has been appointed for an initial two-year term (August 2015 to July 2017, renewable) to the Editorial Board of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal. Her first round of duties will involve helping to select articles for the Journal’s Annual Symposium.
Effective July 1, 2015, Professor Leslie Francis became president of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, one of only three regional presidents in the nation. She has also been reappointed to the ethics committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
July 15, 2015 — Associate Professor Jorge Contreras has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Utah Genome Project, a large-scale, genome sequencing and analysis initiative that leverages the Utah Population Database, the world’s largest repository of genealogies, public health and medical records, housed at the University of Utah Health Sciences and Huntsman Cancer […]
Law students will staff the Mobile Home Park Help Line, providing information to residents and owners of Mobile Home Parks about their rights and responsibilities under the Mobile Home Park Residency Act. Since mobile homes are so expensive to move, it is crucial that disputes within the park be resolved and evictions (and loss of […]
Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by NPR’s Morning Edition for a July 9, 2015 story about New York City’s plan to end cash bail for low-level defendants. The “supervised release” initiative will allow about 3,000 eligible defendants to remain at home with their families […]
Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak on ranking and reporting corporate respect for human rights at the Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University School of Law. Her July 6, 2015 presentation is entitled “Indicators as Enforcement: Regulating the Corporate Social […]
On July 2, 2015, Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune for a story, “The Deseret territorial flag still flies over Salt Lake City.” The story is about the Flag of the Kingdom of God of the State of Deseret, which flies above Ensign Peak Nature Park, a Salt Lake City municipal park. “After […]