Summit Addresses Opioid Crisis in Utah

By Angela Turnbow for The Center for Law and the Biomedical Sciences, the Honors College, and the Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of Utah hosted a “Conversational Summit” on the Opioid Crisis in Utah, Monday, April 23, 2018. The event, organized by professors Leslie Francis, Margaret Battin and Teneille Brown, […]

Law School Graduation

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog- Law School Graduation is on Friday, May 11. The Reference Desk will be closing early that day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Finding Shared Interests at the Fort Douglas National Historic Landmark

By Kelly Beck Today, Fort Douglas is home to the bustling student residences at the University of Utah. A university managed hotel and conference center occupies a portion of the fort, and the Fort Douglas Military Museum attracts Salt Lake City visitors. The well-manicured landscape of Fort Douglas today stands in stark contrast to this […]

Law Library Summer Hours

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog- Summer hours for the Law Library begin on Saturday, May 5. You can view our hours here:

Preservation Week

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – April 22-28, 2018 is Preservation Week, an initiative of the Association for Library Collections & Technology Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). It is a time to focus on and take action to preserve our collections and artifacts. You can read more […]

Collaboration is Improv or is Improv a Collaboration?

By Leanne Bernstein for I raced around the room, trying desperately to keep my bodyguard in between me and the paparazzi. But with every move I made it seemed like my bodyguard had their own agenda, and it didn’t include protecting me, which was true. In fact, they were also trying to get away […]

More Peaceful Winters Reign in Yellowstone

By Nedra Chandler “Winter use in Yellowstone National Park is, at root, a conflict over deep public values…” –Mike Yochim, member of Yellowstone Grand Teton Winter Use team,and author of Yellowstone and the Snowmobile, Locking Horns Over National Park Use (2009) Winter in Yellowstone, the world’s first National Park, is unforgettable. Visiting in February with […]

Celebrate National Library Week!

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – April 8-14, 2018 is National Library Week. This year’s theme is “Libraries Lead”. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of […]

What Environmental Dispute Resolution Can Learn from Civity and Complexity Science

By Daniel Friedman for Successful environmental dispute resolution (EDR) requires long-term cooperation among stakeholders, who often have incongruent values and interests and may have experienced complicated previous interaction. EDR also often involves integration across disciplinary fields, ranging from mathematical ecology to history and law. As a result, EDR situations are “complex,” maybe even “messy.” […]

Spring Break Hours

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog- Spring Break at the law school is from March 19-23. The library will be open this week from 8am to 6pm.