Guiora interviewed by media about bystander bill

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora appeared in several news outlets recently to discuss a bill he collaborated on with Utah House Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Brian King. Guiora also testified before the legislature in support of the bill on Jan. 30 and published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune […]

Senators cite research by Peterson in quest to save Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson is cited in a letter signed by 40 U.S. Senators on Friday imploring Congress to protect the funding stream for the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The letter from the senators comes as controversy surrounding the future of the Consumer Financial […]

Cassell testifies on behalf of Marsy’s Law proposal in Florida

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell testified before a subcommittee of the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission on Jan. 19 in support of a proposal to create a Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights in the Florida Constitution.  The proposal, known as Marsy’s Law for Florida, would provide a set of enforceable rights […]

Francis appears on Utah Public Radio to discuss privacy in the digital age

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis appeared on Utah Public Radio to discuss privacy in the digital age. Listen to the full segment here. Francis authored the new book, “Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know,” with her husband John Francis. Both are professors at the U: Leslie Francis is a Distinguished Professor […]

Keiter interviewed by Deseret News about ruling in Bundy case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter was interviewed by the Deseret News about charges dismissed again Cliven Bundy.  Read the full article here.

Anderson to participate in panel on death penalty in Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jensie Anderson will participate in a panel discussion at Weber State University on Jan. 16 about the future of the death penalty in Utah. The event, “Utah’s Death Row: A Broken System,” will take place at 7 p.m. the Shepherd Student Union Building in the Wildcat […]

Keiter quoted in Salt Lake Tribune about legacy of Page Stegner

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert Keiter recently spoke to The Salt Lake Tribune about the legacy of Page Stegner. Read the full article here. Stegner, 80, died Dec. 14 in Reno, Nevada. Stegner was a novelist and historian who has written extensively about the American West. He was the son […]

Guiora appears on KRCL to discuss proposed bystander legislation

A bill planned for the 2018 Utah Legislative Session by Utah House Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Brian King would require Utah citizens to assist others who are suffering, or are threatened with serious bodily injury associated with a crime or another emergency. Failing to act or call for help for a stranger in need, in […]

Cassell interviewed by ABC4 about DOJ memo related to marijuana

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed by ABC4 about a memo sent by  Attorney General Jeff Sessions to all U.S. Attorneys asking them to enforce federal marijuana laws. View the segment here.   

Contreras interviewed by Law 360 on patent case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras was interviewed by Law 360 about the FRAND rate-setting case out of California.  Read the full article here.