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New research on renewable energy by Davies garners media attention

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies appeared in several media outlets recently to discuss new research findings he published in in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Energy titled “Empirical evaluation of the stringency and design of renewable portfolio standards.” Indiana University’s Sanya Carley led a team of researchers including Nikolaos Zirogiannis, an assistant scientist at Indiana University, […]

States boost renewable energy and economic development when utilities adopt renewable standards

States that require utilities to increase renewable energy see expansion of renewable energy facilities and generation — including wind and other renewable sources, but especially solar — according to new research from Indiana University and two other institutions, including the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Indiana University’s Sanya Carley led a team […]

PURPA @ 40: Renewable Energy Law and Policy in the United States

  University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 On the 40th anniversary of PURPA—the nation’s most important renewable energy statute—we will critically explore the past, present, and future of renewable energy law and policy in the United States. Please join us to engage in a dialogue with the nation’s foremost experts. 5.5 […]

Davies joins KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation’s editorial board

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Lincoln Davies has joined the KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation’s editorial board. KJLL is a peer-reviewed international law journal funded by the South Korean government.

Downtown CLE: Summary Judgment in Utah After Salo v. Tyler

12:00-1:00 p.m., Ray, Quinney & Nebeker (36 State St #1400, Salt Lake City, UT 84111) This CLE will discuss the changes, clarifications and procedure for summary judgment in Utah. 1 hour Utah CLE. $15 lunch fee or free no-lunch option. Registration is now closed. Contact Lori Nelson with questions. Presenters: Judge Todd M. Shaughnessy, Third […]

Davies explores energy policy under Trump administration in speaking tour

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies recently traveled to Australia to deliver a series of speeches in different cities on energy policy under President Donald Trump. Davies traveled to Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, and Sydney at the invitation of the Australian Institute of Energy.  During the speaking tour, Davies, who […]

Davies interviewed on ABC4Utah about President Monson’s decreased church involvement

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies was interviewed on ABC4Utah about the recent announcement made by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints concerning President Thomas S. Monson’s declining health. Watch the news clip here »

Davies interviewed on KUTV 2 News about the length of court battles and the travel ban

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies was interviewed on KUTV 2 News in an article titled, “Trump’s decision to battle in courts over travel ban could take a while.” Davies states that the Supreme Court can take a while to determine whether or not to take a case and it’s […]

U law professors’ amicus curiae briefs in State of Washington v. Trump covered by The Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret News

The Salt Lake Tribune  and The Deseret News covered University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors’ efforts to weigh in on the State of Washington v. Trump case.  Professor Amy Wildermuth, with assistance from Professor Lincoln Davies, submitted amicus curiae briefs on the issue of the State of Washington’s standing to bring the case.  Besides Wildermuth […]

U law professors submit amicus curiae briefs in State of Washington v. Trump case

The S.J. Quinney College of Law has arranged to live stream the Ninth Circuit oral argument in State of Washington v. Trump into the  law school’s moot courtroom on Feb.7, beginning at 4 p.m. MST. This is an unusual argument in that advocates will be participating via telephone, but at a minimum, audio will be available for the entire […]