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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 […]

Does Nevada hold the key to future policy decisions on solar power?

It’s cheaper than ever before for people in the U.S. to install rooftop solar panels as an energy source.  With the trend continuing to gain traction, states have started revisiting the laws they use to promote rooftop solar—so-called ‘net metering’ policies.  An analysis by Lincoln L. Davies, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor […]

Davies op-ed: “Donald Trump’s anti-Christian worldview”

Professor Lincoln Davies published an op-ed in the November 6, 2016 edition of the Deseret News titled, “Donald Trump’s anti-Christian worldview.” Faithful Christians and people of conscience should not vote for Donald Trump. Now, as a candidate for the highest office in the land, we have Donald Trump, who at every turn takes stands and […]

Davies Comments on Pope’s Statement About Climate Change

June 18, 2015. Professor Lincoln Davies was quoted on Fox13 News and in The Salt Lake Tribune about Pope Francis’ climate change statements. “The pope makes clear that this is a moral issue, not a political issue. A conservative, a true conservative, will embrace [conservation]. The pope says that,” said Lincoln Davies, a law professor […]

Davies’ Casebook on Energy Law to Be Released in October

Energy Law and Policy, a new casebook co-authored by Professor Lincoln Davies (with Klass, Osofsky, Tomain, and Wilson), will be released in mid-October.

German Energy Blog Praises Davies Article on Feed-In Tariffs

The German Energy Blog praised an article co-authored by Professor Lincoln Davies and attorney Kirsten Allen that appeared recently in the West Virginia Law Review. The blog praised the article as a “must read for anyone looking more closely into feed-in tariff systems, or trying to improve them. Comparing and contrasting the regimes in Germany, […]