Peterson quoted in Washington Post, New York Times and NPR about operations in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson was quoted in the Washington Post in a story titled “What happens when the government stops doing its job?”  The story examines efforts by the Trump administration to roll back certain regulations created under former President Barack Obama —and how such efforts are […]

Skibine quoted in High Country News

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alex Skibine was quoted in the High Country News in a story about how the make-up of a new U.S. Supreme Court will affect Indian Law issues.  Read the full story here.

George to serve as interim director of Tanner Center for Human Rights

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will serve as the interim director of the Tanner Center for Human Rights during the 2018-2019 academic year. George will take the helm while Thomas Maloney, professor of economics and current director, takes a sabbatical. At the College of Law, George teaches constitutional law, […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, Summer 2018

Herm Olsen (’76) elected the Utah State Bar President elect Olsen advises clients in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, municipal law and collections law. With over 30 years of experience in personal injury litigation, he is very well known and respected throughout the State of Utah for his work in that area of […]

Tyler Green (’05), Utah’s Solicitor General, earns top score for U.S. Supreme Court brief writing

The Empirical SCOTUS blog used BriefCatch, an analytical tool, to analyze every amicus brief submitted in 2017 to measure five categories of legal writing and Green’s brief in Lucia v. SEC scored the highest in the analysis. He had another brief, that was written for D.C. v. Wesby which also scored top marks. Green, a […]

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, […]

Peterson quoted in Wall Street Journal about Consumer Finance Protection Bureau operations

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher Peterson was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article about how the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is currently operating. Read the full article here: 

Tokson publishes op-ed in Salt Lake Tribune on digital privacy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Matthew Tokson published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about digital privacy in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in  Carpenter v. United States.  Tokson has closely followed the case through its recent outcome. When the high court heard arguments about the case in […]

George to present at TWAIL conference in Singapore

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will present a paper she coauthored with former Quinney fellow Elizabeth Thomas at the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) Conference at the National University of Singapore on July 19-21. The paper is titled, “The Imperative of Including Human Rights Issues in Investment […]

George’s paper on corporate social responsibility makes SSRN top ten list

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George wrote a paper titled, “Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Media Corporations: Incorporating Human Rights Through Rankings, Self-Regulation and Shareholder Resolutions.” The article was recently listed on SSRN’s top ten download list for Law & Society: Public Law – Corporations. View the article here »