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U Law researcher aids in Navajo Nation’s fight against COVID-19

Like thousands of families whose members are healthcare workers, Heather Tanana worries about the safety of her father, a physician working on the front-lines of COVID-19 in southern Utah’s Monument Valley. “I am Diné (Navajo) of the Kinyaa’áanii (Towering House) clan. It’s been heartbreaking to see the sharp rise of COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation […]

The Future of Indian Water Rights in the West

By Nils Lofgren for EDRBlog.org Water is an important and essential commodity for people living in the western United States today. Water is just as important for Indians living on reservation lands in the western states. As the importance of water increases a new trend has begun in the west, Indian tribes are creating settlements […]

Skibine comments on future of First Light casino in Taunton, MA

On December 12, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alex Skibine commented on the future of the First Light casino in Taunton, MA. In Wicket Local Taunton story titled, “Trump could be blow to Taunton casino,” Skibine discusses the possible impacts the Trump administration could have on gaming. University of Utah law professor Alexander Skibine, […]

Current Issues in Indian Law CLE

12:00 – 3:00 p.m., S.J Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Join us for an interactive afternoon to discuss current issues in Indian law.  Over lunch, the Indian law section of the Utah State Bar will briefly address section matters, followed by an introduction to the 8 Tribal sovereign nations that exist in […]

Skibine comments on impact of Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings on casino law

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alexander Skibine spoke with the The Herald News in Fall River, MA about recent rulings that could have a profound impact on the future of tribal casinos across the country. “Personally, I think the judge issued a pretty sound decision in this case,” said University of Utah law professor Alexander Skibine, a former […]

Skibine quoted on federal safety law on tribal lands

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alex Skibine was quoted in the June 26, 2016 issue of The Bulletin, a newspaper in central Oregon. The story, titled “Who’s covered by federal safety laws? One man’s fall raises questions about contract work on tribal lands,” investigates liability and safety compliance on tribal lands. … Skibine, a professor […]

Standing on Sacred Ground Film Screenings

(Screening details below) December 4 @ 6:00pm at Salt Lake City Public Library, Nancy Tessman Auditorium December 5 @ 2:00 pm at University of Utah, Museum of Fine Arts, Dumke Auditorium From the internationally acclaimed Sacred Lands Film Project, The Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment presents films from the Project’s series […]

Skibine Wins Award for Paper at Sovereignty Symposium

Alexander Skibine, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently won the Rudolph Hargrave Prize, which is awarded to the faculty who submits the best scholarly article at the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s Sovereignty Symposium. Skibine’s paper is titled Constitutionalism, Federal Common Law, and the Inherent Powers of Indian Tribes. […]