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Presentation by Dryer on April 17 to explore protecting digital privacy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer will give a presentation titled, “Protecting Your Digital Privacy: Five Tips Every College Student Should Know” on April 17 at 2 p.m. at the University Little Theater in the Union. The event is part of a Keep U Safe series sponsored by the Union Programming Board […]

Dryer discusses Facebook privacy and Cambridge Analytica

On April 11, 2018, professor Randy Dryer discussed Facebook privacy and the recent Cambridge Analytica controversy with “Top of Mind” radio host Julie Rose. Listen to the complete segment here »  

Dryer interviewed by Deseret News and KSL about digital privacy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer was interviewed by the Deseret News and KSL recently about digital privacy in the wake of  a case before the U.S. Supreme Court —United States v. Microsoft . Read the article here.

Dryer appears on KSL in story about surveillance technology

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer recently appeared on KSL in a story about legal issues related to surveillance technology employed by cities to improve crime-solving capabilities. To view the story, ““Crime time machine adds to security, privacy debate,” click here. Dryer also recently appeared on BYU Radio as a  […]

Dryer to deliver training to elected officials on legal risks associated with drones

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer on Aug.30 will conduct a 90 minute state-wide training session for elected officials and law enforcement officials on the privacy and other legal risks associated with the operation of drones in Heber City.  An increasing number of Utah governmental units now operate drones for […]

Dryer to serve as acting dean of U’s Honor College during fall 2017 semester

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer will serve as the acting dean of the U’s Honors College during the fall 2017 semester. Dryer takes the helm as dean Sylvia Torti takes a research and study leave designed to further advance the Honors College mission. Dryer kicked off his acting dean […]

Calculating justice: Dryer’s students create sentencing app

The rap sheet for the criminal defendant included a laundry list of petty crimes. There were prior convictions for theft, a case of fraud and a history of violence. So when a judge was faced with how to sentence the defendant for a new offense, she turned to technology for help weighing whether the defendant […]

Dryer participates in privacy discussion on KSL’s Doug Wright Show

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer participated in a discussion on KSL’s Doug Wright Show titled, “Necessary precaution or invasion of privacy?” The conversation is about whether or not Homeland Security can require visitors from certain countries to hand over their financial and social media accounts.

Dryer interviewed by The Deseret News about online privacy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer appeared in an article in The Deseret News about online privacy and why it’s difficult to restore privacy in today’s digital world.   Read the full article here.      

Dryer honored for innovation in legal education

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer has been recognized with a Fastcase 50 award, which honors entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers  who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. The Fastcase awards have been given annually since 2011 and Dryer joins a distinguished list of law professor […]