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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack appeared on KUTV2 to discuss legal implications of the Mueller report. View the segment here.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Wayne McCormack recently appeared in the media on two separate stories: —McCormack was interviewed by the Associated Press about legal issues connected to a lawsuit filed by former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff against several officials and agencies involved in a failed corruption case against him. Shurtleff […]
Debate over the power and structure of the judiciary in the U.S. goes back to the Federalist Papers, and overt conflicts between the president and the courts go back to the administration of Thomas Jefferson. The president’s power to nominate federal judges, and Congress’s power to confirm those judges, has always been in tension with […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was quoted in an article by the Globe Post titled “Drone Metaphysics in the Age of Trump.” McCormack states in the publication: “There are many knowledgeable people who say that artificial intelligence will inevitably overtake humans’ ability to control it,” Mr. McCormack said. “I […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by ABC4 Utah on Feb. 7 about Trump’s statement to revoke the Johnson Amendment that allows tax-exempt organizations to endorse or oppose political candidates. Watch the 5 minute interview here »
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was quoted on Jan. 5 in the FOX13 article LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson subpoenaed again for deposition in sex abuse lawsuits. “University of Utah law professor Wayne McCormack said the deposition demand is similar to lawsuits leveled against the Catholic church over sex […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by ABC4 in Salt Lake City in relation to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a Texas abortion access law. View the full clip here.
S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack published an op-ed in the June 25, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Trump accusation of treason against Obama unacceptable and dangerous.” Last week, following the Orlando tragedy, Donald Trump essentially accused President Obama of treason. Trump stated that President Obama “either is not tough, […]
On January 16, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Wayne McCormack authored an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Battle over states’ rights? We’ve been here many times before.” It might be helpful to realize that anti-federalism is a phenomenon that comes around just about once every generation. Even though the “states’ rights” […]
McCormack appears on KUTV to discuss counter-terrorism issues in wake of hydrogen bomb news out of North Korea
Professor Wayne McCormack appeared on KUTV on Jan.6 in a story related to claims by North Korea that the country tested its first hydrogen bomb. McCormack, who is editor for the blog www.globaljusticeblog.com —and also teaches constitutional law, counter-terrorism, international criminal law, torts, and civil procedure —offered commentary on what the developments mean from a […]