Workshops in the Community by Clinic Students

Students from the Public Policy Clinic are providing workshops in the community. These are free to attend.   Hartland Partnership Center: October 26, 2:00 p.m.1578 West 1700 South, Salt Lake City Lied Boys & Girls Club: October 28, 4:00 p.m.464 South Concord Street, Salt Lake City Capitol West Boys & Girls Club: November 5, 4:30 […]

Related articles from local newspapers

The Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune released articles covering the grades released for Utah schools. Utah assigns grades to all schools – how did yours do? Grades for Utah schools bring strong reaction from parents and educators    

High School Students: Know Your Rights When Suspended or Expelled

The Students Rights Brochure was produced by law students participating in the public policy practicum, and is targeted to high school students who have been suspended or expelled, or are at risk of facing suspension or expulsion. The brochure empowers students facing suspension or expulsion by informing students of their due process rights. High school students: […]

Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline

What is the School to Prison Pipeline? Over the past 15 years, students in Utah have been suspended or expelled for the following: wearing a pro-vegan t-shirt, unnatural hair color, and interrupting a school basketball game.  This is part of a national phenomenon known as the school-to-prison pipeline, where students are ending up in the jailhouse instead […]