Green Events in the New Building

Posted by GreenTeamBlog.org. Planning a green event isn’t just about putting out the recycling bins and lecturing people on plastic types. There are a wide variety of decisions to be made. One decision that can have a major impact on the sustainability of an event is venue; the venue is the foundation for any event. […]

The Steep Price of Executive Power Post 9/11: Reclaiming Our Past to Insure Our Future

By Jeffrey S. Brand and Amos N. Guiora for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. It is no surprise that the September 11th attacks – which killed 3000 civilians, reduced the World Trade Center to molten steel, and left a gaping hole in the Pentagon – ushered in an era of relentless pursuit of suspected terrorists, including ramped up surveillance, […]

Chat Reference

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog – The law library provides chat reference during regular reference hours – but please note that our chat reference box has moved. It is now on the right side of the screen on the library home page (you may have to scroll down to see it).

Guiora Discusses Cyber Terrorism in the Danish Paper, Jyllands-Posten

Professor Amos Guiora discusses cyber terrorism in the Danish Paper, Jyllands-Posten on January 21, 2015 Read the complete interview in Danish » (Translation courtesy of Google) Amos Guiora is American law professor at the University of Utah. He has for 20 years been engaged in terrorism. He has previously written the book “Legitimate Target” and is now […]

Making Nice Isn’t for Everyone

By Lucy Moore for EDRblog.org. There are moments that stick with me and seem to gain significance as time goes by, as my life and work evolve. My conversation with Miguel over 25 years ago is one of those moments. As a Chicano organizer, Miguel represented Albuquerque’s South Valley in negotiations with Kirtland Air Force […]

Library is Hiring Research Assistants

By Melissa Bernstein for Quinney Library Blog. The law library is hiring three research assistants to assist with faculty research requests this semester. Positions are available immediately and run through May 8, 2015. Students must be able to work up to 19 hours per week. Strong research skills are required; 1Ls are eligible to apply. […]

D.D.C. rejects DOL regulations requiring minimum wage and overtime for many home health aides

By Leslie Francis for BiolawToday.org.  First posted on LawProfBlog, January 19, 2015 – In a pair of recent decisions, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has struck down Department of Labor (DOL) regulations designed to provide wage protections for home care workers.  Challenging the regulations were the Home Care Association of America […]

ACA Subsidy Challenge

By Micah Vorwaller for BiolawToday.org. ACA Subsidy Challenge – Statutory Interpretation and Agency Deference Under Chevron On November 7, 2014, the Center for Law and Bioscience published Travis Walker’s House of Cards – Statutory Interpretation and the Affordable Care Act[1], which provided a clear analysis of the federal circuit split regarding challenges to the ACA via […]

Sticks and Stones – Words and Consequences

By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com.  Thousands of gallons of ink are being spilled about the attack on Charlie Hebdo, almost all condemning the violence, some questioning the extent to which ridicule is appropriate, and some even tending to assert the need for a police state to monitor and detain any person who might be potentially […]

Library – Early Closure & MLK Day

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog – The library will be closing at 4pm on Saturday, January 17 for a private reception. We will be closed on Monday, January 19 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.