Law Library Is Open!

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog- The Faust Law Library is now open! (We’ve been open since Monday, September 21.) We have a beautiful new public reading room. Come on by and visit, and maybe even do some research. Librarians are here to assist you.

Turing Backs Down in the Face of Social Media Pressure, Not Law

By Teneille Brown for Teneille Brown is a professor of law and adjunct professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah.  Social media feeds were ablaze last week when it was revealed that Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of a life-saving toxoplasmosis drug, Daraprim, from $13.50 per tablet to $750 per tablet. Twitter […]

NEPA’s Fatal Flaw, an Impediment to Collaboration

By Kelsey Kahn for  Background Straddling the Oregon-California border, the Klamath Basin is home to the PacifiCorp-owned Klamath Hydroelectric Project; six power-generating dams along the Klamath River. Four of these dams are over 50 years old and out of compliance with the Endangered Species Act. [3] They each require costly retrofits because they inhibit […]

Reflections on Donut Hole: Life in the Medicaid Coverage Gap – Part 2

By 2L Kendra Brown for As a summer project, medical students Spencer Merrick and John Sanchez created a film, Donut Hole: Life in the Medicaid Coverage Gap, in order to put faces to the people in Utah who are suffering due to the lack of the State’s willingness to accept the Medicaid expansion.[1] Though […]

Reflections on Donut Hole: Life in the Medicaid Coverage Gap – Part 1

By Kylie Orme for  This month, the Alliance for a Better Utah and the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences premiered the new film Donut Hole: Life in the Medicaid Coverage Gap at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The film addresses many important issues regarding Medicaid that impact Utahns right […]

Faust Law Library to Open on September 21

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: The Faust Law Library will be open starting on Monday, September 21 at 7am. Some more information for those outside of the law school community about the new library can be found here.

A is for A**hole

By Michele Straube for While preparing for a particularly difficult facilitation recently, I decided to consult my Conflict Resolution Reading List for inspiration. I rediscovered some of my favorite books and indeed went into the meeting with confidence and a smile (and the meeting went well). The first book on the list has the […]

HHS Proposes Update to Rules Governing Research on Study Participants

HHS announces proposal to update rules governing research on study participants. Proposed changes enhance protections for individuals involved in research, while modernizing rules and improving efficiency. Read the proposed HHS rules update »

Updated Building Address

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: Please note that the new address of the James E. Faust Law Library is 383 South University Street, Salt Lake City.

Grand Opening

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Thanks to all who came by for the S.J. Quinney College of Law Grand Opening celebration today. The James E. Faust Law Library remains closed but we hope to reopen soon – our tentative reopen date remains Monday, September 14. Your patience is much appreciated.