McCormack Interviewed in SL Trib Regarding Local Flag Controversy

On July 2, 2015, Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune for a story, “The Deseret territorial flag still flies over Salt Lake City.” The story is about the Flag of the Kingdom of God of the State of Deseret, which flies above Ensign Peak Nature Park, a Salt Lake City municipal park. “After […]

Guiora Discusses U.S. U.S. Hostage Policy in Radio Interview

On June 30, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora discussed recent changes in U.S. regarding hostage negotiation and the payment of ransom on BYU Radio’s Top of Mind program. Click here to listen to the interview.

Rosky Honored by Human Rights Campaign for LGBT Civil Rights Work

On June 27, 2015, Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was honored at the 2015 Utah Gala with an Equality Award. Rosky received the award in recognition of his lifetime of work in improving civil rights. Rosky, a national expert on sexual orientation law, has long […]

Rosky Offers Commentary on SCOTUS Ruling Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Following the Supreme Court’s June 26, 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage, the media sought commentary from Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. To date, Rosky has discussed the ruling, and its possible implications, in two Salt Lake Tribune articles: “Utah lawmaker: Does logic behind gay-marriage ruling […]

Contreras to Discuss IP Issues, Cases on This Week in Law

On Friday, June 26, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. MDT, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be a guest on This Week in Law. He will discuss a range of intellectual property issues and cases from the past week including the Supreme Court’s decision about a Spiderman […]

Craig Re-appointed to Committee Reviewing Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program

Robin Craig, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been re-appointed to a position on the second-phase committee, the Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program. The Habitat Conservation Program implements the Habitat Conservation Plan that supports the Edwards Aquifer Incidental Take Permit under the federal […]

Haddock, ’74, Joins

Rand Haddock, ’74, joined Arizona-headquartered NewLAWu.s. to practice finance law. He has 30 years’ experience in finance law advising corporations and financial institutions.

Rising 2L Owen Reflects on Awards, Shares Application Tips

James Owen, a rising 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is the recent recipient of a scholarship and fellowship. In the interview below, he describes the awards, shares guidelines on how maximize the chance of obtaining an award (one of which is the obvious but easily overlooked tip to carefully […]

Davies Comments on Pope’s Statement About Climate Change

June 18, 2015. Professor Lincoln Davies was quoted on Fox13 News and in The Salt Lake Tribune about Pope Francis’ climate change statements. “The pope makes clear that this is a moral issue, not a political issue. A conservative, a true conservative, will embrace [conservation]. The pope says that,” said Lincoln Davies, a law professor […]

Romano, ’94, Named Chief Civil Deputy in Utah AG’s Office

June 16, 2015 — Bridget Romano, ‘94, was named chief civil deputy in the Utah Attorney General’s Office. She previously held the position of solicitor general. As chief civil deputy, Romano will oversee the Education, Environment and Health, Highways and Utilities, Litigation, Natural Resources, State Agency Counsel and Tax and Financial Services divisions.