Guiora and Irvine on Rendition, Torture, and Guantanamo

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora and General David Irvine participated in the Hinckley Institute Radio Hour on KCPW September 24, 2014. The broadcast was of an earlier panel discussion. On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the Peace Advocacy Coalition organized a panel discussion to examine the history of America’s treatment of detained terrorist suspects.  […]

McLaughlin ‘Very Pleased’ with 4th Circuit Decision Affirming that Swappable Conservation Easements Are Not Tax Deductible

Nancy McLaughlin, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and four other law professors recently filed an amicus brief in support of the government and affirming the Tax Court’s ruling in the matter of Belk v. Commissioner. The 4th Circuit subsequently issued a decision affirming the Tax Court, which […]

Baradaran to be Featured in Good4Utah’s “Citizen Journalist” Story on Dec. 22

On Monday, December 22, 2014, Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be featured in a News4Utah “citizen journalist” story during the 10:00 p.m. broadcast.

Guiora Discusses Sydney Siege

Professor Amos Guiora discussed the Siege in Sydney, Australia with CJOB’s Charles Adler in Winnipeg. Listen to the December 17, 2014 broadcast »  

McCormack Participates in TribTalk Discussion on U.S. Interrogation Techniques

Wayne McCormack, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a December 10 Trib Talk video chat sponsored by The Salt Lake Tribune, “Are U.S. interrogation techniques torture?” In addition to McCormack, other participants include attorney and former Army brigadier general David Irvine and Salt Lake Tribune reporter […]

Reitze Publishes Utah Law Review Article on Fine Particulate Air Pollution

Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in the Utah Law Review, “Utah’s Fine Particulate Air Pollution Problem.” According to the abstract, “The air pollution problem in Utah’s Wasatch Front has resulted in several counties being classified as nonattainment for fine particulate matter. This […]

George to Be Honored at SLC’s Human Rights Day Celebration

On Wednesday, December 10, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be honored by Salt Lake City’s Human Rights Commission and the Mayor’s Office of Diversity and Human Rights. The event commemorates the 66th anniversary of the United Nations’ ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human […]

Elton, ’76, Appointed to Grantsville Justice Court

Ronald Lynn Elton, ’76, was appointed to the Grantsville Justice Court by the Tooele County Nominating Commission. From 1975 to 1995, he served in the Tooele County Attorney’s Office as a law clerk, deputy county attorney and county attorney. He subsequently served as Grantsville city attorney, and as Rush Valley and Vernon Town attorney. His […]

Francis Testifies in Virtual Hearing on Health Privacy and Security

On December 8, 2014, Leslie Francis, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, testified in a virtual hearing before the Privacy and Security Work Group of the Health IT Policy Committee, a federal advisory committee to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. In her testimony, Francis […]

Contreras Quoted in Bloomberg News, MLex about Battle over Mobile-Phone Chips

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a December 3, 2014, Bloomberg story, “Qualcomm Grip Risked as Intel, Microsoft Seek New Rules.” As explained in the story, Qualcomm is the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile-phone chips. The company’s competitors are backing a proposal […]