“Endless pressure, endlessly applied:” Idaho’s Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Bill

By Rick Johnson for EDRblog.org.  It’s a special day when the President of the United States opens the door and invites you in. As Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) would later say to President Obama as we stood in a circle around the Presidential Seal on the Oval Office rug, “You know, Rick here has been […]

Library Collection Locations

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: The library will be shifting parts of the collection over the summer. We will update catalog and directional signage as soon as possible. In the meantime, please be sure to ask for assistance if you have trouble locating an item.

Kendra Brown on being a LABS Student Fellow

By Kendra Brown for BiolawToday.org. For the 2015-2016 academic year I had the incredible opportunity to work as a Biolaw Fellow for the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences. My fellowship worked in conjunction with my position as the Student Director of the Medical-Legal Clinic through S.J. Quinney’s Pro Bono Initiative. The Medical-Legal Clinic provides […]

Anikka Hoidal on being a LABS Student Fellow

By Anikka Hoidal for BiolawToday.org. Being a fellow is the most rewarding experience of my law school career. This year I had the opportunity to work on a number of research projects under the guidance of Dr. Francis and Professor Brown. Among my favorite experiences this year was joining Dr. Francis and Professor Brown at the […]

EDR Year in Review (American Bar Association report)

By Andrew Ognibene The American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (ABA-SEER) publishes an annual ADR Year in Review report, which includes notable case law relevant to the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in environmental cases, case studies of multi-party environmental disputes, and other emerging developments in environmental dispute resolution. By way […]

Protecting the Victims of the “Victimless Crime”

By Samuel Hall for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. As of the last estimate conducted by the Fondation Scelles (an organization dedicated to fighting global sexual exploitation) there are approximately one million prostitutes in the United States. According to comprehensive studies on the subject, more than 70% of these prostitutes were sexually abused as a direct precursor to prostitution. […]

Going Fossil Free Collaboratively

by Katherine Daly and Kailey Kornhauser for EDRblog.org On May 2, the University of Utah made steps to join more than 30 colleges and universities that have pulled investments in fossil fuels since 2011. The University’s Academic Senate passed a resolution calling on University administrators to “strategically” divest from fossil fuels over the next five […]

Memorial Day Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The library will be closed over Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31 at 8am.

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Graduation for the S.J. Quinney College of Law is on Friday, May 13 at 10am at Kingsbury Hall. Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Human Trafficking and Transnational Enforcement

By Amanda Ulland for GlobalJusticeBlog.com Human trafficking is often considered to be modern day slavery.[1]  Human trafficking, in the transnational sense, is the process in which people are recruited or taken from their country of origin and transported to a destination in a foreign country where they are exploited for the purposes of forced labor, […]