Contreras’ commentary in Science garners media coverage

Several media outlets covered new research published in Science by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Associate Professor Jorge Contreras, which proposes universities holding CRISPR patents open their licenses to broader segments of the biopharma industry —a change that could potentially lead to important discoveries for human health and medicine.   Contreras, along with […]

HB236, “Mobile Home Park Residents Rights” bill goes to the full House

On February 15, 2017, The Salt Lake Tribune highlighted a bill crafted by Professor Linda Smith, S.J. Quinney College of Law students and others as part of the College of Law’s Mobile Home Park Helpline, an ongoing project of the Clinical program. HB236 was endorsed on an 8-1 vote Wednesday by the House Business and Labor Committee, and […]

Guiora previews Trump and Netanyahu meeting on audioBoom

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on audioBoom radio about the scheduled meeting with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump. Listen to the full discussion here »

Adler publishes op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about the importance of an independent judiciary in wake of Trump’s comments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Robert Adler published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune on Feb. 12  on “The Importance of an Independent Judiciary.”  Adler’s commentary explored recent comments by President Donald Trump and how his remarks could be viewed as an “unprecedented presidential attack on the integrity and independence […]

Cassell participates in conversation about halt in travel ban on KSL’s Doug Wright Show

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell participated in a conversation titled, “What happens now? Trump’s travel ban,” on KSL’s Doug Wright show. The discussion is about what happens to the refugees coming to Utah, what is taking place in the 9th circuit court of appeals, and when Gorsuch could be confirmed […]

Dryer participates in privacy discussion on KSL’s Doug Wright Show

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer participated in a discussion on KSL’s Doug Wright Show titled, “Necessary precaution or invasion of privacy?” The conversation is about whether or not Homeland Security can require visitors from certain countries to hand over their financial and social media accounts.

Davies interviewed on KUTV 2 News about the length of court battles and the travel ban

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies was interviewed on KUTV 2 News in an article titled, “Trump’s decision to battle in courts over travel ban could take a while.” Davies states that the Supreme Court can take a while to determine whether or not to take a case and it’s […]

Cassell interviewed on PBS Newshour about Trump’s attacks on judicial legitimacy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed on PBS Newshour about whether or not Trump’s attacks on the judiciary have gone too far. Cassell states, Well, I think he’s been very critical of the courts, but then again, the court has been striking down or at least staying one […]

Cassell quoted in Washington Post on Trump’s judiciary attacks

The Washington Post quoted University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell in an article titled, “Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch says Trump’s attacks on judiciary are ‘demoralizing.’” Cassell stated that Trump “stepped over the line” in his criticism of Robert but that judges are accustomed to being criticized. Read the Washington Post […]

U law professors’ amicus curiae briefs in State of Washington v. Trump covered by The Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret News

The Salt Lake Tribune  and The Deseret News covered University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors’ efforts to weigh in on the State of Washington v. Trump case.  Professor Amy Wildermuth, with assistance from Professor Lincoln Davies, submitted amicus curiae briefs on the issue of the State of Washington’s standing to bring the case.  Besides Wildermuth […]