Guiora Discusses Social Media Companies and Terrorism on KPCC Radio

On July 28, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora appeared on 89.3 KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California, to discuss the issue of whether social media companies like Google and Twitter are responsible for monitoring suspicious activity and terrorism threats. Click here to access the story.

Guiora to Speak at Utah Global Forum

On August 26, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora will speak at the Utah Global Forum. According to organizers, the forum will “facilitate the dialogue on how businesses can expand beyond local borders and develop a strategy of expansion into the global marketplace through importing opportunities and service exports. The program offers an incredible breadth of content, […]

Rising 3L Bossard Selected to Attend Intellectual Property Law Institute

In June 2015, Justin Bossard, a rising 3L, was selected to attend the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute in DC, a week-long intensive IP event for 25 Hispanic law students from across the country. Jorge Contreras, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, also teaches each year at the […]

MPR Interviews Guiora about Iran Nuclear Pact

On Tueday, July 14, Minnesota Public Radio interviewed Professor Amos Guiora about the recent accord between Iran and six other nations limiting Iran’s nuclear ability. To listen to the interview, click here.

Craig Appointed to Editorial Board of Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal

Professor Robin Craig has been appointed for an initial two-year term (August 2015 to July 2017, renewable) to the Editorial Board of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal. Her first round of duties will involve helping to select articles for the Journal’s Annual Symposium.

Francis Becomes Regional President of APA, is Reappointed to ASRM Ethics Committee

Effective July 1, 2015, Professor Leslie Francis became president of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, one of only three regional presidents in the nation. She has also been reappointed to the ethics committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Contreras Appointed to Advisory Board of Utah Genome Project

July 15, 2015 — Associate Professor Jorge Contreras has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Utah Genome Project, a large-scale, genome sequencing and analysis initiative that  leverages the Utah Population Database, the world’s largest repository of genealogies, public health and medical records, housed at the University of Utah Health Sciences and Huntsman Cancer […]

College of Law to Launch Mobile Home Park Help Line

Law students will staff the Mobile Home Park Help Line, providing information to residents and owners of Mobile Home Parks about their rights and responsibilities under the Mobile Home Park Residency Act. Since mobile homes are so expensive to move, it is crucial that disputes within the park be resolved and evictions (and loss of […]

NPR Interviews Baradaran About New York City’s Plan to End Cash Bail for Low-Level Defendants

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by NPR’s Morning Edition for a July 9, 2015 story about New York City’s plan to end cash bail for low-level defendants. The “supervised release” initiative will allow about 3,000 eligible defendants to remain at home with their families […]

George Speaks on Food Rights and Corporate Respect for Human Rights at NYU Conferences

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak on ranking and reporting corporate respect for human rights at the Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University School of Law. Her July 6, 2015 presentation is entitled “Indicators as Enforcement: Regulating the Corporate Social […]