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 […]

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 […]

Martinez Announces Retirement, Reflects on Three Decades of Teaching

John Martinez joined the faculty at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1984, after earning his J.D. at Columbia University in 1976. Prior to entering academia, he practiced environmental litigation as a California Deputy Attorney General, served as Legal Counsel to the California Health and Welfare Agency, and was Deputy Director […]

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 […]

Contreras to Host Symposium on Patent Pledges in Washington, D.C.

On June 12, Jorge Contreras, associate professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  will host a symposium on the topic of Patent Pledges at American University in Washington, D.C.  The symposium brings together national and international scholars, government officials and industry representatives to discuss and debate commitments that patent holders are making […]

Schwartz Discusses New Stock Trading System on KUER

On June 11, 2015, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jeff Schwartz was interviewed by KUER 90.1 about Overstock.com’s Cryptobond stock trading system. Touted by Overstock.com as a technology that reinvents the way people buy and sell stocks, Cryptobond will first have to clear significant regulatory hurdles, according to Schwartz: “This type […]