January 24, 2015 — Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has published an article in the journal Trends in Genetics analyzing and critiquing the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy on Genomic Data Sharing (GDS). The policy, which goes into effect this month, covers all forms of genetic data […]
On Friday, January 23, 2015, Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will deliver a faculty workshop talk at UCLA. She will present a paper on drugs and violence that is forthcoming in the USC Law Review.
On Friday, January 16, Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by Good4Utah on the announcement earlier that day that the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. Click here to read or view the story, “Supreme […]
The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Friday, January 16, 2015, that it will decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the nation. Afterward, Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times. […]
In a new Student Lawyer article, Louisa Heiny, an adjunct professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, discusses why she requires the judicial interns who take her judicial process class to attend five different court hearings. From observing the importance of professionalism before the bench, to being introduced to new practice […]
Professor Jorge Contreras was interviewed in a January 10 Salt Lake Tribune article, “U. of Utah research increasingly runs on corporate dollars.” Contreras comments on the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act, which made the intellectual property developed by the faculty doing federally funded research the property of the universities. He also says that the increase […]
In a short piece published in Nature Biotechnology, Professor Jorge Contreras together with co-authors Arti Rai (Duke) and Andrew Torrance (Kansas, MIT), draw attention to the growing number of intellectual property issues that may affect technical standards for biomedical research. They write in response to a recent article describing the Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL), […]
In December 2014, Michelle Straube, Director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article, “Suggestions for Expanding the Use of Environmental Dispute Resolution in Utah and Beyond,” in the ABA-SEER ADR Committee Newsletter. On January 13, 2015, she will moderate the final panel discussion […]
Professor Erika George’s paper, “Commentary on the OHCHR’S Study on Domestic Law Remedies: Corporate Liability for Gross Human Rights Abuses,” was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for CGN: Corporate Social Responsibility/Corporate Citizenship. As of January 5, 2015, the paper had been downloaded 16 times. Click here to read the paper.
In a January 6, 2015, opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit quoted and cited a scholarly article by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Nancy McLaughlin. In Mitchell v. C.I.R., a taxpayer petitioned for redetermination of income-tax deficiency that arose from the disallowance of a charitable contribution deduction […]