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Dryer to Appear on KUED’s Utah Conversations Program

Randy Dryer, Presidential Honors Professor, will appear on KUED’s Utah Conversations program on Sunday, September 7 at 5:30 p.m. Dryer was interviewed by host Ted Capener about how privacy has changed in light of new technology which has enabled pervasive surveillance not only by the government, but by businesses, employers, schools, parents, suspicious spouses and […]

Guiora Interviewed about Allegations of Chinese Cyber-Spying on U.S. Companies

Amos Guiora was interviewed recently by WTMJ radio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin about recent allegations that China has cyber spied on U.S. companies. To listen to the interview, click here.  

Dryer Interviewed in KSL Story about Personal Drones and Invasion of Privacy

Randy Dryer, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was extensively quoted in a recent KSL News story about personal drones and privacy concerns. Dryer, a frequent speaker on First Amendment and privacy issues, raised concerns about how drones might be employed by government agencies, including law enforcement. “Do they […]

Part IV of a series on proposed changes to the common rule: standardizing informed consent

This post serves as fourth in a series addressing the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for proposed changes to the Common Rule.  I had the opportunity to interview John Stillman, Director of the University of Utah Institutional Review Board. There is language in the ANPRM about standardizing informed consent; that the real purpose of informed […]

Part I of a series on proposed changes to the common rule: Introduction

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the common rule.  The common rule, originally published in 1991, regulates informed consent and Institutional Review Boardss for human subject research.  This post serves as the first of a series that will address issues raised by this topic, including the […]