Is There a Fourth Amendment Expectation of Privacy in Prescription Records? According to the Utah District Court, Maybe Not

By Leslie Francis, as originally posted on Harvard Law School’s Bill of Health blog. It might come as a surprise to many in the United States that they may have no Fourth Amendment reasonable expectation of privacy in their physicians’ records when their physicians transfer these records to state agencies under state public health laws. […]

A Cow Runs Through It: Reflections on 20+ Years as an Environmental Mediator

By Michele Straube for EDRblog.org.  I realized recently that my projects involved cows at the beginning, middle and end of my career, and a squishy stress toy named Consensus Cow has become my go-to mediation / facilitation tool in the past year.  A random coincidence, no doubt, but a good reason for Consensus Cow to […]

Welcome Nexis Uni!

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – What used to be LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni. You can access it from the library’s A-Z database list on our website.

Pioneer Day Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The Library will be closed on Monday, July 24 for Pioneer Day. The Reference Desk will be closing at noon on Friday, July 21.

Breaking the Natural Resources Gridlock with Consensus Building

By Gina Bartlett for EDRblog.org. This post originally appeared on Consensus Building Institute’s blog Feb. 6, 2017. We are reposting it with Gina Bartlett’s permission. In California, where I live, rarely a week goes by when the headlines aren’t putting a magnifying glass on the climate shifts in the West and their impact on our […]

Online Payment System

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The Library has launched a new, online payment platform for library fines, permits, document delivery, and all other payments. The link to UMarket is available from the Library homepage (where it says ‘Pay Library Fines’). Please note that there is no way to process refunds so […]

Fostering Productive Dialogue in Divided Times

By Griffin Smith for EDRBlog.org People being viciously attacked—verbally and physically—just because they are a certain race, ethnicity, religion, or simply trying to fly war torn countries. Vitriol flying back and forth across social media. Friends, neighbors, and even family members that no longer speak to each other because of how they voted in the […]

Library Closed for July 4th

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The reference desk will be closing at noon on Monday, July 3. The law library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day. We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.

A Need—and an Opportunity—for Leadership

By Danya Rumore for EDRBlog.org In every challenge, there is an opportunity. There is no doubt that we live in challenging times. One need only read the national or local news to find multiple examples of societal frustration, political turmoil, ideological divides, environmental degradation, and numerous other challenges. The question is: how do we leverage […]

No Public Printing

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Beginning next week (the week of June 19th), the law library will no longer offer printing services to the public. Printing is available for a fee at the Marriott Library or at the FedEx located at 200 University Street. We apologize for the inconvenience.