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Rosky appears in media on lawsuit challenging Utah “no promo homo” laws

Equality Utah recently filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that ban positive speech about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Utah public schools.  The lawsuit claims that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people and restricting the First Amendment rights of students and teachers.  It […]

Rosky appears on Trib Talk about transgender bathroom access

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, on Tuesday appeared on Trib Talk to discuss an executive order issued by President Obama requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice. View the show in its entirety here.  

Rosky interviewed by Christian Science Monitor

Professor Cliff Rosky was interviewed by the Christian Science Monitor this week in connection with a story about members of the polygamous FLDS community who were charged with welfare fraud —but not polygamy. The article explored the impact of the charges on polygamists who obey the law in other aspects of their lives. An excerpt […]

Rosky featured on Radio West about Senate Bill 107

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on Radio West Wednesday to discuss  Senate Bill 107, currently being debated at the Utah State Legislature. The bill would amend Utah’s hate crime laws. Rosky played a critical role in drafting the bill,  introduced by Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, which passed out […]

Rosky comments on SLC bar’s refusal to serve Polynesian men

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky spoke with KITV in Honolulu about a Salt Lake City bar’s refusal to serve Polynesian men. Two Polynesian men were asked to leave Willie’s Lounge recently. The lounge is not only accused of racial profiling, but admits it happened. “That is absolutely illegal” (said Rosky) Clifford Rosky who teaches […]

Rosky testifies at Senate committee in favor of strengthening Utah’s hate crime laws

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week testified in favor of Senate Bill 107 at the Utah State Legislature, which would amend Utah’s hate crime laws. Rosky played a critical role in drafting the bill,  introduced by Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, which passed out of a Senate committee […]

Rosky Joins New Utah Employment Discrimination Advisory Council

Professor Clifford Rosky has accepted an invitation to join the Utah Labor Commission’s new Employment Discrimination Advisory Council. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to provide the state’s Antidiscrimination Division a structure for feedback and dialogue with stakeholders. In extending the invitation, Sherrie Hayashi, a commissioner with the Utah Labor Commission, said, “I think […]

Rosky to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Professor Clifford Rosky has a full slate of presentations scheduled during Fall Semester, 2015. He will present at Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, on September 10, 2015; at the Women Lawyers of Utah Supreme Court Update, on September 15, 2015; at the Utah Judicial Conference Plenary Session, on LGBTQ issues, on […]

Rosky Research on Nature/Nurture Debate Draws Media Attention

A forthcoming article by Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Lisa Diamond, Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at the U, is attracting interest from a variety of media outlets. In addition to a recent RadioWest story, “Nature, Nurture, Sexuality, & Gender,” Rosky and Diamond’s research […]

Rosky Discusses “Nature, Nurture, Sexuality, and Gender” on KUER’s RadioWest

On August 25, 2015, Professor Clifford Rosky was one of three guests on KUER’s RadioWest program discussing how the nature versus nurture debate continues to shape society’s views on sexuality and gender preference. In addition to Rosky, the program’s other guests included Lisa Diamond, a professor of Developmental and Health Psychology at the University of Utah, […]