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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis was interviewed in a recent story in The Salt Lake Tribune titled “Utah internet experts size up Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s impending visit to Congress.” Read the full story here. Francis is author of “Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know.”
As a policy debate continues to rage nationally about the future of the Affordable Care Act, a new legal analysis released today by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis outlines why Graham-Cassidy —the newest effort to repeal Obamacare —poses a threat to employer-provided health insurance. Francis, who holds joint appointments […]
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. […]
Husband and wife team —who are both University of Utah professors —explore understanding privacy in a complex and changing online world.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis recently appeared on the podcast “The Week in Health Law.” Listen to Francis’ segment here.
By Leslie Francis, originally posted on OUPblog. For the over 40 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade that people have a constitutionally protected interest in deciding whether or not to reproduce, reproductive rights have been a persistent flashpoint of controversy in the United States. The controversy has been characterized by more heat […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis participated in a discussion titled “Abortion Laws, Stereotypes, Entrepreneurs” on the Top of Mind show on BYUradio. The discussion was primarily focused on abortion laws and reproductive rights under Trump. Listen to the full discussion here »
Sundance, philosophy and the law: S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis will bring academic perspective to film festival
There’s a new correspondent reporting live from the Sundance Film Festival this year. Leslie Francis, a professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be reporting from the festival from the lens of her academic expertise in law and philosophy. She’ll attend about 25 films at the festival from Jan.19-29, where […]
University of Utah professor Leslie Francis made history this year as the first academic from the state in 75 years to receive what many consider to be the highest academic honor in the field of philosophy. Francis was elected president of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association. Selection as one of the APA’s […]
1:00 – 3:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4609 The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, […]