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Dryer honored for innovation in legal education

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer has been recognized with a Fastcase 50 award, which honors entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers  who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. The Fastcase awards have been given annually since 2011 and Dryer joins a distinguished list of law professor […]

S.J. Quinney students help to map the law as part of innovative new web site

Kimball Parker saw a void. A University of Utah graduate who went on to become a trial lawyer, Parker watched disparities in who could access legal help as the first few years of his career unfolded. For those with money and resources, navigating the law is no problem. But for those who fall on the […]

Dryer to speak on privacy law at Utah State Bar Annual Convention

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer will be speaking at the Utah State Bar Annual Convention in San Diego on July 8.  Dryer’s talk is titled “Privacy in the Cloud: Protecting Yourself and Your Client.”  His presentation is one of several he has given throughout the state in the past […]

Dryer plays role in creation of model instructions for use in defamation actions in Utah state courts

The Utah Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions has adopted a set of model instructions to be used in defamation actions in Utah state courts.  The model instructions, known as MUJI 2d: Defamation, were drafted by a subcommittee chaired by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer. The […]

Dryer speaking at Utah State District Court Judges Annual Conference

On May 18, 2016, Professor Randy Dryer will be speaking in Logan, Utah at the Utah State District Court Judges Annual Conference.  His topic will be “ The Google Voir Dire: Practical & Ethical Concerns in Modern Jury Selection.”  Courts across the country are having to face questions about the propriety of lawyer online research […]

Dryer speaking at Utah Municipal Attorneys Association Annual Conference

On May 11, 2016, Professor Randy Dryer will be speaking in St. George at the Utah Municipal Attorneys Association Annual Conference.  His topic, “Technology & Ethics: Changing Expectations and Obligations,” is particularly timely in light of the recent amendments to the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct adopted by the Utah Supreme Court.  The amendments modify Rule […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tribune Publicizes Honors Think Tank’s Efforts to Promote Open Government

On Monday, April 9, The Salt Lake Tribune covered efforts by the U’s Honors Think Tank on Transparency and Privacy to encourage local governments to embrace five principles of open government that think tank students developed in a yearlong study.  Among others, the article quoted Randy Dryer, an adjunct professor at the College of Law […]

Dryer Moderates ‘Public Access and the Courts’ Panel, Oct. 12

On October 12 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Randy Dryer, Presidential Honors Professor at the University of Utah, will moderate a panel discussion, “Public Access and the Courts,” at the Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse, 350 S. Main Street, Courtroom 420.  Subtitled “A Perennial Problem Complicated by Technology, Insights from Participants in the Brian David […]