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Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law was quoted in the Miami Herald in an article titled “Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm.” Baughman stated, “Because of the lack of regulation, there are jurisdictions and companies that will set […]

Baughman writes for The Conversation about financing terror using U.S. shell companies

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman published a paper in The Conversation titled, “Panama Papers show how easy it is to finance terror using U.S. shell companies.” “… an American has no need to form a shell company in Panama because they can obtain one right here in the United States. And as my […]

Baughman comments on “Panama Papers” for NPR’s Marketplace, Fusion

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman commented on the “panama papers” for NPR’s Marketplace and the website WSWS.org. The paper consists of a 11.5 million confidential documents from the Panamanian corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca that provide detailed information on more than 214,000 offshore companies Shima Baradaran Baughman, a law Professor University of […]

Baughman comments on alternatives to cash bail and pretrial detention

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman commented on pretrial detention for a March 24, 2016 story in NextCity titled, “U.S. Cities Are Looking for Alternatives to Cash Bail.” In March the Department of Justice set its sights on what Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls the “consequences of the criminalization of poverty.” “Until about the […]

Baughman article published in Behavioral Science and Policy Journal

Shima Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, co-wrote an article titled, “Blinding prosecutors to defendants’ race: A policy proposal to reduce unconscious bias in the criminal justice system.” This article was recently published in the Behavioral Science and Policy Journal. Read the full article here »

Baughman Quoted in NY Magazine

Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in NY Magazine in a story titled, “The Feds Just Blew Up the Allure of New York City’s High-End-Condo Market: Anonymity.” “It is definitely worth investigating these all-cash transactions,” says Shima Baradaran Baughman, a law professor at the University of Utah. “I worry, though, that it will be hard to […]

Baughman Interviewed by ABC4 about NSA Bulk Surveillance Program

Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed by ABC4 in a story titled, “Time runs out on controversial NSA bulk surveillance program.” “It’s not really going to stop their ability to obtain phone numbers, even conversations of individuals they worry are suspected terrorists. But, it will stop them from collecting bulk data from average Americans as they […]

Baughman to Participate in Vanderbilt University Criminal Justice Roundtable

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on November 6-7. Baughman will discuss Subconstitutional Checks.   Roundtable Participants and Subjects Shima Baradaran Baughman (Utah Law School), Subconstitutional Checks Constitutional checks are an important […]

Baughman Quoted in North Carolina Article About Greensboro Court Conference

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the Rhino Times on her remarks at a Greensboro, North Carolina Court Conference on Thursday, October 15. Baughman spoke about the “devastating effects of keeping people behind bars before they have been tried.” Click here […]

Baradaran Writes “The Drug-Violence Myth” Article

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, writes why linking drugs and dangerousness is wrong in this article about The Drug-Violence Myth. Click here for the article »