Library awarded LSTA grant

July 16, 2014 – The S.J. Quinney College of Law Library was awarded a $45,181 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to digitize Utah Supreme Court briefs. Brief project description Utah Supreme Court Briefs Digitization – The print versions of Utah Supreme Court briefs reside in incomplete sets at three different libraries. Lawyers and legal educators would […]

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 […]

New Honors Think Tank Provides Students with Window into Privacy and Transparency Issues in Web 2.0 World

In a world increasingly characterized by the near-instantaneous transfer of information and a constantly evolving concept of what is personal and what is public information, the launch of the University of Utah’s new Honors Think Tank on Transparency and Privacy in a Web 2.0 World could not have come at a better time. A collaboration […]

University of Utah Libraries Unveil Innovative New Catalog

On May 13, 2010, the University of Utah Libraries made a historical transition as they migrated from the Horizon catalog, also known as “UNIS” to a new catalog which merges the information resources of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Library, the J. Willard Marriott Library, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and the […]

Global Justice Project – Iraq Concludes, Welcomes Team Home

by Valeri Craigle The Global Justice Project – Iraq concluded this weekend with its global team of experts gathering in Salt Lake City for closing activities.  Dean Hiram Chodosh expressed his gratitude to this unprecedented team – which, among others, included an Irish Barrister, a human rights attorney, and a consulting attorney for the International […]

Utah Law Review Celebrates 60 Years, Goes Digital

The S.J. Quinney College of Law Library, in partnership with the Utah Law Review Society, recently completed a project to digitize the full run of the Utah Law Review, archiving issues from 1949 to the present.