New Patron FAQs

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Have a quick reference question but there’s no one around to help you? Check out our new Patron FAQ page for answers to some frequently asked reference questions.

Working with Elected Officials on Water Issues: What can Collaboration Bring to the Table?

By Jamie Holmstead for  A few weeks ago I had the privilege to attend the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program’s Dialogue on Collaboration seminar. This seminar was focused on the importance and challenges of involving elected officials in collaborative efforts, specifically water-related issues. As I prepared myself mentally for what I would encounter at the […]

Library – Level 2

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – Due to some reorganizing over the summer, level 2 of the library stacks is no longer open to the public. If you need an item from level 2, please ask for assistance at one of the service desks.

Public Access to PACER

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog: The law library no longer offers public access to PACER. If you need to look something up on PACER, you must first set up your own account. If you need assistance setting up a PACER account, please inquire at the reference desk.

Collaboration Is a Better Way to Solve Our Most Difficult Problems

By Lauren Barros for Several years ago, I became a member of the Collaborative Family Lawyers of Utah.  It made sense to me to encourage families to seek to resolve their problems collaboratively, rather than in court.  Although most of my clients do not use a formal collaborative process, I incorporate principles of collaborative […]

Pioneer Day Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The reference desk will be closing at noon on Friday, July 22. The law library will be closed for Pioneer Day on Sunday and Monday, July 24 and 25. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 26 at 8:00 am. Best of luck to those taking the […]

Citizen Referendum? I vote “needs review”

By Larry Schooler for  Did the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote resolve anything? What does such a narrow margin of victory for the Leave (EU) position really mean? What about the referendum in Austin, Texas, on transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft? The measure was drafted by the companies and when it failed, two of […]

In the Footsteps of Many: Collaboration is Key to Preserving the National Park Experience

By Cory MacNulty for Just under 12 million people visited Utah’s 13 national park sites in 2015.  Park enthusiasts are flocking to these iconic landscapes to scramble up Angels Landing at Zion National Park, contemplate the Milky Way galaxy and dark, starry night skies at Bryce Canyon National Park, and to experience an awe […]

July 4th Holiday Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The law library will be closed from Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 8:00 am. Have a wonderful July 4th holiday!

“Endless pressure, endlessly applied:” Idaho’s Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Bill

By Rick Johnson for  It’s a special day when the President of the United States opens the door and invites you in. As Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) would later say to President Obama as we stood in a circle around the Presidential Seal on the Oval Office rug, “You know, Rick here has been […]