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UPDATE: The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on March 11 entered a consent decree that declares South Carolina’s 1988 discriminatory anti-LGBTQ curriculum law unconstitutional and bars its enforcement. The court’s decree comes two weeks after a federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of the high school student organization Gender and Sexuality […]
Clifford Rosky is Professor of Law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he teaches courses on constitutional law, criminal law, sexuality and law, and mindfulness and law. Melinda Rogers interviews Professor Rosky about the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s new Wellness Initiative. Rosky has led the charge to better connect students with mental health resources, including on-site yoga and mindfulness trainings and a therapist/counselor who will be staffed at the law school in the near future as better outreach for students.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky testified before the Salt Lake County Council earlier this month in support of a resolution banning conversion therapy. The council unanimously passed the resolution. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert later proposed new regulations for conversion therapy. Rosky was a force behind trying to get legislation […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted on KJZZ radio in a story titled, “Arizona LGBTQ Curriculum Law Repeal Is An Opportunity For Change Says Mom Of Plaintiff.” His article for the Columbia Law Review titled, “Anti-Gay Curriculum Laws” was cited.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky, along with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal, and pro bono counsel Perkins Coie LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Equality Arizona, including its members who are public school students, challenging the State of Arizona’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law, which […]
The Utah House passed the Hate Crimes bill S.B. 103 which was drafted by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky. The bill now moves to the Governor Herbert’s desk.
Clifford Rosky, a University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor, has played a leading role in researching and drafting proposed legislation to protect minors from conversion therapy in Utah. The bill, titled “Prohibition of the Practice of Conversion Therapy Upon Minors,” was unveiled at a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on Feb. 21. Rosky drafted the legislation […]
Research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky is cited in proposed Arizona legislation that would eliminate the state’s current anti-gay curriculum laws. Arizona Sen. Martin Quezada has proposed a bill to end a 1991 law that states school districts are prohibited from classroom instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle, […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky appeared on RadioWest and KUER recently to discuss banning conversion therapy in Utah and in other parts of the country. Listen to the segments here: RadioWest KUER Earlier this month, Rosky moderated a panel at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for an event […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky testified at the Utah State Legislature this week in a hearing to discuss a bill that would set guidelines for transgender people to legally change their gender designation through the court system. Rosky voiced concerns about the constitutionality of SB138, introduced by Sen.Todd Weiler, […]