Media Sources Cite Utah Antidiscrimination Law as Model of Compromise

Leading up to  the United States Supreme Court’s expected decision on same-sex marriage, numerous media outlets discussed Utah’s antidiscrimination law. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky was one of the primary authors of that law, SB 296. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/gay-rights-religious-rights-and-a-compromise-in-an-unlikely-place-utah/2015/04/12/39278b12-ded8-11e4-a500-1c5bb1d8ff6a_story.html http://time.com/author/jonathan-rauch/ http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2015/03/20/expanding-gay-rights-utah-smart-compromise/9mq0WnK1Axcten5Bc5bXTJ/story.html http://www.wsj.com/articles/william-a-galston-utah-shows-the-way-on-gay-rights-1426633856 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/us/politics/utah-passes-antidiscrimination-bill-backed-by-mormon-leaders.html?_r=0 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/13/us-usa-gays-utah-iduskbn0m909v20150313 http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21650153-some-lessons-practical-conservatism-desert-west-young-tolerant-and-surprising

Rosky Interviewed by Fox 13 News on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Case

On April 28, 2105, Professor Clifford Rosky was interviewed for two stories on Fox 13 regarding the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision. Rosky was interviewed for the story “Experts weigh in on how SCOTUS ruling would affect Utahns” and the follow-up “Utahns rally as SCOTUS hears oral arguments for same-sex marriage.” In the latter story, Rosky weighed […]

Rosky Featured in SL Trib Q&A on How High Court Decision Could Affect Same-Sex Marriage

Professor Clifford Rosky participated in an April 26, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune Q&A: “Could high court legalize gay marriage nationally? Could it end the practice in Utah?” Rosky and Parker Douglas, chief of staff for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and the state’s federal solicitor, each responded to a series of questions, ranging from “Could gay […]

Rosky Quoted in Washington Post Article on Same-Sex Marriage

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 12, 2015, Washington Post article, “Gay rights, religious rights and a compromise in an unlikely place: Utah.” The article recounts the efforts by legislators, activists, and others, to reach an agreement on balancing religious rights […]

Rosky weighs in on article, “Once unifying, religious freedom laws have become divisive”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in the Sunday, April 5, 2015 Deseret News story, “Once unifying, religious freedom laws have become divisive.” “”The Utah law grants equal protections to LGBT people and people of faith. It says that you can’t discriminate against someone because of their religious beliefs, their sexual […]

Rosky Quoted in Deseret News on Religious Freedom Laws

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky was quoted in the April 1, 2015 edition of the Deseret News. The story, titled “Utah, Indiana religious freedom laws not alike,” contrasts Utah’s anti-discrimination law with a recent law in Indiana receiving wide criticism. “The Utah law grants equal protections to LGBT people and people of faith. It […]

Rosky to Appear on March 16 Brookings Institution Panel on Religious Liberty

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will appear on a March 16 panel at the Brooking Institution in Washington, D.C., focusing on gay rights, religious liberty and events in Utah and beyond. The panel, “A Salt Lake Solution? The Mormon Offer and Its Aftermath,” is part […]

Rosky Cited in Coverage of Utah’s Proposed Non-Discrimination Law

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was cited in a blogpost on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) website about Utah’s proposed non-discrimination legislation. I To read the story, click here.

Rosky Publishes Deseret News Op-Ed, “Laws Should Protect Practice of Faith, Reject LGBT Discrimination.”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky published a February 22, 2015 op-ed in the Deseret News  titled “My view: Laws should protect practice of faith, reject LGBT discrimination.” “These proposals are a profound distortion of religious freedom. They would be a dangerous setback in the country’s recognition of civil rights, and we hope […]

Rosky Interviewed in Deseret News Story, “Majority in gay-rights poll back religious exemptions for businesses”

Professor Cliff Rosky was Interview in a February 6, 2015 Deseret News story, “Majority in gay-rights poll back religious exemptions for businesses.” “Utah has some of the country’s strongest protections for religious freedom on the books already, and I think once people take a look at those protections and see them, they will realize it’s not […]