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Rosky Joins New Utah Employment Discrimination Advisory Council

Professor Clifford Rosky has accepted an invitation to join the Utah Labor Commission’s new Employment Discrimination Advisory Council. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to provide the state’s Antidiscrimination Division a structure for feedback and dialogue with stakeholders. In extending the invitation, Sherrie Hayashi, a commissioner with the Utah Labor Commission, said, “I think […]

Rosky to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Professor Clifford Rosky has a full slate of presentations scheduled during Fall Semester, 2015. He will present at Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, on September 10, 2015; at the Women Lawyers of Utah Supreme Court Update, on September 15, 2015; at the Utah Judicial Conference Plenary Session, on LGBTQ issues, on […]

Rosky Research on Nature/Nurture Debate Draws Media Attention

A forthcoming article by Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Lisa Diamond, Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at the U, is attracting interest from a variety of media outlets. In addition to a recent RadioWest story, “Nature, Nurture, Sexuality, & Gender,” Rosky and Diamond’s research […]

Rosky Discusses “Nature, Nurture, Sexuality, and Gender” on KUER’s RadioWest

On August 25, 2015, Professor Clifford Rosky was one of three guests on KUER’s RadioWest program discussing how the nature versus nurture debate continues to shape society’s views on sexuality and gender preference. In addition to Rosky, the program’s other guests included Lisa Diamond, a professor of Developmental and Health Psychology at the University of Utah, […]

Rosky Honored by Human Rights Campaign for LGBT Civil Rights Work

On June 27, 2015, Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was honored at the 2015 Utah Gala with an Equality Award. Rosky received the award in recognition of his lifetime of work in improving civil rights. Rosky, a national expert on sexual orientation law, has long […]

Rosky Offers Commentary on SCOTUS Ruling Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Following the Supreme Court’s June 26, 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage, the media sought commentary from Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. To date, Rosky has discussed the ruling, and its possible implications, in two Salt Lake Tribune articles: “Utah lawmaker: Does logic behind gay-marriage ruling […]

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.

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 Interviewed for Guardian Story on Marriage Equality, Anti-Discrimination

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was intereviewed for an April 24, 2015, story in the Guardian, “Gay Marriage is ready to be legal across America. The culture war is far from over.” The story profiles three same-sex couples in different regions of the U.S., including […]