Baradaran to Participate in Washington D.C. Innocence Summit

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the Center For Prosecutor Integrity Innocence Summit in Washington D.C. on June 12-13, 2015. The theme for this year’s conference is, “Working to strengthen prosecutorial ethics, restore the presumption of innocence, curb over-criminalization, and bring an end to […]

Baradaran Interviewed on Good4Utah About Same Sex Marriage Case

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed on June 9, 2015 on Good4Utah concerning the current status of same sex marriage in the Supreme Court. View the article here »

Baradaran Interviewed about Expiration of Patriot Act

Professor Shima Baradaran was interviewed by ABC 4 about the expiration of certain provisions of the U.S. Patriot Act, particularly Section 215, the NSA’s bulk collection program. Baradaran said the change introduces a new standard for the NSA. “Now they only have to allow cases where they have reasonable, articulable suspicion and reason to believe that […]

Baradaran Interviewed By Bloomberg Radio on Border Computer Searches

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed on May 14, 2015 by the Bloomberg Radio Law Program about D.C.’s District Court decision regarding computer searches at the border. Listen to a podcast of the program here »

Baradaran Discusses Appeals Court Ruling Against NSA on ABC4 Utah

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by ABC4 Utah about the recent court ruling of the NSA’s illegal collection of phone records. See the interview here »

Baradaran Participates in HuffPost Live Conversation About Firing Squad

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a discussion with three other participants on HuffPost Live about the Utah firing squad and other alternative executions. The other participants included a former criminal justice official, a Salt Lake Tribune Reporter, a Denison University Professor and […]

Downtown CLE: Is the War on Drugs a Success?

Is the War on Drugs a Success? The United States has spent over a trillion dollars fighting the war on drugs.  One in 34 Americans is under some sort of correctional supervision and more than half of federal prisoners are incarcerated for a drug crime.  Is America winning the war on drugs? Are we making […]

Baradaran Quoted in NY Times on Return of Execution by Firing Squad in Utah

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a March 11, 2015 New York Times story, “Vote for Firing Squad Shows Frustration With Drug Shortages.” Baradaran said she didn’t see a challenge to the constitutionality of the firing squad succeeding because the federal government […]

Baradaran, Guiora Discuss U.S. Options for Fighting the Islamic State on Trib Talk

On February 18, 2015, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors Shima Baradaran and Amos Guiora appeared on The Salt Lake Tribune’s “Trib Talk” program to discuss U.S. options for fighting the Islamic State and how an expanded U.S. presence will play in the region. Click here to view the program.

Baradaran Discusses Texas Injunction of Immigration Amnesty

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by ABC4 about the injunction of the Executive Amnesty program announced last year by President Barack Obama. The February 16, 2015 injunction issued by Texas Federal Judge Andrew Hanen’s temporarily halts the Obama Administration’s executive action on immigration. Click here to see the […]