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Baughman quoted on porn filter fee lawsuit

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in an Associated Press story picked up by The Olympian newspaper in Washington. The story, titled “Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees,” covers a lawsuit challenging a Utah law allowing Internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. University of Utah law professor Shima Baughman said if […]

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for fasctcoexist.com

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a fastcoexist.com story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]

Baughman publishes “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman collaborated on a new report titled, “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System.” The report recaps the second Roundtable on Pretrial Practice, held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 26-27, 2015. An earlier Roundtable in March 2015 focused […]

Baughman to present at Stoel Rives Diversity Summit

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law will be a presenter at the the Stoel Rives Diversity Summit on May 19, 2016. The Summit is a CLE event and will be held at The Leonardo.

Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law was quoted in the Miami Herald in an article titled “Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm.” Baughman stated, “Because of the lack of regulation, there are jurisdictions and companies that will set […]

Baughman writes for The Conversation about financing terror using U.S. shell companies

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman published a paper in The Conversation titled, “Panama Papers show how easy it is to finance terror using U.S. shell companies.” “… an American has no need to form a shell company in Panama because they can obtain one right here in the United States. And as my […]

Baughman comments on “Panama Papers” for NPR’s Marketplace, Fusion

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman commented on the “panama papers” for NPR’s Marketplace and the website WSWS.org. The paper consists of a 11.5 million confidential documents from the Panamanian corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca that provide detailed information on more than 214,000 offshore companies Shima Baradaran Baughman, a law Professor University of […]

Baughman comments on alternatives to cash bail and pretrial detention

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman commented on pretrial detention for a March 24, 2016 story in NextCity titled, “U.S. Cities Are Looking for Alternatives to Cash Bail.” In March the Department of Justice set its sights on what Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls the “consequences of the criminalization of poverty.” “Until about the […]

Baughman article published in Behavioral Science and Policy Journal

Shima Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, co-wrote an article titled, “Blinding prosecutors to defendants’ race: A policy proposal to reduce unconscious bias in the criminal justice system.” This article was recently published in the Behavioral Science and Policy Journal. Read the full article here »

Baughman Quoted in NY Magazine

Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in NY Magazine in a story titled, “The Feds Just Blew Up the Allure of New York City’s High-End-Condo Market: Anonymity.” “It is definitely worth investigating these all-cash transactions,” says Shima Baradaran Baughman, a law professor at the University of Utah. “I worry, though, that it will be hard to […]