Law & Politics

What’s on your ballot?

There are several ways to make sure you are an informed voter.


A massive line of cars wait in traffic to enter Zion National Park in the southern part of Utah in the United States. Midway in the line of traffic is a sign with the park’s name on it. In the background is a cliff of red rocks that the region is known for. Green trees tower over the cars.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.


What would you ask the VP candidates?

Winning essays announced by Utah Debate Commission.


Election Day flexibility and support

The University of Utah is supportive of faculty and student efforts to increase participation in the voting process by members of its campus community.


Helping international students navigate U.S. election season

Join us for a free weekly webinar series during October.


Tickets for Vice Presidential Debate, U students only

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, all currently enrolled students may enter to win a seat in Kingsbury Hall for the Vice Presidential Debate.


The Constitution, political norms and the future of the Supreme Court

What is “fair” when it comes to choosing the next justice?


Grab a debate swag bag

Each bag contains a set of vice presidential debate bingo cards and markers to play along while watching.


group wearing face coverings holding candles at candlelight vigil honoring Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Members of the U community honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg.


Law professor featured in Wall Street Journal

Paul Cassell, Distinguished Professor in the College of Law, analyzed homicide numbers from the summer of 2020.