Law & Politics

‘The Hinckley Report’ returns with 100th episode

Produced in partnership with the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics, “The Hinckley Report” provides insight and analysis into the most pressing political issues facing the state.

Ethics for a connected world

Professor Joel Rosenthal—a celebrated scholar in international affairs—will visit the U on Sept. 12 for the 2019 Tanner-McMurrin Lecture focusing on how technological achievement will set the pace for the future.

Should gun ownership be limited to the home?

The S.J. Quinney College of Law will host the 36th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Second Amendment rights as the nation continues to reel from a string of mass shootings.

Science, policy and Jell-O

At a time when the value of education and scientific research is increasingly being questioned by federal lawmakers, encouraging a new generation of policymakers in academia is vital.

The changemaker: Elizabeth Kronk Warner

The first female and first Native American dean in the College of Law’s 106-year history is ready to revolutionize legal education at a time when the industry is ripe for innovative ideas to accommodate a changing workforce.

A second chance at life

Law students assist in clearing old criminal records at Salt Lake County Expungement Day.

Public restrooms of the future

Some legal experts, architects and social-equality activists are working to ensure gender-neutral restrooms will be an option in the future.

Intern in Washington D.C.

The Hinckley Institute of Politics is looking for motivated students who want to add some real-world experience to their resumes.

New dean for S.J. Quinney College of Law

Elizabeth Kronk Warner is the first woman named to the deanship in the 106-year history of the law school.

2020 presidential debate bid

The Utah Debate Commission and the U are applying to host a presidential debate in 2020. It is anticipated the Commission on Presidential Debates will announce its host decisions in fall 2019.