Law & Politics

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.

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2020 presidential debate bid

Together, the Utah Debate Commission and the University of Utah are applying to host a presidential debate in 2020.

Best grad schools

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2020 “Best Graduate Schools.”

Passageways to the law

More than 100 high school students visited the S.J. Quinney College of Law as part of a program designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue careers in the legal field.

The politics of blame

Professor Martha Nussbaum—one of the world’s most celebrated political philosophers—will visit the U on Feb. 22, for the 2019 Tanner-McMurrin Lecture to examine the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend divides in the country.

Race, place and the politics of pollution

Robert Bullard will discuss the ways that justice, sustainability and human rights are inextricably linked.

For everyone, everywhere

Dec. 10 marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.