Law & Politics


HUMANS OF THE U: TERI ORR

“The strangest thing I’ve ever done for science was milked a bat. Let me explain.”


WHERE IS THE LINE DRAWN?

Legal experts debate the extent of First Amendment protections on college campuses.


HUMANS OF THE U: RONNELL ANDERSEN JONES

“There just aren’t very many more rewarding things you can do with your life than spending every day encouraging the process of learning and having a hand in helping those light bulbs go on. That’s especially true when the subject is constitutional law and those light bulbs are illuminating new insights into the nation’s history, the workings of democracy and the hard questions that divide both the country and the court.”


A NEW SEASON IS COMING

From medical marijuana to Medicaid expansion, this election season is packed with hot-button issues—and that has set the stage for a fact-filled, informative third season of “The Hinckley Report.”


EARLY DECISION PROGRAM

S.J. Quinney College of Law launches new early admission program designed to give candidates who know the U is their top-choice law school a chance to commit to attending law school earlier than previously possible.


RENEWABLE ENERGY BOOSTS

Team of researchers including the U’s Lincoln Davies, a professor and associate dean at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, examined the evolution of state renewable portfolio standards.


HUMANS OF THE U: CARLOS QUIJADA

“When I was 17, I left Venezuela due to the political turmoil there. My formative years in a developing country shaped my character and my interest in public service.”


CURBING OPIOID ADDICTION

A new seminar course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law presents the opioid crisis through the lens of regulatory failures to properly address the issue — while providing students with critical thinking skills and tools to change the landscape in the future.


A TASTE OF REAL-WORLD LAWYERING

Coaches and volunteers are the backbone of helping students to prepare for annual law meets.


HATCH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH U

New center will honor Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch and focus on advocating for political civility and bipartisan problem-solving.