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  Sep 30, 2014   |   Last update: August 4, 2014 @ 8:21 am

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The Career Brief

PDO Holiday Hours

The Professional Development Office will be closed December 24 & 24, and December 31 & January 1 during the holiday break. Jaclyn will be out of the office the week of the 24-28, and Jess and Megan will be in the office December 26-28th, from 10-3. Contact us with questions at ... Read this post »

YLD Mentoring Marathon Event!

Plan to attend the 2013 Mentoring Marathon, sponsored by the Utah Minority Bar Association and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar! The Marathon is this Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 11:00-2:00 p.m., and is open to all classes. You must RSVP by Wednesday, January 16th at 5pm. The Mentoring Marathon ... Read this post »

Reciprocity

Just a reminder to those of you looking for jobs out of state—you can look at the job boards of other law schools by making a “reciprocity” request.  Many of the schools have recently been in “black out” status for fall recruiting, and are now back in business.   Contact Megan ... Read this post »
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Clinical Quarterly

Poverty Law Clinic

Students enrolled in the Poverty Law Seminar may do a poverty-law oriented placement at Utah Legal Services, Legal Aid Society, Disability Law Center, etc. without taking the Lawyering Skills class. Students may also intern with other non-profits that work on policy matters, such as Voices ... Read this post »

Environmental Law Clinic

There are currently two openings in the Environmental Law Clinic, which is offered during the fall and spring semesters. The clinic is designed to expose students to the wide variety and complexity of environmental regulation and enforcement by seeing it in action on a local level.   ... Read this post »
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The Law Library

PDO Holiday Hours

The Professional Development Office will be closed December 24 & 24, and December 31 & January 1 during the holiday break. Jaclyn will be out of the office the week of the 24-28, and Jess and Megan will be in the office December 26-28th, from 10-3. Contact us with questions at ... Read this post »

YLD Mentoring Marathon Event!

Plan to attend the 2013 Mentoring Marathon, sponsored by the Utah Minority Bar Association and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar! The Marathon is this Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 11:00-2:00 p.m., and is open to all classes. You must RSVP by Wednesday, January 16th at 5pm. The Mentoring Marathon ... Read this post »

Reciprocity

Just a reminder to those of you looking for jobs out of state—you can look at the job boards of other law schools by making a “reciprocity” request.  Many of the schools have recently been in “black out” status for fall recruiting, and are now back in business.   Contact Megan ... Read this post »
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Bioscience

Reading Hobby Lobby narrowly

By Leslie Francis reprinted from HealthLawProf Blog   I write this post with more than a little trepidation; I’m as unhappy as anyone about what the Court made of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week.  Nonetheless, given the current state of play, I’ve tried to see ... Read this post »

PCAST, Big Data, and Privacy

By Leslie Francis reprinted from HealthLawProf Blog The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has issued a report intended to be a technological complement to the recent White House report on big data. This PCAST report, however, is far more ... Read this post »

tenBroek Symposium and Supported Decisionmaking

by Leslie Francis, reprinted from HealthLawProf Blog Every year, the National Federation of the Blind sponsors a symposium on the legal rights of people with disabilities.  Named in honor of Jacobus tenBroek, the symposium brings together legal scholars, disability rights lawyers, lawyers from many federal ... Read this post »
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Innovation

We’re Not Teaching What We Think We Are

Debora ThreedyLee. E Teitelbaum Professor of LawCo-Director, Center for Innovation in Legal EducationS.J. Quinney College of LawUniversity of Utah There are many criticisms that could be, and have been, made about legal education. In this essay, I am going to concentrate ... Read this post »

Improving Presentations with Learning Science

Note: This blog post was derived from a presentation I gave at the New York Law School. I was invited by Doni Gewirtzman and Kris Franklin to speak about the impact of learning science on the creation of presentations. I realized there are many nuances to the use of presentations. Some ... Read this post »

So you’d like to flip a class…

Update: For those of you who attended the ILTL Conference, and are looking for the files we used in our demo, you can find the scripts: GoodScript and NotAsGoodScript, the segments: GoodSegmented and NotAsGoodSegmented, and the slides: GoodSlides and NotAsGoodSlides, and the final presentation and video. If you're reading this, you're ... Read this post »
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Global Justice

History, Ideals, and Global Conflict

by Wayne McCormack The United States is having severely detrimental effects on the post-Soviet world. This short essay is a sympathetic attempt to bring our society back to its own professed ideals. In most simple terms, those ideals of liberty should lead us to leave people alone except ... Read this post »

Ukraine, American Crimes, and Self-Determination

My Russian-born wife with relatives in the Crimea has been asking me some tough questions that deserve thoughtful and sincere answers. Unfortunately, I’m having trouble with some of the answers. Here are the major questions, which are very familiar to observers of the past several years: How can the U.S. talk ... Read this post »
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EDR Blog

CDR Serves Up “A Good Bowl of Soup”

By Anna Elza Brady “A good bowl of soup attracts chairs.” That was the old African proverb quoted by Jonathan Bartsch, Principal of Collaborative Decision Resources, on the first day of a three-day seminar about Facilitation and Mediation of Public and Environmental Conflicts put on by CDR in Boulder, ... Read this post »

Preemptive “Mediation” at Energy Conference in Helena, Montana

By Britt Ide Energy issues are complex and controversial.  They have many local, regional and national stakeholders with divergent viewpoints.  Building relationships early can help reduce conflict.  As a mediator, I enjoy helping foster discussions between important energy players before conflict arises.  Last month, at a Helena conference, I moderated a ... Read this post »

What We Don’t Know About Great Salt Lake…

By Rob Dubuc One of my great privileges these last five years or so has been to serve as attorney for, and president of the board of Friends of Great Salt Lake (www.fogsl.org). Great Salt Lake is a vastly misunderstood and unappreciated national treasure, and unfortunately many of the ... Read this post »
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