Law & Politics

Shaping young minds

Law students are learning while they teach through the Kids’ Court program.

A close-up of a judge's gavel

U research suggests public safety risks in bail reform

Discussions of reforming the bail system often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit crimes? The answer appears to be yes.

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Following Utah’s legislative session

The best way to stay up to date on the legislative session and all things politics in Utah is right at your fingertips.

Deadline approaching for submissions to the Hinckley Journal

Paper submissions are now open for the 2020 Hinckley Journal of Politics.

U researchers craft statewide plan to address homelessness

The plan calls for true coordination in communities to make homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring.

Trump-appointed consumer protection official to visit the U

The event occurs on Jan. 31, 2020.

Seminar addresses Native American Downwinders

Nuclear tests, uranium industry effects in Southern Utah continue.

Student well-being takes priority at College of Law

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is bringing the wellness conversation into the classroom.

Impeachment past the politics

With all the talk about impeachment, do we actually know what is going on? U political science professor James Curry has some answers for us.

Humans of the U: Tiffany Baffour

“I participated in my first anti-apartheid protest when I was 12 years old. I think that was really a catalyst for me to start thinking about social change and how we can all have an impact on larger social and policy issues.”