October 23, 2017

Book Review: Mia Love — The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star, by Matt Canham, Robert Gehrke and Thomas Burr

With Mia Love: The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star, a biography of Mia Love by Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matt Canham,  with Robert Gehrke and Thomas Burr, readers are fortunate to find a glimpse into the history and biography of Utah’s newest Representative to Congress, the first black, Republican woman to be elected […]

John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo to DOMA

Michelle Mumford looks at the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) and its Defense in the context of the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, Senior Judge on the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, address to a group of young lawyers at the Utah State Bar’s annual Law Day luncheon on the theme of “The Legacy […]

Utah Legislature Watch: Some Conservatives don’t like Con-cons

Even after the rise and vengeance of the Tea Party in elections last November, the political right still does not agree on how to carry out its goals. One of the oft shouted stated calls by activists, shrinking federal power and returning to a balance of power between the states and federal government (see also […]