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U College of Law Tackles Government Dysfunction

University of Utah
University of Utah Associate Professor of Law Michael Teter organizes symposium to find solutions to government dysfunction.

The latest federal government shutdown is estimated to have cost the US economy 24 billion dollars. It’s left many people wondering what can be done for the government to function more effectively. The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is working on coming up with some answers. The law school is hosting a symposium Friday examining the current challenges facing US governance and some practical solutions to those problems. Symposium organizer and associate professor of law at the U Michael Teter talks with KUER.

The symposium will be broadcast live on The findings will be published in the Utah Law Review.

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