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Differentiating Hate Crime and Hate Speech at the U

Differentiating Hate Crime and Hate Speech at the U

By Joseph A. Moss

October 18, 2019

At the University of Utah, there are multiple departments in place to prevent and address hate crimes and hate speech —  the  University Department of Public Safety, the Office for Inclusive Excellence and the Office of the Dean of Students. In the last four years, there have been a total of eight ...

Police Contact the Suspect of an Apparent Hate Crime Caught on Video

Police Contact the Suspect of an Apparent Hate Crime Caught on Video

By Christina Giardinelli

February 19, 2019

  Correction: a previous version of this article incorrectly stated that a senate bill amending hate crime passed the senate, the bill is still in the senate and will receive a committee hearing from the chamber on Thursday. The article has been updated to include this information. One wo...

Utah’s Hate-Crime Laws: A History of Contention and Failure to Result in Conviction

Utah’s Hate-Crime Laws: A History of Contention and Failure to Result in Conviction

By Christina Giardinelli

January 29, 2019

  On Nov. 22, 1988, Gordon Ray Church, a 28-year-old student at Southern Utah University was set to meet some friends for dinner before the students returned home for Thanksgiving but, as The Spectrum reported, the meeting never occurred. After Church stopped at a 7-Eleven to pick up ciga...

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