Drew Clark
Drew Clark is of counsel at Kirton McConkie. Prior to joining the law firm, he was opinion editor of Deseret News. He has led efforts to promote progress in telecommunications, media and technology, and has written widely for Ars Technica, GigaOm, National Journal, Slate, and the Washington Post. He earned his bachelorís degree with honors from Swarthmore College, his masterís degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and his law degree from George Mason University School of Law.

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The Swallow-Shurtleff matter has led to soul-searching in Utah about curbing political corruption. The matter involving Gov. Rick Perry should lead to reforms of the Public Integrity Unit in Texas. There needs ...
It may simply be an accident of history that the continental U.S. has two super-sized states in California and Texas. The leaders of these states and Congress foresaw the need to make them smaller. It's too soo...
Anniversaries force us to take a moment to consider what is truly extraordinary even while being utterly routine. “I’m so appreciative of all of you being here on this occasion," said Grandfather Fa...
Being able to turn on the lights when it gets dark is one of the electricity-enabled conveniences we take for granted. But with accelerating concern that energy production is driving climate change, do we human...
Many cling to the widespread presumption that nationally imposed gay marriage is somehow inevitable. It would be far more productive if elite opinion would instead seriously consider what happens if the Supreme...
“American exceptionalism” is a school of thought among historians that this nation is qualitatively different from all other nations. Let us show how central faith, family and freedom are to preserv...
There is a little-known episode from early Utah history that has an important message for today. Following the Iwakura Mission of February 1872, Japanese leaders considered a rather audacious plan to re-settle ...
With the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on same-sex marriage, there is a now circuit split on this constitutional question. Eight years ago, the 8th Circuit Court upheld Nebraska’s traditiona...
Of all the states in the country, Utah is the eighth-most urban. About nine percent of the population lives in open country or in cities of less than 2,500. That puts us in the company of northeastern states.
When the Supreme Court rules on whether federalism permits states to define their own marriage laws, I predict it will uphold a state’s authority to define marriage as between a man and a woman.