Michael Teter is an associate professor of law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. His research focuses on the interactions between the elected aspects of our federal government and the judiciary. He has litigated before the California Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the author of several law review articles, including “Rethinking Consent: Proposals for Reforming the Judicial Confirmation Process,” 73 Ohio State Law Journal 288 (2012).

He holds a JD from Yale Law School and a BA in politics from Pomona College.