Students’ Work in Clinic Highlighted on RadioWest

On May 21, 2015, Associate Professor Emily Chiang participated in a live panel discussion on KUER’s RadioWest program. The panel talked about the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah, asked who it affects, and explored what can be done to stem the pipeline that funnels children from school straight to prison. Students in Chiang’s Public Policy Clinic […]

Schwartz quoted in Wall Street Journal on Conflict Minerals

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Jeff Schwartz was quoted in the May 19, 2015 edition of the Wall Street Journal in a story titled, “EU Readies for Vote on Conflict Minerals” “If the goal of the reports is to expose these companies that have problematic sourcing practices to the public, I would argue that […]

Forest, ’85, Selected a Member of Nation’s Top One Percent by Nat’l Assoc. of Distinguished Counsel

Warren S. Forest, ’85, of Family + Law = Solutions, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who […]

Chiang to Speak at Gov’s Multicultural Commission

On May 19, 2015, Professor Emily Chiang will speak at the Utah Governor’s Multicultural Commission. The commission is chaired by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. Its 25 members are executive or deputy directors of state agencies and ethnic community leaders. In addition, Chiang participated on a panel at the recent AALS annual meeting, the “Pedagogy Promoting […]

2L Green Awarded RMMLF Scholarship, Places 2nd in ABA SEER Writing Competition

In May 2015, 2L Jonathon Green was awarded a $9,000 Joe Rudd scholarship from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He was also informed that he placed 2nd in the ABA SEER Endangered Species Act writing competition for his paper, “On the Cusp of Disaster: The King’s Tale of the Effects of Bycatch in the […]

Baradaran Interviewed By Bloomberg Radio on Border Computer Searches

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed on May 14, 2015 by the Bloomberg Radio Law Program about D.C.’s District Court decision regarding computer searches at the border. Listen to a podcast of the program here »

Slade, ’08, Among Utah Business Magazine’s 30 Women to Watch

Rachel M. Slade, ’08, an intellectual property attorney in the Salt Lake City office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, was recently named one of the 2015 30 Women to Watch by Utah Business magazine. The annual list recognizes Utah¹s most successful and influential women as selected by their peers for their devotion to their profession. […]

Chiang to Discuss Race, Schools, and the Criminal Justice System on May 20 CLE Panel

On May 20, 2015, Associate Professor Emily Chiang will speak on a live radio panel discussion, “Race, Schools, and the Criminal Justice System: Are Schools Pushing Certain Students in the Wrong Direction?” The panel, which is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Bar Association, is being offered for 1.5 hours CLE credit. In the discussion, […]

Chiang Speaks on School to Prison Pipeline

On May 7, 2015, Emily Chiang, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, spoke about the School to Prison Pipeline at the Troubled Youth Conference. Click here for more information about the conference.

Baradaran Discusses Appeals Court Ruling Against NSA on ABC4 Utah

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by ABC4 Utah about the recent court ruling of the NSA’s illegal collection of phone records. See the interview here »