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February 2017

2017 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium – Katherine L. Watson

February 22 @ 3:05 pm - 5:05 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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3:05 – 5:05 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4603 The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive one hour of credit for…

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51st Annual William H. Leary Lecture – Tracey L. Meares

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Legitimacy of Policing and Citizenship Register here » 5:30 p.m. – Reception, 6:00 p.m. – Lecture, S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) What are police for? This topic has become a searing one over the last two years. Most people think the primary function of police is to address crime, but the reality is the decades of research finds little support for this popular idea. In fact, until recently, few believed that police made a substantial…

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Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Leisl Carr Childers

February 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Size of the Risk: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) The Great Basin, a stark and beautiful desert filled with sagebrush deserts and mountain ranges, is the epicenter for public lands conflicts. Arising out of the multiple, often incompatible uses created throughout the twentieth century, these struggles reveal the tension inherent within the multiple use concept, a management philosophy that promises equitable access…

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Promoting Justice Through Art: Meet Artist Edgar Arceneaux

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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2:00-2:50 p.m., Artist Talk, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Reception, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a “Meet the Artist” event as part of U’s Black History Month with Los Angeles-based Edgar Arceneaux, a rising star in the art world who will create a new sculpture at the law school to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic quote, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”…

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March 2017

From Harm to Healing: Addressing the Collateral Damages of Wrongful Convictions

March 1 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) DNA evidence has led to the undoing of hundreds of wrongful convictions across the country. These wrongful convictions have caused unimaginable harm to the innocent, who lost years of freedom while wrongly imprisoned and faced numerous obstacles to rebuilding their lives after coming home. However, those same wrongful convictions have also caused pain and suffering to the survivors and victims of the original crimes, who were devastated upon discovering…

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2017 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium – Liza Vertinsky

March 1 @ 3:05 pm - 5:05 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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3:05 – 5:05 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4609 The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive one hour of credit for…

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Lightspark Media Summit

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Co-sponsored by the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Lightspark Foundation #lightspark2017 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Join fellow digital artists, musicians, directors, producers, actors, business people, students and attorneys for this day-long symposium to explore emerging trends in the film, TV and music industries. Designed to maximize both learning and networking, the Summit is an engaging blend of presentations, interactive panel discussions, performances, live demonstrations, and an unforgettable lunchtime…

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Utah State Bar College of Law Alumni Breakfast

March 10 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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7:30-8:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn (1731 S. Convention Center Drive) Join the S.J. Quinney College of Law and your fellow alumni for a breakfast at the Utah State Bar Convention in St. George. Please RSVP » For questions about this event contact Lori Nelson (801) 587-0059.

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Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Water, Community, and the Culture of Owning

March 22 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Water, Community, and the Culture of Owning This lecture is in conjunction with the Wallace Stegner Center 22nd Annual Symposium 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) “Good government, if it comes, will emerge out of a heightened sense of the ways citizens are linked and interdependent; it will draw upon new recognitions of community and the ways we are the same, not different; it will gain strength when people talk more of…

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Wallace Stegner Center 22nd Annual Symposium – Water in the West: Exploring Untapped Solutions

March 23 @ 8:00 am - March 24 @ 12:45 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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------------------------------ Register online » Register before March 10 and receive a discount. S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) The Stegner Center’s 22nd Annual Symposium, to be held March 23 to 24, 2017, will focus on “Water in the West: Untapped Solutions.” The symposium will address how the twin drivers of climate disruption and demographic change are likely to impact water availability in the West over the next 50 years. With these challenges as a backdrop, the Stegner…

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Utah Law Review Symposium – The Bystander Dilemma

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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_____________________________ Photo: Deportation of Baden-Baden Jews Utah Law Review Symposium At the S.J. Quinney College of Law The Bystander Dilemma: The Holocaust, War Crimes, And Sexual Assaults Please RSVP » 8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Past, present, and future, the world is full of opportunities for bystanders to take meaningful action to prevent horrific crimes.  Yet, far too often bystanders remain complacent. In Nazi Germany, an untold number of bystanders watched…

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April 2017

Prepare to Practice 2017

April 11 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The View From My Chair – What I expect from a Law Clerk or Associate S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom This event is open to students and recent graduates “Prepare to Practice was one of the most useful events for me personally that the law school has offered.  We were given a valuable opportunity for an open and candid discussion with attorneys and a Judge about how to be successful in either a summer clerkship, or as a…

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May 2017

Commencement – Class of 2017

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Commencement will be streamed live and archived on the College of Law YouTube channel » Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Presidents Circle Lawn Directly south of Kingsbury Hall In the event of inclement weather alternative plans will be announced. Keynote Address by Mark Britton Mark is the founder and CEO of Avvo (www.avvo.com), the leading…

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Annual Alumni Dinner 2017

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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5:30 - 7:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 Join the S.J Quinney College of Law and your fellow alums for this year's annual alumni dinner at the College of Law. This event is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and network with new ones. Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards: 6:00 p.m. $60 per person. Registration opens on April 1, 2017. For questions about this event contact Lori (801) 587-0059. Free parking in the…

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