3L Anderson Named Pro Bono Law Student of the Year by Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division

(May 1, 2015) —A University of Utah law student was named “pro bono law student of the year” by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar on Friday at an event connected to Law Day, observed across the country annually on May 1. Adrianna Anderson, a New York native and third-year law student, […]

George Discusses Issues Facing Utah Women on Good4 Utah

On May 1, 2015, Professor Erika George appeared on the morning broadcast of Good4Utah to discuss the gender wage gap,  pressures facing women in the workplace, women in politics, and women in education. Click here to view the interview.    

Meyer, ’87, Named a District Court Judge in Idaho

Cynthia K.C. Meyer, ’87, was named a state 1st District Judge by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. ““I believe Cynthia has the right mix of temperament, decisiveness and personal integrity for the bench and I am confident that she will approach her new duties with the same well-reasoned, thoughtful demeanor that exemplified her tenure as a […]

Guiora’s Counterterrorism Course Included in ‘Student Innovation at the U’ Report

Professor Amos Guora’s counterterrorism course was included in the “Student Innovation at the U” report produced by the Lassonde Enterprise Institute to celebrate student innovators. The brief profile mentions College of Law students Jeffrey Baldridge, Justin Hosman and Thomas Pedersen. To read the profile of the course, click here.

Media Sources Cite Utah Antidiscrimination Law as Model of Compromise

Leading up to  the United States Supreme Court’s expected decision on same-sex marriage, numerous media outlets discussed Utah’s antidiscrimination law. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky was one of the primary authors of that law, SB 296. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/gay-rights-religious-rights-and-a-compromise-in-an-unlikely-place-utah/2015/04/12/39278b12-ded8-11e4-a500-1c5bb1d8ff6a_story.html http://time.com/author/jonathan-rauch/ http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2015/03/20/expanding-gay-rights-utah-smart-compromise/9mq0WnK1Axcten5Bc5bXTJ/story.html http://www.wsj.com/articles/william-a-galston-utah-shows-the-way-on-gay-rights-1426633856 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/us/politics/utah-passes-antidiscrimination-bill-backed-by-mormon-leaders.html?_r=0 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/13/us-usa-gays-utah-iduskbn0m909v20150313 http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21650153-some-lessons-practical-conservatism-desert-west-young-tolerant-and-surprising

Craig Article on Endangered Species and State Water Law Honored by Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Professor Robin Craig’s article, “”Does the Endangered Species Act Preempt State Water Law?,” 62 University of Kansas Law Review 851 (2014), has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation to be printed in 52:1 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal (2015). The reprinted version will also include a new short update to account for the Fifth Circuit’s decision […]

Cassell to Testify on Victims’ Rights Before House Subcommittee

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will testify before the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, in support of House Joint Resolution 45. Introduced by Rep. Trent Franks from Arizona, House Joint Resolution 45 is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would protect crime victims’ rights throughout the criminal justice […]

Guiora Quoted in AMI Magazine About the American Hostage Killed in Drone Strike

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the AMI Magazine National and World News section about the American and the Italian hostages killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. AMI Magazine article page 1 » AMI Magazine article page »

Rosky Interviewed by Fox 13 News on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Case

On April 28, 2105, Professor Clifford Rosky was interviewed for two stories on Fox 13 regarding the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision. Rosky was interviewed for the story “Experts weigh in on how SCOTUS ruling would affect Utahns” and the follow-up “Utahns rally as SCOTUS hears oral arguments for same-sex marriage.” In the latter story, Rosky weighed […]

Contreras to Present Data-Sharing Paper at Duke Law School

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be presenting his paper “Multi-Commons and Meta-Commons in the New Data Sharing Universe” on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the International IP Roundtable held at Duke Law School.  The paper, co-authored with Jerry Reichman at Duke Law School, explores new models […]