Francis interviewed by Politico about her classmate Hillary Clinton

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis is quoted in Politico about her time as a student at Wellesley College. Francis was a sophomore when presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was a senior, and the two were involved in campus activities at the same time. The article, titled “The First Time Hillary […]

Craig quoted in National Geographic on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted in the August 26, 2016 edition of National Geographic in a story titled, “Hawaii Is Now Home to an Ocean Reserve Twice the Size of Texas.” President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the national marine monument off northwestern Hawaii to a 583,000-square-mile “no-take” zone.” The history and power […]

Guiora talks “Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust” with KRCL public radio

On August 23, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora discussed “Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust” with KRCL radio’s Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan. Hear the complete segment »

Ruple cited in Reuters story on public land transfer

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor John Ruple was cited in an August 20, 2016 Reuters story tilted “Conservatives split over U.S. land transfers to Western states.”  As the story notes, more than 30 bills pushing for federal land transfers were introduced in Western states in 2015, more than a dozen more have been filed […]

Contreras presents work on international standard setting and patents

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Contreras presented his work on international standard setting and patents at Jindal Global University’s Conference, “Innovation, Intellectual Propert, Competition and Standard Setting in the ICT Sector” in Dehli, India on August 20-21, 2016 Contreras discussed international disparities in the ownership of standard-essential patents and strategies for equalizing leverage among firms […]

Kogan discusses gender segregated bathrooms with David Pakman Show

On August 9, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan discussed gender segregated bathrooms with Pacifica Radio’s David Pakman Show and KXOJ in Boston, Mass. View the complete interview on the David Pakman Show’s YouTube channel »  

2016-17 student organization officers announced

Officers for the 2016-2017 S.J. Quincy College of Law student organizations were announced recently. Active student orgs this academic year include the Student Bar Association, ASUU, Business Law Society, Family Law Society, Federal Bar Association, Federalist Society, International Las Society, J. Ruben Clark Law Society, Minority Law Caucus, natural Resources Law Forum, OUTLaws, Public Interest […]

Skibine comments on impact of Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings on casino law

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alexander Skibine spoke with the The Herald News in Fall River, MA about recent rulings that could have a profound impact on the future of tribal casinos across the country. “Personally, I think the judge issued a pretty sound decision in this case,” said University of Utah law professor Alexander Skibine, a former […]

Cassell comments on 214 commuted federal inmates for RadioWest and others

On August 3, 2016, President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates as part of an ongoing effort to release federal inmates serving prison terms deemed to be unduly harsh. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell, who sentenced some the convicted to mandatory life terms while serving as a U.S. District Judge, […]

Spurgeon honored with John H. Pickering Award by American Bar Association

Edward D. “Ned” Spurgeon, former dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law and founder and co-director of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, is the 2016 recipient of the John H. Pickering Award of Achievement, presented by the Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. Spurgeon will be recognized at the […]