Holbrook receives honorary degree from Grinnell College

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jim Holbrook received an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Grinnell College at its 2018 Commencement.  The recognition for Holbrook is a “testament to your passion and dedication to issues of mediation and conflict resolution. You are an extraordinary role model in your intellectual curiosity, professionalism, and […]

Guiora discusses use of force in Gaza by Israel on California public radio

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently appeared on public radio out of Southern California to address the use of force in Gaza by Israel and whether that decision is justified. Listen to the segment here. Guiora also authored a piece for the Foreign Policy Research Institute on the issues […]

Kogan to be honored by LGBT and Allied Lawyers of Utah as a pioneer in the LGBT community

The LGBT and Allied Lawyers of Utah will be presenting University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan with the inaugural Pioneer Award at the organization’s spring event on May 24. The award is intended to “recognize pioneers in the LGBT community.” It will be presented by Kate Kendell, executive director of […]

Heiny presents on hearsay to National Association of Legal Assistants and Paralegals

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Louisa M.A. Heiny presented to the National Association of Legal Assistants and Paralegals recently as part of a continuing legal education course. Her presentation, titled Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause, explored the topic of hearsay from a broad perspective. Heiny’s lecture examined how hearsay is defined, the […]

Cassell interviewed by New Yorker about victims’ rights

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell recently appeared in an article by The New Yorker addressing victims’ rights. The article, “The Rise of the Victims’-Rights Movement,” can be read in its entirely here.

Deseret News features S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate Kim Reeves

The Deseret News recently featured the story of University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law new graduate Kim Reeves. The story was also picked up by the Associated Press and ran in several national outlets, including U.S. News & World Report.  Reeves was one of 97 students to graduate from the S.J. Quinney College […]

Ruple featured in “Bundyville” podcast by Oregon Public Broadcasting

John Ruple, associate professor (research) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently appeared on a new public radio podcast by Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) titled “Bundyville,” which explores politics and beliefs that drive Cliven Bundy, the rancher who refused  to pay federal grazing fees and later faced off with government agents in an armed standoff […]

George publishes op-ed in Salt Lake Tribune on genocide in wake of Jesner v. Arab Ban ruling

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune. In her commentary, titled “How to get away with genocide,” George wrote: “Victims of human rights violations can no longer sue foreign corporations in U.S. Courts. With its recent decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank the U.S. […]

Peterson interviewed by national media on restructuring of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson fielded several national media interviews recently about a restructuring  of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that is prompting concerns over whether the agency will be able to effectively stand up for student loan borrowers. Peterson spoke to The New York Times,  The Washington […]

Guiora publishes op-ed in Washington Post on renewed anti-Semitism in Germany

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently published an op-ed in The Washington Post.  In the commentary, titled “Germany must confront its new wave of anti-Semitism — even if those behind it aren’t German,” Guiora wrote: “The Research and Information Office on Anti-Semitism in Berlin published a survey documenting 947 incidents of […]