George to Be Honored for Her Work Helping Victims of Sexual Violence at April 3 Ceremony

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to receive a Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) award for the work she has done to help victims of sexual violence in the state of Utah. In particular, the award recognizes George’s efforts on behalf of refugee […]

Contreras Publishes Article in CPI Antitrust Chronicle on Patent Royalty Stacking

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in the most recent CPI Antitrust Chronicle discussing the phenomenon of patent royalty “stacking” (which occurs when hundreds or thousands of patents cover the same product).  He outlines the risks posed by stacking to consumers and market participants, and critiques […]

Johnson Named Dean at Widener University Commonwealth Law School

March 30, 2015 — Christian Johnson, a Professor at the College of Law since 2008, was named dean of the Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, effective July 1, 2015. Johnson, currently the Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law at the College of Law, was the College’s associate dean of academic […]

C. Hessick Quoted on Juvenile Justice in Teen Murder Case

Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an Associate Press article, “Class studies teen murder case, questions juvenile justice.” The article is receiving national media attention. The case comes as the national landscape shifts somewhat for juvenile offenders, said Carissa Hessick, a professor of […]

Public Policy Clinic Student Presents at ASU Symposium

On March 27, 2015, Vanessa Walsh `16, a student in the public policy clinic, presented information on school disciplinary data for American Indian students at the STPP in Indian Country symposium held at the Sandra Day O’Conner Law School at Arizona State University. The one-day event brought together individuals to discuss pipeline concerns, experts who […]

Baradaran Participates in HuffPost Live Conversation About Firing Squad

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a discussion with three other participants on HuffPost Live about the Utah firing squad and other alternative executions. The other participants included a former criminal justice official, a Salt Lake Tribune Reporter, a Denison University Professor and […]

Craig to Deliver Garrison Lecture at Pace University School of Law

On April 1, 2015, Robin Kundis Craig will deliver the Lloyd K. Garrison Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Law at the Pace University School of Law, entitled “Learning to Live with the Trickster: Narrating Climate Change and the Value of Resilience Thinking.” Click here for more information and a list of the past scholars who have delivered this […]

Brown to Speak at UVU Conference on Moral Philosophy and Sentencing Decisions

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Teneille Brown, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be speaking at a Utah Valley University conference, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Responsibility. Brown will discuss “The Disconnect between Moral Philosophy and Sentencing Decisions.” Click here for more information on the conference agenda.  

George to Speak at Harvard Law School April 7, 2015

Professor Erika George is to speak at Harvard Law School on April 7, 2015. Her lecture is titled “Incorporating Rights: The Role of Lawyers in Business and the Human Rights Movement.” Click here for more Information »

3L Adrianna Anderson Named Equal Justice Works Fellow

3L Adrianna Anderson was named Equal Justice Works Fellow at Legal Assistance of Western New York. Anderson will be working under the supervision of S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni Keith McCafferty, ’85. The two-year fellowship fill focus on expanding LawNY’s consumer rights practice to help low-income individuals and families break out of the cycle of poverty.  […]