Peterson interviewed by MSNBC about the rise in wages and consumer debt

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson was interviewed by MSNBC in a story titled, “Optimism and red flags: The state of American personal finances.” Peterson spoke about the rise in late car payments and consumer debt. Click here to view the clip »

Andersen Jones quoted in National Law Journal

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was quoted in The National Law Journal about U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and the First Amendment. Click this link to the full article (membership required) »

Peterson quoted in Washington Post on consumer behavior and late car payments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson spoke to The Washington Post recently about new data that shows U.S. consumers are behind on their car payments, pointing to trouble in the economy. Read the article here. 

Guiora and Cassell testify at Utah State Legislature in support of proposed bystanders bill

Amos Guiora and Paul Cassell, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week appeared at the Utah State Legislature to testify in support of H.B. 170, “911 Responsibilities in an Emergency.”  The bill would require bystanders to dial 911 when they have knowledge that another individual is in peril […]

Research by Rosky cited in proposed Arizona bill that would eliminate anti-gay curriculum laws

Research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky is cited in proposed Arizona legislation that would eliminate the state’s current anti-gay curriculum laws. Arizona Sen. Martin Quezada has proposed a bill to end a 1991 law that states school districts are prohibited from classroom instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle, […]

Cassell quoted in Miami Herald on Marsy’s Law and withholding victim names in Florida bank shooting

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in The Miami Herald recently about a Florida police chief’s decision to withhold the names of some of the five victims killed in a bank shooting. Cassell spoke to the media about Marsy’s Law, which has been enacted in several states and […]

Guiora assists in research behind proposed bystanders bill

A bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, would require bystanders to dial 911 when they have knowledge that another individual is in peril because of  serious bodily injury associated with a crime or medical emergency. Failing to call for help in those circumstances would be punishable as […]

George receives Legacy Award from U’s Black Student Union

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently honored with the Legacy Award from the Black Student Union for her service to students. George was honored at the 9th Annual Legacy Banquet on Jan.18 on campus.  The event included dinner and a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting professional development and […]

Rosky appears on public radio to discuss ban on conversion therapy in Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky appeared on RadioWest and KUER recently to discuss banning conversion therapy in Utah and in other parts of the country. Listen to the segments here: RadioWest KUER Earlier this month, Rosky moderated a panel at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for an event […]

University of Wyoming to honor Keiter with Thurman Arnold award

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert Keiter has been selected by the University of Wyoming College of Law to receive the institution’s “2019 Thurman Arnold Distinguished Supporter of the Law School Award.” The award is given by the University of Wyoming to a recipient who has provided extraordinary service to the […]