Cassell elected to American Law Institute

Professor Paul Cassell today was elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. “I’m very excited to be able to play a small part in the ALI’s law reform efforts, including the model penal code and related efforts,” […]

Craig appointed to IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

Robin Craig, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been appointed to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s  World Commission on Environmental Law. The post will allow Craig to work with other scholars from around the world to carry out the organization’s mission, which is to assure the integrity and conserve […]

Baughman Quoted in NY Magazine

Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in NY Magazine in a story titled, “The Feds Just Blew Up the Allure of New York City’s High-End-Condo Market: Anonymity.” “It is definitely worth investigating these all-cash transactions,” says Shima Baradaran Baughman, a law professor at the University of Utah. “I worry, though, that it will be hard to […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law Top 12 Highlights From 2015

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law had a wonderful year, and extends holiday greetings to all of our friends! Here are the College of Law’s top 12 highlights of 2015.   U Celebrates Grand Opening of Award-Winning College of Law Building – Sept. 1, 2015 – The University of Utah today celebrated […]

Guiora Comments on Trump Anti-Muslim Statements

On Wednesday, December 9, Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by KSL News Radio is a Morning News segment titled, “Trump’s comments play into ISIS game plan.” Donald Trump’s comments suggesting the US should bar Muslims from entering the country play directly into ISIS’s plans, a University of Utah law professor says. Counter-terrorism expert Amos Guiora […]

College of Law Celebrates Stephenson’s Retirement

December 2, 2015 – The S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted a celebration honoring Linda Stephenson’s retirement. Stephenson worked for the College of Law for 29 years during which time she served as a law librarian and adjunct professor of law. Stephenson earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and her […]

Baughman Interviewed by ABC4 about NSA Bulk Surveillance Program

Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed by ABC4 in a story titled, “Time runs out on controversial NSA bulk surveillance program.” “It’s not really going to stop their ability to obtain phone numbers, even conversations of individuals they worry are suspected terrorists. But, it will stop them from collecting bulk data from average Americans as they […]

Schwartz Testifies at House Subcommittee about Conflict Minerals, is Quoted in Wall Street Journal

University of Utah law professor Jeff Schwartz testified in Washington D.C. this week, telling the House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee that the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 —in which public companies are required to monitor their supply chain for minerals mined from regions controlled by militia groups in the Democratic Republic of the […]

Baughman to Participate in Vanderbilt University Criminal Justice Roundtable

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on November 6-7. Baughman will discuss Subconstitutional Checks.   Roundtable Participants and Subjects Shima Baradaran Baughman (Utah Law School), Subconstitutional Checks Constitutional checks are an important […]

Cassell Publishes SL Trib Op-Ed Praising Shooting Victim Rusty Jacobs

On November 2, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about East Millcreek homeowner Rusty Jacobs, who was shot and killed last week in an confrontation with Jesse Bruner, who allegedly had been trying to break into Jacobs’ home. Cassell praises Jacobs, writing, “The dictionary definition of a ‘hero’ is ‘one who […]