Carissa Hessick to Speak at Yale Law Library

The Yale Law Library will be hosting a book talk on Professor Carissa Byrne Hessick’s recent book, Strange Neighbors: The Role of States in Immigration Policy (NYU 2014). The talk, which is scheduled for Tuesday, February 24, will feature Professor Hessick and her co-editor, Professor G. Jack Chin (UC Davis Law). Their book explores the […]

Baradaran, Guiora Discuss U.S. Options for Fighting the Islamic State on Trib Talk

On February 18, 2015, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors Shima Baradaran and Amos Guiora appeared on The Salt Lake Tribune’s “Trib Talk” program to discuss U.S. options for fighting the Islamic State and how an expanded U.S. presence will play in the region. Click here to view the program.

Guiora Quoted in Huffington Post Article on U.S. Sale of Armed Drones to Allies

On February 18, 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a Huffington Post article, “U.S. Allows Sale of Armed Drones to Allies with Clean Human Rights Records.” Commenting on the claim by critics that the U.S. is emphasizing human rights and international law […]

Baradaran Discusses Texas Injunction of Immigration Amnesty

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by ABC4 about the injunction of the Executive Amnesty program announced last year by President Barack Obama. The February 16, 2015 injunction issued by Texas Federal Judge Andrew Hanen’s temporarily halts the Obama Administration’s executive action on immigration. Click here to see the […]

Contreras Presents Recent Work on Patent Pledges in D.C.

On February 6, 2015, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presented his recent work on Patent Pledges at the annual Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP) conference in Washington, DC. Recent pledges not to assert patents by companies including Tesla Motors, Toyota and Myriad Genetics represent […]

Guiora Weighs In on New FAA Rules for Commercial Drones on Local Newscast

On February 15, 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was interviewed on Good4Utah about the FAA’s new rules governing commercial drones. “The time has finally come [to manage drones] because in essence, at the moment, the skies are the Wild West,” Guiora said. To view […]

George Presents at Washington and Lee Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility

On February 13, 2015, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present on corporate social responsibility and the human right to water at symposium sponsored by the Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment. George will appear on a panel titled “Enforcing Sustainable […]

Threedy to Present on Sheldon Cooper’s Theory of Contracts at UNLV Conference, Feb. 27-28

On February 27-28, Debora Threedy, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present at the 10th International Conference on Contracts, at UNLV. Her presentation is titled “Cooper on Contracts: Popular Culture and the Paradox of Relational Contracts.” She will talk about Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory […]

Mallat Appears on BBC, Publishes New Book on Nonviolence

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law appeared on the BBC on January 20, 2015, in a segment titled, “Are democracy and Islam compatible?” As noted in his discussion, Mallat said that Islam could be interpreted in a way that accommodates democracy. In addition, Mallat published a […]

College of Law Business Bankruptcy Team Takes First in Competition

On Saturday, February 6, 2015, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s team of Josh Campbell and Keith Mayer won first place overall in the American College of Bankruptcy Law Meet at USC. The College of Law team competed against 11 schools in this business bankruptcy negotiation competition. In addition to USC and […]