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 […]

C. Hessick to Serve as Scholar-in-Residence, Participate in National Symposium

Professor Carissa Hessick has been invited to serve as a scholar-in-residence at the University of Dayton School of Law this week. In connection with that invitation, Professor Hessick will be giving a speech to law students, presenting a paper at a faculty workshop, and meeting with faculty and students at the University of Dayton Law […]

Cassell to Testify Before House Subcommittee

On Thursday March 19, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will testify before the Crime Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee regarding restitution for victims of federal child pornography crimes. Cassell will testify in support of the Amy and Vicky Act, recently introduced in the Senate by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY).  The Act makes […]

Adler, Craig Articles Among the Top 20 Environmental Law Review Articles Published in Last Year

Articles by Dean Bob Adler and Professor Robin Craig were selected by a group of environmental law professors for inclusion in a list of the top 20 environmental law review articles published between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014. Adler’s article, “The decline and (possible) renewal of aspiration in the Clean Water Act,” was […]

Craig to Present at Lewis & Clark Law School Enviro Law Symposium

Robin Craig, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be a panelist at Lewis & Clark Law School’s April 10 environmental law symposium, Developments in the Public Trust. The symposium will focus on important developments in public trust litigation, scholarship, and governance. Craig’s presentation is entitled “What the […]

Cassell Quoted in LA Times on Utah’s Return to Execution by Firing Squad

Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a March 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times article, “Q&A: Why Utah wants to revive execution by firing squad.” Cassell described Utah’s proposed legislation as “a common-sense backup plan.” “The first choice for an execution is lethal injection, in […]

Baradaran Quoted in NY Times on Return of Execution by Firing Squad in Utah

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a March 11, 2015 New York Times story, “Vote for Firing Squad Shows Frustration With Drug Shortages.” Baradaran said she didn’t see a challenge to the constitutionality of the firing squad succeeding because the federal government […]

Rosky to Appear on March 16 Brookings Institution Panel on Religious Liberty

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will appear on a March 16 panel at the Brooking Institution in Washington, D.C., focusing on gay rights, religious liberty and events in Utah and beyond. The panel, “A Salt Lake Solution? The Mormon Offer and Its Aftermath,” is part […]

Rosky Cited in Coverage of Utah’s Proposed Non-Discrimination Law

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was cited in a blogpost on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) website about Utah’s proposed non-discrimination legislation. I To read the story, click here.

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 […]