Warthen Receives 2014 WestPac Award for Service to Law Library

Lee Warthen, Law Librarian and Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to receive the 2014 WestPac Distinguished Member Award. WestPac is the Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. The award recognizes a history of service to the Chapter or exceptional service and/or achievements […]

Teter, Students File Petition for Writ of Certiorari with U.S. Supreme Court

On August 12, Michael Teter, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. “We are seeking a writ to review the Utah Supreme Court decision in State v. Trotter,” Teter said. “The question presented is whether […]

Adler Named New College of Law Dean

Robert W. Adler, current Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Distinguished Professor of Law, will continue as the College’s next Dean, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Read the University of Utah press release » As Interim Dean for the past year, he has worked to shepherd […]

McCormack Article Appears in Debut Issue of Romanian Legal Journal

Wayne McComack, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article, “The Independence of Judiciary in the U.S.A.: Victim of Terrorism Declared War” in The Romanian Judges’ Forum Review. In the journal, McCormack’s article appears in English, Romanian and French. Click here to read the publication »

College of Law Welcomes Jorge Contreras to Faculty

Jorge L. Contreras joins the faculty of the University of Utah as an Associate Professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at the School of Medicine. Professor Contreras teaches in the areas of intellectual property, law and science, and property law. He has […]

Cassell Interviewed by KSL, SL Tribune

Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by KSL 5 and The Salt Lake Tribune about his defense of a former West Valley City police detective who was charged with manslaughter after he shot and killed a woman during an undercover drug investigation. Cassell wrote […]

Guiora Appears on PBS’s Newshour

On July 24, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on PBS’s Newshour, debating Noura Erakat of George Mason University about accusations that Hamas is using civilians as human shields and the ethics of targeting civilian areas. To read a transcript or view the debate, click here.

Guiora Publishes NY Times Op-Ed on Gaza Bloodshed

On July 22, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed, “Israel Can’t Be Held Back by Hamas’s Cynicism,” in The New York Times. In the op-ed, Guiora writes, “While the loss of innocent life is always tragic, aggressive self-defense is the essence of operational counterterrorism. […]

Cassell Interviewed About ‘Exigent Circumstances’ after Officer Shoots Dog

On July 21, Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed on KSL 5 for a story about a June 18 incident in which a Salt Lake City police officer shot and killed a dog while searching for a missing child. “Law enforcement officers generally know they […]

Trib Interviews Rosky After Obama Issues Order Barring Discrimination Against Gay Workers

On July 21, after President Obama issued an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers, The Salt Lake Tribune interviewed several sources, including Senator Orrin Hatch, Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, and Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Rosky, who is also chairman […]