Former Bar President Snow to Celebrate Pro Bono Service at College of Law on Oct. 20

Beginning Monday, October 20, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will kick off Utah Celebrates Pro Bono 2015, an annual event designed to highlight the importance of pro bono service. Utah Celebrates Pro Bono begins at 12:15 p.m. in the College of Law’s Sutherland Moot Courtroom. Featured speaker Rod Snow is shareholder […]

From Fingerpaint to Fingerprints: The School-to-Prison Pipeline in Utah

Salt Lake City – UT, In the first report of its kind in the state, students at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law used recently released U.S. Department of Education data to examine school discipline rates in Utah. Their findings indicate that Utah students are being disciplined in extraordinarily high numbers starting […]

George Participates in United Nations Human Rights Discussion in Geneva

On September 23-24, 2014, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice, participated in a United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expert meeting about remedies for corporate involvement in gross human rights abuses. The meeting was based […]

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 […]

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.