S.J. Quinney College of Law named a “best” law school by The Princeton Review

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Law is one of the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according to new survey results released by The Princeton Review this month.  The education services company includes the College of Law in the 2019 release of its annual feature, “The Best 165 Law Schools” online at https://www.princetonreview.com/best-law-schools. “We […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative recipient of $10,000 grant from American College of Bankruptcy and American College of Bankruptcy Foundation

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative program has been selected by the American College of Bankruptcy and the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation to receive a $10,000 grant to bolster pro bono services. The U’s grant was one of 48 pro bono grants totaling $448,500 awarded to legal services […]

Panel of experts discuss PTSD, legal issues facing veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the S.J. Quinney College of Law recently hosted a roundtable discussion with several experts about issues faced by veterans, including the legal issues surrounding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The panel of experts included: -Jim Holbrook, veteran and professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law -John Baxter, veteran, judge, and […]

3L Samuel Mehr gains perspective from volunteering to help pro bono clients

By Shelby Jarman Unlike many law students, Samuel Mehr did not always know that he wanted to go to law school. His interests lie in business and finance, and specifically social impact investing. As he was finishing up graduate work in economics at Central Michigan University in 2016, he realized that having a legal background […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law named among “best value” law schools in U.S. by preLaw magazine

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been named among the best value law schools in the country in the latest issue of preLaw magazine. The S.J. Quinney College of Law earned a “A” ranking for its overall value in the publication, which is issued by National Jurist magazine.  The College of […]

Student spotlight: 3L Michael Harmond stays true to his roots with pro bono work

By Shelby Jarman When Michael Harmond began law school in 2016, he was leaving behind a five-year career in nonprofit organizations including the Boys & Girls Club of America and the Fair Credit Foundation. “My background is in nonprofits, and when I came to law school, I didn’t want to lose that part of me,” […]

Free speech on college campuses subject of 35th annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Nov. 15

Should First Amendment rights of members of university communities be constrained if their speech undermines the mission of the university? That question will be the subject of the 35th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Nov. 15 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The debate begins at 5 p.m, with a reception […]

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Celebrates Pro Bono Week

Did you know students at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Law volunteer their time to provide free legal services to those in need at a significantly higher rate in comparison to their peers at other law schools across the country? In 2017-2018, S.J. Quinney College of Law students contributed approximately 28,400 volunteer hours […]

Bar passage rates among University of Utah law students rise for a fourth consecutive year

For a fourth consecutive year the number of graduates from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who have passed the Utah Bar Exam has notably risen. Ninety percent of the 69 of S.J. Quinney College of Law students who took the bar exam in July in Utah passed the exam. Law graduates […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law launches new early admissions program

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has launched a new early admissions process designed to give candidates who know the U is their top-choice law school a chance to commit to attending law school earlier than previously possible. Under the college’s newly established Early Decision Program (EDP), students can apply to attend law […]