Law student Liz Thomas to be honored with Pro Bono Publico Award on May 1

Liz Thomas learned the value of community service at an early age. She grew up volunteering with her family at multiple organizations to educate communities and provide outreach for families with children with autism. When she arrived at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law three years ago, she knew she wanted to […]

Public Policy Clinic law students write op-ed on Utah’s kangaroo court

Five students from the Public Policy Clinic at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law submitted an op-ed to the Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Kids suffer from Utah’s kangaroo court.” Read the op-ed here » This letter was written by students enrolled in the Public Policy Clinic at the S.J. Quinney College of […]

Counter-terrorism simulation gains media attention

On Friday, Apr. 7 the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted its annual counter-terrorism simulation. The event gained the attention from local media outlets. The simulation can be viewed on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel. Good4Utah – Students at the U get a unique lesson on counter-terrorism Deseret News […]

Law students prepare to handle a terrorist attack

  A bomb explodes in a crowded marketplace packed with shoppers. An armed gunman storms into a nightclub, killing unsuspecting victims on the dance floor.  A plane is hijacked, then flown into the ground, killing hundreds of people on board. All are scenarios from the headlines, but all are also possible scenes that may play […]

Guiora and 3L Phelan interviewed on KRCL about the Bystander Dilemma

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora and 3L Scott Phelan were interviewed on KRCL about the upcoming Utah Law Review Symposium – The Bystander Dilemma: The Holocaust, War Crimes and Sexual Assaults and the case of a female minor assaulted on Facebook Live with forty-four viewers none of whom reported […]

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law named among top schools for practical training by The National Jurist magazine

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s strong clinical program, simulation courses, Pro Bono Initiative and other opportunities for students to gain hands on experience before graduation has propelled the college to be named among the best law schools in the nation for practical legal training, according to newly released rankings by The National […]

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law retains top-tier status

(March 14, 2017) —The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s traditional strengths as a top-tier law school and national leader in environmental law are reflected in newly released rankings of top U.S. law schools. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law is ranked 44th […]

Promoting Art Through Justice: Meet Artist Edgar Arceneaux

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a “Meet the Artist” event as part of U’s Black History Month with Los Angeles-based Edgar Arceneaux, a rising star in the art world who will create a new sculpture at the law school to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic quote, “The arc […]

3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium draws media attention

On Feb. 17 the S.J. Quinney College of Law Social Justice Student Initiative (SJSI) held the 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium. Fox13 News covered the event. Click here to watch the news clip »

Grow recipient of new Public Citizenship Fellowship

West Virginia native Matthew Grow had planned to stay on the East Coast to attend law school, but he was drawn to the University of Utah based on the school’s reputation for collaboration and small class sizes. Grow’s legal education is taking an interesting turn this year, as he is the law school’s inaugural recipient […]