Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program

The S.J. Quinney College of Law announces a new Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program (“Fordham LRAP”).  The new Fordham LRAP is a reconfiguration of the former Fordham Loan Forgiveness Program.  Both Programs are designed to help students working in the public interest sector repay their student loans, but the new Fordham LRAP works in tandem […]

‘Shark Enthusiast’ Julio, a 3L, Publishes Article on Great Whites and Endangered Species Act

In August, Derek Julio, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and self-described “shark enthusiast,” published an article, “Circling the Blood in the Water: The Difficulties in Endangered Species Protections for the Great White Shark,” in the peer-reviewed journal Natural Resources.  In the interview below, he describes the inspiration for […]

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 […]

Longson, Tipple Awarded Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarships

Mitch Longson and Kate Tipple, both 3Ls, have been awarded scholarships from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarships cover full or partial tuition and are awarded based in part on a student’s interest in pursing a career in natural resources law. Tipple believes her background and strong interest […]

College of Law Alumni Argyle and Spencer Featured in the Atlantic

Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer, ’13, are featured in an Atlantic article, “The Utah Lawyers Who Are Making Legal Services Affordable.” Spencer explains that, “We were inspired to pursue this type of model based on a conversation I had with my co-director Shantelle Argyle about wanting to carve out a niche in the nonexistent legal market […]

College of Law alum Dan Spencer talks about clinical experiences

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2013 graduate Dan Spencer, talks about his experiences with the Clinical Program, and the Civil and Criminal Clinics. Since graduation, he has become a founder and co-executive director of the first non-profit law firm in Utah, charging clients on an income-based sliding scale. The firm, Open Legal Services, […]

Rising 3L Smurthwaite Presents at IP Conference in Shanghai

Taylor Smurthwaite, a rising 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who is currently completing an international law internship in China, recently had the opportunity to present at an IP conference in Shanghai. “The Sixth Annual Chinese IP Counsel Congress was a crash course in intellectual property, as well as an […]

Students Invited to Attend Energy Bar Association Meeting in Denver for Free

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Energy Bar Association will host its annual Conference and meeting on June 20th in Denver.  Student members of the EBA may attend for free. A student membership is $25. Representatives from the Governor’s offices of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming will attend and discuss energy policy issues. Speakers will […]

‘A Difficult but Fun Experience’: Shruti Bhutani Arora, ’14, Reflects on the College of Law’s Global J.D. Program

2014 College of Law graduate Shruti Bhutani Arora, a native of India, completed a combined B.A./LL..B. degree at the Army Institute of Law in Mohali , Punjab, in the early 2000s, and practiced trademark law at a boutique IP firm in New Delhi for several years before getting married, coming to the U.S., and deciding […]

Salt Lake Trib Announces Cuch Scholarship

On Friday, May 30th the University of Utah announced the David Arapene Cuch Endowed Scholarship Fund, which will provide financial support for members of the Ute Indian Tribe who follow the late David Cuch’s path by attending law school at the U. The scholarship is funded by David Cuch’s family and friends. Read more >> […]