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February 2015

Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

February 2 @ 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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Every week until March 9, 2015
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive one hour of credit for participating in the colloquium; other interested participants are welcome to…

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Stegner Center Green Bag: Malcolm Stewart

February 5 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Environmental Cases in the Supreme Court Widely recognized as one of the nation’s top appellate and environmental litigators, Malcolm Stewart is Deputy Solicitor General of the United States.  He has argued 69 cases before the United States Supreme Court, including Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, Sackett v. EPA, and Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms.  He will discuss environmental law advocacy before the Supreme Court, including recently decided cases and cases now pending in the Court. Mr. Stewart…

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American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A unique opportunity to watch some of Utah’s top trial lawyers Meth and a Death: The Anatomy of a Trial For students interested in litigation and trial work Sutherland Moot Coutroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law On February 6, 2015 the Utah Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) will present “Meth and a Death: Anatomy of a Tried Case.” In Aguilar v. Morgan Excavating a truck driver on meth was involved in a fatal accident where plaintiff’s decedent…

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Stegner Center Green Bag: Scaling Wind with Edwin Stafford

February 10 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Scaling Wind, a new documentary 12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Room 106 SCALING WIND is a half hour documentary that addresses the primary barriers to America achieving 20% of its electricity generation from wind energy. Drawing from the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2008 report, “20 Percent Wind Energy by 2030″ (www.20percentwind.org), the film profiles people working to overcome the challenges facing achievement of the 20% vision, including the need to modernize and expand the power grid and smarten the nation’s energy…

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Establishing the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Registration requested » 5:00 p.m. – Reception 5:30 p.m.  – Lecture Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law 1 CLE credit (approval pending). Free and open to the public.   David Schwendiman, a 1976 UofU law grad, continues to take on some of the most fascinating roles that a lawyer can play on the global stage. After four years in Afghanistan, he is on his way to become Chief Prosecutor of the European Union’s Special Investigative Task Force on…

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The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

February 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 106, S.J. Quinney College of Law Human trafficking has often been referred to as “the invisible crime.” This crisis masks itself in legality by existing on the streets of Salt Lake in businesses that rarely cause suspicion. What occurs behind closed doors, however, is far more alarming and darker than many can imagine. The victims are amongst the most vulnerable in our community and perpetrators strip them of their choice, consent, and control while forcing…

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Downtown CLE: Clean Water Act

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Parr Brown,
185 S. State Street #800, Salt Lake City, 84111
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      Where Are We on WOTUS (Waters of the United States)? The Agencies, the Congress, the Lobbyists, and the Commenters on the Future of the Clean Water Act 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Parr Brown (101 South 200 East #700, SLC 84111) On April 21, 2014 — almost 8 years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s three-way split on Clean Water Act jurisdiction in Rapanos v. United States — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

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March 2015

Wallace Stegner Lecture

March 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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This free lecture is in conjunction with the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics Against All Odds: Why America’s Century-Old Quest for Clean Air May Usher in a New Era of Global Environmental Cooperation 12:15-1:15 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Robert V. Percival is the Robert F. Stanton Professor…

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20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics

March 5 @ 7:00 am - March 6 @ 12:30 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center,
138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, 84101
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Register online here » or call Erin (801) 585-3440 Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Thursday, March 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Stegner Center’s twentieth annual symposium focuses on Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics. Across the nation, great strides have been made addressing air pollution over the last several decades, especially following adoption of the federal Clean Air Act in 1970.  Nevertheless, in the…

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49th Annual William H. Leary Lecture

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Imagining Global Health with Justice: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic 5:30 p.m. – Reception 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Lecture Registration requested » 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law The West African Ebola epidemic caused tens of thousands of deaths, many of them avoidable. Global governance for health during the epidemic has been deeply criticized for the delays, lack of coordination, and insufficient resources. It has also highlighted the deep problems caused by fragile health systems.…

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Stegner Center Young Scholar Downtown CLE

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 Risk Perception and Stakeholder Engagement in Energy and Environmental Law 12:00-1:00 p.m., Holland and Hart (222 South Main Street #2200, SLC, 84101) This talk will draw from the law, policy, and history of nuclear energy and radioactive waste to illustrate the roles of risk perception and stakeholder engagement in shaping law.  The talk will emphasize administrative procedure and how it can both facilitate and hinder stakeholder engagement, and will invite discussion on effective client representation strategies. Bring photo ID to…

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Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture

March 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Risk and Retroactivity in Energy and Environmental Law 12:15-1:30 p.m., Room 106 This talk begins with the U.S. regulatory response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster, considering the role of risk perception and regulatory structure in prompting U.S. efforts to integrate lessons learned.  The context spotlights particular features of retroactivity in nuclear power regulation, which are commonplace notwithstanding administrative law’s general reluctance to embrace retroactivity.  The talk uses this particular context to develop insights for retroactivity and regulatory disaster response that might…

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April 2015

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon! This event will be streamed online.

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May 2015

Downtown CLE: Johnson v. United States

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Snow, Christensen & Martineau,
10 Exchange Place, Salt Lake City, 84111
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      More details coming soon! 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Snow, Christensen & Martineau (10 Exchange Place, SLC 84111) Speakers: Nathan Crane of Snow, Christensen & Martiuneau and Professor Carissa Hessick Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law Carissa Byrne Hessick received her B.A. from Columbia University and her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and winner of the Potter Stewart Prize for the Morris Tyler Moot…

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Annual Alumni Dinner

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Details coming soon!

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