Faculty

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0FacultySkibine, AlexanderProfessorAdministrative Law, Constitutional Law, Indian Law, Torts
0FacultyHessick, AndyProfessorAdministrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Remedies
0FacultyMallat, ChibliPresidential Professor, ProfessorConstitutional Law, European Law, Global Justice Reform, Human Rights, International Law, Middle East Law
0FacultyRosky, CliffordProfessorConstitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Gender
0FacultyGeorge, ErikaProfessorBusiness, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Ethics, Gender, Human Rights, International Law, Race and Law
0FacultyTeter, MichaelAssociate ProfessorAdministrative Law, Constitutional Law, Legislation
0FacultyKeiter, RobertDistinguished ProfessorAdministrative Law, Climate Change, Constitutional Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Public Lands
0FacultyMcCormack, WayneProfessorCivil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Counterterrorism, International Law

News and Events

Law students’ efforts on behalf of teen defendant mentioned in Salt Lake Tribune

A law professor and team of students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take on the case of Robert Cameron Houston were mentioned in The Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday. Professor Michael Teter on Nov. 20 filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari […]

Guiora speaks at Wofford College on executive power and terrorism

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Professor Amos Guiora spoke at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina in an event titled “Executive Power and Terrorism: The Future of Law and the Constitution in the 21st Century.” The event was co-sponsored by the Spartanburg Bar Association, and included arguments for and against the expansions of executive power that have happened […]

Cassell, ’84-’85 clerk for Scalia, praises his interpretation of constitution

Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in The Salt Lake Tribune in a story titled, “Utah lawyers, politicians praise Scalia for upholding original meaning of Constitution.” Cassell clerked for Justice Scalia in 1984-1985. “He was one of the most brilliant jurists that has ever served on the Supreme Court,” said Cassell, who clerked for Scalia in […]

George comments on death of Justice Antonin Scalia

On February 13, 2016, Professor Erika George commented on the death of Justice Antonin Scalia for KSL news and the Deseret News. “Scalia’s death will leave lower (federal) court rulings in place and potentially leave in limbo questions over the meaning of “one person, one vote,” the contraceptive mandate, (President Barack) Obama’s immigration policy and […]

Rosky testifies at Senate committee in favor of strengthening Utah’s hate crime laws

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week testified in favor of Senate Bill 107 at the Utah State Legislature, which would amend Utah’s hate crime laws. Rosky played a critical role in drafting the bill,  introduced by Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, which passed out of a Senate committee […]

Cassell asks Obama to commute 55-year sentence of Weldon Angelos

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell is asking President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Weldon Angelos, a music producer who was sentenced to 55 years in prison in 2004 in connection with selling marijuana. In a letter sent to Obama today, Cassell, a former federal judge who […]

Is the Supreme Court a supreme failure? Provocative legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky to visit the U on Feb. 4 to speak on ‘50 Years of the Constitution.’

Erwin Chemerinsky, a controversial critic of the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on Feb. 4 as part of the 50th Annual Leary Lecture. The lecture will explore how changes in society and in the court’s ideology have produced major shifts in some constitutional areas, while others have remained remarkably unchanged.

Cassell elected to American Law Institute

Professor Paul Cassell today was elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. “I’m very excited to be able to play a small part in the ALI’s law reform efforts, including the model penal code and related efforts,” […]

McCormack authors op-ed on state’s rights in The Salt Lake Tribune

On January 16, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Wayne McCormack authored an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Battle over states’ rights? We’ve been here many times before.” It might be helpful to realize that anti-federalism is a phenomenon that comes around just about once every generation. Even though the “states’ rights” […]

Cassell comments on POTUS Executive Order on background checks for gun purchases

Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in the Deseret News in a January 5, 2016 story titled, “Gun show owners unclear what Obama orders mean for buyers, sellers.” University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell said at least a couple of Obama’s executive orders on guns appear “extremely problematic” and that he expects lawsuits over them. […]