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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyRosky, CliffordProfessorConstitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Gender
0FacultyAnderson, JensieProfessor (Clinical)Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Innocence, Legal Methods, Legal Writing
0FacultyCassell, PaulProfessorCriminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Judicial Process, Victims' Rights
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law

News and Events

Cassell publishes op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune on Angelos release and sentencing reform

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune over the weekend about sentencing reform in the wake of the release of Weldon Angelos from prison. Cassell in February asked President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Weldon Angelos, a music producer who was […]

Cassell publishes in Washington Post on Brock Turner rape case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell published an op-ed online in the Washington Post addressing the sentencing of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who recently was ordered to serve just six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman near a house party. “Something is amiss in California […]

Cassell quoted in media on release of Weldon Angelos from prison

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell fielded several media interviews over the weekend in the wake of the release of Weldon Angelos from prison. Cassell in February asked President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Weldon Angelos, a music producer who was sentenced to 55 years in prison […]

Cassell on Weldon Angelos’ release: ‘We shouldn’t rely on serendipity in a federal criminal justice system that prides itself on rationality and justice.’

Weldon Angelos, whose name in the past decade has often been at the center of national public policy discussions related to mandatory minimum prison terms for non-violent drug offenders, has been released from prison and has returned home to Salt Lake City. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Paul G. Cassell in February asked […]

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for fasctcoexist.com

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a fastcoexist.com story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]

Baughman publishes “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman collaborated on a new report titled, “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System.” The report recaps the second Roundtable on Pretrial Practice, held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 26-27, 2015. An earlier Roundtable in March 2015 focused […]

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 […]

Child pornography law and its consequences subject of new book by Hessick

A new book by University of Utah law professor Carissa Hessick hits the shelves this week. Refining Child Pornography Law: Crime, Language, and Social Consequences examines child pornography law and its consequences in an effort to clarify the questions and begin to formulate answers. In the book, experts in law, sociology and social work focus […]

Carissa Hessick comments on Arizona’s SB1070, crime statistics

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Carissa Hessick commented on the impacts of Arizona’s SB1070, seen as a hard-line approach to immigration. The Arizona Republic story titled, “Fact Check: Did SB 1070 reduce crime in Arizona?,” addresses unsubstantiated claims of benefit. University of Utah law professor Carissa Hessick, who has analyzed the impact of SB 1070 said it […]

Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law was quoted in the Miami Herald in an article titled “Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm.” Baughman stated, “Because of the lack of regulation, there are jurisdictions and companies that will set […]