Faculty

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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyHessick, CarissaProfessorCriminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility
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, ShimaAssociate ProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law

News and Events

Cassell on ABC News Nightline. Discusses Weldon Angelos and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

Weldon Angelos was just 24 years old when he was sentenced to 55 years in federal prison for three marijuana sales. He is one of the hundreds of thousands of federal prisoners serving decades-long sentences for non-violent crimes, thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing laws created in the 1980s during America’s war on drugs. “I do think […]

Baradaran to Participate in Trial Advocates Conference

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Utah Chapter conference on February 6 in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the S.J.Quinney College of Law. The subject of the conference is Meth and a Death: The Anatomy […]

Baradaran to Speak at Emory Law School

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at a faculty workshop at Emory Law School on February 4. Baradaran’s remarks will be about her forthcoming article on Drugs and Violence.

Carissa Hessick Elected to Serve on Salt Lake Legal Defender Association Board of Trustees

Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently elected to serve as a member of the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association Board of Trustees. This association is a non-profit organization that is appointed by the court to represent indigent defendants in criminal matters in Salt Lake […]

Baradaran Moderates and Speaks at AALS Extreme Empirical Methods Panel

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, moderated and spoke at the AALS Annual Meeting on January 3, 2015. Baradaran’s panel discussed empirical methods used in law and social science research.

Cassell Quoted in Washington Times Story on AG Nominee Loretta Lynch

Professor Paul Cassell is quoted in a January 4, 2015, Washington Times story, “Loretta Lynch questioned over secret deal depriving fraud victims of $40m.” In a 2013 letter to the House Judiciary Committee, Cassell said that Lynch, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, had failed to notify victims in a major […]

Cassell: “Why Michael Brown’s best friend’s story isn’t credible”

On December 2, 2014, the Washington Post published a blog post by S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell titled, “Why Michael Brown’s best friend’s story isn’t credible.” “Officer Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, so Brown never had the chance to tell his side of what happened. But standing next to Brown for much […]

Hessick Publishes “Procedural Rights at Sentencing” in Notre Dame Law Review

Professor Andy Hessick publishes paper titled “Procedural Rights at Sentencing” on June 14, 2014. Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 90, 2014 Forthcoming University of Utah College of Law Research Paper, No. 80 Abstract:  In determining which constitutional procedural rights apply at sentencing, courts have distinguished between mandatory and discretionary sentencing systems. For mandatory systems ― […]

Baradaran to Present at NYU Law School on Nov. 17-18

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will give a presentation titled, Field Experiments and Surveys Measuring the Ease of Incorporating Shell Companies at the NYU symposium November 17-18 titled “Measurement and Data in the Governance of Illicit Activities.” Read more »

Baradaran Quoted in KSL and Ogden Standard Examiner

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in KSL news and the Ogden Standard Examiner about the recently released FBI violent crime report. The results of the report show that although Utah’s crime rate is still among the lowest in the country it is steadily rising. […]