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

C. Hessick Quoted on Juvenile Justice in Teen Murder Case

Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an Associate Press article, “Class studies teen murder case, questions juvenile justice.” The article is receiving national media attention. The case comes as the national landscape shifts somewhat for juvenile offenders, said Carissa Hessick, a professor of […]

Baradaran Participates in HuffPost Live Conversation About Firing Squad

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a discussion with three other participants on HuffPost Live about the Utah firing squad and other alternative executions. The other participants included a former criminal justice official, a Salt Lake Tribune Reporter, a Denison University Professor and […]

C. Hessick to Serve as Scholar-in-Residence, Participate in National Symposium

Professor Carissa Hessick has been invited to serve as a scholar-in-residence at the University of Dayton School of Law this week. In connection with that invitation, Professor Hessick will be giving a speech to law students, presenting a paper at a faculty workshop, and meeting with faculty and students at the University of Dayton Law […]

Cassell to Testify Before House Subcommittee

On Thursday March 19, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will testify before the Crime Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee regarding restitution for victims of federal child pornography crimes. Cassell will testify in support of the Amy and Vicky Act, recently introduced in the Senate by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY).  The Act makes […]

Downtown CLE: Is the War on Drugs a Success?

Is the War on Drugs a Success? The United States has spent over a trillion dollars fighting the war on drugs.  One in 34 Americans is under some sort of correctional supervision and more than half of federal prisoners are incarcerated for a drug crime.  Is America winning the war on drugs? Are we making […]

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.