S.J. Quinney College of Law students among those honored by Utah State Bar

Editor’s note: The following announcement is reprinted with permission from the Utah State Bar. The Utah State Bar has announced its annual Pro Bono Publico Awards for 2018. The awards honor attorneys who have made significant contributions to the community through Pro Bono efforts. Categories include Young Lawyer (under 36 years old or less than […]

Law students explore human rights after conflict at Oxford University

By Connor Ballif Arrington The world is integrating with accelerating speed–social, political and economic problems we once thought were thousands of miles away are beginning to affect each of us. Local problems are becoming global and global problems are haunting us on the local front. With this backdrop, I was honored to participate in the […]

Craig to speak across the country at several engagements related to environmental law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will speak at several national environmental law events in coming weeks. On April 25, Craig will speak at the  Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University for the  Environmental Law Review Symposium, “Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution,” . She will speak on “Cleaning Up Our […]

Hwang recognized on prestigious list of “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles”

Research by Cathy Hwang, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been named among the “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles” by The Corporate Practice Commentator out of Georgetown University. Hwang is highlighted for her paper, Unbundled Bargains: Multi-agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions, published in the University […]

Meet the graduates: Melinda Dee

Growing up on the Navajo Nation in southeastern Utah’s red-sand landscape of Monument Valley, Melinda Dee knew she wanted to someday work in a career that would allow her to help people get their lives back on track. But her route to becoming a student at the S.J. Quinney College of Law took a circuitous […]

University of Utah researchers identify link between Chicago homicide spike and decline in stop-and-frisk policing

A crushing wave of homicides swept through Chicago in 2016, leading to intense discussion over how to stop the bloodshed. As broader discussion over how to curb gun violence continues across the nation, a pair of University of Utah researchers have found a link between the 2016 spike in Chicago homicides and a decline in […]

Students gain skills to fight terrorism in fast-paced simulation experience

By Abigail Brammer A bomb explodes on a family’s front porch. A gunman open fires at a resort. A plane is hijacked, then flown into the ground, killing hundreds of people on board. All are scenarios from the headlines and potential scenes that may play out April 6 in a counter-terrorism simulation at the University […]

Research by Hwang featured in Jotwell

New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cathy Hwang  is featured in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). The journal aims to fill a gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics can go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new scholarship relevant to […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law maintains strengths in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s traditional strengths as a perennially-ranked law school and national leader in environmental law are reflected in newly released rankings of best U.S. law schools. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law is ranked 54th among 202 […]

Quijada selected for prestigious summer post at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Carlos Quijada, a second-year law student at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected for a prestigious summer internship at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Atlanta. Quijada will intern in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), which is the legal team for the Department of […]