The Other Side of Reproductive Rights: The Untold Story and Ethics of Modern Eugenics

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Sutherland Moot Courtroom “The Other Side of Reproductive Rights: The Untold Story and Ethics of Modern Eugenics” discusses an aspect of reproductive rights that gets much less attention than abortion: society’s attempts to prevent or at least discourage some classes of women and men from having children. The event will […]

Feb. 28 Symposium to Focus on Eugenics, the ‘Other Side’ of Reproductive Rights

On Friday, February 28, beginning at 8:00 a.m., the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a symposium titled The Other Side of Reproductive Rights: The Untold Story and Ethics of Modern Eugenics. The half-day event will include a reading of Stumped, a one-act play by Debora Threedy, a playwright and professor […]

We’re Not Teaching What We Think We Are

There are many criticisms that could be, and have been, made about legal education.This blog post, will concentrate on one criticism of the traditional doctrinal class and discuss ways to address it. The focus of this post is on the fundamental disconnect between what we teach and what we test in legal education.

Threedy Quoted in American Theatre Magazine

Debora Threedy, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and a playwright whose work has been staged at various theatres in Utah and elsewhere, is quoted in the new issue of American Theatre magazine (americantheatre.org). The article, “Salt Lake City Dreamers: It’s a place where home-grown writers and local […]

Celebration of Chaired Professors

Celebration of Chaired Professors University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Reception from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sutherland Moot Court Room With chaired professorships, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law celebrates our supporters in the community and many of our excellent faculty. Chairs are named after those we honor: our community leaders […]

Threedy Appointed Inaugural Teitelbaum Professor

February 23, 2012 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law today announced that Debora Threedy has been appointed the College’s inaugural Lee E. Teitelbaum Endowed Professor of Law.  The appointment is one of two new Professorships at the College of Law that carry the names of beloved professors and deans who represent […]

Threedy Presents Play, Article at Multidisciplinary Law and Humanities Conference

On March 11 and 12, Debora Threedy, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presented at the annual conference for the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities in Las Vegas. A panel she organized on Gender, Law and Literature included a staged reading of her […]

Award-Winning Threedy Play to Be Read in New York, SLC

A play written by Debora Threedy, professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Qunney College of Law, recently was selected as one of four winners of the 2010 Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest. As part of the award, in August, Threedy’s play, Third Crossing, will receive a staged reading at the Castillo […]

Threedy Play to be Performed at Law and Humanities Conference

On Saturday, April 4, The Third Crossing,a play written by Quinney College Professor Debora Threedy, will be performed in a reader’s theater at a conference sponsored by the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities (ASLCH).  Threedy, who in addition to her legal credentials is also trained as an actor, submitted the […]