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Threedy appears on RadioWest to discuss new play at Plan B Theatre

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy appeared on KUER’s RadioWest to discuss her new play, One Big Union.  Listen to the interview here. Read more about Threedy’s journey in theater here.

Murderer or martyr? University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy takes on the century-old case of Joe Hill in a new play set to debut at the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Debora Threedy was living the life of a fledgling actor after graduating with a degree in theater from Beloit College in 1973, when a daunting thought dawned on her. Threedy loved the stage. But as she started the second year of an actor’s school in Michigan — where she’d moved to try to earn a […]

Threedy’s play, “One Big Union” to debut at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Plan-B Theatre

Playwright, actor and S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy will debut her new play, One Big Union, August 12, 2016 at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. After many years appearing on stage in Salt Lake City, including at Salt Lake Acting Company, Threedy turned to playwriting. She wrote and performed a one-woman show, Desert Wife, which […]

Threedy to Present on Sheldon Cooper’s Theory of Contracts at UNLV Conference, Feb. 27-28

On February 27-28, Debora Threedy, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present at the 10th International Conference on Contracts, at UNLV. Her presentation is titled “Cooper on Contracts: Popular Culture and the Paradox of Relational Contracts.” She will talk about Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory […]

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 […]