Modern Securities Litigation and Halliburton

The Supreme Court’s Ruling in Halliburton Could Slash Securities Class Actions S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 107 The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund on March 5, 2014. At stake in this case is whether the longstanding “fraud-on-the-market presumption” will survive in securities class actions. This […]

College’s Advocacy in Mediation Team Participates in Regional Competition

The S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 2014 ABA Advocacy in Mediation Competition Team members (from left to right: Logan Daniels, Hillary Pavia, Blake Johnson, and Thomas Parkin) competed March 1-2 in a regional competition at the University of Houston. The Team’s coach, Professor Jim Holbrook, said, “Our team members demonstrated sophisticated negotiation strategies and skills they […]

March 17 College of Law Panel to Discuss the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Halliburton and the Possible End of Securities Class Actions

On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. At stake is whether the longstanding “fraud-on-the-market presumption” will survive in securities class actions. Supporters argue that this form of litigation provides a necessary check on corporate misconduct, while critics charge that it is a […]

Law Night at Pioneer Theatre Company

A CLE event with Pioneer Theatre Company, “A Few Good Men” Can You Handle the Truth? Two Hours of Professionalism and Civility CLE Will Never Be More Thought-Provoking! In a unique collaboration with the Utah State Bar Association and the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Pioneer Theatre Company will present a special evening of live […]

College of Law to Host Law Night at Pioneer Theatre Company’s Production of “A Few Good Men”

On January 23, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Utah State Bar will collaborate on a special evening of live theatre combined with an informative pre-show program examining dynamics between lawyers, clients, and the “ever-elusive truth.” The event, which begins at 5:30 with a check-in at the College of Law’s […]

Holbrook Discusses Issues Affecting Veterans in American Heroes Network Radio Interview

Jim Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Dr. Craig Bryan, Deputy Director of the University of Utah’s National Center for Veterans Studies, were interviewed on October 15 for a story on American Heroes Network Radio.  The two discussed including PTSD, moral injury, and suicide among […]

Twin Crises in the Law

// see related news story // Adler and Holbrook to Speak at Twin Crises in the Law CLE, Sept. 27 Twin Crises in the Law Friday, September 27, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Utah Law and Justice Center (645 S. 200 E., Suite 310) There are twin crises in the law: (1) underserved middle […]

Utah Law Review OnLaw Presents Twin Crises in the Law CLE, Sept. 27

On September 27, Utah Law Review OnLaw, the new Utah-focused academic legal journal at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will make its debut by co-presenting the Twin Crises in the Law CLE. The CLE, presented in partnership with the Utah State Bar, will address twin crises in the law: underserved middle […]

Repairing the U.S. Ship of State Matters to the World

by Wayne McCormack  While the U.S. is debating whether to launch symbolic strikes against the Assad regime in Syria, we can see some interesting connections among the questions of what military strength has to do with the kind of society we are likely to become or want to become, what we desire for the governance […]

Adler and Holbrook to Speak at Twin Crises in the Law CLE, Sept. 27

Robert W. Adler, Interim Dean and James I. Farr Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law, and James R. Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law, both at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the Twin Crises in the Law CLE presented by the Utah State Bar and Utah Law Review OnLaw […]