Kessler the Featured Speaker at October 20 workshop on Work, Family, and Public Policy

On October 20, Laura Kessler, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of law, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington, Saint Louis Law School’s interdisciplinary biweekly workshop on “Work, Family, and Public Policy.” A majority of the audience is usually economics and business school faculty and grad […]

Family and Child Welfare Professors Urge 10th Circuit Court of Appeals To Affirm Lower Court Ruling Striking Down Utah’s Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

March 4, 2014 — An amicus brief was filed today with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Family and Child Welfare Professors nationwide asking the Court to affirm the lower court ruling which found Utah’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples unconstitutional. The marriage ban, the Professors write, undermines rather than furthers the state’s […]

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 […]

Improving the Law, Past, Present, and Future: A Century and Counting of Engaged Scholarship

Join the College of Law in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom to learn about and salute the College of Law’s century of influential legal scholarship as service. This event is free and open to the public but registration is requested. 12:00- Lunch 12:15- Introduction 12:20- Keynote -A history of Utah Law Scholarship and the influence of […]

Kessler Participates in Panel on Workplace Rights and Serves on Law and Society Association Article Prize Committee

On Saturday, April 6, Laura Kessler, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a panel discussion titled “Negotiating Vulnerability in the Workplace” at Emory Law School.  In addition to Kessler, panelists included Professor Dianne Avery, SUNY Buffalo Law School; and Professor Kristin Bumiller, Department of Political Science, […]

Quinney College to Host New Frontiers in Family Law Symposium

New Frontiers in Family Law This two-day symposium maps emerging themes in family law through the lens of boundaries, broadly conceived. An outstanding collection of family law scholars will sketch changes in the landscape of family law. Click here for more information on the Family Law Symposium Click here to register for the Family Law […]