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Cassell quoted in Deseret News on Supreme Court action on the travel ban

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in an article by the Deseret News titled, “Supreme Court’s action on travel ban cause for concern, local organizations that serve refugees say.”

Cassell invited to U.S. Justice Department’s National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell is in  Washington, D.C. on June 20 and 21 to attend the U.S. Justice Department’s National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety.  The summit involves the top federal law enforcement leaders (including Attorney General Jeff Sessions), as well as prosecutors, police chiefs, and […]

Cassell appears before Wisconsin legislative committee to advocate for crime victims’ rights

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell traveled to Madison, Wisconsin this week to testify before a joint legislative committee regarding Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin — a proposed amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution that would protect crime victims’ rights. Cassell has testified before the Idaho and Nevada legislatures earlier this […]

Cassell interviewed on KUER about U.S. Attorney John Huber renomination

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed on KUER about Trump reappointing U.S. Attorney John Huber to serve as Utah’s chief federal prosecutor. Listen to the interview here »

Cassell participates in the U Daily Chronicle on Judge Robert Hilder eulogy

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell shared his thoughts and experiences about the late Judge Robert Hilder and his contribution to Utah and the U. Read the full article here »

Cassell to testify before Nevada committee in support of crime victim’s rights amendments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell on May 9 appeared before the Nevada Assembly’s Legislative Operations and Elections Committee, testifying in support of a crime victim’s rights amendment to Nevada’s Constitution. Cassell supported Senate Joint Resolution No. 17, which would strengthen existing constitutional protections for crime victims in Nevada.  For example, […]

Cassell quoted in Salt Lake Tribune article on judge’s remarks about rape case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in the Salt Lake Tribune on Judge Thomas Low’s comments about a convicted rapist being a “good man.” Cassell was asked as to whether or not the judge could receive a reprimand. Read the full article here »

Cassell interviewed on ABC4 Utah News about John Huber resignation

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed on ABC4 Utah about the U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah John Huber’s resignation. Cassell stated, “President Trump wants to have his team in place,” Professor Cassell said. “President Trump is entitled to have his own Attorney General and then U.S. […]

Cassell offers victim’s rights testimony before Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee

On Friday, March 10, 2017 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell testified before the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee in support of amendments strengthening Idaho’s victims rights amendment. Read Cassell’s testimony is below: TESTIMONY OF PROFESSOR PAUL G. CASSELL OF THE S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH IN SUPPORT OF […]

Cassell participates in conversation about halt in travel ban on KSL’s Doug Wright Show

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell participated in a conversation titled, “What happens now? Trump’s travel ban,” on KSL’s Doug Wright show. The discussion is about what happens to the refugees coming to Utah, what is taking place in the 9th circuit court of appeals, and when Gorsuch could be confirmed […]