Adler Named New College of Law Dean

Robert W. Adler, current Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Distinguished Professor of Law, will continue as the College’s next Dean, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Read the University of Utah press release » As Interim Dean for the past year, he has worked to shepherd […]

College of Law, National District Attorneys Association Announce New National Criminal Justice Academy

March 10, 2014—The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), located in Alexandria, Virginia, and the University of Utah announced today that the new National Criminal Justice Academy will open on March 10, 2014, and hold its first week-long course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. The academy was established to […]

Adler Defends Role of Independent Federal Judiciary in Tribune Op-Ed

In a December 24 Salt Lake Tribune op-ed, Bob Adler, Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, stressed the importance of an independent federal judiciary and provided historical perspective, courtesy of Alexander Hamilton. In The Federalist No. 78, Adler explained, Hamilton defended the proposed federal constitution. His rationale, as explained […]

College of Law to Celebrate Pro Bono Service October 21-25

From October 21 -25, the College of Law joins the Utah State Bar in celebrating pro bono service and encouraging law students and practitioners to volunteer their time and expertise to low-income Utahns who otherwise could not afford legal advice or representation. A variety of events will take place that week, including the kick-off event at […]

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 […]

College of Law Counts Down to Sept. 20 Centennial Gala and Symposium

On September 20, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will celebrate its one-hundredth birthday with an afternoon symposium at the law school followed by an evening gala at the Utah Museum of Natural History. The College graduated its first class of attorneys in 1913. Former Utah Law Professor and U.S. Court of […]

College of Law Ranks Third in PreLaw Mag’s List of Top Externship Schools

September 2, 2013 — An article in the new issue of Prelaw magazine ranks the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law third among the top 25 schools in the nation for externship opportunities.  Bob Adler, Interim Dean of the College of Law, said that the College’s ranking reinforces what students and employers already […]

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 […]

Adler, Craig Co-author New Water Law Text

Interim Dean Robert Adler and Professor Robin Craig have coauthored a new legal text, Modern Water Law, with Noah Hall, Associate Professor of Law at Wayne State University.  Modern Water Law: Private Property, Public Rights, and Environmental Protection, is described as “a comprehensive text to study the range of legal issues and doctrines that affect […]