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Baughman interviewed by Hollywood Reporter about potential rape prosecution of Harvey Weinstein

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter about the potential prosecution of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for the alleged sexual assault of actress Rose McGowan at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997.   Baughman discussed prosecutorial discretion to bring charges forward.  Read the full article here. 

Baughman to speak at Boston University Law School conference on misdemeanor justice

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman is among the speakers scheduled to present at the forthcoming “Misdemeanor Justice Conference” at Boston University Law School on Nov. 3-4. Misdemeanor Machinery Flyer D2

Baughman recognized as a Presidential Scholar at U for extraordinary research efforts

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has been chosen as a Presidential Scholar, an award that honors the extraordinary research and academic efforts of early- to mid-career faculty and provides these talented individuals with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching or research initiatives. Baughman is one of five University […]

Baughman discusses hate speech on ABC4Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed on ABC 4 Utah about hate speech complaints during the pride parade in downtown Salt Lake City. Click here to see the news clip »

Baughman to speak at Penn Law Criminal Justice Symposium

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman will be speaking at the University of Pennsylvania Quattrone Center Symposium titled, Finding Common Ground:  Preventing Errors In Criminal Justice on Apr. 20. Baughman will participate in the Common Ground in Money Bail panel.

Baughman article on cost of pretrial detention published in Boston University Law Review

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman contributed to Boston University’s Law Review. Her article discusses the cost of pretrial detention. View the full article here »

Baughman publishes new book on criminal law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has published a new textbook along with co-authors Paul H. Robinson of the University of Pennsylvania and Michael T. Cahill of Rutgers University.   The book, Criminal Law Case Studies & Controversies, 4E, according to its description from the publisher’s web site,  “eschews traditional reliance […]

Baughman comments on new SCOTUS bribery ruling

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in the July 1, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune. The story, titled “New Supreme Court bribery ruling could undermine Swallow, Shurtleff charges,” discusses rule changes for prosecuting public corruption. “The biggest impact that this case may have on the charges against the two […]

Baughman quoted on porn filter fee lawsuit

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in an Associated Press story picked up by The Olympian newspaper in Washington. The story, titled “Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees,” covers a lawsuit challenging a Utah law allowing Internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. University of Utah law professor Shima Baughman said if […]

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for fasctcoexist.com

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a fastcoexist.com story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]