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S. J. Quinney College of Law

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383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States

January 2019

2019 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

January 9, 2019 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:10pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 5th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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Sage Spirit

January 24, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag Series Lecture with Dave Showalter 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains and stretching from Greater Yellowstone to Telluride, Colorado, the region known as the Sagebrush Sea is a unique wildlife habitat with an abundance of natural resources. For this reason it is treasured by conservationists, private land owners, and energy developers alike. The loss of this habitat would be catastrophic…

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Environmental Racism Lecture

January 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Details coming soon! This event is co-sponsored by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah Sustainability Office, and the University of Utah Office of Equity and Diversity.    Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished…

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February 2019

5th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

February 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  5th ANNUAL SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVE HUMAN TRAFFICKING SYMPOSIUM “Migrants and Trafficking: The Vulnerability of Movement” Migrants have taken a prominent place on the public stage in recent years, from divided political rhetoric on status of migrants in the United States, to news of migrant caravans traveling to the U.S. from South America, to the changing landscape of immigration law in the country, such as the upheaval of asylum availability or family separation at the border. These individuals are…

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Breakpoint – Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

February 14, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  A Stegner Center Green Bag Series Lecture with Jeremy Jackson An insightful look at the American environmental crisis and emerging solutions from the heartland to the coasts in the era of global climate change.   12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems ravaging the…

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Humanity’s Evolving Relationship to the Ocean

February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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6:30 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah Details coming soon! Free and open to the public but seating is limited. Contact Robin Craig to RSVP. This event is sponsored by the University of Utah Global Change and Sustainability Center, the Natural History Museum of Utah, the S.J. Quinney College of Law's Wallace Stegner Center, and the Environmental Humanities Program.

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Anger, Fear, and the Politics of Blame

February 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Annual Tanner-McMurrin Lecture with Professor Martha Nussbaum of the Chicago Law School Sponsored by Westminster College and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 4:00 p.m., Lecture + Q&A 5:30-6:30 p.m., Reception 6:30-7:00 p.m., Book Signing 4:00-7:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This lecture investigates the climate of simmering anger that disfigures most modern democracies, expressing itself in blaming and targeting of unpopular groups. I argue that a philosophical analysis of anger and…

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March 2019

53rd Annual William H. Leary Lecture

March 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon!   Reva Siegel, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School Professor Siegel’s writing draws on legal history to explore questions of law and inequality and to analyze how courts interact with representative government and popular movements in interpreting the Constitution. Her recent articles include ProChoiceLife: Asking Who Protects Life and How—and Why It Matters in Law and Politics, 93 Ind. L.J. 207 (2018); Community in Conflict: Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash, 64 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 1728…

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Wallace Stegner Center 24th Annual Symposium – Recreation Challenges on Public Lands

March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) In recent years, outdoor recreation has become a primary use of the public lands, creating myriad conflicts, challenges, and opportunities. A substantial portion of the public domain is managed for recreation in the form of national parks, national monuments, wilderness areas, and the like, drawing millions of visitors annually. Outdoor recreation is now big business, constituting two percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), which is more than agriculture, mining, or…

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Sidestepping Impasse in the U.S. Senate

March 28, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag lecture Details coming soon!   Jeff Bingaman, United States Senator, New Mexico, 1983-2013 Jeff Bingaman was born on October 3, 1943. He grew up in the southwestern New Mexico community of Silver City. His father was a chemistry professor and chair of the science department of Western New Mexico University. His mother taught in the public schools. After graduating from Western (now Silver) High School in 1961, Jeff attended Harvard College and earned a…

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April 2019

Counter-Terrorism Simulation

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Annual Alumni Dinner 2019

April 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  5:30 – 7:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 Join the S.J Quinney College of Law and your fellow alums for this year’s annual alumni dinner at the College of Law. This event is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and network with new ones. Registration opens March 1 » Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards: 6:00 p.m. $60 per person. $30 for 3L students. Award Recipients TBA Last Year’s Recipients Judge Brooke Wells (’77)…

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May 2019

Commencement – Class of 2018

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon!   Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Commencement will be streamed live and archived on the College of Law YouTube channel » Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Presidents Circle Lawn Directly south of Kingsbury Hall In the event of inclement weather alternative plans will be announced. Guest Seating & Tickets: Tickets are not required to attend commencement and…

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