A total eclipse of energy generation –for a moment

What happens to solar energy levels when a once-a-in-lifetime solar eclipse hits campus? The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law got a front row seat to exploring varying levels of solar energy during the solar eclipse on Aug. 22 that captivated millions across the U.S. For some curious U employees, an experiment in […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law welcomes Class of 2020

As law schools across the country welcome students with another academic year now underway, the 92 new arrivals that make-up the Class of 2020 at the S.J. Quinney College of Law participated in one of the first milestones in their legal training from a notable source: Judge Scott M. Matheson Jr. of the U.S. Court of […]

Guiora interviewed about Trump’s Jewish Lawyers response to Charlottesville

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in The American Lawyer in an article titled, “Jewish Lawyers in Trump orbit Stay (Mostly) Silent After Charlottesville.” He was also interview by Minnesota Public Radio on the topic of bystanders in the wake of Charlottesville.

VanCott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy gift brings slice of history to law school

The black-and-white photo shows a downtown Salt Lake City street bustling in 1899 with celebration: Women with parasols and long trumpet-like skirts and men sporting bowlers and straw boaters. The slice of history documented in the photo includes a caption to mark the occasion — hundreds gathered for a parade to mark the homecoming of […]

Wall Street Journal publishes book review on Guiora’s “Crime of Complicity”

The Wall Street Journal recently published a book review of University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora’s new book, “The Crime of Complicity.”  Read the review here.

ALUMNI: Meet attorneys Shannon Sperry and Paul Goodrich Jr.

Like many graduates of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Shannon Sperry and Paul Goodrich Jr. left law school with a solid foundation to embark upon legal careers that today have led them to both hold challenging and rewarding jobs in the Seattle area. But the two also found something else in […]

Law student Taylor Webb named recipient of the inaugural Glenn C. and Bruhneild R.Hanni Scholarship

Taylor Webb grew up in a family whose career backgrounds were predominately geared toward the medical field, but the Las Vegas native always felt more at home in a courtroom setting. She participated in mock trial while in high school in Nevada and when the time came to choose a college, moving to neighboring state […]

Andersen Jones and Heiny interviewed by Salt Lake Tribune on Court of Appeals milestone

RonNell Andersen Jones and Louisa Heiny, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, were quoted in a recent article in The Salt Lake Tribune titled “Women now hold the majority on the Utah Court of Appeals for the first time.” Read the full article here.

Davies explores energy policy under Trump administration in speaking tour

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies recently traveled to Australia to deliver a series of speeches in different cities on energy policy under President Donald Trump. Davies traveled to Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, and Sydney at the invitation of the Australian Institute of Energy.  During the speaking tour, Davies, who […]

George appears on BYU’s “Top of Mind” to discuss ag-gag laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently appeared on BYU Radio’s “Top of Mind” with Julie Rose to discuss ag-gag laws.  At least nine states have “ag-gag” laws on the books. A federal judge recently ruled one such law in Utah unconstitutional. These laws make it a crime to lie […]