Precision medicine symposium covered by Genome Web, The Salt Lake Tribune

Several media outlets covered issues discussed at Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public,  held on Dec.1-2 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The unique symposium gathered national experts in genetics, medicine, bioinformatics, intellectual property, regulatory science, health economics and bioethics to examine the major scientific legal, economic […]

Second-year law student assists in teaching lawyers how to prepare for “Zombie Apocalypse”

University of Utah law student Will Edwards recently presented at the Utah State Bar headquarters for a continuing legal education seminar related disaster response. The presentation explored a scenario where a zombie virus spread throughout the Salt Lake Valley and addressed the possible legal response.  The event was covered by The Intermountain Commercial Record. Read […]

Ruple quoted in Huffington Post about Obama’s fight to save public lands

John Ruple, an associate professor (research) at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an article in The Huffington Post about the fight to save public lands in advance of President-elect Donald Trump taking office.  Read the article here.     

Precision medicine symposium draws media attention

A unique symposium will gather national experts in genetics, medicine, bioinformatics, intellectual property, regulatory science, health economics and bioethics to examine the major scientific legal, economic and ethical questions surrounding precision medicine. Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public will be held on Dec.1-2 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney […]

U law team urges Utah State Legislature to improve enforcement of Mobile Home Park Residency Act

By Linda F. Smith A team from the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law has issued a report and recommendations to a legislative subcommittee regarding the Mobile Home Park Residency Act and a helpline the team has operated for the past 14 months.  The report recommends disbanding the helpline and establishing legal […]

Students honored with scholarships from the Utah Minority Bar Association

Several University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students were honored with scholarships from the Utah Minority Bar Association (UMBA) earlier this month.  Each year, law students at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University apply to receive student scholarships from UMBA ranging from $500 to $6,950. Scholarships are awarded based on an […]

Law school and LDS Charities partner to open new free legal clinic in Sugarhouse

A new free legal clinic sponsored by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in partnership with LDS Charities will provide legal services to underserved communities. The new Community Legal Clinic: Sugarhouse is part of the law school’s pro bono initiative program, a noncredit volunteer program that allows students to build real world […]

November Alumna Spotlight: Patricia Frobes

At a time when law school classes consisted of few women, Patricia Frobes set herself apart from the pack. Frobes was among the top of her class when she graduated from the University of Utah College of Law in 1978. She went on to become the first woman to lead a practice area and serve […]

Donation from Kirton/McConkie sends law students to national bankruptcy negotiation competition

A donation from Salt Lake City law firm Kirton/McConkie will help University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students advance their skills through participation in the LawMeet Bankruptcy Negotiation Competition. The competition brings teams from around the country together to negotiate solutions to simulated real-world business problems.  Teams may be required in one round […]

Jones and Wildermuth appear on RadioWest to discuss the future of the U.S. Supreme Court

RonNell Andersen Jones and Amy Wildermuth, both law professors at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on KUER’s RadioWest on Nov. 16 to discuss Justice Clarence Thomas and the future of the U.S. Supreme Court under President-elect Trump. Listen to the segment here.