2L Mareschal Wins Award in 2014-15 American Indian Law Review Student Writing Competition

Alexa Mareschal, a 2L, won second place in the 2014-2015 American Indian Law Review law student writing competition for a paper she wrote for Professor Robin Craig’s Ocean and Coastal Law class. The paper is entitled, “Native Title and Rights to Marine Environments: A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.” In […]

Rosky Interviewed for Guardian Story on Marriage Equality, Anti-Discrimination

Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was intereviewed for an April 24, 2015, story in the Guardian, “Gay Marriage is ready to be legal across America. The culture war is far from over.” The story profiles three same-sex couples in different regions of the U.S., including […]

College of Law’s Minority Law Caucus Receives U’s Equity and Diversity Award

On April 21, 2015, the College of Law’s Minority Law Caucus (MLC) received the University of Utah’s Equity and Diversity Award for sustained contributions by students. In the announcement letter, Kathryn Stockton, the Interim Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, wrote, “The committee was especially impressed by the longevity of the MLC and the […]

Lockhart Publishes Op-Ed in The Hindu on dilution of Indian Environmental Protections

Bill Lockhart, Emeritus Professor of Law, published an April 22, 2015, op-ed, “The Ministry of Magic Tricks,” in The Hindu, one of the two largest newspapers of record in India. In the editorial, which concerns the Indian government’s decision to dilute environmental protections for project approval, Lockhart writes, “Puzzled by this behaviour, we are forced […]

Public Policy Clinic Students Host Community Meeting

April 7, 2015 – Public Policy Clinic students Stephanie Pitcher, Amy Martz, Amy Shewan and Vanessa Walsh, traveled to Montezuma Creek, Utah to host a community meeting.  The goal was to listen to concerns of the Navajo community regarding school disciplinary actions. The meeting was held at the Aneth Chapter house and was attended by school officials, […]

Bernstein Named to Government Publishing Office Depository Library Council

From American Association of Law Libraries, April 21, 2015 — Today, Director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Davita Vance-Cooks named American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) member Melissa Bernstein to the new class of the Depository Library Council (DLC). The DLC advises the GPO director and the superintendent of documents on matters relating […]

College of Law Announces Launch of Community Legal Clinic

The College of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Legal Clinic, or CLC. The CLC takes place monthly and is located at LDS Welfare Square, 751 W. 700 South, in Salt Lake City. The CLC focuses on providing help in the areas of immigration and family law. Students from the College […]

Mabey to Chair International Panel in Naples Italy

Ralph R. Mabey, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will chair an international panel on the subject of “Solving Corporate Group Insolvencies” on June 16, 2015, in Naples, Italy, at the annual conference of the International Insolvency Institute.

Craig Elected a Member of American Law Institute

In April, 2015, Robin Craig, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). Craig, one of only 83 new members elected nationally, is joining an elite group of 2,778 ALI members. Professor Leslie Francis described Craig’s honor as “a fitting testament […]

Guiora Quoted in Vice News Article about New Indian Drones

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 8, 2105 Vice News article, “Police in India Now Have Drones That Can Shower Unruly Crowds with Pepper Spray.” In response to concerns about the protection of civil liberties and the risks inherent in remote […]