S.J. Quinney students help to map the law as part of innovative new web site

Kimball Parker saw a void. A University of Utah graduate who went on to become a trial lawyer, Parker watched disparities in who could access legal help as the first few years of his career unfolded. For those with money and resources, navigating the law is no problem. But for those who fall on the […]

Ruple discusses public lands research on KPCW

John Ruple, associate professor (research) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on KPCW to discuss recently released research on public lands. New research from Ruple found that transferring millions of acres of federally managed public lands to states, as contemplated under Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act, would make Endangered Species Act compliance […]

Military attorneys sharpen skills through specialized training hosted at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

The U.S. Army selected the S.J. Quinney College of Law to host the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps(JAG) Sexual Assault Trial Advocacy Course (SATAC). The two-week training is designed to better equip prosecutors and defense attorneys to handle complex cases in military court.

New at the U: Meet Professor Cathy Hwang

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Cathy Hwang to the faculty. Hwang will teach several courses related to business law, including business organizations (the introductory business law course) as well as mergers and acquisitions.  She will also co-coach the Transactional LawMeet team with Professor Jeff Schwartz in the […]

Guiora discusses “just living with terrorism” with The New York Times, MPR.

On July 15, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in The New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” discussion titled, “Can We Just ‘Live With’ Terrorism.” Guiora was joined by Paul Rosenzweig, Liah Greenfield, Michael Mukasey and Noura Erkat. Attacks reinforce how vulnerable democratic nations are in the face of extremism and terrorism. […]

George elected to Pacific Council on International Policy

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently elected to the Pacific Council on International Policy. The Pacific Council is an organization of civic leaders, big thinkers, policy wonks, and aspiring leaders with a commitment to international affairs. We know that foreign policy extends beyond the sum of actions taken by policymakers and diplomats. […]

Alumnus Bruce Maak named Lawyer of the Year by Utah State Bar

Bruce Maak, a 1974 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Lawyer of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Bruce grew up in a rural, impoverished area of New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico and University of Utah as an undergraduate, earning in 1969 a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude. […]

Alumnus Dane Nolan named Judge of the Year by Utah State Bar

The Hon. C. Dane Nolan, a 1986 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Judge of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Hon. C. Dane Nolan was appointed to the Third District Juvenile Court in May 2003 by Governor Michael O. Leavitt. He serves in the Third Judicial District, which includes Salt Lake, […]

Alumni Highlight: July 2016 Alumnus Jimmy Gurule

Professor Jimmy Gurule, ’80, is an internationally known expert in the field of international criminal law, specifically, terrorism, terrorist financing, and anti-money laundering.  On June 23, 2016, Professor Gurule testified before the Congressional Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.  In that testimony he offered recommendations to enhance the U.S. government’s counterterrorist financing efforts, including sanctions […]

Guiora comments on “Death by Drone in Dallas” for Ami Magazine

Reprinted with permission from Ami Magazine. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented on the drone killing of Micah Johnson during the shooting of police in July. The story, titled “Death by Drone in Dallas,” ran in Ami Magazine. Death by Drone in Dallas Amid all the racial tension and havoc caused by […]