Kogan publishes public bathroom history in The Conversation

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan wrote a story in the May 26, 2016 edition of The Conversation titled, “How did public bathrooms get to be separated by sex in the first place?” Some argue that one solution to this impasse is to convert all public restrooms to unisex use, thereby eliminating the […]

Baughman quoted on porn filter fee lawsuit

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in an Associated Press story picked up by The Olympian newspaper in Washington. The story, titled “Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees,” covers a lawsuit challenging a Utah law allowing Internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. University of Utah law professor Shima Baughman said if […]

Alum Jessica Peterson voted one of “30 Women to Watch”

College of Law alumna Jessica Peterson was voted one of “30 Women to Watch” by Utah Business magazine. Peterson is a member of Durham Jones & Pinegar’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights section, as well as the co-chair of the firm’s recruiting committee and the chair of the women lawyers group. She is deeply committed to […]

Class of 2016 sets record for hours of public service and experiential learning

The S.J. Quinney College of Law class of 2016 set a new record for per-capita public service and experiential learning, averaging 122 hours per student, per year. The class earned a total of 44,809 hours of learning-service including Clinical and Pro Bono work over their 1L-3L years. High levels of student participation are a key driver of the College of Law’s rank as […]

Alums Baldwin and Love join the firm Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

S.J. Quinney College of Law `13 alum Dick Baldwin has joined the Litigation Section of the firm Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. Baldwin was Editor-in Chief of the Utah Law Review, a member of the National Moot Court Team, and a William H. Leary Scholar. As a member of the college’s national moot court team, he […]

Alum Judge Royal I. Hansen given 2016 Peacekeeper Award

S.J. Quinney College of Law 1975 alumnus Third District Judge Royal I. Hansen was presented with the 2016 Peacekeeper Award by the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. Hansen has been an outspoken advocate for the use of alternative dispute resolution in the Utah courts. For the past 11 years, he has served as chairman of […]

Alum Ronald Russell appointed to the U.S. District Court for Utah

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week unanimously approved the nomination of S.J. Quinney College of Law alum and former Centerville Mayor Ronald Russell to the U.S. District Court for Utah. Russell served as managing editor of the Utah Law Review. He then clerked on the U.S. District Court in Utah for Judge David Winder, after which […]

Peterson’s work on predatory lending highlighted on DS News

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson’s work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was highlighted in the May 20, 2016 issue of the service industry publication, DSnews.com Nearly five years ago, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and its sole purpose was to serve as recovery agent for the American people coming out of the […]

Keiter featured in National Parks Traveler Centennial Series

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter kicked off the National Parks Traveler series titled, “Centennial Series | National Park System Expansion: Confronting A Second Century Challenge.” Editor’s note: With the National Park Service’s centennial soon upon us, National Parks Traveler is rolling out its Centennial Series, a collection of papers that touch on […]

Bloomberg quotes Kogan on gender-neutral bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was quoted in a May 18, 2016 Bloomberg story titled, “Public Toilets From NYC to LA Get Gender-Neutral Design Overhaul.” The transgender factor will propel experimentation with more individual but equal spaces, says Terry Kogan, a professor at the College of Law at the University of Utah who studies […]