Contreras’ research explores impact of patent sharing in fight against COVID-19

New research published by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras and colleagues in the journal Nature Biotechnology this week shows an effort to make intellectual property more accessible to researchers, developers and manufacturers is having positive results in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Contreras was among a group of nine […]

Brown quoted in national media about Trump COVID-19 diagnosis

How much private health information should President Donald Trump disclose to the public in the wake of his recent COVID-19 diagnosis? That question is being heavily debated —as the nation grapples with how to balance the boundaries of health privacy with the public’s need to know about the fitness of its leaders. University of Utah […]

PreLaw magazine names S.J. Quinney College of Law a top health law program

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s health law program has been named among the strongest in the country according to PreLaw magazine, a publication of The National Jurist. Read more about the ranking in the latest issue, available here. 

GIVING: Scholarship drive nets $65K for students

Friends and supporters of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law united to raise funds for need-based scholarships this fall, bringing in around $65,000. The donations will help law students who have been affected by COVID-19 and other challenging life circumstances. The Wagner Foundation contributed $25,000 in a “matching donation” challenge during the […]

STUDENTS: Meet new Student Bar Association President Taylor Stephensen Beal

A strong support system is essential for withstanding the rigors of law school, and no one understands that more that Student Bar Association President Taylor Stephensen Beal. When she began her time at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, she wasn’t sure if she’d ever see graduation day. “I really struggled through my 1L year,” […]

College of Law discusses legacy of Justice Ginsburg with CW 30

Voices from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law were recently featured on a new evening show launched by Utah’s CW 30. Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner, Professor RonNell Andersen Jones and law student Niki Crabtree discussed the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with news anchor Rosie Nguyen. View the segments […]

ALUMNI: Meet Shelby Moench

By Angela Turnbow Shelby Moench learned that hard work really does pay off and is indeed very rewarding, especially when it comes to a certain professor’s quizzes. Moench is a recent graduate of the Master of Legal Studies program, a three-semester executive degree program designed to help working professionals gain a better understanding of the […]

University of Utah releases tribal acknowledgment statement

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Native American Heritage Month, the University of Utah is formally launching its Indigenous Land Acknowledgement on Oct.12. As many colleges and departments across campus began crafting their own land acknowledgements on websites and during events, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dan Reed, chartered a committee to develop […]

ALUMNI: Meet Lenny Ogomo

By Angela Turnbow The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law went for round two and graduated its second class in the Master of Legal Studies program, among them Lenny Ogomo. The Master of Legal Studies program is a three-semester executive degree program designed to help working professionals gain a better understanding of the […]

Rising 3L Payton Hampton expands legal skills with two summer positions

Law students are known to be overachievers, so it’s no surprise that students at the S.J. Quinney College of Law often work all summer to expand their legal skills and prepare for their future careers. Rising 3L Payton Hampton is no exception. He spent his summer working two prestigious positions halfway across the country from […]