Law deans across the country unite to condemn attacks at U.S. Capitol

Today, 157 Law School Deans from schools across the country published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the United States Capitol last week. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner is among the leaders to sign on to the statement. The statement marks […]

Grant awarded to James E. Faust Law Library will expand access to legal information

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has received a grant that will allow librarians to broaden public access to information about Utah laws. The LSTA Grant from the Utah State Library will support the digitization of the superseded Utah Code Annotated for the years that legal search tool Lexis Nexis does not […]

FACULTY: College of Law professors set to present at AALS

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to attend the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Association of American Law Schools. Thousands of law faculty, deans, administrators and scholars will gather virtually at the conference from Jan.5-9. The meeting serves as an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discuss critical […]

STUDENTS: SJQ Federal Society Co-Presidents seek to provide greater diversity of thought and ideas

The Federalist Society is an organization that seeks to “promote the proper role of the Judiciary, that is, to determine what the law is, and not what it ought to be,” explained Luke Freedom Hansen, a third year JD/MBA candidate and current co-president of the Federalist Society Chapter of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. […]

STUDENTS: 2L Zachary Scott dedicates his extra time to removing barriers for other diverse students

For Zachary Scott, 2L at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the highlight of his law school experience has been his class – the class of 2022. “Even though half our law school experience has been remote, the relationships that I’ve built with my peers will last forever,” said Scott. Scott has also enjoyed the […]

Princeton Review names S.J. Quinney College of Law among best law schools in the nation

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Law is one of the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according to new survey results released by The Princeton Review today.  The education services company includes the College of Law in the release of its “Best Law Schools 2021” rankings. The College of Law notably received praise for […]

Law students help Cassell prep for Epstein arguments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law student Alexander Allred didn’t flinch as he poked holes in a legal argument presented by his professor Paul Cassell earlier this week. No matter that Cassell is a former federal judge and a nationally renowned victim advocate—all factors that might intimidate the most confident of law students […]

STUDENTS: 3L Sarah Martinez aspires to help minority communities and the environment

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone but one thing that 3L Sarah Martinez has learned this year is that she is exactly where she needs to be. “I am so committed to this,” she said about finishing her J.D. at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. “Environmental justice is my passion.” Martinez came […]

Utah law schools announce achievement fellowships

Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU Law) and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (Utah Law) today announced a collaboration with leading Utah law firms to create the Achievement Fellowships Program. Under this program, students will receive full-tuition awards and access to mentorship activities to attract, recognize and support students […]

U hosts Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted legal scholars from across the country for the annual Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Conference. The Conference, which the University of Utah hosts every other year, brought together dozens of scholars from several law schools who are early in their careers. Participants circulated papers before the […]