Ruple cited in Reuters story on public land transfer

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor John Ruple was cited in an August 20, 2016 Reuters story tilted “Conservatives split over U.S. land transfers to Western states.”  As the story notes, more than 30 bills pushing for federal land transfers were introduced in Western states in 2015, more than a dozen more have been filed […]

Contreras presents work on international standard setting and patents

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Contreras presented his work on international standard setting and patents at Jindal Global University’s Conference, “Innovation, Intellectual Propert, Competition and Standard Setting in the ICT Sector” in Dehli, India on August 20-21, 2016 Contreras discussed international disparities in the ownership of standard-essential patents and strategies for equalizing leverage among firms […]

Kogan discusses gender segregated bathrooms with David Pakman Show

On August 9, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan discussed gender segregated bathrooms with Pacifica Radio’s David Pakman Show and KXOJ in Boston, Mass. View the complete interview on the David Pakman Show’s YouTube channel »  

2016-17 student organization officers announced

Officers for the 2016-2017 S.J. Quincy College of Law student organizations were announced recently. Active student orgs this academic year include the Student Bar Association, ASUU, Business Law Society, Family Law Society, Federal Bar Association, Federalist Society, International Las Society, J. Ruben Clark Law Society, Minority Law Caucus, natural Resources Law Forum, OUTLaws, Public Interest […]

Skibine comments on impact of Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings on casino law

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alexander Skibine spoke with the The Herald News in Fall River, MA about recent rulings that could have a profound impact on the future of tribal casinos across the country. “Personally, I think the judge issued a pretty sound decision in this case,” said University of Utah law professor Alexander Skibine, a former […]

Cassell comments on 214 commuted federal inmates for RadioWest and others

On August 3, 2016, President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates as part of an ongoing effort to release federal inmates serving prison terms deemed to be unduly harsh. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell, who sentenced some the convicted to mandatory life terms while serving as a U.S. District Judge, […]

Spurgeon honored with John H. Pickering Award by American Bar Association

Edward D. “Ned” Spurgeon, former dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law and founder and co-director of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, is the 2016 recipient of the John H. Pickering Award of Achievement, presented by the Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. Spurgeon will be recognized at the […]

Law graduates embark on diverse career tracks

Do law school graduates automatically become attorneys? That’s the assumption of many, but a law degree can lead a graduate to many places that are far outside the courtroom. A lot can be said about the character and identity of University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni. Many graduates take the path to […]

Dryer honored for innovation in legal education

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer has been recognized with a Fastcase 50 award, which honors entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers  who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. The Fastcase awards have been given annually since 2011 and Dryer joins a distinguished list of law professor […]

Cassell featured in ABA Journal story 50 years of Miranda

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was featured in the August 2, 2016 edition of the ABA Journal. The story, titled “50-year story of the Miranda warning has the twists of a cop show,” details the history and impact of Miranda v. Arizona. Reflecting back on Dickerson after 16 years, Cassell believes Rehnquist’s line about Miranda being […]