FACULTY: Kronk Warner quoted in The New York Times, Washington Post

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner appeared in the national media recently. Kronk Warner was quoted in The New York Times on Joe Biden’s plan to tackle climate change. She was also quoted in The Washington Post related to a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court declaring nearly half of eastern […]

Baughman named Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development at College of Law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner has appointed Shima Baradaran Baughman as Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development. “Shima is an exceptional scholar with great vision.  I am very excited for her leadership moving forward,” said Kronk Warner. Baughman is a professor of criminal law. She is a […]

Andersen Jones discusses free speech at International Association of Constitutional Law conference

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones spoke about trends in the U.S. Supreme Court’s characterizations of the press at “Free Speech in the 21st Century,” a virtual conference organized by the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) on July 3 and 4. The event featured leading constitutional experts from […]

College of Law, along with University of Utah, supports #Academics4BlackLives

The University of Utah is proud to join Academics for Black Survival and Wellness Week‚ a “weeklong personal and professional development initiative for academics to honor the toll of racial trauma on Black people, resist anti-Blackness and white supremacy, and facilitate accountability and collective action.” U leaders acknowledge the deep anger and hurt many students, […]

Cassell listed as a top legal author on HeinOnline

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was ranked among the top 250 legal authors on HeinOnline. This list includes both current and deceased authors and is based on articles from the past two centuries. It includes legal scholars, supreme court justices, appellate judges and other legal giants. See the full […]

U Law researcher aids in Navajo Nation’s fight against COVID-19

Like thousands of families whose members are healthcare workers, Heather Tanana worries about the safety of her father, a physician working on the front-lines of COVID-19 in southern Utah’s Monument Valley. “I am Diné (Navajo) of the Kinyaa’áanii (Towering House) clan. It’s been heartbreaking to see the sharp rise of COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation […]

Carolynn Clark named director of Master of Legal Studies degree program

Carolynn Clark has been named the new director of the Master of Legal Studies degree program at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. She began her role on May 1. Clark received her law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 2003. After law school, Clark completed a judicial clerkship […]

Craig named a Distinguished Professor by University of Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Kundis Craig has been named a Distinguished Professor. The rank is given out annually to a select number of outstanding professors at the U. In order to be considered for the title a professor must have at least five years of service. A professor also […]

Hwang receives Early Career Teaching Award

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cathy Hwang has been awarded an  Early Career Teaching Award, which recognizes significant contributions to teaching at the U through new and innovative teaching methods. The award, the highest teaching award for pre-tenured faculty at the U, is given to only four University of Utah professors each […]

Contreras promotes coronavirus IP pledge

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras is among a group of lawyers and scientists who are starting a new intellectual property pledge designed to encourage companies and universities to release their IP in the fight against the coronavirus. The project, “Open COVID Pledge,” launched on March 30. Its goal is […]