Brown and Contreras receive Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards

Two University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors are among the recipients of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards for 2017-2018. Teneille Brown and Jorge Contreras  were honored recently at an awards ceremony sponsored by the David Eccles School of Business. The awards honor faculty and staff across the campus […]

Changing of the guard

For more than 25 hours straight in 2015, Bob Adler made his way mile by mile through the desert and mesas of southern Utah. Through pouring rain, slick mud, and dehydration, through moments of exhaustion but never wanting to quit, Adler kept on moving forward until he finished a 100-mile race. The dean of the […]

Dryer elected as first career-line faculty member in history to lead U’s Academic Senate

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer never shies away from stepping up to the plate to lead. He served a total of 17 years on the University of Utah Board of Trustees, stepping down in 2011 after working through the era of six different university presidents. He watched as chairman […]

Peterson testifies before Congress on ending debt traps in the payday lending industry

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions of House Financial Services Committee on April 30, in a hearing titled Ending Debt Traps in the Payday and Small Dollar Credit Industry. Peterson joined several witnesses in addressing the committee […]

Hwang recognized on prestigious list of “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles”

An article by Cathy Hwang, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been voted one of the “Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles” by the country’s corporate law professors. This is the second time one of her articles has been recognized as among the best scholarship in her field. […]

Adler inducted into Phi Kappa Phi national honor society

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted Robert W. Adler, dean of the S.J.Quinney College of Law, as a member earlier this month. Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society established to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to […]

Ruple publishes review of national monument reductions in Harvard Environmental Law Review

Newly published research by John Ruple, a research professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, contains the first and only comprehensive review of every prior national monument reductions that occurred as a result of presidential action. Ruple’s article, The Trump Administration and Lessons Not Learned from Prior National Monument Modifications, is […]

Women’s Law Caucus hosts panel in conjunction with Start By Believing Day

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell, a team of advocates and attorneys and several law students hosted a panel on April 3 titled “Protecting Victims from Systemic Under-Prosecution of Sexual Assault Crimes” in conjunction with  the 4th Annual Start By Believing Day – a day which aims to change the way […]

Carpenter named new director of clinical programs at the S.J. Quinney College of Law

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Anna E. Carpenter as the college’s new director of clinical programs and a tenured member of the faculty. Carpenter is currently an associate clinical professor of law and director of the Lobeck Taylor Community Advocacy Clinic at the University of Tulsa. She […]

Rosky files lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky, along with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal, and pro bono counsel Perkins Coie LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Equality Arizona, including its members who are public school students, challenging the State of Arizona’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law, which […]