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 […]

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 […]

Tanana contributes to new report on assessing legal responses to COVID-19

As the nation continues to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heather Tanana, a research professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, joined forces with a group of 50 national experts  to assess the U.S. policy response to the crisis to date. The group released a new report outlining their findings this week. The […]

Guiora authors new book on complicity in sexual abuse

Stories of powerful men who have abused positions of trust to commit sexual abuse against hundreds of survivors have dominated headlines in recent years. From dozens of gymnasts who testified against former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, to the thousands of women and men who shared their encounters with sexual misconduct when the #MeToo movement […]

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 […]