Counter-Terrorism Simulation Gains Local Media Attention

On April 10, 2015, students involved in the S.J. Quinney College of Law Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism course participated in the eighth annual counter-terrorism simulation. ABC4 Utah attended part of the simulation and broadcast a story about the event. See the news clip here »

2Ls Pena and Bell to Present on Experiences in Oxford Human Rights Consortium at April 13 Panel

The University of Utah partners with the Oxford Human Rights Consortium to offer a weeklong workshop to a select group of students at the University of Oxford. The Consortium is a partnership between Oxford and several U.S. universities, including the University of Utah, USC, Oregon, and Stanford. Two second-year College of Law students, Nubia Pena and […]

College of Law to Host Annual Alumni Dinner May 14 at Rice-Eccles Stadium

On Thursday, May 14, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host its annual Alumni Dinner at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the University of Utah campus.   The college will present awards to three alumni and one honorary alumnus. “The alumni dinner is always an enjoyable opportunity for our graduates to catch up with […]

Center for Global Justice Cosponsors April 13 Oxford Human Rights Consortium on Violence and Non-Violence

The College of Law’s Center for Global Justice will co-sponsor the April 13, 2015, Oxford Human Rights Consortium, “Teaching Peace in Times of War: Reflections on Violence and Non-Violence in the 21st Century.” That event will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 260 of Orson Spencer Hall. The featured speaker is Professor […]

Achtenberg to Deliver 2015 College of Law Commencement Address

(March 16, 2015) —Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15. Achtenberg is a civil rights attorney with more than 30 years of senior-level […]

Achtenberg to deliver 2015 College of Law commencement address

(March 16, 2015) —Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15. Achtenberg is a civil rights attorney with more than 30 years of senior-level […]

College of Law Moot Court Team Excels in Competition, Scores 17th Best Brief Among 121 Teams

At the National Moot Court Competition, held February 9-12, 2015, in New York City, the College of Law team of Clay Hardman, Matthew Church and Christopher Bond drafted a brief that ranked 17th in the nation among the 121 teams that participated in the competition.  In the oral arguments, the team also competed strongly, losing […]

Student Event on Human Trafficking Draws Large Audience and Local Media

College of Law students Nubia Pena, Founder and President, and Board Members Brit Merril, Liza Bacon, Gabrielle Barker, Caitlin Mckelvie, Briana Allen, Dominica Dela Cruz, Krystaly Koch, and Melissa Moeinvaziri, of the Social Justice Student Initiative, filled the Moot Courtroom for their event, “The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah.” Watch the event archive » Read […]

Guiora Presents at Feb. 19 Hinckley Institute Event

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  presented at a lunchtime Hinckley Institute of Politics event on February 19 at noon. The discussion, which also featured co-presenter Bill Warren, University of Utah Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, was titled, “Terrorism and today’s media: Roles, responsibilities and the changing […]

College of Law Business Bankruptcy Team Takes First in Competition

On Saturday, February 6, 2015, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s team of Josh Campbell and Keith Mayer won first place overall in the American College of Bankruptcy Law Meet at USC. The College of Law team competed against 11 schools in this business bankruptcy negotiation competition. In addition to USC and […]