Students’ Work in Clinic Highlighted on RadioWest

On May 21, 2015, Associate Professor Emily Chiang participated in a live panel discussion on KUER’s RadioWest program. The panel talked about the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah, asked who it affects, and explored what can be done to stem the pipeline that funnels children from school straight to prison. Students in Chiang’s Public Policy Clinic […]

2L Green Awarded RMMLF Scholarship, Places 2nd in ABA SEER Writing Competition

In May 2015, 2L Jonathon Green was awarded a $9,000 Joe Rudd scholarship from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He was also informed that he placed 2nd in the ABA SEER Endangered Species Act writing competition for his paper, “On the Cusp of Disaster: The King’s Tale of the Effects of Bycatch in the […]

3L Anderson Named Pro Bono Law Student of the Year by Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division

(May 1, 2015) —A University of Utah law student was named “pro bono law student of the year” by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar on Friday at an event connected to Law Day, observed across the country annually on May 1. Adrianna Anderson, a New York native and third-year law student, […]

Guiora’s Counterterrorism Course Included in ‘Student Innovation at the U’ Report

Professor Amos Guora’s counterterrorism course was included in the “Student Innovation at the U” report produced by the Lassonde Enterprise Institute to celebrate student innovators. The brief profile mentions College of Law students Jeffrey Baldridge, Justin Hosman and Thomas Pedersen. To read the profile of the course, click here.

2L Mareschal Wins Award in 2014-15 American Indian Law Review Student Writing Competition

Alexa Mareschal, a 2L, won second place in the 2014-2015 American Indian Law Review law student writing competition for a paper she wrote for Professor Robin Craig’s Ocean and Coastal Law class. The paper is entitled, “Native Title and Rights to Marine Environments: A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.” In […]

College of Law’s Minority Law Caucus Receives U’s Equity and Diversity Award

On April 21, 2015, the College of Law’s Minority Law Caucus (MLC) received the University of Utah’s Equity and Diversity Award for sustained contributions by students. In the announcement letter, Kathryn Stockton, the Interim Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, wrote, “The committee was especially impressed by the longevity of the MLC and the […]

Capital Punishment, Medical Science, and 10th Circuit States

By Danny Barber for BiolawToday.org blog: In April of last year, Oklahoma gained unfortunate notoriety when its lethal injection procedures failed to adequately sedate Clayton Lockett. The execution required over forty minutes to complete.[1] It was explained afterwards that one of the drugs in the lethal mixture failed to enter the inmate’s bloodstream, and ultimately failed […]

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 […]