STUDENTS: SJQ Federal Society Co-Presidents seek to provide greater diversity of thought and ideas

The Federalist Society is an organization that seeks to “promote the proper role of the Judiciary, that is, to determine what the law is, and not what it ought to be,” explained Luke Freedom Hansen, a third year JD/MBA candidate and current co-president of the Federalist Society Chapter of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. […]

STUDENTS: 2L Zachary Scott dedicates his extra time to removing barriers for other diverse students

For Zachary Scott, 2L at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the highlight of his law school experience has been his class – the class of 2022. “Even though half our law school experience has been remote, the relationships that I’ve built with my peers will last forever,” said Scott. Scott has also enjoyed the […]

Princeton Review names S.J. Quinney College of Law among best law schools in the nation

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Law is one of the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according to new survey results released by The Princeton Review today.  The education services company includes the College of Law in the release of its “Best Law Schools 2021” rankings. The College of Law notably received praise for […]

STUDENTS: 3L Sarah Martinez aspires to help minority communities and the environment

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone but one thing that 3L Sarah Martinez has learned this year is that she is exactly where she needs to be. “I am so committed to this,” she said about finishing her J.D. at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. “Environmental justice is my passion.” Martinez came […]

College of Law named a “Best Value” law school by PreLaw magazine

For the eighth year in a row, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been named a “Best Value” law school by PreLaw magazine, a publication of The National Jurist. The newest set of rankings were released on Nov. 6.  The publication gave the College of Law a grade of A- for […]

STUDENTS: Meet new Student Bar Association President Taylor Stephensen Beal

A strong support system is essential for withstanding the rigors of law school, and no one understands that more that Student Bar Association President Taylor Stephensen Beal. When she began her time at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, she wasn’t sure if she’d ever see graduation day. “I really struggled through my 1L year,” […]

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 […]

Rising 3L Payton Hampton expands legal skills with two summer positions

Law students are known to be overachievers, so it’s no surprise that students at the S.J. Quinney College of Law often work all summer to expand their legal skills and prepare for their future careers. Rising 3L Payton Hampton is no exception. He spent his summer working two prestigious positions halfway across the country from […]

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch surprises University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students at orientation

Ninety new law students listened to inspiring words from Justice Gorsuch, who welcomed them to the legal profession during a symbolic swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 21 in Salt Lake City. (Aug. 21, 2020) —Incoming law students at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law received an unexpected and thrilling surprise to end their […]

STUDENTS: Lauren Brown-Hulme advocates for prisoners’ rights

As an undergraduate journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lauren Brown-Hulme tackled some tough topics for the school newspaper. She wrote several articles about issues within Nebraska prisons: overcrowding, understaffing, the lack of an effective reentry programming, and more. Reporting on issues like these gave Brown-Hulme a strong desire to take on an advocacy […]