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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyHessick, CarissaAssociate Dean for Faculty Research & Development, ProfessorCriminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility
0FacultyRosky, CliffordProfessorConstitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Gender
0FacultyAnderson, JensieProfessor (Clinical)Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Innocence, Legal Methods, Legal Writing
0FacultyCassell, PaulProfessorCriminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Judicial Process, Victims' Rights
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaAssociate ProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law

News and Events

Alumn Robert Stott retiring after 40 years prosecuting Utah murder cases

College of Law alumn and Assistant District Attorney Robert L. Stott is retiring after 40 years prosecuting Utah murder cases. He’s best know for cases against Ted Bundy, Arthur Gary Bishop, Ervil LeBaron, Joseph Paul Franklin, Ronnie Lee Gardner, Mark Hofmann, and Mark Hacking. Professor Paul Cassell said, “He is arguably the premier prosecutor in the State […]

Hessick authors child pornography op-ed in The New York Times

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Carissa Hessick published an op-ed in the January 27, 2016 edition of The New York Times titled, “Law Enforcement Alone Shouldn’t Decide When to Use a Pornography Website to Snare Predators.” Hessick addresses the legality of the operation of a child pornography website by the FBI to ensnare predators. […]

Cassell Appears on C-SPAN’s Show, Landmark Cases Miranda v. Arizona

Professor Cassell was on C-SPAN 3 in the series Landmark Cases Miranda v. Arizona Monday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. Cassell and Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center discussed the 1966 Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in which the Court ruled that suspects must be informed of their right against self-incrimination and their right to consult with an […]

Cassell Authors Washington Times Op-Ed, “Fairness for All”

December 2, 2015 – S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell authored an op-ed with Brett Tolman and Eric Benson in the Washington Times. The commentary, titled “Fairness for All,” addresses the need for criminal justice reform to improve law enforcement and public safety. As Congress gets closer to passing federal criminal justice reforms, […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor and students ask U.S. Supreme Court to take on case of Robert Cameron Houston

A law professor and team of students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law  are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to take on the case of Robert Cameron Houston, who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 2006 for killing a youth counselor when he was just […]

Baughman to Participate in Vanderbilt University Criminal Justice Roundtable

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on November 6-7. Baughman will discuss Subconstitutional Checks.   Roundtable Participants and Subjects Shima Baradaran Baughman (Utah Law School), Subconstitutional Checks Constitutional checks are an important […]

Cassell Publishes SL Trib Op-Ed Praising Shooting Victim Rusty Jacobs

On November 2, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about East Millcreek homeowner Rusty Jacobs, who was shot and killed last week in an confrontation with Jesse Bruner, who allegedly had been trying to break into Jacobs’ home. Cassell praises Jacobs, writing, “The dictionary definition of a ‘hero’ is ‘one who […]

Baughman Quoted in North Carolina Article About Greensboro Court Conference

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the Rhino Times on her remarks at a Greensboro, North Carolina Court Conference on Thursday, October 15. Baughman spoke about the “devastating effects of keeping people behind bars before they have been tried.” Click here […]

Baradaran Writes “The Drug-Violence Myth” Article

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, writes why linking drugs and dangerousness is wrong in this article about The Drug-Violence Myth. Click here for the article »

Hessick Quoted on Controversy Surrounding Shaken Baby Syndrome Diagnosis

September 15, 2015, Professor Carissa Hessick was interview by Fox13 News about the controversy surrounding the changing diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome and the impacts on prosecutions. “Shaken Baby Syndrome has become very controversial in the legal field,” said Carissa Byrne Hassick, a law professor at the University of Utah. “There’s no doubt that child abuse is […]