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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyHessick, CarissaProfessorCriminal 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, ShimaProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law

News and Events

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for fasctcoexist.com

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a fastcoexist.com story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]

Baughman publishes “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman collaborated on a new report titled, “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System.” The report recaps the second Roundtable on Pretrial Practice, held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 26-27, 2015. An earlier Roundtable in March 2015 focused […]

Law students’ efforts on behalf of teen defendant mentioned in Salt Lake Tribune

A law professor and team of students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take on the case of Robert Cameron Houston were mentioned in The Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday. Professor Michael Teter on Nov. 20 filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari […]

Child pornography law and its consequences subject of new book by Hessick

A new book by University of Utah law professor Carissa Hessick hits the shelves this week. Refining Child Pornography Law: Crime, Language, and Social Consequences examines child pornography law and its consequences in an effort to clarify the questions and begin to formulate answers. In the book, experts in law, sociology and social work focus […]

Carissa Hessick comments on Arizona’s SB1070, crime statistics

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Carissa Hessick commented on the impacts of Arizona’s SB1070, seen as a hard-line approach to immigration. The Arizona Republic story titled, “Fact Check: Did SB 1070 reduce crime in Arizona?,” addresses unsubstantiated claims of benefit. University of Utah law professor Carissa Hessick, who has analyzed the impact of SB 1070 said it […]

Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law was quoted in the Miami Herald in an article titled “Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm.” Baughman stated, “Because of the lack of regulation, there are jurisdictions and companies that will set […]

Cassell and top prosecutors advocate sentencing and corrections reform

On Friday, April 8, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell presented minimum mandatory sentencing reform ideas to U.S. Senate staff. ### Press Release from U.S. Justice Action Network Top Prosecutors Advocate Sentencing and Corrections Reform as Good Conservative Policy Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Justice Action Network with partner organizations Right […]

Baughman comments on alternatives to cash bail and pretrial detention

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman commented on pretrial detention for a March 24, 2016 story in NextCity titled, “U.S. Cities Are Looking for Alternatives to Cash Bail.” In March the Department of Justice set its sights on what Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls the “consequences of the criminalization of poverty.” “Until about the […]

Baughman article published in Behavioral Science and Policy Journal

Shima Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, co-wrote an article titled, “Blinding prosecutors to defendants’ race: A policy proposal to reduce unconscious bias in the criminal justice system.” This article was recently published in the Behavioral Science and Policy Journal. Read the full article here »

Alumna Jennifer Call joins Idaho Prosecutors Office

S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Jennifer Call joined the Bannock County Idaho Prosecutor’s Office in March, 2016. Call works on juvenile, child-protective and mental-health cases. Read the complete story in the Idaho State Journal »