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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 […]

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 »

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 […]