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Paul Cassell

Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law

University Distinguished Professor of Law


Full Profile Phone: 801/585-5202
Email: paul.cassell@law.utah.edu
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  • Professor Paul Cassell quoted by national media about Department of Justice Boeing Max prosecution decision

  • Professor Paul Cassell speaks to Salt Lake Tribune about Operation Underground Railroad founder investigation

  • Utah Law faculty updates: January 2024

  • Utah Law faculty updates: February 2024

  • Professor Paul Cassell featured in national media about Boeing 737 Max crash victims case

  • Professor Paul Cassell wins second Utah Supreme Court case in favor of crime victim’s rights

  • Cassell’s amicus brief cited in oral arguments before U.S. Supreme Court

  • Cassell speaks to national media about Adnan Syed case

  • Paul Cassell wins ruling in landmark case against Boeing

  • Cassell wins two federal court rulings in Boeing crash case, sex trafficking case

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses recent Utah Supreme Court ruling in favor of crime victim’s rights with the Salt Lake Tribune

  • Utah Law faculty members weigh in on the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses the case involving families of Boeing Max crash victims in the Washington Post

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses trigger laws and Roe v. Wade with KSL News

  • Professor Paul Cassell to Argue Victims’ Rights Challenge On Behalf Of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims’ Family Members

  • Professor Paul Cassell to meet with US Attorney General Merrick Garland to discuss Boeing 737 lawsuit

  • Professor Paul Cassell Files Victims’ Rights Challenge On Behalf Of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims’ Family Members

  • Op-ed from Professor Paul Cassell discusses sexual assault laws in Utah

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses consent laws with the New York Times

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses Biden’s vaccine plan with the Salt Lake Tribune

  • Professor Paul Cassell weighs in on President Biden’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate

  • Professor Paul Cassell takes fight on behalf of Jeffrey Epstein victims to U.S. Supreme Court

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses police and hate crimes in SLTrib op-ed

  • Professor Paul Cassell discusses death penalty in regards to Texas death row case