Utah Law faculty updates: January 2024

Feb 13, 2024 | Faculty

Each month, we share notable updates—including presentations, publications, panels, and other accomplishments—from Utah Law faculty members.

Associate Professor Daniel Aaron, a young man with olive skin and dark brown hair and a beard wearing a navy blazer and navy and fuchsia floral shirtAssociate Professor Daniel Aaron

Professor Paul Cassell, a middle-aged white man with red hair wearing a black suit coat and blue collared shirtProfessor Paul Cassell

  • Presentations
    • “Listening to Crime Victims,” Texas Law Review Symposium (Jan. 19, 2024).
  • Invitations
    • Accepted appointment from University of Utah President Taylor Randall to serve on university-wide Viewpoint Diversity Committee.
  • Other activities
    • Filed amicus brief in Utah Supreme Court for State v. Chadwick.
    • Five criminal law videos added to Federalist Society website.

Professor Jorge Contreras, a Hispanic man with short black hair and glassesProfessor Jorge Contreras

Professor Leslie Francis, an older white woman with long silver hair wearing a silver medallion necklaceProfessor Leslie Francis

Professor Amos Guiora, a white man with grey hair wearing round-rimmed glasses and a blue-and-white-striped button-up and navy blazerProfessor Amos Guiora

  • Presentations
    • “S.J. Quinney Bystander Initiative and Utah Law Enforcement Litigation involving Law Enforcement – Do’s and Don’ts,” Utah Bar Association CLE Series, online (Jan. 11, 2024).
    • “Enablers in the Military,” Utah National Guard Leadership Council, (Jan. 23, 2024).

Dean Louisa Heiny, a white woman with short grey-brown hairAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs Louisa Heiny


Professor Clifford Rosky head shotProfessor Clifford Rosky

  • Presentations
    • “Measuring Lawyer Mental Illness: Evidence from Two National Surveys,” Section on Balance & Well-Being, Works-in-Progress (panelist), AALS 2024 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Jan. 5, 2024).
    • “Well-Being, Mindfulness, and Discrimination,” S.J. Quinney College of Law MLK Week, Salt Lake City (Jan. 18, 2024).