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Utah Law announces unprecedented scholarship-matching campaign

Nov 28, 2023

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is thrilled to announce the launch of an unprecedented scholarship campaign to celebrate our highest rankings ever and help us welcome more of the best students regardless of their financial status. The goal: Raise $7 million in scholarship support in the next five years.

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Assistant Professor Robert Harrison discusses LABS research and ethics focus

Nov 22, 2023

Though Assistant Professor Robert Harrison has taught at Utah Law for just one year, he is excited to continue and says the most rewarding part of teaching here is spending his time learning with students.

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From supply chains to securities law: 3L John McIntyre prepares for role at national law firm

Nov 16, 2023

Elle Woods continues to influence law students more than 20 years after she made her (theatrical) debut at Harvard Law School: 3L John McIntyre says the film Legally Blonde first encouraged him to become a lawyer.

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Trusting your instincts: Recent graduate Abby Philips discusses new role as judicial law clerk at Department of Justice

Nov 14, 2023

Abby Philips was in her second year of law school when she learned about the Department of Justice’s honors program, in which students across the country apply for a limited number of spots in each area.

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Professor James Holbrook to receive Utah Philanthropy Day Heart and Hands Award

Nov 09, 2023

Utah Law is pleased to announce that Jim Holbrook will receive the Utah Philanthropy Day Heart and Hands Award on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at a special luncheon held downtown for Utah Philanthropy Day.

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The Bureau of Land Management’s Changing Landscape

Nov 09, 2023

In 2003, Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of the Interior, observed, “The day is coming, I believe, when the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), so often dismissed as the Bureau of Livestock and Mining, will be better known as the Bureau of Landscapes and Monuments.”[1] Twenty years later, it is still uncertain whether Babbit’s statement was prescient or aspirational. However, the BLM appears poised to take a meaningful step toward the latter moniker.

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Student Veteran of the Year: 3L Michael Meszaros recognized for pro bono work with veterans

Nov 08, 2023

Even though graduation is still several months away, Meszaros is already fulfilling his dreams of helping others. He recently received the University of Utah’s Student Veteran of the Year award for his pro bono work with veterans.

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Professor RonNell Andersen Jones speaks to media about former president Trump’s request for televised federal trial

Nov 06, 2023

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, an expert in constitutional and media law, recently spoke to The Detroit News about how news organizations and former president Donald Trump are urging a judge to allow live television coverage of his federal trial in March 2024.

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Achieving a mindset shift: Meet MLS student Raveena Ghag

Nov 02, 2023

Raveena Ghag’s bachelor’s degree in communication gave her a foundation in writing and passion for creating social media content—and the Master’s in Legal Studies degree […]

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Professor Teneille Brown’s genetic genealogy research cited in Kohberger judge’s order in University of Idaho murder case

Oct 30, 2023

Professor Teneille Brown, an expert in biosciences and medical ethics, wrote a paper in 2020, “Why We Fear Genetic Informants: Using Genetic Genealogy to Catch […]

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What Is Conflict Competence and What Are the Core Conflict Competencies?

Oct 26, 2023

Over the past year, I have written a series of EDR Blogs sharing my thoughts about how and why we tend to go so wrong […]

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Utah Law looks forward to the Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium

Oct 25, 2023

The annual Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium, The Criminalization of Care: Health and the Home, will be held at Utah Law on Friday, […]

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Pro Bono Week: Celebrate Utah Law winners and support the bake sale Oct. 26

Oct 20, 2023

We’re celebrating the Pro Bono Initiative (PBI) during the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Week Oct. 23-27. Through this program, Utah Law and Brigham Young […]

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From bike mechanic to bar exams: Meet Student Bar Association president Carter Moore

Oct 16, 2023

Law school was never in the plans for 3L and Student Bar Association (SBA) president Carter Moore. In fact, he worked as a bike mechanic, […]

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Utah Law ranks No. 10 on preLaw magazine’s list of best value law schools

Oct 12, 2023

PreLaw magazine recently ranked S.J. Quinney College of Law no. 10 on its list of best value law schools. Each law school is ranked based […]

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Honoring a tradition of education: Anna-Cajsa Gipson looks forward to earning her MLS

Oct 11, 2023

Anna-Cajsa Gipson was a stay-at-home mom for nearly 23 years before reentering the workforce and pursuing an advanced degree through the Master of Legal Studies […]

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Wallace Stegner Center professors file amicus brief in support of Utah youth-led constitutional climate case

Oct 10, 2023

Professor Erika George and Associate Professor Jamie Pleune, along with Emeritus Professor Robert Adler, recently filed an amicus brief to the Utah Supreme Court in […]

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Professor Amos Guiora speaks to national and international media about war in Israel

Oct 10, 2023

Professor Amos Guiora, an expert in Israeli politics and national security, has been speaking to both national and local media outlets about his perspective on the Israel-Hamas conflict that began in early October 2023.

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Professor Brigham Daniels speaks to KSL about heading new initiative to save Great Salt Lake

Oct 05, 2023

Professor Brigham Daniels, an expert in environmental and climate law, recently spoke to KSL about efforts to save the Great Salt Lake through Grow the […]

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Utah Law welcomes Native American law students for Cutting Sign event

Oct 03, 2023

S.J. Quinney welcomed more than 60 Native American law students from across the country Sept. 29-30 for Cutting Sign to the Legal Profession, a free […]

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Courage: An Overarching Skill for Making Conflict Productive

Oct 01, 2023

If you have been reading my recent blogs, you know I believe the following four skills are key for making conflict productive: calm, compassion, curiosity, […]

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