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Great Salt Lake legislative update: Feb. 22, 2024

Feb 23, 2024

In each week’s report, we will identify the most impactful bills (favorable or unfavorable) that could significantly affect Great Salt Lake.

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Associate Professor Daniel Aaron centers research on how law shapes life and death

Feb 22, 2024

After earning his JD at Harvard Law School, Aaron served as assistant chief counsel at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit with Judge John K. Bush. He says he is proud of the interdisciplinary perspectives he brings to his work.

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Leaving a legacy: 3L Arin Perkins reflects on new program that supports minority communities

Feb 20, 2024

After studying on small farms in Uruguay and learning about sustainability and agricultural impact on the environment, Perkins became interested in pursuing a career in environmental justice. However, she is still exploring possibilities within law.

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Summer program gives undergrad students from Greater Four Corners region a firsthand look at law school

Feb 20, 2024

The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is offering a free four-week residential summer program called “Law as Influence, Law as Change” (LAILAC) in June 2024 for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in law.

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Great Salt Lake legislative update: Feb. 15, 2024

Feb 16, 2024

In each week’s report, we will identify the most impactful bills (favorable or unfavorable) that could significantly affect Great Salt Lake.

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Utah Law faculty and programs featured in Daily Utah Chronicle

Feb 15, 2024

Our faculty members, along with the Pro Bono Initiative and Director Caisa Royer, have recently been featured in the University of Utah’s student-run newspaper, the Daily Utah Chronicle.

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Professor Randy Dryer receives 2024 Distinguished Faculty Service Award

Feb 14, 2024

Professor Randy Dryer has been selected as one of two recipients of the 2024 Distinguished Faculty Service Award from the U’s Bennion Center for Community Engagement.

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Utah Law faculty updates: January 2024

Feb 13, 2024

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

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College of Law mourns Jan Graham, alum and former Utah attorney general

Feb 12, 2024

The S.J. Quinney College of Law mourns the loss of former Utah Attorney General Jan Graham, who passed away Jan. 29 at age 74 after fighting peritoneal cancer for nearly 10 years.

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Great Salt Lake legislative update: Feb. 8, 2024

Feb 08, 2024

In each week’s report, we will identify the most impactful bills (favorable or unfavorable) that could significantly affect Great Salt Lake.

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Arc Fellow Neida Morales hopes to advance diversity in the legal profession

Feb 07, 2024

Texas native Neida Morales recently received an Arc to Justice fellowship through the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Arc to Justice program. Born in Mexico, Morales moved to the United States just a few months later and grew up on a cattle ranch near Alpine, Texas, in the western corner of the state.

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Professor Amos Guiora quoted in Washington Post article about Hockey Canada scandal

Feb 05, 2024

Professor Amos Guiora, an expert in complicity law and director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Bystander Initiative, was quoted in a Washington Post article about Hockey Canada’s sexual assault scandal.

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Professor Teneille Brown files SCOTUS amicus brief in ‘drug mule’ case

Feb 02, 2024

Professor Teneille Brown, along with more than 20 other evidence law professors, filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Delilah Guadalupe Diaz v. United States (No. 23-14) on Friday, Feb. 2. 

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3L Drake Walker discusses friendship and faith at Utah Law with Humans at the U

Feb 01, 2024

“I’m from Rexburg, Idaho, originally, and I am a very stereotypical Idaho boy—I grew up working in the potato fields and quickly realized that I did not want to be a potato farmer for the rest of my life. I knew education would be an important part of achieving that.”

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Communication: A Core Conflict Competency

Feb 01, 2024

In 2023, I wrote a series of blogs exploring key conflict competencies—i.e., core skills for making conflict productive. These competencies are summarized in my blog […]

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Great Salt Lake legislative update: Feb. 1, 2024

Jan 31, 2024

In each week’s report, we will identify the most impactful bills (favorable or unfavorable) that could significantly affect Great Salt Lake.

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Professor RonNell Andersen Jones publishes guest essay in The New York Times about E. Jean Carroll verdict

Jan 30, 2024

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, a First Amendment expert, wrote a guest essay in The New York Times about the E. Jean Carroll libel verdict.

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Great Salt Lake legislative update: Jan. 25, 2024

Jan 25, 2024

In each week’s report, we will identify the most impactful bills (favorable or unfavorable) that could significantly affect Great Salt Lake.

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MLS alumni spotlight: Glen Proctor

Jan 25, 2024

Glen Proctor graduated with the in-person master of legal studies (MLS) class of 2022. Get to know him better in this alumni spotlight.

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Great Salt Lake Project launches and publishes report on legal risks of declining lake

Jan 24, 2024

The Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law has launched the Great Salt Lake Project (GSL Project)—a new initiative analyzing legal pathways to address the critical environmental challenges facing the Great Salt Lake.

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Hear from health law experts by participating in the Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

Jan 23, 2024

Join the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences (LABS) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for the Law and Biomedicine Colloquium, which offers semi-weekly seminar-style discussions of health law.

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