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Student video spotlights: Four students share their Utah Law experience

May 02, 2024

Find out why Jade Trinh, Arin Perkins, Anthony Tenney, and McKaela Dangerfield have enjoyed their Utah Law experience.

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Utah Law remembers alumnus Raymond Uno

Mar 14, 2024

The College of Law mourns the passing of retired judge Raymond Uno—a Utah Law alumnus, the first minority judge in Utah, and a towering figure in the state’s legal community.

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MLS student Evangelina Marquez feels confident at Utah Law

Mar 11, 2024

Now that she is halfway through the one-year (three semesters) MLS program, Marquez confidently says that it’s the people at Utah Law who have made it an enjoyable experience.

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Here’s what’s next: Utah Law faculty discuss innovative legal research in new video series

Feb 26, 2024

Five members of our Utah Law faculty discuss the cutting-edge research they’re conducting—and the pressing societal questions they’re working to answer—in our brand-new video series.

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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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Arc Fellow Neida Morales hopes to advance equal opportunity 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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Guiding changes to public health services: Meet Arc Fellow Hannah Bruce

Jan 09, 2024

Hannah Bruce, a Nova Scotia native, originally moved to Utah to play Division 1 soccer at Utah Valley University in 2016 — a move that launched several other opportunities around the globe.

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Honoring a single mother’s sacrifice: Kroesche family expands scholarship program to Utah Law

Jan 03, 2024

Navigating law school as a single parent has been challenging, but an understanding S.J. Quinney staff and faculty—and help from the Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship—have made the journey easier for 2L Paulina Barboza.

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Pursuing a career in corporate law: Meet 2L Jade Trinh

Dec 18, 2023

When 2L Jade Trinh was four years old, she and her family immigrated to the United States. She learned English by watching movies and shows like Legally Blonde and Law & Order and says she has always had a deep love for the law as far back as she can remember.

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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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Utah Law welcomes Native law students for Cutting Sign event

Oct 03, 2023

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

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Find out which unexpected hobby cemented 3L Joey Sandres’ decision to attend law school

Sep 20, 2023

3L Joey Sandres knew he wanted to be a lawyer ever since he was 13 years old, though he did consider pursuing a PhD in psychology during his undergraduate years. Once he started at S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2021, he realized his passion for an unexpected hobby helped to determine his career path within law.

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Grow as you go: Bethany Hardwig expresses gratitude for MLS program

Sep 15, 2023

Bethany Hardwig was working in the University of Utah’s University Advancement office and began looking into graduate programs. A webinar about the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program piqued her interest, and she later decided an MLS degree was exactly what she was looking for.

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Wallace Stegner Center and Belonging and Access team up for Latinx Heritage Month

Sep 05, 2023

The Wallace Stegner Center kicks off the year in a collaboration with Belonging and Access at Utah Law on Sept. 7 in a cosponsored event, Environmental Justice in Salt Lake City.

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law DEI Update

Aug 23, 2023

Dear SJQ Community: One of our top goals is to create an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) community at the S.J. Quinney College of […]

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From real estate to post-conviction relief: Learn more about 3L David Ostrowski’s path to law school

Aug 11, 2023

When 3L David Ostrowski started his career in secondary education, teaching French and Italian at middle and high schools in Pennsylvania for six years, he had an unexpected opportunity to try a new job path in a brand-new state.

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A perfect fit: Associate Professor Daniel Aaron discusses his brand-new position at S.J. Quinney

Aug 09, 2023

Associate Professor Daniel Aaron has accepted a new position at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and will begin teaching this fall. With his expertise in health law—Aaron earned his MD from the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine before receiving his JD at Harvard Law School—S.J. Quinney had the values he was looking for.

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Professor Erika George speaks to media about Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

Jul 06, 2023

Professor Erika George, a constitutional law expert, has been speaking to media outlets about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down affirmative action […]

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Our statement on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

Jul 03, 2023

We strongly reaffirm our shared commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, belonging, and access for every member of our community.

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