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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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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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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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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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Act II: Professor Jensie Anderson’s Post-Conviction Clinic gives clients a second chance

Jan 22, 2024

Though she earned a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in theater performance from the University of Utah and spent five years pursuing acting in Houston and New York City before beginning law school, Professor Jensie Anderson hadn’t set foot on stage for nearly 30 years. That changed in fall 2023.

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Professor Cliff Rosky weighs in on proposed Utah bill requiring schools to display the Ten Commandments

Jan 18, 2024

Professor Clifford Rosky, a constitutional law expert, recently spoke to KSL News about a proposed Utah bill that would require public schools to display the Ten Commandments.

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Correlativity of rights and duties: Why should I care? (Part 1)

Dec 27, 2023

This post introduces correlativity by addressing the “why” and “how” of the disappearance of correlativity as a fundamental jural concept, while the libertarian, as well as the law and economics and schools of jurisprudence, have gained predominance.

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

Dec 26, 2023

Professor Paul Cassell, an expert in criminal law and a former federal judge, recently spoke to The Salt Lake Tribune about the Utah Attorney General’s investigation of Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) founder Tim Ballard, who is facing sexual assault allegations.

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Professor Amos Guiora quoted in article about California State University misconduct scandals

Dec 15, 2023

Professor Amos Guiora, an expert in complicity and director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Bystander Initiative, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about sexual misconduct scandals at California State University.

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Professor RonNell Andersen Jones profiled about clerking for late Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

Dec 07, 2023

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was profiled in Slate magazine and the Deseret News about clerking for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who recently passed away.

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Pre-trial practice: Find out why students say this class is a “must-take”

Dec 06, 2023

Professor Randy Dryer has taught the pre-trial practice class every fall semester at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for 12 years. An alum of the law school himself, Dryer says the most rewarding part of the class is sharing his many years of experience litigating civil cases and giving students a realistic look at the world of litigation.

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Dean Kronk Warner featured in Washington Post article about U.S. News law school rankings

Dec 04, 2023

Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner was interviewed in a Washington Post article about U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings and Yale Law School’s 2022 decision to stop cooperating with the publication.

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Adjunct 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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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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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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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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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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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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