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Utah Business 2024 Legal Elite list honors Utah Law alumni and faculty

Jun 24, 2024

Utah Business partnered with law firm Kirton McConkie to present the 2024 Legal Elite, which honors 100 leading Utah lawyers who have made significant contributions in their respective legal fields. The award judges included Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner, along with alums Mike Mower and Noella Subdury.

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Lecturer Professor Amos Guiora featured on podcasts about work on Bystander Initiative

Jun 20, 2024

Lecturer Professor Amos Guiora was featured on the podcasts Little Bit of Life and The Homeless Conservative, speaking about his research in institution complicity and the role of bystanders and enablers.

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Professor Leslie Francis co-authors Newsweek and Salt Lake Tribune opinion pieces about reproductive health based on new book

Jun 13, 2024

Professor Leslie Francis, an expert in medical ethics, co-authored an opinion piece in The Salt Lake Tribune with her husband, Professor John G. Francis, on the right to interstate movement.

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Professor Nancy McLaughlin speaks to Wall Street Journal about Mar-a-Lago easements

Jun 07, 2024

Professor Nancy McLaughlin, an expert on conservation easements, spoke to The Wall Street Journal about the easements on the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., owned by former President Donald Trump.

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Professor Paul Cassell quoted by national media about Department of Justice Boeing Max prosecution decision

May 15, 2024

Professor Paul Cassell is quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and other national publications about the Department of Justice’s May 14 court filing, which ruled that Boeing breached the terms of a federal government settlement to resolve a charge linked to the deadly crashes of two 737 Max aircraft.

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Professor Chris Peterson testifies before Congress about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reporting

Apr 25, 2024

Professor Chris Peterson, a consumer finance expert, testified before Congress on April 16, 2024, in a hearing that focused on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) consumer protection work.

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Professor Paul Cassell featured in national media about Boeing 737 Max crash victims case

Apr 15, 2024

Professor Paul Cassell, an expert in criminal and civil justice, was quoted in The Seattle Times and Business Insider about a criminal case against Boeing. Cassell is representing the families of victims of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes.

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U.S. News ranks Utah Law #28—our highest ranking ever

Apr 09, 2024

The S. J. Quinney College of Law has been ranked #28 nationally—and #11 among public law schools—in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Law Schools ranking, released this morning. This is the college’s highest ranking ever, the first time we’ve reached the Top 30, and our sixth straight year of gains.

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Professor Amos Guiora featured in local media for efforts to halt abuse within the Utah National Guard

Apr 09, 2024

Professor Amos Guiora, an expert in complicity law and the director of the Bystander Initiative, was featured in Salt Lake Tribune and KUTV articles about his new partnership with the Utah National Guard to report and investigate abuse.

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Professor Brigham Daniels interviewed by media about endangered bird and its impact on Great Salt Lake conservation efforts

Apr 04, 2024

Professor Brigham Daniels, director of the Great Salt Lake Project, was recently interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune and ABC4 about the petition to protect the Wilson’s phalarope, a shorebird, under the Endangered Species Act.

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Professor Chris Peterson interviewed by KUER about Utah’s new Olympic bid

Apr 03, 2024

Professor Chris Peterson, an expert in consumer finance, was recently interviewed by Utah’s public radio station, KUER, about what Utah’s new Olympic bid means for taxpayers.

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Research Professor Danya Rumore quoted in The Atlantic about conflict resolution research and new Utah DEI law

Apr 02, 2024

Research Professor Danya Rumore was quoted in an article in The Atlantic about Utah’s new Equal Opportunity Initiatives law and how it affects universities.

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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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