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Philosophy Prof Miller to Discuss Globalization, Justice at Feb. 23 Human Rights Conference

Richard W. Miller, Wyn and William Y. Hutchinson Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program on Ethics and Public Life at Cornell University, will discuss “After the American Century: Globalization, Justice, and the Global Power Shift,” on Thursday, February 23 at 12:15 p.m. in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the University of Utah S.J. […]

College of Law Ranked Among Best Schools for Prosecutor/Public Defender Jobs

December 5, 2011—The National Jurist announced today that it is recognizing 61 law schools in five different categories that best prepare students for public service.  Although the complete lists of schools will not be published until January, the magazine provided an advance list for two of those categories, Top schools for government jobs and Top […]

U Wins First Place in ABA Law Video Awards Competition

Watch the award-winning Simulation video Watch the full documentary (24 min) A three-minute synopsis video of last year’s counter-terrorism simulation produced by the College of Law won first place at the inaugural “Law Video Awards” hosted by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Practice Management Section last week in Philadelphia. “This honor highlights the teamwork […]

National Prosecutors’ Conference Visits SLC to Commemorate Gains Made in Efforts to End Domestic Violence

From November 7-11, the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) visits Salt Lake City for its 21st annual National Multidisciplinary Conference on Domestic Violence. The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is working with the NDAA to provide a new national center for local and state prosecutor training–the National Criminal Justice Academy.  The upcoming […]

U of U, Colleges of Law and Business Recognized as "Military Friendly"

October 11, 2011 – The University of Utah and its David Eccles School of Business and S.J. Quinney College of Law have been named to the 2012 Military Friendly Schools list by GI Jobs, a premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The designation denotes the services available to military personnel on campus […]

National Jurist Quotes Chodosh on Rise in Externships

On September 17, the National Jurist quoted Hiram Chodosh, dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, in the article “Externships up 45% in last 10 years.”  The article related that in the past decade, 48 percent of law schools have made significant increases in the number of externships they offer.  The […]

Faculty, Students Reflect on Events of 9/11 at College of Law Memorial

On September 13, the College of Law hosted a memorial to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Speakers, including faculty, students, and alumni, offered brief reflections before a rapt, reverential audience. Their comments ranged from highly personal recollections about the events of 9/11 and its aftermath to reflections on how our daily […]

Chodosh to Receive 2011 Gandhi Peace Award

Hiram Chodosh, a key player in efforts to establish just legal systems and effective governments in Iraq and many other countries throughout the Middle East and Asia and an advocate for mediation as a method of resolving disputes, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Gandhi Peace Award. The Award will be presented at […]

Chodosh, Booher Weigh in on Improving Job Market in Utah Business Article

Dean Hiram Chodosh and Anneliese Booher, director of the Professional Development Office  at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, were recently interviewed by Utah Business magazine on the state of the legal job market.  Both expressed cautious optimism that after several difficult years, the outlook for new law graduates is slowly improving. […]

College of Law Welcomes Professors Craig and Kingsbury to Faculty

During the 2011-2012 academic year, the College of Law will welcome two prestigious visiting faculty, Robin Craig, from Florida State, and Benedict Kingsbury, from New York University.   “We are thrilled to welcome Robin Craig and Benedict Kingsbury to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,” said Dean Hiram Chodosh. “Their important work on […]