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S.J. Quinney College of Law marks first year anniversary with honor for green design

The University of Utah on Aug. 31 will mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of its state-of-the art law school by announcing the facility has been awarded a prestigious LEED platinum designation by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an acronym that stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The designation […]

Judge Lyman responds to Dean Adler’s Tribune op-ed

In a May 31, 2016 opinion piece, Judge Paul Lyman replied to S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler’s op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Utah Judiciary’s lack of diversity will not correct itself.” Lyman wrote, “Diversity of judges has improved juvenile courts in Utah” in response. Over the last decade and a […]

Dean Adler publishes op-ed titled, “Utah judiciary’s lack of diversity will not correct itself”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler published an op-ed in the April 30, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Utah judiciary’s lack of diversity will not correct itself.” The current composition of Utah’s judiciary is disproportionately white and male. Utah’s population is nearly half female (49.7 percent as of April 2014), […]

Dean Adler’s Post-Race Blog

The Zion 100 (or 84) and the 100/100 Initiave  After the series of training blogs recording my training progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 initiative, I thought I was finished with running blogs. But College of Law staff convinced me to add one post-race […]

Deseret News reports on Adler’s Zion-100 run for student scholarships

The April 19, 2016 edition of the Deseret News ran a story on Dean Adler’s Zion-100 race in support of student scholarships and the 100-100 initiative. The story titled, “Dean of U. law school runs 100 miles to raise money for scholarships, raise awareness about issues,” also quotes student Will Edwards. “I think it’s great,” Edwards […]

Adler interviewed by National Law Journal, TaxProf Blog about Zion 100 mile race

S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler was interviewed by the National Law Journal about the Zion 100 mile race he ran April 8-9. Dean Adler ran the ultra marathon in support of the 100-100 Initiative for student scholarships, and in celebration of his 60th birthday. The College of Law’s 100-100 initiative sets a firm […]

Dean Adler’s FINAL 100-100 Training Blog

(But forewarning that I may indulge in one more post-race retrospective blog) Antelope Island Buffalo Run 50-Mile and the Surprise I Promised in the Last Blog This is the last in a series of occasional training blogs recording my training progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of […]

Law students organize 100-mile spirit run to support dean’s ultra marathon for 100/100 initiative

After months of training, Robert Adler, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will hit the trail on April 8 in southern Utah to run a 100-mile ultra marathon in support of law school education. On Thursday, law students and other members of the University of Utah community will send-off Adler with a 100-mile […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 5

  Moab Red Hot 55K (Plus important thanks to some of my team, and a teaser) This is the fifth (and next to last) in a series of occasional training blogs recording my training progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 […]

Dean Adler interviewed by Oklahoma Legal Group on state of legal education

February 22, 2016 – S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler was interviewed by the Oklahoma Legal Group, a firm of defense attorneys in Oklahoma City. Adler commented on several topics including the state of legal education, and challenges and opportunities facing students. Which areas of the law do you think will experience the biggest […]