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Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 2

October 25, 2015 – Ninth Annual Trans-Wasatch run This is the second in a series of occasional training blogs recording my major training runs showing progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 initiative. The first blog recorded a Mt. Timpanogos Run […]

Dean Adler Quoted in U.S. News About 100-100 Initiative

Dean Adler was quoted in the October 20, 2015 edition of U.S. News and World Report in a story titled, “Understand What Law School Bar Passage Rates Mean for Applicants.” “This is what our students deserve,” says Bob Adler, the school’s dean. The bar passage rate for first-time test-takers at Quinney was 91 percent in […]

College of Law Faculty Score Three of the Top Six Environmental Law Articles for 2014

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler, Professor Robin Craig, and former Visiting Assistant Professor Sanne Knudsen scored three of the top six slots in the annual Land Use and Environmental Law Review for the period covered by the forthcoming 2015-16 volume. A panel of environmental law faculty from across the […]

College of Law to Host Annual Alumni Dinner May 14 at Rice-Eccles Stadium

On Thursday, May 14, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host its annual Alumni Dinner at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the University of Utah campus.   The college will present awards to three alumni and one honorary alumnus. “The alumni dinner is always an enjoyable opportunity for our graduates to catch up with […]

Adler, Craig Articles Among the Top 20 Environmental Law Review Articles Published in Last Year

Articles by Dean Bob Adler and Professor Robin Craig were selected by a group of environmental law professors for inclusion in a list of the top 20 environmental law review articles published between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014. Adler’s article, “The decline and (possible) renewal of aspiration in the Clean Water Act,” was […]

Adler Named New College of Law Dean

Robert W. Adler, current Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Distinguished Professor of Law, will continue as the College’s next Dean, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Read the University of Utah press release » As Interim Dean for the past year, he has worked to shepherd […]

College of Law, National District Attorneys Association Announce New National Criminal Justice Academy

March 10, 2014—The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), located in Alexandria, Virginia, and the University of Utah announced today that the new National Criminal Justice Academy will open on March 10, 2014, and hold its first week-long course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. The academy was established to […]

Adler Defends Role of Independent Federal Judiciary in Tribune Op-Ed

In a December 24 Salt Lake Tribune op-ed, Bob Adler, Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, stressed the importance of an independent federal judiciary and provided historical perspective, courtesy of Alexander Hamilton. In The Federalist No. 78, Adler explained, Hamilton defended the proposed federal constitution. His rationale, as explained […]

College of Law to Celebrate Pro Bono Service October 21-25

From October 21 -25, the College of Law joins the Utah State Bar in celebrating pro bono service and encouraging law students and practitioners to volunteer their time and expertise to low-income Utahns who otherwise could not afford legal advice or representation. A variety of events will take place that week, including the kick-off event at […]

Twin Crises in the Law

// see related news story // Adler and Holbrook to Speak at Twin Crises in the Law CLE, Sept. 27 Twin Crises in the Law Friday, September 27, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Utah Law and Justice Center (645 S. 200 E., Suite 310) There are twin crises in the law: (1) underserved middle […]