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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 […]

Meet the 60-Year-Old Professor Running 100 Miles to Help Law-School Grads

S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler was featured in the February 2016 issue of Trail Runner magazine. The story, titled “Meet the 60-Year-Old Professor Running 100 Miles to Help Law-School Grads,” discusses Adler’s running career and the 100-100 Initiative. Bob Adler, the dean of the University of Utah law school, has been a trail […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 4

December 21 – 27, 2015 – Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek  This is the fourth in a series of occasional training blogs recording my major 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 initiative. The first blog recorded a Mt. Timpanogos Run on […]