Energy Law Moot Court Team Competes Admirably at National Competition

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Energy Law Moot Court Team of Kimberly Barnes, David Mooers-Putzer, and Tera Woods competed admirably at the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition March 16-17 in Morgantown, West Virginia. According to coach Lincoln Davies, a Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of […]

3L Wiersum Wins Award for Paper on Ocean Energy Management

Brett Wiersum, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has taken second place in the Energy and Public Lands Student Writing Competition, co-sponsored by the ABA Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources and the University of Montana School of Law’s Public Lands and Resources Law Review, for his paper titled […]

Two Teams Advance to Finals in Traynor Moot Court Competition

A total of 28 students on 14 teams participated in the 2012-2013 Traynor Moot Court Competition. Each team submitted an appellate brief, and on February 23 all 28 students presented two oral arguments before various panels of volunteer judges. Eight teams advanced from the first weekend to participate in the second round held on March 8.  […]

College of Law Students Participate in Transactional LawMeet

Jared Forsgren and Clark Collings recently represented the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law at the Transactional LawMeet, a competition that provides an experiential learning opportunity for students interested in a transactional legal career. In this year’s competition, students drafted an amendment to a stock purchase agreement, commented on and responded to other […]

College of Law Students Participate in Regional Mediation Competition

Four 3L students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law participated in the ABA’s Representation in Mediation Regional Competition held at the Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe on February 23rd. In their two rounds of competition [from left to right] Jeffrey Enquist, Emily Iwasaki, Ruth Hackford-Peer, and Bradley Voss […]

College of Law Moot Court Team Awarded ‘Best Brief’ at National Competition in NYC

February 1, 2013 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s National Moot Court Team received the “Best Brief” award at the National Moot Court Finals, held January 28-31 in New York City. This year, 131 team participated in the competition and 30 teams advanced to the finals. The College of Law team, […]

Negotiation Team Participates in Regional Competition in Boston

The first weekend of December, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s National Negotiation Team, consisting of Zoraya Gappmaier, Bebe Grill, Shane Smith and Natalie Streeter, traveled to and participated in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition at Boston College Law School. Over 20 teams from across the nation competed in the Boston region. Each of […]

College of Law Moot Court Team Advances to National Finals

Ten teams from five different schools participated in the Regional Moot Court Competition held the weekend of November 10-11 in Laramie, Wyoming. Two teams advanced to compete in the national finals in New York City on January 28-30, but those two teams could not be from the same school.  One of the teams advancing is from […]

The Hon. Jon Newman to Serve as Jurist-in-Residence on April 10

On Tuesday, April 10, The Hon. Jon O. Newman, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the federal appellate court for Connecticut, New York, and Vermont), will serve as the David T. Lewis Jurist-in-Residence at the College of Law.  Newman is a graduate of Princeton University (1953) and Yale […]

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 […]