Rosky testifies at Senate committee in favor of strengthening Utah’s hate crime laws

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week testified in favor of Senate Bill 107 at the Utah State Legislature, which would amend Utah’s hate crime laws. Rosky played a critical role in drafting the bill,  introduced by Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, which passed out of a Senate committee […]

Alumni Highlight: February Alumna Adina Zahradnikova

Adina Zahradnikova is Feburary’s Alumna Highlight.  Adina has had, and is continuing to have, a remarkable career. Adina obtained her law degree from Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iași in 1996.  She then obtained her LLM in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources law from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney Law School.  After graduation, Adina […]

Cassell asks Obama to commute 55-year sentence of Weldon Angelos

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell is asking President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Weldon Angelos, a music producer who was sentenced to 55 years in prison in 2004 in connection with selling marijuana. In a letter sent to Obama today, Cassell, a former federal judge who […]

‘An Invaluable Experience’: 2L Moriarty and the Debtor’s Clinic Score a Major Victory

Kendall Moriarty, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Director of the College’s Debtor’s Clinic, recently scored a major victory on behalf of a Debtor’s Clinic client who, as a result of a misunderstanding and the client’s limited proficiency in English, suffered the loss of his entire life […]

Is the Supreme Court a supreme failure? Provocative legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky to visit the U on Feb. 4 to speak on ‘50 Years of the Constitution.’

Erwin Chemerinsky, a controversial critic of the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on Feb. 4 as part of the 50th Annual Leary Lecture. The lecture will explore how changes in society and in the court’s ideology have produced major shifts in some constitutional areas, while others have remained remarkably unchanged.

Dismantling school-to-prison pipeline at forefront of U symposium organized by law students

‘Breaking the Pipeline’ on Jan.30 features speakers including Rep. Sandra Hollins, D-Salt Lake City, who plans to introduce legislation aimed at addressing the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah Schools.

Craig appointed to IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

Robin Craig, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been appointed to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s  World Commission on Environmental Law. The post will allow Craig to work with other scholars from around the world to carry out the organization’s mission, which is to assure the integrity and conserve […]

Alumni Highlight: January Alumnus Rod Snow

Alumna/Alumnus Monthly Highlight This is the first in a series of monthly features highlighting just a few of our many fabulous alumni. Each month a different S.J. Quinney College of Law Alumna or Alumnus will be highlighted.   Each graduate of the College makes a unique and valuable contribution to the practice of law and the […]

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 […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law Top 12 Highlights From 2015

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law had a wonderful year, and extends holiday greetings to all of our friends! Here are the College of Law’s top 12 highlights of 2015.   U Celebrates Grand Opening of Award-Winning College of Law Building – Sept. 1, 2015 – The University of Utah today celebrated […]