Stromberg, ’82, Appointed to Board of Public Counsel

In November, 2014, G. Thomas Stromberg, ’82, a partner at the law firm of Jenner & Block, has been selected to serve as a member of the board of Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm. The Public Counsel board comprises law firm managing partners, general counsel and other professionals from a variety […]

Contreras to Speak at U of Toronto’s Patent Colloquium

On November 21, 2014, Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the University of Toronto’s Third Annual Patent Colloquium. Contreras will discuss his proposed “market reliance” theory for the enforcement of “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” (FRAND) patent licensing commitments.

Mallat’s New Text Slated for January 2015 Publication

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has completed a new text, Philosophy of Nonviolence, which is slated for publication by Oxford University Press in January 2015. In other news, Mallat visited Baghdad in August to support the constitutional process in the change of prime minister. During […]

Cassell Publishes NY Times Op-Ed on Wrongful Convictions

On November 13, 2014, Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed in the online forum of The New York Times. Cassell’s editorial, “The System Needs a Small Safety Valve for the Innocent,” is available here.

Gilson Receives Distinguished Service Award

James D. Gilson, ’89, current president of the Utah State Bar, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the Federal Bar Association (FBA). The Utah Chapter of the FBA held its annual awards dinner at the Little America Hotel on November 12, 2014. The award is “in recognition of an outstanding career of accomplishment and […]

Hessick Publishes “Procedural Rights at Sentencing” in Notre Dame Law Review

Professor Andy Hessick publishes paper titled “Procedural Rights at Sentencing” on June 14, 2014. Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 90, 2014 Forthcoming University of Utah College of Law Research Paper, No. 80 Abstract:  In determining which constitutional procedural rights apply at sentencing, courts have distinguished between mandatory and discretionary sentencing systems. For mandatory systems ― […]

Baradaran to Present at NYU Law School on Nov. 17-18

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will give a presentation titled, Field Experiments and Surveys Measuring the Ease of Incorporating Shell Companies at the NYU symposium November 17-18 titled “Measurement and Data in the Governance of Illicit Activities.” Read more »

Reitze Publishes Article on Fine Particulate Emissions in Environmental Law Reporter

Arnold Reitze, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article, “EPA’s Fine Particulate Air Pollution Control Program,” in the November 2014 Environmental Law Reporter. The article discusses the Environmental Protection Agency’s program to control fine particulate emissions 2.5 microns or smaller in areas that fail to meet […]

Baradaran Quoted in KSL and Ogden Standard Examiner

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in KSL news and the Ogden Standard Examiner about the recently released FBI violent crime report. The results of the report show that although Utah’s crime rate is still among the lowest in the country it is steadily rising. […]

3L Monson a Finalist in Judge John R. Brown–Brown Sims 2014 Legal Writing Competition

Smitty Monson, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is a finalist in the Judge John R. Brown–Brown Sims 2014 Legal Writing Competition for a paper he wrote in Professor Robin Craig’s Spring 2014 Water Law class. “I am very excited and want to thank Professor Craig for her help and […]