Schwartz authors “Venture Exchange Regulation: Listing Standards, Market Microstructure, and Investor Protection”

On September 23, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Jeff Schwartz authored a story for MoFoJumpstarter titled, “Venture Exchange Regulation: Listing Standards, Market Microstructure, and Investor Protection.” This summer, the House Financial Services Committee passed the Main Street Growth Act, which calls for legislative changes to promote the formation of venture exchanges. The idea […]

Peterson appears in media about Trump U analysis

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson fielded several media requests to discuss his new analysis outlining why there is a legally sufficient case to impeach Donald Trump under the U.S. Constitution on charges related to fraud and racketeering for prior conduct if Trump is elected president in November.  View […]

Hwang to speak on tax inversions in Rome

There’s been no shortage of headlines in recent months about tax inversions—a way for U.S. companies to move abroad to save on corporate tax. Companies like Apple have also drawn ire for keeping earnings offshore in Ireland. The subject will again take the spotlight in Rome, Italy later this week at a conference organized by […]

Guiora interviewed by Fox 13 about Sister Wives case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora fielded a media interview with Fox 13 about the Sister Wives case and an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.  View the segment here. 

Brown comments on release of presidential candidates’ health records

In the September 14, 2016 issue of the Deseret News, S.J. Quinny College of Law Professor Tensile Brown discussed the history of presidential candidates releasing their health information in a story titled, “Poll: Utahns want to know more about presidential candidates’ health.” “There’s really a rich history of presidents not disclosing everything about their health. […]

Cassell quoted in The New York Times on Colombia/U.S war on drugs

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in The New York Times in a story titled, “The Secret History of Colombia’s Paramilitaries and the U.S. War on Drugs.” From a broader perspective, Paul G. Cassell, a former federal judge and an expert on victims’ rights, said international drug smuggling cases were generally treated […]

Craig interviewed in The Atlantic on ocean acidification

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was interviewed in the September 13, 2016 edition of The Atlantic. The story, titled “Why the EPA Doesn’t Regulate Ocean Acidification – In part, it’s because no one knows how best to do it yet,” discusses ocean acidification. “Few coastal states have done the necessary scientific research to be […]

Guiora interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on how 9/11 changed planning for terrorism

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora spoke to Minnesota Public Radio on Thursday about life after 9/11, specifically about how the events of Sept. 11, 2001 changed the way terrorism is planned for and thought about.  Listen to the full segment here.

George moderates dialog on police and community relations

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George moderated a discussion on police and community relations with West Valley City Police Chief Lee Russo and John Mejia, legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah. The discussion focused on modern police training and “slowing things down.” George, who moderated the discussion, asked whether Russo’s change […]

Student awards, fellowships and scholarships – Summer 2016

These University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students have been honored with the following awards, scholarships or fellowships during the summer of 2016. Congratulations! Community Engaged Learning Scholarships David Olson Angeline Portel Liz Thomas Environmental Dispute Resolution Fellowships Nils Lofgren James Owen Mobile Home Park Help Line Fellowship Jennifer Leo Public Citizenship Fellowship Matt […]