Alums Baldwin and Love join the firm Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

S.J. Quinney College of Law `13 alum Dick Baldwin has joined the Litigation Section of the firm Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. Baldwin was Editor-in Chief of the Utah Law Review, a member of the National Moot Court Team, and a William H. Leary Scholar. As a member of the college’s national moot court team, he […]

Alum Judge Royal I. Hansen given 2016 Peacekeeper Award

S.J. Quinney College of Law 1975 alumnus Third District Judge Royal I. Hansen was presented with the 2016 Peacekeeper Award by the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. Hansen has been an outspoken advocate for the use of alternative dispute resolution in the Utah courts. For the past 11 years, he has served as chairman of […]

Alum Ronald Russell appointed to the U.S. District Court for Utah

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week unanimously approved the nomination of S.J. Quinney College of Law alum and former Centerville Mayor Ronald Russell to the U.S. District Court for Utah. Russell served as managing editor of the Utah Law Review. He then clerked on the U.S. District Court in Utah for Judge David Winder, after which […]

Peterson’s work on predatory lending highlighted on DS News

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson’s work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was highlighted in the May 20, 2016 issue of the service industry publication, DSnews.com Nearly five years ago, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and its sole purpose was to serve as recovery agent for the American people coming out of the […]

Keiter featured in National Parks Traveler Centennial Series

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter kicked off the National Parks Traveler series titled, “Centennial Series | National Park System Expansion: Confronting A Second Century Challenge.” Editor’s note: With the National Park Service’s centennial soon upon us, National Parks Traveler is rolling out its Centennial Series, a collection of papers that touch on […]

Bloomberg quotes Kogan on gender-neutral bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was quoted in a May 18, 2016 Bloomberg story titled, “Public Toilets From NYC to LA Get Gender-Neutral Design Overhaul.” The transgender factor will propel experimentation with more individual but equal spaces, says Terry Kogan, a professor at the College of Law at the University of Utah who studies […]

Recent graduate Nubia Peña featured in Deseret News

The Deseret News published story on Nubia Peña, one of 122 students who graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 13. Peña was selected as one of the top 25 law students in the country by National Jurist magazine for her commitment to social justice, empowering marginalized communities and developing new […]

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for fasctcoexist.com

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a fastcoexist.com story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]

Baughman publishes “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman collaborated on a new report titled, “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System.” The report recaps the second Roundtable on Pretrial Practice, held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 26-27, 2015. An earlier Roundtable in March 2015 focused […]

College of Law commencement featured on Univision

The 2016 commencement ceremony for the S.J. Quinney College on Friday, May 13 was covered by local television station Univision 32. Graduating students Nubia Pena and Jasmine Fierro-Maciel were interviewed about their experiences at the law school. Reyes Aguilar Jr., associate dean of admissions, also spoke about the quality of the 122 students who were […]