Public Policy Clinic work cited in Deseret News op-ed

The work of the Public Policy Clinic on the School-to-Prison Pipline is cited in a May 5, 2016 op-ed in the Deseret News titled, “My view: The Youth PROMISE Act shifts focus to proactive.” At a middle school in Utah, two Native American boys were caught drinking cans of Dr. Pepper they took without permission […]

Guimaraes joins firm Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri

2010 College of Law alumn Laercio Guimaraes joins the Florida firm Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri (Press release from Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri) CORAL GABLES, Fla.–(May 4, 2016)–Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri LLP (“ARHMF”), a multi-practice law firm representing domestic and international businesses and investors, today announced the addition of a new attorney, Laercio Guimaraes, to […]

College of Law Honors Denise Dragoo

(Press release from Snell & Wilmer) University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law honors Snell & Wilmer Partner Denise Dragoo with Alumna of the Year. SALT LAKE CITY (May 04, 2016) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City partner Denise A. Dragoo is the recipient of the University of […]

Kogan quoted on history of gender-specific bathrooms

A May 2, 2016 story on relied heavily on Professor Terry Kogan’s work on the legal history of gender-specific bathrooms. Kogan’s research has been in the spotlight since North Carolina became the first state to pass a law that required people to use segregated bathrooms based on the sex written on their birth certificate. … Gender […]

McLaughlin quoted in tax article on “Douglas G. Carroll III et ux. v. Commissioner”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Nancy McLaughlin was quoted in a article on conservation easements and the recent Douglas G. Carroll III et ux. v. Commissioner decision. The article is titled, “Tax Court Signal on Easements: The Rules Are the Rules.” Practitioners are debating whether the U.S. Tax Court went too far in its […]

Dryer speaking at Utah State District Court Judges Annual Conference

On May 18, 2016, Professor Randy Dryer will be speaking in Logan, Utah at the Utah State District Court Judges Annual Conference.  His topic will be “ The Google Voir Dire: Practical & Ethical Concerns in Modern Jury Selection.”  Courts across the country are having to face questions about the propriety of lawyer online research […]

Kogan’s work on gender-neutral bathrooms cited in current debate

The research of Professor Terry Kogan and his contributions to the book, Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing, were cited by multiple media sources covering recent transgender bathroom laws. Many states follow the guidelines laid out in the Uniform Plumbing Code, which stipulates that “separate toilet facilities shall be provided for each sex,” […]

Congressional Quarterly cites public lands work of Keiter and Ruple

The April 22, 2016 issue of Congressional Quarterly cited the work of Professors Bob Keiter and John Ruple in an article titled, “Managing Western Lands: Should the U.S. turn over federal lands to the states?” But John Ruple, a University of Utah law professor and co-author of a legal analysis of the transfer movement, says Utah […]

Alumna Colleen Larkin Bell to become Dominion Questar vice president and general manager

Dominion (NYSE: D) and Questar Corp. (NYSE: STR) have announced that S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Colleen Larkin Bell, Questar vice president and general counsel, will become Dominion Questar vice president and general manager of Dominion Questar Gas. “Craig (Wagstaff), Colleen and Brady (Rasmussen) have shown outstanding judgment and have a commitment to excellence and deep […]

In Memoriam: Jake Robertson, class of 2006

Class of 2006 alum Jake Robertson passed away from a brain tumor April 23, 2016. Jake is survived by his wife and four small children. Funeral services for Jake will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 am at the LDS Paradise Valley Stake Center, 3601 East Shea Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ. A memorial service […]