C. Hessick Quoted on Juvenile Justice in Teen Murder Case

Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the Associate Press article titled “Class studies teen murder case, questions juvenile justice.” The article is receiving national media attention. The case comes as the national landscape shifts somewhat for juvenile offenders, said Carissa Hessick, a professor […]

Public Policy Clinic Student Presents at ASU Symposium

On March 27, 2015, Vanessa Walsh `16, a student in the public policy clinic, presented information on school disciplinary data for American Indian students at the STPP in Indian Country symposium held at the Sandra Day O’Conner Law School at Arizona State University. The one-day event brought together individuals to discuss pipeline concerns, experts who […]

Baradaran Participates in HuffPost Live Conversation About Firing Squad

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a discussion with three other participants on HuffPost Live about the Utah firing squad and other alternative executions. The other participants included a former criminal justice official, a Salt Lake Tribune Reporter, a Denison University Professor and […]

Craig to Deliver Garrison Lecture at Pace University School of Law

On April 1, 2015, Robin Kundis Craig will deliver the Lloyd K. Garrison Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Law at the Pace University School of Law, entitled “Learning to Live with the Trickster: Narrating Climate Change and the Value of Resilience Thinking.” Click here for more information and a list of the past scholars who have delivered this […]

Brown to Speak at UVU Conference on Moral Philosophy and Sentencing Decisions

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Teneille Brown, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be speaking at a Utah Valley University conference, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Responsibility. Brown will discuss “The Disconnect between Moral Philosophy and Sentencing Decisions.” Click here for more information on the conference agenda.  

George to Speak at Harvard Law School April 7, 2015

Professor Erika George is to speak at Harvard Law School on April 7, 2015. Her lecture is titled “Incorporating Rights: The Role of Lawyers in Business and the Human Rights Movement.” Click here for more Information »

3L Adrianna Anderson Named Equal Justice Works Fellow

3L Adrianna Anderson was named Equal Justice Works Fellow at Legal Assistance of Western New York. Anderson will be working under the supervision of S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni Keith McCafferty, ’85. The two-year fellowship fill focus on expanding LawNY’s consumer rights practice to help low-income individuals and families break out of the cycle of poverty.  […]

C. Hessick to Serve as Scholar-in-Residence, Participate in National Symposium

Professor Carissa Hessick has been invited to serve as a scholar-in-residence at the University of Dayton School of Law this week. In connection with that invitation, Professor Hessick will be giving a speech to law students, presenting a paper at a faculty workshop, and meeting with faculty and students at the University of Dayton Law […]

Cassell to Testify Before House Subcommittee

On Thursday March 19, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will testify before the Crime Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee regarding restitution for victims of federal child pornography crimes. Cassell will testify in support of the Amy and Vicky Act, recently introduced in the Senate by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY).  The Act makes […]

Adler, Craig Articles Among the Top 20 Environmental Law Review Articles Published in Last Year

Articles by Dean Bob Adler and Professor Robin Craig were selected by a group of environmental law professors for inclusion in a list of the top 20 environmental law review articles published between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014. Adler’s article, “The decline and (possible) renewal of aspiration in the Clean Water Act,” was […]