George Interviewed on South African Talk Radio Station

Erika George, Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed recently by host Lawrence Thlabane on Power 98.7, a talk radio station in South Africa. She spoke on the subject of virginity testing in Swaziland. To listen to a recording of the program, click here.

Contreras Publishes Article on Identifying Genetic Markers for Adverse Drug Reaction Susceptibility

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery on a public-private consortium dedicated to the identification and public release of genetic markers for adverse drug reaction susceptibility. Click here to read the article.

Baradaran to Present at Cornell Law School on Nov. 7

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will give a faculty workshop at Cornell Law School on November 7. Her presentation is titled “Drugs and Violence.”

Cassell Participates in International Criminal Law Forum in China

  From October 24 – 26, Paul Cassell participated in the Changbai International Forum on Criminal Law at Jilin University School of Law in Changchun, China. On October 24, Cassell first addressed students at Jilin University about the issue of crime victims’ rights in American law.  On October 25 and 26, Cassell participated in the forum […]

Guiora Delivers Keynote Address in Winnipeg, Publishes Op-Ed

On October 26, 2014, Amos Guiora delivered the Annual Kristallnacht commemoration speech in Winnipeg. In conjunction with that address, he published an op-ed, “Punishing passive behaviour,” in the Winnipeg Free Press. Guiora was also interviewed by CBC radio. To listen to a recording of that interview, click here.

Smith Featured in Deseret News Article about Special Olympics

Linda Smith was featured in a Deseret News article focusing on the Special Olympics and highlighting the DynoStars, the team for which she and her husband, Lee Shuster, serve as “Heads of Delegation”  (general managers). Smith details that, “The Unified team featured here is the best in the state; in 2010 the core of this team went […]

Contreras to Discuss Narrative Themes in Myriad Genetics Cases at Lewis & Clark Law School, Oct. 24

On October 24, Jorge Contreras will present his work describing the narrative themes that emerged from the Myriad Genetics gene patenting case as part of the “IP in the Trees” speaker series at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland. Contreras argues that the litigants and commenters on the controversial case adopted a set of six distinct […]

Research Conducted by College of Law Clinical Students Cited in Des News Op-Ed

Research conducted by students in Emily Chiang’s Public Policy Clinic is cited in a Deseret News editorial, “Dropouts face high risk of personal, social problems.” “New research by the University of Utah underscores the importance of policies in the public education system aimed at helping at-risk students avoid dropping out before they get a high school […]

Johnson Speaks in Dubai over Fall Break

Christian Johnson, the Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law, spoke at the First Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance & Banking, October 12, 2014, in Dubai. Johnson discussed the global emerging trends in derivative regulation, focusing in particular on the move to clearing over-the-counter derivatives and trade reporting.  Participants at the […]

Chiang Interviewed by Salt Lake Tribune About Dropout Rates in Utah

Professor Emily Chiang was interviewed by the Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The article titled “Report: 1 in 3 Utah inmates is a high school dropout” highlights the work of the Public Policy Clinic. “Minorities, those whose first language isn’t English, more likely to quit school, U. students find.” Read the complete […]