Second-year law student assists in teaching lawyers how to prepare for “Zombie Apocalypse”

University of Utah law student Will Edwards recently presented at the Utah State Bar headquarters for a continuing legal education seminar related disaster response. The presentation explored a scenario where a zombie virus spread throughout the Salt Lake Valley and addressed the possible legal response.  The event was covered by The Intermountain Commercial Record. Read […]

Ruple quoted in Huffington Post about Obama’s fight to save public lands

John Ruple, an associate professor (research) at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an article in The Huffington Post about the fight to save public lands in advance of President-elect Donald Trump taking office.  Read the article here.     

Precision medicine symposium draws media attention

A unique symposium will gather national experts in genetics, medicine, bioinformatics, intellectual property, regulatory science, health economics and bioethics to examine the major scientific legal, economic and ethical questions surrounding precision medicine. Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public will be held on Dec.1-2 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney […]

Students honored with scholarships from the Utah Minority Bar Association

Several University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students were honored with scholarships from the Utah Minority Bar Association (UMBA) earlier this month.  Each year, law students at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University apply to receive student scholarships from UMBA ranging from $500 to $6,950. Scholarships are awarded based on an […]

Law school and LDS Charities partner to open new free legal clinic in Sugarhouse

A new free legal clinic sponsored by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in partnership with LDS Charities will provide legal services to underserved communities. The new Community Legal Clinic: Sugarhouse is part of the law school’s pro bono initiative program, a noncredit volunteer program that allows students to build real world […]

Jones and Wildermuth appear on RadioWest to discuss the future of the U.S. Supreme Court

RonNell Andersen Jones and Amy Wildermuth, both law professors at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on KUER’s RadioWest on Nov. 16 to discuss Justice Clarence Thomas and the future of the U.S. Supreme Court under President-elect Trump. Listen to the segment here.

Threedy appears on RadioWest to discuss new play at Plan B Theatre

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy appeared on KUER’s RadioWest to discuss her new play, One Big Union.  Listen to the interview here. Read more about Threedy’s journey in theater here.

Ruple discusses monument designation with National Geographic

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor John Ruple was interviewed by National Geographic in a Nov. 15 story titled, “What Does Trump Mean for America’s Lands and Waters? From oil exploration to the Clean Water Act, the incoming Trump Administration stands to make a break from previous policy.” “The Antiquities Act gives the president the […]

Cassell authors commentary in Washington Post on passage of crime victims’ rights amendments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell published commentary in The Washington Post related to the passage of crime victims’ rights amendments passing on Election Day.  “Voters in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota on Tuesday each approved amendments to their state constitutions adding rights for crime victims. More than 30 […]

Cassell discusses legal issues related in Trump presidency in media

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell appeared on Fox 13 recently in a story about what President-elect Donald Trump can and cannot legally do as president.  View the segment here.