Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the […]

Stegner Center Green Bag: Malcolm Stewart

Environmental Cases in the Supreme Court Widely recognized as one of the nation’s top appellate and environmental litigators, Malcolm Stewart is Deputy Solicitor General of the United States.  He has argued 69 cases before the United States Supreme Court, including Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, Sackett v. EPA, and Monsanto Co. v. […]

American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar

A unique opportunity to watch some of Utah’s top trial lawyers Meth and a Death: The Anatomy of a Trial For students interested in litigation and trial work Sutherland Moot Coutroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law On February 6, 2015 the Utah Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) will present “Meth and a […]

Stegner Center Green Bag: Scaling Wind with Edwin Stafford

Scaling Wind, a new documentary 12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Room 106 SCALING WIND is a half hour documentary that addresses the primary barriers to America achieving 20% of its electricity generation from wind energy. Drawing from the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2008 report, “20 Percent Wind Energy by 2030″ (, the film profiles people working […]

Establishing the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

Registration requested » 5:00 p.m. – Reception 5:30 p.m.  – Lecture Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law 1 CLE credit (approval pending). Free and open to the public.   David Schwendiman, a 1976 UofU law grad, continues to take on some of the most fascinating roles that a lawyer can play on the […]

The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 106, S.J. Quinney College of Law Human trafficking has often been referred to as “the invisible crime.” This crisis masks itself in legality by existing on the streets of Salt Lake in businesses that rarely cause suspicion. What occurs behind closed doors, however, is far more alarming and darker than […]

Downtown CLE: Clean Water Act

      Where Are We on WOTUS (Waters of the United States)? The Agencies, the Congress, the Lobbyists, and the Commenters on the Future of the Clean Water Act 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Parr Brown (101 South 200 East #700, SLC 84111) On April 21, 2014 — almost 8 years after the U.S. Supreme […]

Wallace Stegner Lecture

This free lecture is in conjunction with the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics Against All Odds: Why America’s Century-Old Quest for Clean Air May Usher in a New Era of Global Environmental Cooperation 12:15-1:15 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor […]

20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics

Register online here » or call Erin (801) 585-3440 Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Thursday, March 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Stegner Center’s twentieth annual symposium focuses on Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics. Across the nation, great strides […]

49th Annual William H. Leary Lecture

Imagining Global Health with Justice: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic Speaker: Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, Georgetown Law 5:30 p.m. – Reception 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Lecture Registration requested » 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor, Georgetown University’s highest academic rank conferred by the University […]

Stegner Center Young Scholar Downtown CLE

 Risk Perception and Stakeholder Engagement in Energy and Environmental Law 12:00-1:00 p.m., Holland and Hart (222 South Main Street #2200, SLC, 84101) This talk will draw from the law, policy, and history of nuclear energy and radioactive waste to illustrate the roles of risk perception and stakeholder engagement in shaping law.  The talk will emphasize […]

Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture

Risk and Retroactivity in Energy and Environmental Law 12:15-1:30 p.m., Room 106 This talk begins with the U.S. regulatory response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster, considering the role of risk perception and regulatory structure in prompting U.S. efforts to integrate lessons learned.  The context spotlights particular features of retroactivity in nuclear power regulation, which are commonplace […]

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

Details coming soon! This event will be streamed online.

Downtown CLE: Johnson v. United States

      More details coming soon! 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Snow, Christensen & Martineau (10 Exchange Place, SLC 84111) Speakers: Nathan Crane of Snow, Christensen & Martiuneau and Professor Carissa Hessick Carissa Hessick, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law Carissa Byrne Hessick received her B.A. from Columbia University and her J.D. from […]

Annual Alumni Dinner

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