In New Article, Professor Heiny Describes Value of Out-of-Classroom Experiences

In a new Student Lawyer article, Louisa Heiny, an adjunct professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, discusses why she requires the judicial interns who take her judicial process class to attend five different court hearings. From observing the importance of professionalism before the bench, to being introduced to new practice […]

3L Smurthwaite Publishes Articles in Diplomatic Courier Reflecting on his Experiences Interning in China

Last summer, Alan Smurthwaite, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. College of Law, completed an international law internship in China through the Utah-Qinghai EcoPartnership. Upon returning to Utah, he published two co-authored articles, “Improving Water Quality in Qinghai Province” and “Open Innovation and IP Trends in China: Insights on the Utah Qinghai EcoPartnership,” […]

Schwendiman, ’76, Nominated Chief Prosecutor of the EU’s Special Investigative Task Force

David Schwendiman, a 1976 University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate, has been nominated Chief Prosecutor for the European Union Special Investigative Task Force (SITF). He takes over from Clint Williamson, who was the SITF Chief Prosecutor from October 2011 until August 2014. Schwendiman brings a wealth of professional and academic experience in […]

Cassell: “Why Michael Brown’s best friend’s story isn’t credible”

On December 2, 2014, the Washington Post published a blog post by S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell titled, “Why Michael Brown’s best friend’s story isn’t credible.” “Officer Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, so Brown never had the chance to tell his side of what happened. But standing next to Brown for much […]

Guiora’s ‘Drone Court’ Proposal Attracts Global Response

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora’s ‘drone court’ proposal has received response from several international law experts:, Steve Vladeck, December 2, 2014 A new chapter by Professors Amos Guiora and Jeffrey Brand–“Establishment of a Drone Court: A Necessary Restraint on Executive Power“–has been receiving a fair amount of media and blog attention. The chapter differs from some prior calls for a “drone court” in […]

Guiora’s ‘Drone Court’ Proposal Featured in The Salt Lake Tribune

Professor Amos Guiora’s proposal to establish a “drone court’ was featured in The Salt Lake Tribune on November 28, 2014. According to the story, “Today, when U.S. intelligence agencies believe they know the location of a terrorist in Pakistan and a few other countries, they are largely free to deploy a weapon that’s become the […]

‘An Experience That I Will Not Forget’: 3L Hosman Reflects on Carnegie Council Ethics Fellowship

Last year, Justin Hosman, 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was selected as a Carnegie Ethics Fellow. He recently shared his thoughts about the fellowship, with a particular emphasis on his experiences at the Carnegie Council’s Global Ethics Conference in New York City.  During the end of the 2013-2014 school […]

Utah Air National Guard Base Renamed After Brig. Gen. Roland Wright, ’58

In November 2014, the Utah Air National Guard Base was renamed after Brig. Gen. Roland Wright, a 1958 graduate of the University of Utah College of Law who practiced law in the Salt Lake City area for more than 30 years. Wright, whose distinguished military career spanned three decades, flew 200 combat hours with the 357th Fighter […]

Moot Court Teams Excel at Regional Competition in Phoenix

At the Regional Moot Court Competition held November 8, 2014, in Phoenix, both teams from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law advanced to the semi-final rounds, and one, the team of Clay Hardman, Matthew Church and Christopher Bond, will proceed to the National Finals in New York City. Four schools participated in […]

’67 Alumni Judge Raymond Uno Awarded Japan Imperial Decoration

From the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver: Japan Imperial Decoration The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette conferred upon Judge Raymond S. Uno, Former President of National Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) The Consulate-General of Japan in Denver is pleased to announce that Judge Raymond S. Uno, a former National President of […]