Recent graduate Nubia Peña featured in Deseret News

The Deseret News published story on Nubia Peña, one of 122 students who graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 13. Peña was selected as one of the top 25 law students in the country by National Jurist magazine for her commitment to social justice, empowering marginalized communities and developing new […]

Baughman quoted on prosecution bias for

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman was quoted in a story titled, “To Reduce Bias, What If Prosecutors Didn’t Know The Race Of The People They Were Prosecuting?” Before they see a courtroom, prosecutors make enormous decisions about what crimes to charge and how high to set bail. Why do they need […]

Baughman publishes “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman collaborated on a new report titled, “Pretrial Practice: Building a National Research Agenda for the Front End of the Criminal Justice System.” The report recaps the second Roundtable on Pretrial Practice, held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 26-27, 2015. An earlier Roundtable in March 2015 focused […]

College of Law commencement featured on Univision

The 2016 commencement ceremony for the S.J. Quinney College on Friday, May 13 was covered by local television station Univision 32. Graduating students Nubia Pena and Jasmine Fierro-Maciel were interviewed about their experiences at the law school. Reyes Aguilar Jr., associate dean of admissions, also spoke about the quality of the 122 students who were […]

New research by Peterson featured on Fox 13, Univision

New research from University of Utah law professor Christopher L. Peterson was featured on Fox 13 and Univision on Tuesday. Peterson’s research evaluates the agency’s performance and effectiveness as consumer financial civil law enforcement agency that is working to prevent harm — such as predatory lending and other fraudulent practices — from harming consumers. His analysis, Consumer Financial Protection […]

Law students’ efforts on behalf of teen defendant mentioned in Salt Lake Tribune

A law professor and team of students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take on the case of Robert Cameron Houston were mentioned in The Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday. Professor Michael Teter on Nov. 20 filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari […]

Rosky appears on Trib Talk about transgender bathroom access

Cliff Rosky, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, on Tuesday appeared on Trib Talk to discuss an executive order issued by President Obama requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice. View the show in its entirety here.  

Two College of Law professors cited in SCOTUS decisions

Two professors at the S.J. Quinney College of Law were cited in decisions released this week by the U.S. Supreme Court. In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins,  the U.S. Supreme Court gave a victory to Spokeo Inc. The online people-search company had been defending itself to avoid a class action lawsuit for including inaccurate information in […]

George to present at Business and Human Rights conference in Denmark

On May 18-19, 2016 Professor Erika George will present at the conference, “Business & Human Rights: Implications for Management, Knowledge Needs & Teaching” at the Copenhagen Business School in Frederiksberg, Denmark. George’s presentation is titled, “Teaching Business & Human Rights as Corporate Governance,” as part of the conference section, “Interactive presentation and debate II: Teaching BHR […]

Kogan interviewed by Time magazine, Buzzfeed on history of gender-specific bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed in the May 16, 2016 issue of Time magazine in a story titled, “Why Do We Have Men’s and Women’s Bathrooms Anyway?” “Social norms of the period dictated that the home was a woman’s place. Even as women entered the workplace, often in the new factories […]