Contreras to Present on the IPXI Exchange

On October 6, 2015, Jorge Contreras will present the results of a recent study of the IPXI Exchange at the 9th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology in Sunnyvale, California.  He will lecture on the same topic on October 12, 2015, at the Law and Economics Workshop at Columbia Law School in New York. […]

Guiora Quoted in U.S. News & World Report About FLDS Leadership

Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story titled, “Warren Jeffs’ son opens up about secretive polygamous sect, says he feared oppressive father.” Roy Jeffs’ story is not uncommon for members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, said Amos Guiora, a University of Utah law professor […]

Schwartz Quoted in International Business Times on Conflict Minerals

Professor Jeff Schwartz was quoted in International Business Times in a feature titled, “Congo’s Conflict Minerals: US Companies Struggle To Trace Tantalum, Tungsten, Tin, Gold In Their Products.” “Once it hits the smelter, the origins are gone. You can’t tell where the metal came from,” said Jeff Schwartz, a University of Utah S.J. Quinney College […]

Tribe, ’06, Elected to Phoenix Children’s Museum Board

Stephanie Tribe, an associate with Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix board of directors. Founded in 1998, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix’s mission is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them.

Faculty to Speak at NAWJ Conference in Salt Lake City

The National Association of Women Judges will hold its 37th annual conference on October 7-11 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The conference draws hundreds of state and federal judges and administrators from across the country. The theme of the conference is “With Liberty and Justice for All” and features several current and former S.J. Quinney  College of Law professors. On October […]

Baradaran Writes “The Drug-Violence Myth” Article

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, writes why linking drugs and dangerousness is wrong in this article about The Drug-Violence Myth. Click here for the article »

Holbrook Receives the Inaugural Peacemaker Award

Professor James Holbrook received the inaugural Peacemaker Award and gave the inaugural Peacemaker Lecture, founded by the Brigham Young University Center for Conflict Resolution and co-sponsored by the BYU David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, on September 16, 2015, in Provo, Utah. View the Inaugural Peacemaker Lecture »

Cassell Files Brief Urging Reinstatement of Assault Charges Against Soccer Star Hope Solo

Professor Paul Cassell joined attorney Rebecca Roe and Meg Garvin in filing a brief urging that domestic violence charges against U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo be reinstated.  In the brief filed Friday in King County Superior Court, Cassell and the other lawyers argued that a lower court decision dismissing the charges was “unsupported” […]

Hessick Quoted on Controversy Surrounding Shaken Baby Syndrome Diagnosis

September 15, 2015, Professor Carissa Hessick was interview by Fox13 News about the controversy surrounding the changing diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome and the impacts on prosecutions. “Shaken Baby Syndrome has become very controversial in the legal field,” said Carissa Byrne Hassick, a law professor at the University of Utah. “There’s no doubt that child abuse is […]

Cassell Quoted on KUTV about Recusal of Federal Judges

On Monday, September 14, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell was quoted on the recusal of judges in the Recapture Canyon ATV ride case. “It’s unusual to have this many recusals,” said former federal judge Paul Cassell, now a professor at the University of Utah Law School. “I think basically what the judges are trying to do […]