Dryer to speak on privacy law at Utah State Bar Annual Convention

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer will be speaking at the Utah State Bar Annual Convention in San Diego on July 8.  Dryer’s talk is titled “Privacy in the Cloud: Protecting Yourself and Your Client.”  His presentation is one of several he has given throughout the state in the past […]

Dryer plays role in creation of model instructions for use in defamation actions in Utah state courts

The Utah Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions has adopted a set of model instructions to be used in defamation actions in Utah state courts.  The model instructions, known as MUJI 2d: Defamation, were drafted by a subcommittee chaired by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer. The […]

McCormack interviewed by ABC4 about SCOTUS decision in Texas abortion law case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by ABC4 in Salt Lake City in relation to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a Texas abortion access law.   View the full clip here.    

Cassell presents “The Expansion of Victims’ Rights in American Criminal Procedure” at Tel Aviv conference

In June 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell presented his work at the Columbia Law School 10th annual criminal law conference at Ono Academic College, Tel Aviv. Cassell’s lecture was titled, “The Expansion of Victims’ Rights in American Criminal Procedure.” Read Cassel’s related paper titled “The Victim’s Rights Amendment: A Sympathetic, Clause-By-Clause Analysis” »

McCormack: Trump accusation of treason against Obama unacceptable and dangerous

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack published an op-ed in the June 25, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Trump accusation of treason against Obama unacceptable and dangerous.” Last week, following the Orlando tragedy, Donald Trump essentially accused President Obama of treason. Trump stated that President Obama “either is not tough, […]

Skibine quoted on federal safety law on tribal lands

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Alex Skibine was quoted in the June 26, 2016 issue of The Bulletin, a newspaper in central Oregon. The story, titled “Who’s covered by federal safety laws? One man’s fall raises questions about contract work on tribal lands,” investigates liability and safety compliance on tribal lands. … Skibine, a professor […]

Alumni Highlight: June 2016 Alumna Helen Serassio

Helen Serassio, ’00, is Special Counsel for the Federal Transit Administration in Washington, D.C.  She brings more than twelve years of experience at the U.S. Department of Transportation to her role as Special Counsel for the award and oversight of the $10.4 billion in relief funds for response to damages from 2012’s Hurricane Sandy.  Helen’s […]

Jessica G. Peterson, 2006 alum, joins international law firm Dorsey & Whitney

S.J. Quinney College of Law class of 2006 alum Jessica G. Peterson has joined the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group in Palo Alto, California. McKinlay represents trustees, debtors, creditors and other related parties in federal bankruptcy court and related state and federal litigation. She also represents […]

Goodrich quoted in Deseret News article on Bears Ears monument

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Adjunct Professor Luke Goodrich was quoted in an article in the Deseret News about whether the Bears Ears monument hinders or protects Native American religion.  Read the full article here.     

Guiora comments on genocide history education for Newsweek

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by Newsweek for a June 20, 2016 story titled, “‘Invaluable Lessons’: More States Making Holocaust, Genocide Education a Must.” It’s important not only to learn about the Holocaust, but to address the broader lessons and questions it raises, he tells Newsweek. It “strikes me as a […]