Univision covers law school visit of former president of the Hispanic National Bar Association

Cynthia D. Mares, immediate past president of the Hispanic National Bar Association, visited the S.J. Quinney of Law last week for several events. Mares spoke at a luncheon at the law school hosted by the Minority Law Caucus and Minority Bar Association (UMBA) titled “Pathways to Leadership.” While president of HNBA, Mares championed “Law School […]

Schwartz Testimony on Conflict Minerals Cited in AllAfrica Op-Ed

In November 2015, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jeff Schwartz testified before a Congressional Subcommittee on the Dodd-Frank Act and the tracking of conflict minerals. His research and testimony was cited by James Karuhanga in an op-ed on AllAfrica.com Read the complete op-ed »

Mallat Publishes Lebanese Op-Ed on Paris Attacks

November 17, 2015 – S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Chibli Mallat published an op-ed in Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star. Aftermath of Paris massacre: Let’s seek justice not war Chibli Mallat| The Daily Star An act of war, or a crime against humanity? The declaration of French President François Hollande has set the tone – […]

Kogan Interviewed by The New York Times on Gender-Neutral Restrooms

November 16, 2015 – Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed by The New York Times about  gender-neutral restrooms in a story titled, “Making Bathrooms More Accommodating.” Read the complete story in The New York Times »

Guiora Comments on Paris Attacks

Friday, November 15, 2015 – Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KUTV about the IS attacks in Paris. “As terror attacks go this was, and I can’t emphasis this enough, this was extremely well planned and seemingly extremely well executed,” said Amos Guiora, professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. See the complete […]

Pearce picked by governor to serve on Utah Supreme Court

Gov. Gary Herbert announced that John Pearce, an adjunct professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read media coverage about Pearce’s appointment here: The Salt Lake Tribune Deseret News St. George News KUTV Fox 13 KUER Daily Journal

Kogan interviewed by NPR affiliate in Philadelphia on gender-neutral bathrooms

Terry Kogan, professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was featured on WHYY, Philadelphia’s leading public radio station,  in a segment on gender-neutral bathrooms. Professor Kogan teaches in the areas of Contracts, Copyright Law, Trusts & Estates, Art Law, Legal Philosophy, and Sexuality and the Law. His most recent scholarship has explored […]

LABS Hosts Event, “When a Pharmaceutical Patent is Not Enough”

The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences hosted C. Randolph (Randy) Ross, former counsel at Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals, for a presentation on “When a Pharmaceutical Patent is Not Enough” on October 20th.  Co-sponsored by the law firm of Maschoff, Brennan, the lunch talk was a tour through all the non-patent issues involved in protecting intellectual property, […]

Baughman to Participate in Vanderbilt University Criminal Justice Roundtable

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on November 6-7. Baughman will discuss Subconstitutional Checks.   Roundtable Participants and Subjects Shima Baradaran Baughman (Utah Law School), Subconstitutional Checks Constitutional checks are an important […]

Cassell Publishes SL Trib Op-Ed Praising Shooting Victim Rusty Jacobs

On November 2, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about East Millcreek homeowner Rusty Jacobs, who was shot and killed last week in an confrontation with Jesse Bruner, who allegedly had been trying to break into Jacobs’ home. Cassell praises Jacobs, writing, “The dictionary definition of a ‘hero’ is ‘one who […]