Ruple discusses public lands research on KPCW

John Ruple, associate professor (research) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on KPCW to discuss recently released research on public lands. New research from Ruple found that transferring millions of acres of federally managed public lands to states, as contemplated under Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act, would make Endangered Species Act compliance […]

Guiora discusses “just living with terrorism” with The New York Times, MPR.

On July 15, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in The New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” discussion titled, “Can We Just ‘Live With’ Terrorism.” Guiora was joined by Paul Rosenzweig, Liah Greenfield, Michael Mukasey and Noura Erkat. Attacks reinforce how vulnerable democratic nations are in the face of extremism and terrorism. […]

George elected to Pacific Council on International Policy

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently elected to the Pacific Council on International Policy. The Pacific Council is an organization of civic leaders, big thinkers, policy wonks, and aspiring leaders with a commitment to international affairs. We know that foreign policy extends beyond the sum of actions taken by policymakers and diplomats. […]

Alumnus Bruce Maak named Lawyer of the Year by Utah State Bar

Bruce Maak, a 1974 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Lawyer of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Bruce grew up in a rural, impoverished area of New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico and University of Utah as an undergraduate, earning in 1969 a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude. […]

Alumnus Dane Nolan named Judge of the Year by Utah State Bar

The Hon. C. Dane Nolan, a 1986 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Judge of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Hon. C. Dane Nolan was appointed to the Third District Juvenile Court in May 2003 by Governor Michael O. Leavitt. He serves in the Third Judicial District, which includes Salt Lake, […]

Guiora comments on “Death by Drone in Dallas” for Ami Magazine

Reprinted with permission from Ami Magazine. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented on the drone killing of Micah Johnson during the shooting of police in July. The story, titled “Death by Drone in Dallas,” ran in Ami Magazine. Death by Drone in Dallas Amid all the racial tension and havoc caused by […]

Alumnus Enquist elected Treasurer of the Health Law Section of the Utah Bar

Alumnus Jeffrey Enquist was recently elected to serve as Treasurer of the Health Law Section of the Utah Bar.  Jeff graduated from the College of Law is 2013 where he served as a BioLaw fellow during his second and third years.  While in school, Jeff also served as the student director of the Pro-Bono Medical-Legal […]

EDR program cited in Priest River, Idaho land use discussion

Editor’s note: The grant received for Project 7B is from the LOR Foundation, not the College of Law EDR program as noted in the Priest River Times story. The Wallace Stegner Center’s Environmental Dispute Resolution program (EDR program) was cited as a facilitator of land use planning in northern Idaho community of Priest River. A new […]

Kogan discusses the history of public restrooms with NPR, Stateside

On July 12, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan discussed the history of gender-specific restrooms with NPR, and Michigan Public Radio’s Stateside. Deciding who should be allowed to use what bathroom has consumed a lot of attention across the country, and certainly here in Michigan. With all the controversy about public restrooms […]

College of Law at the Utah State Bar Annual Convention

On July 11, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Alumni enjoyed a wonderful, hot breakfast during the Utah State Bar Annual Convention in the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in the beautiful Mistral room. The event was capped off when Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, that morning’s keynote speaker, joined the alums for breakfast.