Brown to Speak at Harvard Conference on Law, Religion and Health Care

On May 8, 2015, Teneille Brown, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak about one of her papers at Harvard Law School as part of the Petrie-Flom conference on Law, Religion and Health Care in America. Brown’s talk is based on her new paper, “Accommodating Miracles,” the abstract […]

Guiora Discusses Public Support for Drone Strikes on RT America News

On May 5, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on RT America News about the public support for drone strikes. Guiora said that the media gloss over the term “collateral damage,” adding that, “Perhaps in terms of explaining the term to the public it would be helpful to say that ‘collateral damage’ means, not implicitly […]

3L Anderson Named Pro Bono Law Student of the Year by Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division

(May 1, 2015) —A University of Utah law student was named “pro bono law student of the year” by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar on Friday at an event connected to Law Day, observed across the country annually on May 1. Adrianna Anderson, a New York native and third-year law student, […]

George Discusses Issues Facing Utah Women on Good4 Utah

On May 1, 2015, Professor Erika George appeared on the morning broadcast of Good4Utah to discuss the gender wage gap,  pressures facing women in the workplace, women in politics, and women in education. Click here to view the interview.    

Meyer, ’87, Named a District Court Judge in Idaho

Cynthia K.C. Meyer, ’87, was named a state 1st District Judge by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. ““I believe Cynthia has the right mix of temperament, decisiveness and personal integrity for the bench and I am confident that she will approach her new duties with the same well-reasoned, thoughtful demeanor that exemplified her tenure as a […]

Guiora’s Counterterrorism Course Included in ‘Student Innovation at the U’ Report

Professor Amos Guora’s counterterrorism course was included in the “Student Innovation at the U” report produced by the Lassonde Enterprise Institute to celebrate student innovators. The brief profile mentions College of Law students Jeffrey Baldridge, Justin Hosman and Thomas Pedersen. To read the profile of the course, click here.

Media Sources Cite Utah Antidiscrimination Law as Model of Compromise

Leading up to  the United States Supreme Court’s expected decision on same-sex marriage, numerous media outlets discussed Utah’s antidiscrimination law. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky was one of the primary authors of that law, SB 296. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/gay-rights-religious-rights-and-a-compromise-in-an-unlikely-place-utah/2015/04/12/39278b12-ded8-11e4-a500-1c5bb1d8ff6a_story.html http://time.com/author/jonathan-rauch/ http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2015/03/20/expanding-gay-rights-utah-smart-compromise/9mq0WnK1Axcten5Bc5bXTJ/story.html http://www.wsj.com/articles/william-a-galston-utah-shows-the-way-on-gay-rights-1426633856 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/us/politics/utah-passes-antidiscrimination-bill-backed-by-mormon-leaders.html?_r=0 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/13/us-usa-gays-utah-iduskbn0m909v20150313 http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21650153-some-lessons-practical-conservatism-desert-west-young-tolerant-and-surprising

Craig Article on Endangered Species and State Water Law Honored by Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Professor Robin Craig’s article, “”Does the Endangered Species Act Preempt State Water Law?,” 62 University of Kansas Law Review 851 (2014), has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation to be printed in 52:1 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal (2015). The reprinted version will also include a new short update to account for the Fifth Circuit’s decision […]

Cassell to Testify on Victims’ Rights Before House Subcommittee

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will testify before the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, in support of House Joint Resolution 45. Introduced by Rep. Trent Franks from Arizona, House Joint Resolution 45 is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would protect crime victims’ rights throughout the criminal justice […]

Guiora Quoted in AMI Magazine About the American Hostage Killed in Drone Strike

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the AMI Magazine National and World News section about the American and the Italian hostages killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. AMI Magazine article page 1 » AMI Magazine article page »