Huffington Post Publicizes Public Policy Clinic Report on Disproportionate Discipline of American Indian Students

May 26, 2105 — A report released last week by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Public Policy Clinic that analyzes the disproportionate punishments American Indian students face in school is already drawing attention from the media, including a May 26, 2015, article on the Huffington Post. The report, Disparities in Discipline: […]

Contreras Speaks on Genomic Data Sharing Policy at IASC Panel

Jorge Contreras, associate professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, spoke on May 26 at the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) in Edmonton, Alberta, regarding NIH’s new Genomic Data Sharing policy, which went into effect this January. His contribution was part of a panel on the production, dissemination […]

Public Policy Clinic Report on School Dicipline Cited in Story

Work of the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Public Policy Clinic was cited in a May 26, 2015 story on Fifty-five American Indian students in Utah elementary schools were referred to law enforcement in 2011, compared to zero of their white counterparts, according to a new report from the University of Utah Law School’s Public […]

Graham, ’06, Named Assistant AD at Northwest Nazarene University

Alison Graham, ’06, was named Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Affairs at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID. She previously worked as an attorney for Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez of the Idaho Court of Appeals. Graham also has served on the Governing Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the Idaho State Bar […]

Students’ Work in Clinic Highlighted on RadioWest

On May 21, 2015, Associate Professor Emily Chiang participated in a live panel discussion on KUER’s RadioWest program. The panel talked about the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah, asked who it affects, and explored what can be done to stem the pipeline that funnels children from school straight to prison. Students in Chiang’s Public Policy Clinic […]

Schwartz quoted in Wall Street Journal on Conflict Minerals

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Jeff Schwartz was quoted in the May 19, 2015 edition of the Wall Street Journal in a story titled, “EU Readies for Vote on Conflict Minerals” “If the goal of the reports is to expose these companies that have problematic sourcing practices to the public, I would argue that […]

Forest, ’85, Selected a Member of Nation’s Top One Percent by Nat’l Assoc. of Distinguished Counsel

Warren S. Forest, ’85, of Family + Law = Solutions, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who […]

Chiang to Speak at Gov’s Multicultural Commission

On May 19, 2015, Professor Emily Chiang will speak at the Utah Governor’s Multicultural Commission. The commission is chaired by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. Its 25 members are executive or deputy directors of state agencies and ethnic community leaders. In addition, Chiang participated on a panel at the recent AALS annual meeting, the “Pedagogy Promoting […]

2L Green Awarded RMMLF Scholarship, Places 2nd in ABA SEER Writing Competition

In May 2015, 2L Jonathon Green was awarded a $9,000 Joe Rudd scholarship from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He was also informed that he placed 2nd in the ABA SEER Endangered Species Act writing competition for his paper, “On the Cusp of Disaster: The King’s Tale of the Effects of Bycatch in the […]

Baradaran Interviewed By Bloomberg Radio on Border Computer Searches

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed on May 14, 2015 by the Bloomberg Radio Law Program about D.C.’s District Court decision regarding computer searches at the border. Listen to a podcast of the program here »