Public Policy Clinic work cited in Deseret News op-ed

The work of the Public Policy Clinic on the School-to-Prison Pipline is cited in a May 5, 2016 op-ed in the Deseret News titled, “My view: The Youth PROMISE Act shifts focus to proactive.” At a middle school in Utah, two Native American boys were caught drinking cans of Dr. Pepper they took without permission […]

SEC Enforcement Clinic

SEC Enforcement Clinic Available to: 3rd year students/ 2nd year students with special permission SEC Enforcement Clinic Guidelines – coming soon! Clinic forms for students » The primary objective of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission–Division of Enforcement Clinic (the “clinic”) is to provide interested participants with an opportunity to gain valuable securities law experience while working with […]

Pro Bono Clinics featured in Deseret News

The S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Clinics were featured in the March 10, 2016 edition of the Deseret News. The Pro Bono Initiative allows law students practice valuable lawyering skills under the supervision of a practicing attorney, while helping underserved populations in the community. JoLynn Spruance, the director of the university’s Pro Bono Initiative, […]

‘An Invaluable Experience’: 2L Moriarty and the Debtor’s Clinic Score a Major Victory

Kendall Moriarty, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Director of the College’s Debtor’s Clinic, recently scored a major victory on behalf of a Debtor’s Clinic client who, as a result of a misunderstanding and the client’s limited proficiency in English, suffered the loss of his entire life […]

‘Practice How You Play’: 3L Clayton Sevy Praises College of Law’s Clinical Program

Clayton Sevy, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is currently enrolled in a clinic at the Legal Aid Society, his second clinical experience through the College of Law’s Civil Clinic program. In the interview below, he explains how his hands-on experience at Open Legal Services and Legal Aid will […]

‘My Classes Seem Much More Applicable Now’: 2L Jaron Janson Details his Experiences in COL’s Civil Clinic

2L Jaron Janson is currently participating in the College of Law’s Civil Clinic at the Utah Guardian ad Litem’s office, dividing his time between the Ogden and Farmington Juvenile Courts. In the interview below, he describes his myriad responsibilities, notes that lawyers can be fun to work with, and explains how the clinical experience has […]

Environmental Law Clinic Update

The Environmental Law Clinic completed another successful and productive year working with a variety of community partners.  For the first time, the clinic partnered with the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office, which afforded students an unusual and innovative clinical opportunity to work in collaboration with attorneys in the Salt Lake County D.A.’s office on […]

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: […]

Public Policy Clinic Report on School Dicipline Cited in Fusion.net Story

Work of the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Public Policy Clinic was cited in a May 26, 2015 story on Fusion.net 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 […]

American Indians Disproportionately Disciplined at School Compared to White Students, Clinic Research Shows

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MEDIA RELEASE   Deep dive as part of “School-to-Prison Pipeline” research at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Public Policy Clinic brings to light disturbing disparities. May 22, 2015 – School disciplinary actions handed down to students at Utah public schools disproportionately impact American Indian children over all other […]