Public Policy Clinic Data

Use the following link to access the Office of Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) data to look at disciplinary actions by school and district.

‘A Lot of Positive Experiences’: 2L Walsh Describes her Involvement in Public Policy Clinic

Vanessa Walsh, a 2L, came to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law after a career in the financial industry where she planned and managed the operating budget for the customer service division of a national credit card company. After the death of her parents and a failed attempt at early retirement, she […]

Medical-Legal Clinic

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative and the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences sponsor the pro-bono Medical-Legal Clinic. The Clinic operates with the support of the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake County Health Department, University of Utah Health Care, and operates under the direction of […]

Research Conducted by College of Law Clinical Students Cited in Des News Op-Ed

Research conducted by students in Emily Chiang’s Public Policy Clinic is cited in a Deseret News editorial, “Dropouts face high risk of personal, social problems.” “New research by the University of Utah underscores the importance of policies in the public education system aimed at helping at-risk students avoid dropping out before they get a high school […]

Environmental Law Clinic Update

The Environmental Law Clinic and the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office have formed a partnership that allows the S.J. Quinney College of Law to offer an unusual and innovative clinical opportunity—a hybrid prosecution environmental law clinic. On behalf of the Department of Health, and in collaboration with attorneys in the Salt Lake County D.A.’s […]

Public Policy Clinic Events

Public Policy Clinic Events On January 24, 2015, students from the Public Policy Clinic (PPC), Vanessa Walsh, Nubia Pena, Steven Nielsen, participated in the ACLU’s Youth Leadership Conference by presenting on the School-to Prison Pipeline (STPP) and facilitating a “Know Your Rights” workshop. The PPC’s goal was to encourage students to become actively engaged in […]

Serving the Needy through the Clinical Program

 A Clinical Law School Panel 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 106 Students are invited to attend this event. Panel members include representatives from Utah Legal Services, Salt Lake Legal Defenders Association, Open Legal Services, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, and Jensie Anderson and Emily Chiang representing the SJQ in-house Public Policy Clinic. Lunch provided.

Judicial Clinic

Judicial Clinic Intern: 2 – 5 credits, 2L and 3L  students Extern: Up to 12 credits, 3L students only The Judicial Clinic places students to serve as “interns” or part-time clerks, typically for 2 or 3 credits. (Third year students may elect the “externship” program, in which they serve in a clerkship capacity for up to 35 hours a week […]

Public Policy Clinic

Utah Public Policy Clinic The Public Policy Clinic provides law students with an opportunity to effect policy change through public education, community outreach, the legislative process, and complex civil litigation. To learn more about enrollment in the Public Policy Practicum, visit the clinical program website, or contact Kay Shelton, Associate Director, Room 185, (801) 585-7703. For more […]

College of Law alum Dan Spencer talks about clinical experiences

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2013 graduate Dan Spencer, talks about his experiences with the Clinical Program, and the Civil and Criminal Clinics. Since graduation, he has become a founder and co-executive director of the first non-profit law firm in Utah, charging clients on an income-based sliding scale. The firm, Open Legal Services, […]