George to deliver remarks at academic awards ceremony of Omega Phi Psi Fraternity

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will be the keynote speaker for the academic awards ceremony of Omega Phi Psi Fraternity.  The Omegas are the first fraternal organization founded at Howard University which is one of the nation’s oldest historically black higher education institutions based in Washington D.C.   Originally designed […]

George to speak in Paris on corporate social responsibility

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will be the keynote speaker at a Nov.22 event at the HEC House of Alumni in Paris on “Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility by Reporting and Rankings.” George’s talk will examine the emergence and evolution of selected ranking and reporting frameworks in the expanding realm […]

University of Utah researcher: Consumer protection from predatory lending at-risk if Financial Choice Act of 2017 becomes law

As proposed legislation to repeal provisions of the Dodd-Frank banking reforms — measures put into place to protect consumers after the housing crisis financially devastated millions of Americans — moves ahead in Congress, a new legal analysis released by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Christopher L. Peterson outlines why passage of […]

George contributes to new book, “Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights”

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George is a contributor to a new book, Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights. George will also be participating on a panel of the book’s launch later this month at a UN forum. Learn more about the book here.

Holbrook appears on ABC4 to discuss “The Liberation of Kuwait”

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jim Holbrook appeared on ABC4 recently to preview the Veterans Day event at the College of Law on Nov. 10.  The college screened the film “The Liberation of Kuwait” and hosted a panel discussion following the film. View the segment here. 

2017 Jefferson Fordham Debate attracts large crowd, media attention

The University of Utah on Nov.7  hosted two of the nation’s leading experts on affirmative consent — Jed Rubenfeld and Deborah Tuerkheimer —  to explore the evolving and timely topic for the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 34th Annual Jefferson Fordham Debate.   The debate was moderated by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law […]

U law professor: Child victims of sexual abuse should not be forced to testify in preliminary hearings

A new amicus brief filed in the Utah Supreme Court today by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell argues that child victims of sexual abuse should not be forced to testify during preliminary hearings. In addition to Cassell, the brief was filed by Spencer Banks of the Utah Crime Victim’s […]

Contreras to speak at Second International Symposium on Standardization and Governance in China

On Friday Oct. 27,  University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will present a keynote address at the Second International Symposium on Standardization and Governance at Hunan University, Changsha, China.  Contreras will speak about public and private law influences on technical standardization and patents covering standards.

Andersen Jones to speak at several conferences on issues related to media in the digital age

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones will present at several conferences in coming weeks related to issues of media in the digital age.  Her forthcoming presentations include: —The Access & Accountability Conference at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut on Oct. 26-27, where she will speak on a […]

Baughman interviewed by Hollywood Reporter about potential rape prosecution of Harvey Weinstein

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter about the potential prosecution of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for the alleged sexual assault of actress Rose McGowan at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997.   Baughman discussed prosecutorial discretion to bring charges forward.  Read the full article here.