Spruance honored by Utah State Bar for work with law school’s Pro Bono Initiative

JoLynn Spruance, director of the Pro Bono Initiative at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  has been named by the Utah State Bar as “Community Member of the Year.” The award will be presented at the 2016 Utah State Bar Fall Forum and is given to someone for outstanding service toward the […]

Peterson appears in USA Today on Trump U analysis

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson appeared in an Oct. 25 USA Today series on “Trump and the Law.” Peterson in recent weeks has fielded several media requests to discuss his analysis outlining why there is a legally sufficient case to impeach Donald Trump under the U.S. Constitution on […]

Rosky appears in media on lawsuit challenging Utah “no promo homo” laws

Equality Utah recently filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that ban positive speech about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Utah public schools.  The lawsuit claims that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people and restricting the First Amendment rights of students and teachers.  It […]

Baughman publishes new book on criminal law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has published a new textbook along with co-authors Paul H. Robinson of the University of Pennsylvania and Michael T. Cahill of Rutgers University.   The book, Criminal Law Case Studies & Controversies, 4E, according to its description from the publisher’s web site,  “eschews traditional reliance […]

Cassell featured in Heritage Foundation debate on Miranda rights

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell recently participated in a debate sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, exploring whether Miranda rights should be remade. “Fifty years ago, a closely divided Supreme Court decided a criminal procedure case known to almost every American – Miranda v. Arizona. To protect a suspect against […]

Fordham Debate on legalization of marijuana draws large crowd

The 33rd Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Oct. 19, sponsored by the S.J. Quinney College of Law, drew a packed auditorium and several media mentions.  The debate explored the controversial question of whether marijuana should be legalized in the United States. The debate was referenced in the Salt Lake Tribune,  CannabisFeed, VisitSalt Lake, and KRCL. A […]

Kogan interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio on sex-segregated bathrooms

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan recently appeared on To the Best of Our Knowledge, broadcast through Wisconsin Public Radio and Public Radio International, to discuss sex-segregated restrooms.   Listen to the podcast here.

Jones appears on KSL to discuss Trump feud with The New York Times

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones recently appeared on KSL to discuss Donald Trump’s legal battle with The New York Times over stories the newspaper published which Trump argued were inaccurate.    

Baugman quoted in Slate on Trump and legal admissions

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman was quoted in Slate recently on an article about Donald Trump’s sexual advances on women.  Read the article here. 

Media Corner: Professor RonNell Anderson Jones a source on feud between Donald Trump and The New York Times

Donald Trump vs. The New York Times Things are heating up between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and The New York Times in the wake of an article the newspaper published this week, titled “Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately.”  The article received quick condemnation from Trump,  whose attorneys are demanding a retraction. […]