New report evaluates Consumer Financial Protection Bureau track record

A new study by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Christopher L. Peterson analyzes the U.S. government’s effort to create an effective consumer financial protection agency.

Kogan interviewed by Time magazine, Buzzfeed on history of gender-specific bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed in the May 16, 2016 issue of Time magazine in a story titled, “Why Do We Have Men’s and Women’s Bathrooms Anyway?” “Social norms of the period dictated that the home was a woman’s place. Even as women entered the workplace, often in the new factories […]

Child pornography law and its consequences subject of new book by Hessick

A new book by University of Utah law professor Carissa Hessick hits the shelves this week. Refining Child Pornography Law: Crime, Language, and Social Consequences examines child pornography law and its consequences in an effort to clarify the questions and begin to formulate answers. In the book, experts in law, sociology and social work focus […]

Baughman to present at Stoel Rives Diversity Summit

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law will be a presenter at the the Stoel Rives Diversity Summit on May 19, 2016. The Summit is a CLE event and will be held at The Leonardo.

Francis leads Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association

University of Utah professor Leslie Francis made history this year as the first academic from the state in 75 years to receive what many consider to be the highest academic honor in the field of philosophy. Francis was elected president of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association. Selection as one of the APA’s […]

Water law Down Under

  Robin Craig, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, spent part of the semester as a visiting professor at the University of Tasmania School of Law in Hobart, where she taught a course on comparative water law and research resilience and climate change adaptation issues. She’s recently returned to the U with […]

Nobel Laureate visits University of Utah to discuss ethics

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will deliver the lecture “Ethics and Economics of Global Justice” at the Libby Gardner Hall on the University of Utah campus at noon on April 22, 2016. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of […]

Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University S.J. Quinney College of Law was quoted in the Miami Herald in an article titled “Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm.” Baughman stated, “Because of the lack of regulation, there are jurisdictions and companies that will set […]

Law students organize 100-mile spirit run to support dean’s ultra marathon for 100/100 initiative

After months of training, Robert Adler, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will hit the trail on April 8 in southern Utah to run a 100-mile ultra marathon in support of law school education. On Thursday, law students and other members of the University of Utah community will send-off Adler with a 100-mile […]

Bernstein elected as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of LIPA

Melissa Bernstein, Director of the James E. Faust Law Library at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been elected as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA). She has served on the LIPA board as a member at large since 2014. “LIPA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) consortium of academic, […]