Schwartz Testifies at House Subcommittee about Conflict Minerals, is Quoted in Wall Street Journal

University of Utah law professor Jeff Schwartz testified in Washington D.C. this week, telling the House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee that the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 —in which public companies are required to monitor their supply chain for minerals mined from regions controlled by militia groups in the Democratic Republic of the […]

Baughman to Participate in Vanderbilt University Criminal Justice Roundtable

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on November 6-7. Baughman will discuss Subconstitutional Checks.   Roundtable Participants and Subjects Shima Baradaran Baughman (Utah Law School), Subconstitutional Checks Constitutional checks are an important […]

Cassell Publishes SL Trib Op-Ed Praising Shooting Victim Rusty Jacobs

On November 2, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about East Millcreek homeowner Rusty Jacobs, who was shot and killed last week in an confrontation with Jesse Bruner, who allegedly had been trying to break into Jacobs’ home. Cassell praises Jacobs, writing, “The dictionary definition of a ‘hero’ is ‘one who […]

College of Law Participates in ‘Strut Your Mutt’ Charity Run

“Team Law Dogs” represented the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the 20th Annual Strut Your Mutt 5k fun run at Liberty Park on Saturday, October 24. Students, faculty, staff and members of the student organization Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) participated in the event. The team raised $1,430 which will go towards animal […]

Rumore Publishes “Managing Climate Risks in Coastal Communities”

Danya Rumore, Associate Director for the College of Law’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program, published a book on Anthem Press titled “Managing Climate Risks in Coastal Communities.” Co-Authors were Lawrence Susskind, Carri Hulet, and Patrick Field. Drawing on research from the New England Climate Adaptation Project, “Managing Climate Risks in Coastal Communities” introduces a framework for building local capacity […]

College of Law Celebrates Pro Bono Week Beginning October 26, 2015

As part of the American Bar Association’s annual effort to recognize pro bono service in the legal community during the last week of October each year, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has scheduled a full slate of events to encourage a spirit of volunteerism among students and attorneys, and to recognize […]

Anderson Quoted on Movement to Abolish Death Penalty in Utah

Jensie Anderson, Clinical Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted by several media outlets in October 2015 about the current debate over abolishing the death penalty in Utah. In a Salt Lake Tribune article, Anderson, who also serves as Legal Director with the Rocky Mountain Innocence Project, suggested that […]

Baughman Quoted in North Carolina Article About Greensboro Court Conference

Shima Baradaran Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the Rhino Times on her remarks at a Greensboro, North Carolina Court Conference on Thursday, October 15. Baughman spoke about the “devastating effects of keeping people behind bars before they have been tried.” Click here […]

Guiora Interviewed about Heightened Tension in Israel

Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by Geoff Currier on CJOB AM 680, Winnipeg, about heightened tensions in Jerusalem. Click here to listen to the interview.

Guiora Discusses Leaked U.S. Drone Program Intel on RTTV America

On October 16, 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on the RTTV America Network to discuss a batch of leaked slides recent published by The Intercept that provide new information on the U.S. military’s covert drone program. To access the interview, click here.