New research by Baughman explores need to reform bail for those charged with misdemeanors

New research published by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman in the Boston University Law Review this week explores the devastating consequences of incarcerating people who are charged with misdemeanors and are unable to afford bail. Baughman’s research argues that incarcerating defendants who are charged with low-level misdemeanors and who […]

Kim publishes new research in Virginia Tax Review

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Young Ran (Christine) Kim has published new research in the Virginia Tax Review.  Her article, Carried Interest and Beyond: The Nature of Private Equity Investment and Its International Tax Implications, is available on SSRN.

University of Utah law students prepare to take on a legal role in the fight against opioid abuse

When University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Teneille Brown presented research related to opioid addiction and legal issues to a group of county commissioners last fall, the atmosphere in the room could be summed up in one word: Desperate. PHOTO CREDIT: University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Teneille Brown “You could see […]

FACULTY: Craig files amicus brief in case challenging Obama designation of the Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig and a  team of pro bono attorneys at Fried Frank has filed an amicus brief in Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association v. Ross, the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that is challenging former President Barack Obama’s designation of the Northeast […]

Craig to speak across the country at several engagements related to environmental law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will speak at several national environmental law events in coming weeks. On April 25, Craig will speak at the  Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University for the  Environmental Law Review Symposium, “Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution,” . She will speak on “Cleaning Up Our […]

Hwang recognized on prestigious list of “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles”

Research by Cathy Hwang, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been named among the “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles” by The Corporate Practice Commentator out of Georgetown University. Hwang is highlighted for her paper, Unbundled Bargains: Multi-agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions, published in the University […]

Contreras to speak about patent and antitrust litigation at Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras will speak about patent and antitrust litigation, particularly current private litigation and governmental enforcement actions involving Qualcomm Corp., at the 26th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference in New York. The event will take place on April 6.

Kogan to present at Yale University on April 6

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan will present research at Yale University on April 6. “Non-compliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space” will explore how the discipline of architecture tends to overlook or actively exclude persons who fall outside white, male, heterosexual, able-bodied norms. The symposium brings together a cross-disciplinary […]

New study by Cassell on cause of Chicago homicide spike attracts national attention

New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell has attracted national media attention in recent days. Cassell will present his new research on April 4 at the University of Illinois College of Law . In the study, Cassell and University of Utah economics professor Richard Fowles used an econometric analysis to conclude that […]

Press Freedom Research from Professor Jones Garners National Attention

Recent research on press freedom by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones has attracted national attention, with two recent stories in The New York Times and an invitation to present the scholarship at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The New York Times discussed “Enemy Construction and the […]