Ruple quoted in Huffington Post about Obama’s fight to save public lands

John Ruple, an associate professor (research) at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an article in The Huffington Post about the fight to save public lands in advance of President-elect Donald Trump taking office.  Read the article here.     

Precision medicine symposium draws media attention

A unique symposium will gather national experts in genetics, medicine, bioinformatics, intellectual property, regulatory science, health economics and bioethics to examine the major scientific legal, economic and ethical questions surrounding precision medicine. Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public will be held on Dec.1-2 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney […]

U law team urges Utah State Legislature to improve enforcement of Mobile Home Park Residency Act

By Linda F. Smith A team from the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law has issued a report and recommendations to a legislative subcommittee regarding the Mobile Home Park Residency Act and a helpline the team has operated for the past 14 months.  The report recommends disbanding the helpline and establishing legal […]

Donation from Kirton/McConkie sends law students to national bankruptcy negotiation competition

A donation from Salt Lake City law firm Kirton/McConkie will help University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students advance their skills through participation in the LawMeet Bankruptcy Negotiation Competition. The competition brings teams from around the country together to negotiate solutions to simulated real-world business problems.  Teams may be required in one round […]

Threedy appears on RadioWest to discuss new play at Plan B Theatre

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy appeared on KUER’s RadioWest to discuss her new play, One Big Union.  Listen to the interview here. Read more about Threedy’s journey in theater here.

Cassell authors commentary in Washington Post on passage of crime victims’ rights amendments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell published commentary in The Washington Post related to the passage of crime victims’ rights amendments passing on Election Day.  “Voters in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota on Tuesday each approved amendments to their state constitutions adding rights for crime victims. More than 30 […]

Cassell discusses legal issues related in Trump presidency in media

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell appeared on Fox 13 recently in a story about what President-elect Donald Trump can and cannot legally do as president.  View the segment here.     

“The Journey Home” explores how Vietnam veterans were treated to mark 50th anniversary of war

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jim Holbrook is featured in a new documentary released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. “The Journey Home,” produced by sisters Sharlene Hawkes and Elayne Harmer (a 1993 alumna of the law school), explores the treatment of veterans who returned home after serving […]

Professor Jim Holbrook’s journey home from Vietnam

Jim Holbrook wasn’t a typical U.S. Army recruit in 1968 when at age 24 he volunteered for a combat tour in Vietnam. He’d earned two degrees in philosophy and had planned to pursue a Ph.D. in that field at Yale. He disagreed with the U.S. premise for going to war, understanding the protestors whose anger […]

Election of Trump draws renewed interest in Peterson research on potential impeachment

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson 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 charges related to fraud and racketeering for prior conduct now that Trump has been elected president.  After […]