Nancy McLaughlin, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in Logan Utah’s Herald Journal about the dramatic increase of conservation easements over the last few decades. McLaughlin stated, “I think it’s great that we have seen such a growth in this form of land protection.” Read the […]
Cassell on Weldon Angelos’ release: ‘We shouldn’t rely on serendipity in a federal criminal justice system that prides itself on rationality and justice.’
Weldon Angelos, whose name in the past decade has often been at the center of national public policy discussions related to mandatory minimum prison terms for non-violent drug offenders, has been released from prison and has returned home to Salt Lake City. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Paul G. Cassell in February asked […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]