Cassell quoted in National Law Journal on John Hinckley release

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in a July 28, 2016 story in the National Law Journal titled, “A Look at 30 Years of Lawyering That Helped Free John Hinckley.” “People had a hard time accepting the idea the someone who could pull off an assassination attempt as sophisticated as Hinckley’s […]

Rumore publishes “Role-play simulations for climate change adaptation education and engagement” in journal Nature Climate Change

Danya Rumore, S.J. Quinney College of Law Research Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program, published her work in the journal Nature Climate Change. Titled “Role-play simulations for climate change adaptation education and engagement,” the research was co-authored with Todd Schenk and Lawrence Susskind. In order to effectively adapt to climate change, public officials […]

S.J. Quinney students help to map the law as part of innovative new web site

Kimball Parker saw a void. A University of Utah graduate who went on to become a trial lawyer, Parker watched disparities in who could access legal help as the first few years of his career unfolded. For those with money and resources, navigating the law is no problem. But for those who fall on the […]

Military attorneys sharpen skills through specialized training hosted at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

The U.S. Army selected the S.J. Quinney College of Law to host the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps(JAG) Sexual Assault Trial Advocacy Course (SATAC). The two-week training is designed to better equip prosecutors and defense attorneys to handle complex cases in military court.

New at the U: Meet Professor Cathy Hwang

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Cathy Hwang to the faculty. Hwang will teach several courses related to business law, including business organizations (the introductory business law course) as well as mergers and acquisitions.  She will also co-coach the Transactional LawMeet team with Professor Jeff Schwartz in the […]

Guiora discusses “just living with terrorism” with The New York Times, MPR.

On July 15, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in The New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” discussion titled, “Can We Just ‘Live With’ Terrorism.” Guiora was joined by Paul Rosenzweig, Liah Greenfield, Michael Mukasey and Noura Erkat. Attacks reinforce how vulnerable democratic nations are in the face of extremism and terrorism. […]

George elected to Pacific Council on International Policy

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently elected to the Pacific Council on International Policy. The Pacific Council is an organization of civic leaders, big thinkers, policy wonks, and aspiring leaders with a commitment to international affairs. We know that foreign policy extends beyond the sum of actions taken by policymakers and diplomats. […]

Guiora comments on “Death by Drone in Dallas” for Ami Magazine

Reprinted with permission from Ami Magazine. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented on the drone killing of Micah Johnson during the shooting of police in July. The story, titled “Death by Drone in Dallas,” ran in Ami Magazine. Death by Drone in Dallas Amid all the racial tension and havoc caused by […]

Kogan discusses the history of public restrooms with NPR, Stateside

On July 12, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan discussed the history of gender-specific restrooms with NPR, and Michigan Public Radio’s Stateside. Deciding who should be allowed to use what bathroom has consumed a lot of attention across the country, and certainly here in Michigan. With all the controversy about public restrooms […]

New at the U: Meet Professor RonNell Andersen Jones

A new addition to the S.J. Quinney College of Law, RonNell Andersen Jones has an impressive national reputation in field of First Amendment issues and media law. Her research focuses on legal issues affecting the press and explores the intersection between media and the courts. Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of […]