Francis leads Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association

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 […]

Water law Down Under

  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 visits University of Utah to discuss ethics

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 […]

Baughman quoted in Miami Herald on shell companies

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 […]

Law students organize 100-mile spirit run to support dean’s ultra marathon for 100/100 initiative

After months of training, Robert Adler, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will hit the trail on April 8 in southern Utah to run a 100-mile ultra marathon in support of law school education. On Thursday, law students and other members of the University of Utah community will send-off Adler with a 100-mile […]

Bernstein elected as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of LIPA

Melissa Bernstein, Director of the James E. Faust Law Library at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been elected as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA). She has served on the LIPA board as a member at large since 2014. “LIPA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) consortium of academic, […]

Guiora comments on Brussels attacks for KSL Morning News

Professor Amos Guiora commented on the March 22, 2016 attacks in Brussels on the KSL Morning News. At least two dozen people were killed and more than 150 wounded, after explosions struck Brussels during the morning rush hour. Two blasts hit the international airport; another struck a metro station. Belgium has issued a Level 4 alert, denoting […]

Baughman article published in Behavioral Science and Policy Journal

Shima Baughman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, co-wrote an article titled, “Blinding prosecutors to defendants’ race: A policy proposal to reduce unconscious bias in the criminal justice system.” This article was recently published in the Behavioral Science and Policy Journal. Read the full article here »

Guiora Quoted in New York Times on FLDS Fraud Arrests

Amos Guiora, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in The New York Times about the 11 sect leader fraud and money-laundering arrests. When questioned about whether the sect would continue Guiora said, “For members of the church who deeply believe in the tenets of the faith, who are deeply committed to […]

Longtime S.J. Quinney College of Law professor to be honored at memorial service

John K. Morris, University of Utah vice president and general counsel died Feb. 16, more than two years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On Friday, March 4, at 5 p.m. the University of Utah will honor and celebrate Morris’ life at a service in the Moot Courtroom, sixth floor of the S.J. Quinney College […]