New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cathy Hwang is featured in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). The journal aims to fill a gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics can go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new scholarship relevant to […]
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s traditional strengths as a perennially-ranked law school and national leader in environmental law are reflected in newly released rankings of best U.S. law schools. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law is ranked 54th among 202 […]
A new organization dedicated to advancing the goals of equity and inclusion in Utah’s legal profession will be a community partner to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and assist in fostering initiatives related to helping people with diverse backgrounds advance in the legal community. The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion, a […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Matthew Tokson appeared on CNBC Asia recently about Microsoft’s privacy fight over data stored overseas and the implication of Apple’s move to migrate its iCloud keys to a Chinese data center. View the full segment here. Tokson also recently appeared in a KUTV story about […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman appeared on KUER’s RadioWest with Doug Fabrizio to discuss bail issues in light of her new book, The Bail Book. Listen to the full segment here.
Dear friends: As we approach mid-semester with spring break only a few weeks away, I am delighted to report that we are experiencing a new springtime at the law school. I’ve kept track of the many successes at the College of Law from afar this semester. I am currently on sabbatical, traveling in New Zealand […]
University of Utah. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell testified before the Utah House Judiciary on Feb. 27 in opposition to H.B. 392, which would have overturned the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Strief, as applied in Utah state courts. S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate alumnus Tyler Green successfully argued […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Arnold Reitze explores methane and emissions from oil and gas operations in new research —a topic of particular importance in Utah, which struggles with an air pollution problem during winter inversion months. Reitze’s article, “The Control of Methane and VOC Emissions From Oil and Gas Operations […]
Cassell speaks at Utah State Legislature on bill that would include protection against electronic data searches in the Utah Constitution
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell testified at the Utah State Legislature earlier this week about a resolution that would ask voters to amend the state constitution to include electronic data such as emails, text messages and cloud storage in the section forbidding unreasonable searches. The resolution, HCR9, was proposed by Rep. […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson was interviewed by NPR recently about turmoil in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under the leadership of Mick Mulvaney. Listen to the segment here.