Rosky Discusses “Nature, Nurture, Sexuality, and Gender” on KUER’s RadioWest

On August 25, 2015, Professor Clifford Rosky was one of three guests on KUER’s RadioWest program discussing how the nature versus nurture debate continues to shape society’s views on sexuality and gender preference. In addition to Rosky, the program’s other guests included Lisa Diamond, a professor of Developmental and Health Psychology at the University of Utah, […]

Craig Announces Three New Appointments, Participates in Katrina Panel

In August 2015, Professor Robin Craig was appointed as Co-Chair of the Water Program for the 2016 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Annual Conference, July 2016; and to the Members Consultative Group for the American Law Institute’s new Restatement of the Law: The Law of American Indians.  In addition, she was appointed for an initial two-year […]

Contreras Publishes Two Patent-Related Articles

Jorge Contreras, an associate professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has recently published two articles:  A Brief History of FRAND: Analyzing Current Debates in Standard-Setting and Antitrust through a Historical Lens, 80 Antitrust L.J. 39-120 (2015), This article offers a comprehensive history of the development of commitments to license patents […]

George Appointed to ABA Human Rights Board

Professor Erika George has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Center for Human Rights Board. The Center’s multi-faceted mission includes helping to fulfill the ABA’s potential to advance human rights and the rule of law in the United States and around the world. This includes facilitating a broad range of ABA human-rights activities […]

Study Ranks College of Law #35 Among Top-Cited Law Faculties

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is tied for 35th place among U.S. law schools for the scholarly impact of its faculty. A new study, “The Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2015,” estimates the impact of a law faculty by calculating the mean and median of total law journal citations […]

Walsh Speaks on School-to-Prison Pipeline

In July, Rising 3L Vanessa Walsh spoke on the school-to-prison pipeline (STPP) and its impact on Native American students in Utah at the Governor’s Native American Summit. The Summit began in 2005 as a way of facilitating a discussion between state government, business and tribal leaders to address and develop solutions to various challenges that […]

Cassell Appears on HBO’s Last Week Tonight

On July 26, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell appeared on the John Oliver program Last Week on HBO. A clip (at 9:54 in the program) of Cassell’s earlier appearance on ABC News was reused and he was quoted about the Weldon Angelos case. Click here to view the program. *broadcast includes adult language*

Francis Elected Secretary-General of Int’l Assoc. of Legal and Social Philosophy

Professor Leslie Francis was elected Secretary-General of the International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy. She previously served for eight years as vice president and Executive Committee member. The Secretary-General position is a non-voting Executive Committee position that controls the organization’s meeting agendas. As part of her duties, Francis will attend the Association’s annual meetings […]

Guiora Discusses Social Media Companies and Terrorism on KPCC Radio

On July 28, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora appeared on 89.3 KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California, to discuss the issue of whether social media companies like Google and Twitter are responsible for monitoring suspicious activity and terrorism threats. Click here to access the story.

Guiora to Speak at Utah Global Forum

On August 26, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora will speak at the Utah Global Forum. According to organizers, the forum will “facilitate the dialogue on how businesses can expand beyond local borders and develop a strategy of expansion into the global marketplace through importing opportunities and service exports. The program offers an incredible breadth of content, […]