Kim publishes new research in Virginia Tax Review

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Young Ran (Christine) Kim has published new research in the Virginia Tax Review.  Her article, Carried Interest and Beyond: The Nature of Private Equity Investment and Its International Tax Implications, is available on SSRN.

University of Utah law students prepare to take on a legal role in the fight against opioid abuse

When University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Teneille Brown presented research related to opioid addiction and legal issues to a group of county commissioners last fall, the atmosphere in the room could be summed up in one word: Desperate. PHOTO CREDIT: University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Teneille Brown “You could see […]

FACULTY: Craig files amicus brief in case challenging Obama designation of the Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig and a  team of pro bono attorneys at Fried Frank has filed an amicus brief in Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association v. Ross, the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that is challenging former President Barack Obama’s designation of the Northeast […]

Craig to speak across the country at several engagements related to environmental law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will speak at several national environmental law events in coming weeks. On April 25, Craig will speak at the  Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University for the  Environmental Law Review Symposium, “Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution,” . She will speak on “Cleaning Up Our […]

Hwang recognized on prestigious list of “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles”

Research by Cathy Hwang, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been named among the “Top 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles” by The Corporate Practice Commentator out of Georgetown University. Hwang is highlighted for her paper, Unbundled Bargains: Multi-agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions, published in the University […]

University of Utah researchers identify link between Chicago homicide spike and decline in stop-and-frisk policing

A crushing wave of homicides swept through Chicago in 2016, leading to intense discussion over how to stop the bloodshed. As broader discussion over how to curb gun violence continues across the nation, a pair of University of Utah researchers have found a link between the 2016 spike in Chicago homicides and a decline in […]

Research by Hwang featured in Jotwell

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 […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law maintains strengths in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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 […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law celebrates partnership with new Utah Center for Legal Inclusion

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 […]

A note from the dean

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 […]