Guiora and 3L Phelan interviewed on KRCL about the Bystander Dilemma

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora and 3L Scott Phelan were interviewed on KRCL about the upcoming Utah Law Review Symposium – The Bystander Dilemma: The Holocaust, War Crimes and Sexual Assaults and the case of a female minor assaulted on Facebook Live with forty-four viewers none of whom reported […]

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law named among top schools for practical training by The National Jurist magazine

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s strong clinical program, simulation courses, Pro Bono Initiative and other opportunities for students to gain hands on experience before graduation has propelled the college to be named among the best law schools in the nation for practical legal training, according to newly released rankings by The National […]

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law retains top-tier status

(March 14, 2017) —The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s traditional strengths as a top-tier law school and national leader in environmental law are reflected in newly released rankings of top U.S. law schools. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law is ranked 44th […]

Promoting Art Through Justice: Meet Artist Edgar Arceneaux

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a “Meet the Artist” event as part of U’s Black History Month with Los Angeles-based Edgar Arceneaux, a rising star in the art world who will create a new sculpture at the law school to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic quote, “The arc […]

3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium draws media attention

On Feb. 17 the S.J. Quinney College of Law Social Justice Student Initiative (SJSI) held the 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium. Fox13 News covered the event. Click here to watch the news clip »

Grow recipient of new Public Citizenship Fellowship

West Virginia native Matthew Grow had planned to stay on the East Coast to attend law school, but he was drawn to the University of Utah based on the school’s reputation for collaboration and small class sizes. Grow’s legal education is taking an interesting turn this year, as he is the law school’s inaugural recipient […]

3L Mel Moeinvaziri, Spruance and Guiora interviewed by Deseret News on the immigration executive order

3L Mel Moeinvaziri, Professor Amos Guiora and PBI Director Jolynn Spruance were all interviewed by Deseret News on Trump’s executive order concerning immigrants and refugees. Moeinvaziri shared her families story who are immigrants from Iran and of their concern about the uncertainty of traveling back to care for any family members in need. Spruance spoke […]

Attorney Barry Scheck to headline 2017 Tanner Lecture on Human Values

HUMAN VALUES & THE INNOCENCE PROJECT by BARRY SCHECK | Attorney, Co-Founder of The Innocence Project February 08, 2017  7 PM S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Floor 6) University of Utah (map) Open to the public | Seating is limited Barry Scheck is an attorney, DNA expert, and co-founder of The Innocence Project. He […]

Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline at forefront of student-led symposium

Researchers, educators, social workers, court personnel, students and community members will meet at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on Feb.11 for a symposium designed to discuss how to reverse Utah’s troubling school- to-prison pipeline trend. The second annual ‘Breaking the Pipeline’ symposium on Feb.11 will explore how recent and upcoming legislative […]

MRI Machines and Patentability

By Steven Swan for BiolawToday.org. Here at the Center of Law and Biomedical Sciences, we are committed to addressing the ever-changing legal landscape in “areas of health policy, the life sciences, biotechnology, bioethics, and the medical and technological arts, in order to help overcome the most critical health-care challenges of our times.”[1] And at issue […]