Moot Court Teams Excel at Regional Competition in Phoenix

At the Regional Moot Court Competition held November 8, 2014, in Phoenix, both teams from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law advanced to the semi-final rounds, and one, the team of Clay Hardman, Matthew Church and Christopher Bond, will proceed to the National Finals in New York City. Four schools participated in […]

Negotiation Teams Excel at ABA Regional Competition

On November 7-8, 2014, four students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law participated in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition in Seattle, Washington. The students competed in two teams, consisting of:  Brett Hastings and Jason Dutson; and Kayla Quam and Nicholas Hughes. The Utah teams performed extraordinarily well, placing fourth and eighth overall, respectively, […]

UMBA Banquet Celebrating Accomplishments Honors U Law Graduates

On September 25, the Utah Minority Bar Association (UMBA) held its annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the Natural History Museum of Utah. A capacity crowd of 250 celebrated the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Achievements of Utah’s Minority Attorneys. The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was well represented at the […]

Former Bar President Snow to Celebrate Pro Bono Service at College of Law on Oct. 20

Beginning Monday, October 20, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will kick off Utah Celebrates Pro Bono 2015, an annual event designed to highlight the importance of pro bono service. Utah Celebrates Pro Bono begins at 12:15 p.m. in the College of Law’s Sutherland Moot Courtroom. Featured speaker Rod Snow is shareholder […]

3L Hosman Selected as Carnegie Council Ethics Fellow

3L Justin Hosman has been selected as the Carnegie Council Ethics Fellow for the Future for the year 2014-15. He was nominated by Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and a Global Ethics Fellow of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City. This appointment […]

College of Law Announces Award, Fellowship and Scholarship Recipients

September 23, 2014 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has announced its list of award, fellowship and scholarship recipients for the Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015.   Deans Award Stephen Dent `14 Alexandrea Nelson `15 Jeremy Brodis `16   Faculty Award Bret Evans `14 Larissa Lee `15 Zach Williams `16 […]

Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program

The S.J. Quinney College of Law announces a new Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program (“Fordham LRAP”).  The new Fordham LRAP is a reconfiguration of the former Fordham Loan Forgiveness Program.  Both Programs are designed to help students working in the public interest sector repay their student loans, but the new Fordham LRAP works in tandem […]

‘Shark Enthusiast’ Julio, a 3L, Publishes Article on Great Whites and Endangered Species Act

In August, Derek Julio, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and self-described “shark enthusiast,” published an article, “Circling the Blood in the Water: The Difficulties in Endangered Species Protections for the Great White Shark,” in the peer-reviewed journal Natural Resources.  In the interview below, he describes the inspiration for […]

Teter, Students File Petition for Writ of Certiorari with U.S. Supreme Court

On August 12, Michael Teter, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. “We are seeking a writ to review the Utah Supreme Court decision in State v. Trotter,” Teter said. “The question presented is whether […]

Longson, Tipple Awarded Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarships

Mitch Longson and Kate Tipple, both 3Ls, have been awarded scholarships from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarships cover full or partial tuition and are awarded based in part on a student’s interest in pursing a career in natural resources law. Tipple believes her background and strong interest […]