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March 2015

The Path to Becoming a Trial Lawyer

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom This unique seminar opportunity will give the new generation of lawyers a look at important aspects of the profession from some of the most experienced lawyers in the State. This seminar is a valuable chance to learn about a career as a trial lawyer and be able to network with new and experienced lawyers. Agenda Chair: Jessica Andrew, Dewsnup, King & Olsen 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Nuts & Bolts of a…

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Hot Topics / Current Issues in Adoption Law

March 31 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15-1:15 p.m., Room 106 The Family Law Society will hold a lunch hour panel on Tuesday, March 31st on “Hot Topics / Current Issues in Adoption Law.” Panelists will discuss issues such as intercountry adoption, adoption and the foster care system, adoption and due process, and adoption by gay families. Come learn from local experts what they see are the hot topics in adoption law right now, and what it’s like to work as an attorney handling adoptions. We are…

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April 2015

Prepare to Practice 2015

April 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The View From My Chair – What I expect from a Law Clerk or Associate S.J. Quinney College of Law, Sutherland Moot Courtroom This event is open to students and recent graduates   “Prepare to Practice was one of the most useful events for me personally that the law school has offered.  We were given a valuable opportunity for an open and candid discussion with attorneys and a Judge about how to be successful in either a summer clerkship, or…

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Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

April 10 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., MST, S.J. Quinney College of Law Watch students of Professor Guiora’s Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism course work through real-time scenarios in the 8th Annual Counter-Terrorism Simulation, Friday, April 10th. The Simulation is designed to test each student’s crisis management skills through realistic replication of current events. The course interspersed four mini simulations during the semester to develop skills relevant to the final main simulation. Watch live on law.utah.edu. Students in Professor Amos Guiora’s Global Perspectives…

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A Dialogue on LGBT Rights and Religious Liberties

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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5:30 – Reception 6:00 – 7:30 Dialogue Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law The shift in support of LGBT civil rights is evidenced by the recent spate of federal circuits striking down same-sex marriage bans, underscored by the US Supreme Court taking the case this session (to rule sometime in June). However, these rapid shifts in the legal landscape have led several religious groups to fear that their religious liberties are at stake. In one local example, the…

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Minority Law Caucus Auction

April 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Gibson Reading Room On Tuesday, April 21st, the Minority Law Caucus student organization will host its annual auction and fundraiser. Auction items are donated by College of Law faculty, staff, local businesses and students. Proceeds go directly to fund MLC scholarships and events. The auction’s tradition spans almost three decades, beginning when Professor Robert Flores, then a 3L, hosted the first of its kind during the 1986-87 academic year. The 40+ prizes include an 8-person weekend…

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Downtown CLE: Is the War on Drugs a Success?

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ray Quinney & Nebeker,
36 S State St #1400, Salt Lake City, 84111
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Is the War on Drugs a Success? The United States has spent over a trillion dollars fighting the war on drugs.  One in 34 Americans is under some sort of correctional supervision and more than half of federal prisoners are incarcerated for a drug crime.  Is America winning the war on drugs? Are we making a dent in the flow of drugs into the U.S.? Are we any safer due to our current drug policies?  Professor Shima Baradaran, University of…

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May 2015

Downtown CLE: Johnson v. United States

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Snow, Christensen & Martineau,
10 Exchange Place, Salt Lake City, 84111
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Johnson v. United States and the Evolving Void for Vagueness Doctrine 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Snow, Christensen & Martineau (10 Exchange Place, SLC 84111) For years, the U.S. Supreme Court and lower federal courts have struggled to decide which crimes qualify as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act. The ACCA defines a violent felony as, inter alia, “any crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year … that … is burglary, arson, or extortion, involves…

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Annual Alumni Dinner

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual Alumni Dinner Rice Eccles Stadium: 4th Floor, Scholarship Room & 5th Floor, Mezzanine Reception: 5:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Award presentations: 6:30 p.m. Details coming soon! Parking available at the stadium lot.

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Commencement 2015

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kingsbury Hall,
1395 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Guest Seating & Tickets: Tickets are not required to attend commencement and any interested attendees are welcome. Guest seating is available in designated sections and rows of the Kingsbury Hall auditorium. The academic processional will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Families and guests not seated prior to the 10:00 a.m. start time will have to stay in the lobby and waiting…

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September 2015

S.J. Quinney College of Law New Building Grand Opening

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon!

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October 2015

An Interdisciplinary History of the Struggle Against HIV/AIDS

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law,
332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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