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November 2017

Religious Freedom Symposium

November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Becoming a Defender of Religious Freedom 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Admission: $15/person ($60 for attorneys seeking CLE/$10 for students Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/becoming-a-defender-of-religious-freedom-tickets-37923411946 For details visit www.facebook.com/SLCReligiousSymposium or email echols.kelly@gmail.com Participants Include: Neill F. Marriott, Second Counselor, Young Women General Presidency, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Eric Baxter, Senior Counsel, Becket (a nonprofit law firn that protects the free exercise of religion) Alexander Dushku, First Amendment Attorney, Kirton &…

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Colorado at University of Utah

November 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Home game. Kickoff at TBA

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December 2017

Medical and Legal Aspects of Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) Laws

December 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 TRAP laws have been proliferating in many states.  These laws impose special requirements on abortion providers: requirements of informed consent, equipment, inspections, fetal protection, and even procedures.  In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt that TRAP laws are unconstitutional if they impose unreasonable burdens on women’s health without offsetting benefits supported by evidence. This symposium brings together experts in medicine, law, and…

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Downtown CLE: Wildfire Law and Policy on Federal Public Lands

December 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:00 p.m., Dorsey & Whitney, LLP (136 Main St #1000, Salt Lake City, UT 84101) The talk will describe the evolution of federal wildfire policy and review the science surrounding wildfires before turning to the laws and policies governing wildfire management. The legal review will examine agency authority, the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, relevant environmental laws, the role of state law, related litigation, and liability issues. It will conclude by identifying critical current problems and potential solutions. 1 hour of…

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January 2018

A Conversation on Environmental Racism

January 17 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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For details visit http://diversity.utah.edu/mlk/ Speakers: -Robert Bullard, nationally known as the father of environmental justice and the author of eighteen books that address environmental racism, urban land use, climate justice, and emergency response; -Tara Houska, a protestor for the Dakota access pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, tribal-rights attorney, and national campaigns director for indigenous led environmental justice organization, Honor the Earth; -Nayyirah Shariff, a grassroots organizer based in Flint, Michigan and co-founder of the Flint Democracy Defense League…

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2018 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

January 17 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 4th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Jim Herrington

January 18 @ 12:15 pm - January 19 @ 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: Due to inclement weather on the East Coast, Herrington's flight has been delayed. His lecture is rescheduled to Friday, January 19, at 12:15 p.m. The event will be streamed and recorded on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel, though due to copyright infringement no pictures from his book will be shown on the recording. The Climbers 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) For nearly 2 decades, professional photographer Jim Herrington has…

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2018 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

January 24 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 4th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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4th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

January 26 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Human Trafficking: Architectures of Understanding, Enforcement and Aid Presented by the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Social Justice Student Initiative 8:30a.m. - 2:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 The 2018 Human Trafficking Symposium will discuss how constructions and definitions of human trafficking impact how it is addressed. Who are the victims, who are the criminals, and who determines this and how? Are there policy gaps? Who might be falling through? This year, we have invited professionals and…

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Downtown CLE – Stream Access, the Public Trust Doctrine, and Utah Stream Access Coalition: Where Are We Now in Utah?

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:00 p.m., Jones Waldo (170 Main St Suite 1500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101) This CLE will provide an overview of navigable waters, stream access, and the public trust doctrine in Utah. After beginning with an introduction to these subjects and prior Utah court decisions, the discussion will focus on the Utah Supreme Court's late-2017 decision in Utah Stream Access Coalition v. Orange Street Development, assessing how this decision changes or solidifies prior aspects of Utah law on these issues.…

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2018 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

January 31 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 4th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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February 2018

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Robin Kundis Craig

February 1 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster in Natural Resources Management 12:15-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, (Level 6) The time has come for us to collectively reexamine—and ultimately move past—the concept of sustainability in environmental and natural resources law and management. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging reality of the Anthropocene, which is creating a world characterized by extreme complexity, radical uncertainty, and unprecedented change. From a legal…

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2018 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

February 7 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:10pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 4th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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2018 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

February 14 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 4th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal practice in law and the biosciences. Registered students at the College of Law will receive…

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52nd Annual William H. Leary Lecture – Orin S. Kerr

February 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Personal Privacy, Cell Phone Tracking and the 4th Amendment 5:30 p.m. – Reception 6:00 p.m. – Lecture S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Most adults carry a cell phone, and our cell phones generate tracking records whenever they are used. When can the government get those records and learn where people have been? At the 2018 Leary Lecture, Professor Orin Kerr will explore this issue, including the case of Carpenter v. United States. In this case, argued…

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