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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyRosky, CliffordProfessorConstitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Gender
0FacultyAnderson, JensieProfessor (Clinical)Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Innocence, Legal Methods, Legal Writing
0FacultyCassell, PaulProfessorCriminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Judicial Process, Victims' Rights
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law

News and Events

Cassell invited to U.S. Justice Department’s National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell is in  Washington, D.C. on June 20 and 21 to attend the U.S. Justice Department’s National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety.  The summit involves the top federal law enforcement leaders (including Attorney General Jeff Sessions), as well as prosecutors, police chiefs, and […]

Baughman to speak at Penn Law Criminal Justice Symposium

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman will be speaking at the University of Pennsylvania Quattrone Center Symposium titled, Finding Common Ground:  Preventing Errors In Criminal Justice on Apr. 20. Baughman will participate in the Common Ground in Money Bail panel.

Cassell interviewed on ABC4 Utah News about John Huber resignation

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed on ABC4 Utah about the U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah John Huber’s resignation. Cassell stated, “President Trump wants to have his team in place,” Professor Cassell said. “President Trump is entitled to have his own Attorney General and then U.S. […]

Baughman article on cost of pretrial detention published in Boston University Law Review

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman contributed to Boston University’s Law Review. Her article discusses the cost of pretrial detention. View the full article here »

Cassell quoted in Salt Lake Tribune on Gilmore execution documentary

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was interviewed in the REELZ documentary, “Dead Man Talking: The Execution of Gary Gilmore.” The documentary aired Jan. 15, two days before the 40th anniversary of his execution. The Salt Lake Tribune covered the documentary with the following story, “40th anniversary: Gary Gilmore’s death a […]

Baughman publishes new book on criminal law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has published a new textbook along with co-authors Paul H. Robinson of the University of Pennsylvania and Michael T. Cahill of Rutgers University.   The book, Criminal Law Case Studies & Controversies, 4E, according to its description from the publisher’s web site,  “eschews traditional reliance […]

Fordham Debate on legalization of marijuana draws large crowd

The 33rd Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Oct. 19, sponsored by the S.J. Quinney College of Law, drew a packed auditorium and several media mentions.  The debate explored the controversial question of whether marijuana should be legalized in the United States. The debate was referenced in the Salt Lake Tribune,  CannabisFeed, VisitSalt Lake, and KRCL. A […]

Cassell comments on 214 commuted federal inmates for RadioWest and others

On August 3, 2016, President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates as part of an ongoing effort to release federal inmates serving prison terms deemed to be unduly harsh. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell, who sentenced some the convicted to mandatory life terms while serving as a U.S. District Judge, […]

Cassell featured in ABA Journal story 50 years of Miranda

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was featured in the August 2, 2016 edition of the ABA Journal. The story, titled “50-year story of the Miranda warning has the twists of a cop show,” details the history and impact of Miranda v. Arizona. Reflecting back on Dickerson after 16 years, Cassell believes Rehnquist’s line about Miranda being […]

Cassell quoted in National Law Journal on John Hinckley release

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in a July 28, 2016 story in the National Law Journal titled, “A Look at 30 Years of Lawyering That Helped Free John Hinckley.” “People had a hard time accepting the idea the someone who could pull off an assassination attempt as sophisticated as Hinckley’s […]