Keiter publishes new book on Wyoming State Constitution

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert B. Keiter is well-known for his legal scholarship around the country. In addition to his role as  the Wallace Stegner Professor of Law, a University Distinguished Professor, and founding director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and the Environment , he’s a published […]

Francis: Beware of pitfalls of Graham-Cassidy proposal

As a policy debate continues to rage nationally about the future of the Affordable Care Act, a new legal analysis released today by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Leslie Francis outlines why Graham-Cassidy —the newest effort to repeal Obamacare —poses a threat to employer-provided health insurance. Francis, who holds joint appointments […]

Law students raise $10,000 for Houston hurricane relief

Law students John Tipton and Taylor Smith joke at times about trying to survive law school day-to-day. But when Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas at the end of August, displacing thousands and leaving a path of destruction in its wake, the two classmates — who are both second-year law students— realized their own law school-related […]

Bar passage rates among U law students improve

Three years after initiating an ambitious plan to reach a goal of 100 percent bar passage and 100 percent professional employment placement among its law school graduates, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has enjoyed a marked improvement in bar passage rates among its law school graduates. New statistics released by the […]

Law students organize panel conversation about DACA

By Britny Mortensen The Minority Law Caucus and the Student Immigration Law Association hosted an event entitled, “The American D.R.E.A.M: A Panel Conversation about DACA” on Sept.13 2017 in the moot court room at S.J. Quinney. The panel came a week after the Trump Administration rescinded DACA and increased pressure on Congress to pass immigration […]

Promoting justice through art: Groundbreaking sculpture by artist Edgar Arceneaux soon on display

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will officially unveil a new sculpture by Los Angeles-based Edgar Arceneaux, a rising star in the art world who has created an original work for the law school to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic quote, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it […]

Craig receives Rockefeller Foundation fellowship to study ocean’s value as a functional set of ecosystems and global processes

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Kundis Craig has received an Academic Writing Residency Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation. The opportunity will allow Craig to this fall spend four weeks working on a new scholarship project at its Bellagio Center facility on Lake Como, Italy. Craig will be in residency with […]

Baughman recognized as a Presidential Scholar at U for extraordinary research efforts

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Shima Baughman has been chosen as a Presidential Scholar, an award that honors the extraordinary research and academic efforts of early- to mid-career faculty and provides these talented individuals with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching or research initiatives. Baughman is one of five University […]

New at the U: Meet Professor Christine Kim

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law welcomes two new faculty members to campus this fall. Professors Young Ran (Christine) Kim  and Matthew Tokson bring new expertise to the law school’s outstanding faculty.  Kim moves to Utah after most recently living and teaching in New York. Her area of interest is international tax policy […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law welcomes Class of 2020

As law schools across the country welcome students with another academic year now underway, the 92 new arrivals that make-up the Class of 2020 at the S.J. Quinney College of Law participated in one of the first milestones in their legal training from a notable source: Judge Scott M. Matheson Jr. of the U.S. Court of […]