Law Commencement Ceremony 2012

// see related news story // College of Law Celebrates Commencement 2012 Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Presidents Circle Lawn Directly south of Kingsbury Hall More information

College of Law Students Gain Valuable Experience in April 4 Counter-terrorism Simulation

On Friday, April 4, students in the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism class will gain valuable skills by participating in a simulation of something they hope never to experience in real life– a terrorism event. In the daylong simulation, students, who are role-playing senior members of the American […]

2L Tipple Spotlighted in ABA SEER Newsletter

Kate Tipple, a second year law student and the current president of the Natural Resources Law Forum at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was the spotlighted student member in the ABA’s Seer (Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources) Newsletter for April 2014. “I was included in the newsletter as a result […]

Fisher Publishes SL Trib Letter on Racism in School Suspension Data

On April 5, 2L Jade Fisher, a student in the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Public Policy Clinic, published a letter in The Salt Lake Tribune. Her letter, titled “Racism is apparent in school suspension data,” dealt with data that suggests minority students are disproportionately disciplined in schools. To read the letter, […]

’14 Grads Wightman and LeCates Earn Accolades for Human Rights Research Papers

2014 graduates Rebekah Wightman and Liesel LeCates recently earned accolades from Pax, a leading Dutch human rights organization, for research papers they undertook on behalf of the organization as part of a directed research project for Professor Amos Guiora. Michel Uiterwaal, Advisor on Extractives, Human Rights and Conflict at Pax, wrote of Wightman’s paper, titled, […]

‘A Difficult but Fun Experience’: Shruti Bhutani Arora, ’14, Reflects on the College of Law’s Global J.D. Program

2014 College of Law graduate Shruti Bhutani Arora, a native of India, completed a combined B.A./LL..B. degree at the Army Institute of Law in Mohali , Punjab, in the early 2000s, and practiced trademark law at a boutique IP firm in New Delhi for several years before getting married, coming to the U.S., and deciding […]

Minority Law Caucus Auction April 10

On Thursday, April 10 the Minority Law Caucus student organization will host their 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 3L Bob Flores hosted the first […]

College of Law alum Dan Spencer talks about clinical experiences

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2013 graduate Dan Spencer, talks about his experiences with the Clinical Program, and the Civil and Criminal Clinics. Since graduation, he has become a founder and co-executive director of the first non-profit law firm in Utah, charging clients on an income-based sliding scale. The firm, Open Legal Services, […]

Rising 3L Smurthwaite Presents at IP Conference in Shanghai

Taylor Smurthwaite, a rising 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who is currently completing an international law internship in China, recently had the opportunity to present at an IP conference in Shanghai. “The Sixth Annual Chinese IP Counsel Congress was a crash course in intellectual property, as well as an […]

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 […]