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S. J. Quinney College of Law

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332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States

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February 2015

UTA Workshop on Transit Options

February 2 @ 12:15 pm - 1:10 pm

Kick off the College of Law’s 1st Annual Winter ULaw Clean Air Competition with this special workshop! Representatives from UTA and the U’s Commuter Services will discuss commuting strategies and answer questions. Free Bagels & Coffee Date: Monday, February 2 Time: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Place: Room 107 Compete. Gloat. Repeat. »

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Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

February 2 @ 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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Every week until March 9, 2015

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 one hour of credit for participating in the colloquium; other interested participants are welcome to…

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Stegner Center Green Bag: Malcolm Stewart

February 5 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Environmental Cases in the Supreme Court 12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Room 106 The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) is responsible for representing the federal government in the United States Supreme Court in all civil and criminal matters. Malcolm Stewart’s presentation will describe the OSG’s composition and function, the responsibilities it performs, and the ways in which it interacts with other offices inside and outside the federal government. The presentation will also discuss, with specific reference to environmental litigation, the…

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American Board of Trial Advocates Seminar

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A unique opportunity to watch some of Utah’s top trial lawyers Meth and a Death: The Anatomy of a Trial For students interested in litigation and trial work Sutherland Moot Coutroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law On February 6, 2015 the Utah Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) will present “Meth and a Death: Anatomy of a Tried Case.” In Aguilar v. Morgan Excavating a truck driver on meth was involved in a fatal accident where plaintiff’s decedent…

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Stegner Center Green Bag: Scaling Wind with Edwin Stafford

February 10 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Scaling Wind, a new documentary 12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Room 106 SCALING WIND is a half hour documentary that addresses the primary barriers to America achieving 20% of its electricity generation from wind energy. Drawing from the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2008 report, “20 Percent Wind Energy by 2030″ (www.20percentwind.org), the film profiles people working to overcome the challenges facing achievement of the 20% vision, including the need to modernize and expand the power grid and smarten the nation’s energy…

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Establishing the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration requested » 5:00 p.m. – Reception 5:30 p.m.  – Lecture Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law 1 CLE credit (approval pending). Free and open to the public.   David Schwendiman, a 1976 UofU law grad, continues to take on some of the most fascinating roles that a lawyer can play on the global stage. After four years in Afghanistan, he is on his way to become Chief Prosecutor of the European Union’s Special Investigative Task Force on…

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The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

February 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 106, S.J. Quinney College of Law Human trafficking has often been referred to as “the invisible crime.” This crisis masks itself in legality by existing on the streets of Salt Lake in businesses that rarely cause suspicion. What occurs behind closed doors, however, is far more alarming and darker than many can imagine. The victims are amongst the most vulnerable in our community and perpetrators strip them of their choice, consent, and control while forcing…

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Judge Jay S. Bybee – A Constitution We are Confounding

February 19 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

A Constitution We are Confounding: Some Observations on the Constitution as Written and the Constitution as Taught 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Room 107, S.J. Quinney College of Law Jay S. Bybee is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and with Highest Honors from Brigham Young University and earned his J.D., Cum Laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Donald…

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March 2015

Wallace Stegner Lecture

March 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

This free lecture is in conjunction with the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics Against All Odds: Why America’s Century-Old Quest for Clean Air May Usher in a New Era of Global Environmental Cooperation 12:15-1:15 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Robert V. Percival is the Robert F. Stanton Professor…

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49th Annual William H. Leary Lecture

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Imagining Global Health with Justice: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic 5:30 p.m. – Reception 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Lecture Registration requested » 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law The West African Ebola epidemic caused tens of thousands of deaths, many of them avoidable. Global governance for health during the epidemic has been deeply criticized for the delays, lack of coordination, and insufficient resources. It has also highlighted the deep problems caused by fragile health systems.…

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Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture

March 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Risk and Retroactivity in Energy and Environmental Law 12:15-1:30 p.m., Room 106 This talk begins with the U.S. regulatory response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster, considering the role of risk perception and regulatory structure in prompting U.S. efforts to integrate lessons learned.  The context spotlights particular features of retroactivity in nuclear power regulation, which are commonplace notwithstanding administrative law’s general reluctance to embrace retroactivity.  The talk uses this particular context to develop insights for retroactivity and regulatory disaster response that might…

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April 2015

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Details coming soon! This event will be streamed online.

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September 2015

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

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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October 2015

An Interdisciplinary History of the Struggle Against HIV/AIDS

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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