Professor Clifford Rosky on the Law School Wellness Initiative

Clifford Rosky is Professor of Law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he teaches courses on constitutional law, criminal law, sexuality and law, and mindfulness and law. Melinda Rogers interviews Professor Rosky about the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s new Wellness Initiative. Rosky has led the charge to better connect students with mental health resources, including on-site yoga and mindfulness trainings and a therapist/counselor who will be staffed at the law school in the near future as better outreach for students.

In 2019, Rosky began teaching a new course called Mindful Lawyering, which examines the relationship between the practice of meditation and the practice of law.  Rosky has been practicing meditation for 18 years, and has spent more than 30 days on silent retreat.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mindfulness in Law Society, the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, and the Utah State Bar Lawyer and Judge Well-Being Committee.  He is currently earning his certification as a mindfulness instructor at UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.

Professor Louisa Heiny Part 2

Professor Louisa Heiny is interviewed by Melinda Rogers at the S.J. Quinney College of Law about what to expect in your first year at law school. Louisa Heiny is a Professor in the S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she teaches Evidence, Legal Writing for Judicial Clerks, and Judicial Process. She also teaches and advises in the Academic Support Program.

Professor Louisa Heiny Part 1

Professor Louisa Heiny is interviewed by Melinda Rogers at the S.J. Quinney College of Law about what to expect in your first year at law school. Louisa Heiny is a Professor in the S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she teaches Evidence, Legal Writing for Judicial Clerks, and Judicial Process. She also teaches and advises in the Academic Support Program.

Isabel Moreno on the Law School Admissions Essay

Isabel Moreno is the Associate Director for Admission and Financial Aid at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Isabel sat down with Melinda Rogers to discuss how undergraduate students can write their best law school admissions essay.

Isabel Moreno on LSAT Tips and Tricks

Isabel Moreno is the Associate Director for Admission and Financial Aid at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Isabel sat down with Melinda Rogers to discuss the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) tips and tricks for prospective law school candidates. Topics covered include how many times you can take the test, when you can take the LSAT, which study guides are recommended, costs associated with the LSAT, testing format, and scores.

Dean Reyes Aguilar on Law School Admissions Advice

Reyes Aguilar is the Associate Dean for Admission and Financial Aid at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Reyes sat down with Melinda Rogers to discuss his background and law school admissions advice for students from many diverse backgrounds who are interested in applying for law school. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: […]

Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner Part 2

In August of 2019, Elizabeth Kronk Warner officially began her leadership of students as the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s first female and Native American dean. She sat down with Melinda Rogers, Director of Editorial, Media and Content Strategy to discuss her background and plans for the future.

Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner Part 1

In August of 2019, Elizabeth Kronk Warner officially began her leadership of students as the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s first female and Native American dean. She sat down with Melinda Rogers, Director of Editorial, Media and Content Strategy to discuss her background and plans for the future.

Stumbling into Collaboration: Learning to Listen from Ranchers, Elk, and Trout

By Jake Powell for EDRBlog.org In the fall of 2013, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food opened a prototype grant created to fund localized natural resource planning efforts. At the time, I worked as a watershed coordinator for the Utah Association of Conservation Districts with specific geographic responsibility for the Upper reaches of the […]

Lessons Learned in My First Year of Dispute Resolution

By Mikala Jordan for EDRBlog.org I thought I knew a thing or two about communication coming into the University of Utah’s City and Metropolitan Planning master’s program.  Use active listening, practice dialogue rather than discussion: these phrases were ingrained in me from the handful of communications classes I took as an undergraduate student.  In a […]