Cassell presents on crime victims’ rights in Australia

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell recently traveled to Brisbane, Australia, where he presented to the National Victims of Crime Conference. The conference was sponsored by Griffith University.  Cassell spoke on the topic of “The Expansion of Crime Victims’ Rights in American Criminal Procedure.”

Brown appears on “Top of Mind” to discuss patient consent laws in wake of nurse arrest

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Teneille Brown appeared on the “Top of Mind” radio show to discuss issues related to patient consent in the wake of the recent arrest of a nurse at University Hospital. Listen to the interview here. 

Ruple testifies before Congress about Federal Land Freedom Act

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor John Ruple testified before Congress in Washington D.C. on Sept. 6.  Ruple spoke about the “Federal Land Freedom Act” to members of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. Listen to the hearing here. 

Ruple quoted in Outside magazine

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor John Ruple was quoted in Outside magazine in an article titled “Trump Will Have a Hard Time Shrinking the Monuments.” Ruple’s legal commentary addresses issues related to the future of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.    Read an excerpt of the article below: In […]

Cassell publishes op-ed on implied consent in aftermath of nurse arrest

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune recently exploring the legal issues behind the arrest of Alex Wubbels,  a Utah nurse arrested for refusing to draw blood on an unconscious patient at University Hospital.  Read the full op-ed here.  Cassell’s opinion piece was referenced […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, Summer 2017

Raymond Uno (’67) interviewed on The Today Show The interview is titled, “Revisiting a shameful chapter in US history: Japanese-American internment” and marks the 75th anniversary of an internment camp in Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Uno’s parents were placed in the camp during the second World War and his father passed away while there.     Judicate […]

Heiny presents on jury nullification to Utah Legislature’s Judiciary Interim Committee

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Louisa Heiny testified on Aug. 23 at the Utah Legislature’s Judiciary Interim Committee. Heiny presented on the issue of jury nullification, which occurs when a jury chooses to acquit a defendant, regardless of the weight of the evidence against him or her. A summary of the […]

Kogan among top downloads on SSRN for new research

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was recently ranked by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) among the top 10 percent of authors in terms of total new downloads downloads during the last twelve months among all legal scholars posting their work to the popular scholarship sharing site.  Approximately 3000 legal […]

Dryer to deliver training to elected officials on legal risks associated with drones

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Randy Dryer on Aug.30 will conduct a 90 minute state-wide training session for elected officials and law enforcement officials on the privacy and other legal risks associated with the operation of drones in Heber City.  An increasing number of Utah governmental units now operate drones for […]

Keiter quoted in National Geographic on future of Bears Ears

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter was quoted in National Geographic on the future of Bears Ears.  Read the full article here.