Cassell takes fight on behalf of Epstein victims to 11th Circuit

A case that College of Law Professor Paul Cassell has worked on for more than a decade on behalf of sexual assault victims reached a critical point earlier this year, when multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New York on new charges related sex crimes involving minors. The case then took a shocking turn when Epstein was […]

New Law, Economics, and Business Workshop debuts at College of Law

A new course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law debuting this spring is designed to give students an opportunity to engage with prominent scholars and leaders closely connected to contemporary business law issues. The Law, Economics, and Business Workshop at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law brings together scholars, students, and faculty for seminar-style discussion of innovative and complex topics […]

FACULTY: College of Law professors set to present at AALS

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Association of American Law Schools in Washington D.C. Thousands of law faculty, deans, administrators and scholars will gather at the conference from Jan.2-5. The theme for the first meeting of the new decade is “Pillars […]

Legislation inspired by ULaw professor’s research aims to protect consumers from predatory lenders

Research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson  has laid the foundation for newly proposed federal legislation designed to better protect Americans from predatory lenders. Peterson’s work, titled “American Usury Law and the Military Lending Act,”provides a historical record of the Military Lending Act (MLA), which U.S. Congress adopted […]

Anghie elected an associate member of the Institut de Droit Internationale

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Tony Anghie was elected an associate member of the Institut de Droit Internationale at its recent session at the Hague. The Institut consists of prominent international lawyers and is generally considered to be the most authoritative  and prestigious world academy of international law. The Institut was […]

Utah Business magazine honors Erika George and Noella Sudbury

Two women with connections to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law were honored on Oct. 8 by Utah Business magazine as part of the publication’s Women of the Year recognitions for 2019. Professor Erika George and alumna Noella Sudbury were honored at a luncheon for their work. Read the full story here.

Andersen Jones participates in Yale Law School’s Access and Accountability Conference

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones visited the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School earlier this month to participate in the institution’s annual Access and Accountability Conference. Andersen Jones spoke on “Vilification of the Press and Threats to Newsgathering.” The conference focused on the laws, […]

College of Law earns high marks for health law and small law firm training

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been named a top law school in the latest issue of PreLaw magazine, a publication of The National Jurist. The institution received an “A” for its emerging health law program, which was also nationally-ranked in U.S. News & World Report for the first time earlier this […]

FBI’s ‘black identity extremist’ report subject of Oct.3 event

In 2017, the FBI came under fire after a report revealed it had begun using the term “black identity extremists” in official documents to describe black activists and individuals who were considered security threats by law enforcement. The classification shares multiple similarities to the bureau’s COINTELPRO project, which was used throughout the 1950s and ’60s […]

Are existing laws enough to cope with accelerating environmental change?

Do you think that major statutory reform is necessary address global environmental challenges? Think again. Newly published research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a group of environmental law scholars explores the untapped capacity of existing environmental and natural resources management statutes to address accelerating environmental change in the absence of […]