College of Law unveils new Diversity and Antiracism Plan

Members of the legal profession can play an active role in making the world a more just place. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is unveiling its new Diversity and Antiracism Plan. Several stakeholders from the College of Law and legal community worked together […]

Law deans across the country unite to condemn attacks at U.S. Capitol

Today, 157 Law School Deans from schools across the country published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the United States Capitol last week. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner is among the leaders to sign on to the statement. The statement marks […]

Grant awarded to James E. Faust Law Library will expand access to legal information

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has received a grant that will allow librarians to broaden public access to information about Utah laws. The LSTA Grant from the Utah State Library will support the digitization of the superseded Utah Code Annotated for the years that legal search tool Lexis Nexis does not […]

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 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Association of American Law Schools. Thousands of law faculty, deans, administrators and scholars will gather virtually at the conference from Jan.5-9. The meeting serves as an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discuss critical […]

Law students help Cassell prep for Epstein arguments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law student Alexander Allred didn’t flinch as he poked holes in a legal argument presented by his professor Paul Cassell earlier this week. No matter that Cassell is a former federal judge and a nationally renowned victim advocate—all factors that might intimidate the most confident of law students […]

U hosts Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted legal scholars from across the country for the annual Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Conference. The Conference, which the University of Utah hosts every other year, brought together dozens of scholars from several law schools who are early in their careers. Participants circulated papers before the […]

Contreras’ research explores impact of patent sharing in fight against COVID-19

New research published by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras and colleagues in the journal Nature Biotechnology this week shows an effort to make intellectual property more accessible to researchers, developers and manufacturers is having positive results in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Contreras was among a group of nine […]

Brown quoted in national media about Trump COVID-19 diagnosis

How much private health information should President Donald Trump disclose to the public in the wake of his recent COVID-19 diagnosis? That question is being heavily debated —as the nation grapples with how to balance the boundaries of health privacy with the public’s need to know about the fitness of its leaders. University of Utah […]

College of Law discusses legacy of Justice Ginsburg with CW 30

Voices from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law were recently featured on a new evening show launched by Utah’s CW 30. Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner, Professor RonNell Andersen Jones and law student Niki Crabtree discussed the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with news anchor Rosie Nguyen. View the segments […]

Tanana contributes to new report on assessing legal responses to COVID-19

As the nation continues to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heather Tanana, a research professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, joined forces with a group of 50 national experts  to assess the U.S. policy response to the crisis to date. The group released a new report outlining their findings this week. The […]