Adler inducted into Phi Kappa Phi national honor society

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted Robert W. Adler, dean of the S.J.Quinney College of Law, as a member earlier this month. Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society established to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to […]

Ruple publishes review of national monument reductions in Harvard Environmental Law Review

Newly published research by John Ruple, a research professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, contains the first and only comprehensive review of every prior national monument reductions that occurred as a result of presidential action. Ruple’s article, The Trump Administration and Lessons Not Learned from Prior National Monument Modifications, is […]

Women’s Law Caucus hosts panel in conjunction with Start By Believing Day

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell, a team of advocates and attorneys and several law students hosted a panel on April 3 titled “Protecting Victims from Systemic Under-Prosecution of Sexual Assault Crimes” in conjunction with  the 4th Annual Start By Believing Day – a day which aims to change the way […]

Carpenter named new director of clinical programs at the S.J. Quinney College of Law

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Anna E. Carpenter as the college’s new director of clinical programs and a tenured member of the faculty. Carpenter is currently an associate clinical professor of law and director of the Lobeck Taylor Community Advocacy Clinic at the University of Tulsa. She […]

Rosky files lawsuit against State of Arizona challenging anti-gay curriculum laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Clifford Rosky, along with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal, and pro bono counsel Perkins Coie LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Equality Arizona, including its members who are public school students, challenging the State of Arizona’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law, which […]

New dean announced for S.J. Quinney College of Law

March 25, 2019—University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced that Elizabeth Kronk Warner has accepted an offer to serve as the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Kronk Warner is currently associate dean of Academic Affairs, professor and director of the Tribal Law and Government Center at […]

Gambling and Gaming Law class gives students an inside track on a niche legal industry

As one of only two states with no form of legal gambling, Utah might seem like an odd place to find a class focused on gambling law. But at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, future lawyers can spend a semester learning the ins and outs of the legal side of the […]

Rosky drafts bill to protect youth from conversion therapy in Utah

Clifford Rosky, a University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor, has played a leading role in researching and drafting proposed legislation to protect minors from conversion therapy in Utah. The bill, titled “Prohibition of the Practice of Conversion Therapy Upon Minors,” was unveiled at a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on Feb. 21.  Rosky drafted the legislation […]

Craig publishes new research on origins of cholera pandemics and climate change

New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig explores scientific debates about the origins of cholera pandemics and their implications for climate change adaptation. Craig’s article, “Cholera and Climate Change: Pursuing Public Health Adaptation Strategies in the Face of Scientific Debate,” was published this month by Houston Journal of […]

Guiora assists in research behind proposed bystanders bill

A bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, would require bystanders to dial 911 when they have knowledge that another individual is in peril because of  serious bodily injury associated with a crime or medical emergency. Failing to call for help in those circumstances would be punishable as […]