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October 2020

Dean’s Book Review – October 2020

October 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Dean's Book Review For October will be a Movie Review Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) the S.J. Quinney College of Law will be reviewing the opening film at the Sundance 2020 Film Festival 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., MDT, Zoom Webinar Link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. To honor the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into…

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SJQ Admissions Workshop Series

October 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 21, 2020

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  Considering law school but don’t know where to start? Join us for this free webinar series to learn more. The events are open to anyone interested in applying to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Application fee waivers ($60 value) will be given to those who attend. Covered topics include the: JD admission application components and 2020-2021 timelines, Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Letters of Recommendation (LORs), Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Report, Personal Statement, Costs associated…

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Practicing Law and Parenting during the Pandemic

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A College of Law CLE Webinar 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » Practicing law always has challenges.  Likewise, parenting presents a number of trials. Throw in a pandemic and what is the lawyer parent supposed to do? Parents are trying to figure out how to work at home, what to do about childcare, how to keep kids engaged, how to homeschool, and how to plan for uncertainty.  Two of our alumni will talk about these challenges. Panelists: Doug Fadel, The…

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Lake Powell Pipeline and Northern Corridor Highway: Do we need them?

October 29, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag 12:00, Webinar link opens, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Event start, Zoom webinar link  » Paul Van Dam, former Utah Attorney General, will address two major projects of concern in southern Utah that affect all Utahns. The Lake Powell Pipeline would move over 82,000 ac-ft of water to Washington County, a county that uses over 300 gallons per capita per day and would cost all Utahns by tying up state money that could go to other needs.…

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November 2020

Access to Justice for Veterans

November 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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This event is part of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion webinar series 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom link - Register here » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner as she moderates a speaker series on equity, diversity, and inclusion. The panelists will focus on veteran’s access to justice through veterans’ courts, access to justice issues for veterans, and particularly veterans in remote rural areas. 1-hour CLE credit (pending). Free and open to the public. Panelists: Elizabeth Kronk Warner, Dean, University of Utah…

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16th Annual Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture – Karen Bradshaw

November 11, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Wildlife as Property Owners 12:00 p.m., Webinar link opens, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Event start, Zoom link - Register here » Existing legal solutions to stem catastrophic biodiversity loss are failing. Could the answer to saving plants and animals rest in property law? Securing habitat through trusts allows animals to own the land they live on, as participants in the system of property. This surprisingly bi-partisan solution answers some of the most pressing land concerns in the West. Karen Bradshaw, Professor of…

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Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium – The Law & Ethics of Medical Research (Part 1)

November 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Zoom Link Register Here —Day One Zoom Link Register Here —Day Two The 2020-2021 Utah Law Review, in cooperation with the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences, will convene a two-day virtual symposium exploring “The Law and Ethics of Medical Research.” On November 13, leading scholars from across the country will join us for a panel discussion “Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality.” On November 20, a second set of distinguished scholars and practitioners…

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Landlord/Tenant Issues in the Covid-19 Pandemic

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom link - Register here » Learn and discuss the issues facing both landlords and tenants in the coronavirus pandemic.  We’ll discuss eviction moratoriums including conflicting federal and state laws.  Some states are offering tenants rental assistance; who receives it and how do tenants apply?  Some federal assistance is available for landlords if they have a federally insured mortgage.  We’ll also address the obligation created by the past due rent; it’s not forgiven but is it collectable.  How…

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Master of Legal Studies Information Session Webinar

November 17, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 11, 2020

One event on November 17, 2020 at 12:30 pm

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  A Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program offers a cutting-edge curriculum that immerses students in the law and the intricacies of the U.S. legal system without investing three years to earn a J.D. If you find yourself needing a stronger foundation for working with and understanding law and regulation, this degree may be the right fit for you! Bolster your legal acumen and advance in your current role or expand your employment prospects in a wide range of professions.…

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Dean’s Book Review “The Round House: Learning about Sexual Assault in Indian Country”

November 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Zoom link - Register here » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. The book to be reviewed will be, The Round House by Louise Erdrich. This book was selected because November is Native American Heritage Month. The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.  Louise Erdrich is one of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life. One Sunday in the spring of 1988,…

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Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium – The Law & Ethics of Medical Research (Part 2)

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Recording Link — Day One Zoom Link - Register Here —Day Two The 2020-2021 Utah Law Review, in cooperation with the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences, will convene a two-day virtual symposium exploring “The Law and Ethics of Medical Research.” On November 13, leading scholars from across the country will join us for a panel discussion “Sharing Medical Research Data: Privacy and Confidentiality.” On November 20, a second set of distinguished scholars and practitioners…

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December 2020

Dean’s Forum – Pandemic Positives: The Silver Linings of the Justice System’s Otherwise Dark and Dreary Year

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom link – Register here » The COVID-19 pandemic has been a most unwelcome stress test for our already overburdened systems of justice. But--like all good stress tests--this pandemic has given us a wealth of important information about our justice system's weaknesses and has spurred innovations that would have otherwise taken years to implement. As we begin envisioning a post-pandemic world, what changes must be made to the processes and technology that hold together our system of justice?…

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January 2021

Do You See What I See? The Science and Law of Eyewitness Identifications (Part 2)

January 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A College of Law CLE Webinar 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » In Part 1 of this series Professor Louisa Heiny of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Honorable Richard McKelvie of the Third District Court discussed how stress, fear, race, and other factors may affect memory and result in unreliable eyewitness identifications. In Part 2 they will discuss the admissibility of eyewitness identification evidence under Utah Rule of Evidence 617; best practices in lineup and show-up procedures; and the…

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Election Law: Recapping the 2020 Election

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A College of Law CLE Webinar 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » Matthew Sanderson and Tyler Green will provide an overview of the 2020 General Election from a legal perspective, discussing the consequential legal rules and cases that occurred before and after Election Day.   Panelists: Tyler Green, Partner, Consovoy McCarthy Matt Sanderson, Partner, Caplin & Drysdale, Co-leader, Political Law Group. 1 hour CLE credit (pending).   For questions about this event contact Lori (801) 587-0059. SUBSCRIBE to the S.J.…

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Law and Biomedicine Colloquium 2021

January 19 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 16, 2021

S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences presents the 7th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium January 19-March 16, 2021 3:15– 4:45 p.m. (MT), S.J. Quinney College of Law, via Zoom (email Cynthia for link & passcode) The Law and Biomedicine Colloquium brings together scholars, practitioners in our community, law students, and law faculty for seminar-style discussion of complex and controversial topics in the field. We are excited to be welcoming distinguished scholars from other law schools, as well as leaders…

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