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February 2019

Anger, Fear, and the Politics of Blame

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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   The Annual Tanner-McMurrin Lecture with Professor Martha Nussbaum of the Chicago Law School Sponsored by Westminster College and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 4:00 p.m., Lecture + Q&A 5:30-6:30 p.m., Reception 6:30-7:00 p.m., Book Signing 4:00-7:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This lecture investigates the climate of simmering anger that disfigures most modern democracies, expressing itself in blaming and targeting of unpopular groups. Nussbaum argues that a philosophical analysis of anger…

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2019 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium

February 27 @ 3:10 pm - 5:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:10 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

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 5th Annual Law and Biomedicine Colloquium January 9 - February 27, 2019 3:10-5:10 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4609 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 four distinguished scholars from other law schools in the region, as well as leaders in legal…

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March 2019

53rd Annual William H. Leary Lecture

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Constitution and Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump 5:30 p.m. – Reception 6:00 p.m. – Lecture S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Since the U.S. Supreme Court has become increasingly conservative under the administration of President Donald Trump, speculation about the future of Roe v. Wade —the landmark decision n 1973 that made abortion legal in all 50 states —has become a hot-button political issue. In Utah in particular, many issues tied to reproductive justice…

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Wallace Stegner Center 24th Annual Symposium – Recreation Challenges on Public Lands

March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 12:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) In recent years, outdoor recreation has become a primary use of the public lands, creating myriad conflicts, challenges, and opportunities. A substantial portion of the public domain is managed for recreation in the form of national parks, national monuments, wilderness areas, and the like, drawing millions of visitors annually. Outdoor recreation is now big business, constituting two percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), which is more than agriculture, mining, or…

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Frontiers in Precision Medicine IV – Artificial Intelligence, Assembling Large Cohorts, and the Population Data Revolution

March 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
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. - 4:15 p.m., University of Utah Alumni House Register online » Personalized medicine promises to deliver the right treatment to the right patient at the right price. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have the potential to accelerate discoveries and the implementation of personalized medicine. To maximize the potential of AI and ML, researchers and healthcare providers will need to obtain data from large patient cohorts and apply the latest AI and ML algorithms and techniques. Please…

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Bridging the Divide

March 28 @ 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 lecture 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 In his presentation on “Bridging the Divide,” Senator Jeff Bingaman will discuss the obstacles that make it difficult to find common ground on policy disputes in Washington. He will discuss the tactics that undermine the proper functioning of the federal government, including shutdowns, threats to default on the national debt, and Senate refusal to consider Presidential nominations. This event will be streamed and recorded…

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Kristine Bunch Story

March 29 @ 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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Registration requested » 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4603 Kristine Bunch spent more than 17 years behind bars after she was arrested and charged with setting a fire that claimed the life of her three-year-old son, Anthony, Although a defense expert testified that the fire was accidental, two experts for the prosecution testified that an accelerant was used and therefore the fire was arson. Jurors believed the prosecution witnesses and found Kristine, then 22 and pregnant, guilty…

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April 2019

WLC Spring Panel

April 3 @ 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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12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtoom (Level 6) Recently the issue of under prosecution of sexual assault cases has been in the news, both nationally and here in Utah. Paul Cassell (Professor of Law), Heidi Nestel (Director, Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic) and Julie Valentine (International Association of Forensic Nurses) recently filed a petition in the Utah Supreme Court on behalf of four Jane Does, who are sexual assault victims seeking appointment of a special prosecutor to…

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Law School Application Workshop

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This workshop is free and open to anyone interested in applying to the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Covered topics include: Admissions application timeline LSAT Personal Statement Letters of Recommendation Costs associated with applying to law school Click HERE to register! Tours of the College of Law building will be offered at the conclusion…

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Counter-Terrorism Simulation

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A plane is hijacked. A gunman opens fire. A bomb explodes. All scenarios are from headlines and may unfold April 5th in a counter-terrorism simulation course taught by Professor Amos Guiora. This year’s student cohort, the most international and multidisciplinary to date, will participate in high-stakes decision-making scenarios acting as government officials who make the calls while the nation and the world are under attack. Students will participate in one of three sessions: 7:00 - 11 am; 12 - 4:00…

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Financing Your Legal Education Workshop

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 4603 This workshop is free and open to anyone interested in applying to the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Covered topics include: The costs of attending law school Types of financial aid available How to apply for financial aid Click HERE to register! Tours of the College of Law building will be offered at the conclusion of…

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Annual Alumni Dinner 2019

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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  5:30 – 7:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 Join the S.J Quinney College of Law and your fellow alums for this year’s annual alumni dinner at the College of Law. This event is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and network with new ones. Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards: 6:00 p.m. Registration required » $60 per person. $30 for 3L students. Award Recipients Alumnus of the Year Erik A. Christiansen, ‘90 Shareholder, Parsons…

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May 2019

Trying Times: Conservation Easements and Federal Tax Law

May 3
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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8am-Noon PT/9:00am-1pm MT/10:00am-2:00pm CT/11:00am-3:00pm ET   Interested in hearing from the IRS and national experts about recent court cases, IRS guidance, and DOJ actions involving conservation easements? This program will address the most salient federal tax law issues impacting conservation easement transactions today. Attend in person or tune in online. Both in-person and online attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions to the IRS representative and other expert panelists. This program will benefit land trusts, government agencies, landowners, attorneys,…

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Commencement – Class of 2019

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Law commencement ceremony: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kingsbury Hall 1395 East Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Reception for law graduates and guests: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. S.J. Quinney College of Law 383 S. University Street After the ceremony campus shuttles will take you from Kingsbury Hall to the College of Law. Commencement will be streamed live and archived on the College of Law YouTube channel » Commencement Speaker: Cristina Ortega Ortega, a 2002 graduate of the…

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June 2019

Half-Day Ethics Training: Ethics Consultation & Ethics Committees

June 1 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Flynn Faculty Workshop Room, Level 6 Register online » $100 per person. Limited to 30 participants. Schedule: 8-8:30 a.m. - breakfast; collect your name tents & materials 8:30-8:40 a.m. - Welcome: Gretchen Case, PhD, MA 8:40-9:10 a.m. -  Informed Consent/Capacity: Jeffrey Botkin, MD, MPH consent/capacity 9:10-9:40 a.m. -  End of Life/Conflicts with Families and Others: Peggy Battin, PhD, MFA 9:40-9:50 a.m. - break 9:50-10:30 a.m.-  Tensions between Legal & Risk…

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