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November 2020

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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7th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium – UTIP Conference

January 20 @ 9:00 am - January 21 @ 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Human Trafficking: Beyond Awareness The S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Social Justice Student Initiative, in cooperation with Utah’s Attorney General’s Office, Asian Association of Utah and Utah Trafficking in Persons (UTIP), present the seventh annual Human Trafficking Symposium. This two-day virtual symposium will focus on “Human Trafficking: Beyond Awareness” and will explore the complex ways human trafficking exists within our society, as well as how to move beyond understanding the presence of trafficking to identify and support those affected by…

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Dean’s Book Review – “His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope”

January 21 @ 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, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham, it is an intimate and revealing portrait of the civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to his passing on July 17,…

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Advocating For Innocence Overturning Wrongful Convictions

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Zoom link - Register here » Kirk Bloodsworth shares how a murder conviction sent him to death row to await execution until DNA evidence confirmed his innocence. Anna Rossi will discuss the work of Conviction Integrity Units. Jensie L. Anderson will discuss how the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center works to overturn wrongful convictions. 1-hour CLE credit (pending).

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Re-Bisoning The West

January 28 @ 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 Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag   12:00 p.m.,  Zoom link – Register here » Kurt Repanshek traces the history of bison from their near extinction to present-day efforts to bring them back to the landscape—and the biological, political, and cultural hurdles confronting these efforts. Repanshek explores Native Americans’ relationships with bison and presents a forward-thinking approach to returning bison to the West and improving the health of ecosystems. Read more »   1-hour CLE (pending). Free and open to…

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Armies of Enablers: Deconstructing sexual abuse of athletes and bystanders who perpetuated a culture of turning a blind eye

January 29 @ 8:45 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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8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., MST Register here » Join the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law for an online conference that will discuss different issues---legal and non-legal alike-- germane to examining assaults on athletes, including hearing the voices of the survivors. The conference will address ethical, legal, legislative, institutional, and medical questions in an effort to better understand the causes of the abuse and examine ways to prevent abuse in the future. The invited panelists represent a…

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Calvin M. Boardman: Business Ethics When Cultures Clash

January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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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, Borchard Conference Room Sponsored by the Center for Global justice at the S.J. Quinney of Law Co-sponsored by the Tanner Center for Human Rights, the Global Health Initiative, and the Democracy in South Asia Forum. Business Ethics When Cultures Clash: The Case of the Early American Indian and the European White Man Generalizations without substantiations should be considered with skepticism.  The generalizations to be presented in this project should be no exception.  It is hoped, however, that…

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Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S.

January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Democracy in South Asia Forum presents Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S. Speaker: Henry S. Richardson, Georgetown University Discussants: Hiram Chodosh, Dean and Hugh B. Brown Presidential Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Erika George, Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Borchard Conference Room, S.J. Quinney College of Law "Whereas affirmative action for historically disadvantaged minorities faces tough constitutional obstacles in the U.S., in India it has been…

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Colleen Murphy: Justice in Transitional Contexts

January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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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, Borchard Conference Room In recent decades a number of countries have emerged from long periods of repressive rule and civil conflict and have attempted the difficult transition to democracy, among them South Africa following the end of apartheid and present-day Egypt following the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.   Such transitional societies have enacted a range of measures to confront these legacies of violence, such as amnesty, criminal trials, truth commissions, and reparations.  This paper takes up…

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Tanner Human Rights Conference

January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Building Peace in the 21st Century: Global Ethical Dialogues The Barbara and Norman Tanner Human Rights Center, in collaboration with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and in partnership with S. J. Quinney College of Law at the U, will host its eighth annual conference on February 19-20 at the University of Utah. This year's theme is "Building Peace in the 21st Century: Global Ethical Dialogues." The Center for Global Justice is a co-sponsor of…

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February 2021

It Isn’t Over Yet: How COVID Has Impacted Law Firm Operations

February 12 @ 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 » This webinar will discuss how COVID has impacted law firm operations in that last year, including attorney flexibility and mobility, client expectations, emerging practice areas and how the new changes will be further impacted by Utah’s new regulatory reform experiment. Panelists: Keven Rowe, President, Jones Waldo Holbrook and McDonough Lee Wright, Managing Partner, Kirton McConkie Todd Leishman, President and Chairman of Dentons Durham Jones & Pinegar   1 hour CLE credit (pending).…

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