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July 2020

Trying Times: Conservation Easements and Federal Tax Law 2020

July 17, 2020
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Online Program - Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00am-2:10pm EST/10:00am-1:10pm CST/9:00am-12:10pm MST/8am-11:10am PST This three-hour program will address the latest case law and IRS guidance impacting conservation easements. Experts will offer practical advice to land trust staff and board members, government employees, attorneys, appraisers, and landowners. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the IRS’s perspective and ask questions of a diverse group of panelists who collectively have almost 200 years of experience with conservation easements and tax incentives. Extra time will…

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Dean’s Book Review – July 2020

July 28, 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., MDT, Zoom Webinar Link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. The book to be reviewed will be, The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement by Matthew Horace. This book was selected because of the events that have taken place not only recently but events in our past. During his 28-year career, Matthew Horace rose through the ranks from…

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August 2020

CLE Webinar – SCOTUS Rules Title VII Prohibits Gay and Transgender Discrimination: Key Takeaways for Employers

August 14, 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 webinar link (coming soon) » On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long-awaited opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, holding that an employer that discharges an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this webinar, the speakers will discuss the three cases that lead the Court to take up the case, what this important ruling means for employers, including…

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CLE Webinar – Remote Family Law Practice During the Pandemic

August 21, 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 webinar link » A perspective from Court Commissioner, Russ Minas and family law practitioner, Sharon A. Donovan.   Panel Members: Sharon Donovan, Dart Adamson & Donovan Third District Court Commissioner Russel Minas 1 hour CLE (pending). SUBSCRIBE to the S.J. Quinney College of Law event lists to stay current on upcoming College of Law events. You may unsubscribe at anytime.  

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Dean’s Book Review – August 2020

August 26, 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., MDT, Zoom Webinar Link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. The book to be reviewed will be, Armies of Enablers: Survivor Stories of Complicity and Betrayal In Sexual Assaults by Amos N. Guiora. This book was selected because August is Bystander Awareness Month. The book is based on personal interviews with numerous survivors and their attorneys, thousands of pages of Grand Jury indictments, civil lawsuits, criminal prosecutions, special reports,…

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September 2020

Art & The Law – Webinar

September 3, 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., MDT, Zoom webinar link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner as she moderates a new webinar series on equity, diversity, and inclusion.  This webinar will discuss art role in today’s social unrest and fight for racial justice from the cross roads where law, social unrest and poetics intersect. Panelists will be Artists Edgar Arceneaux, Louis Cameron and Curator, Whitney Tassie. The webinar will focus on the intersection of art and the law in society and…

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Lawyer Well-Being During Unprecedented Times

September 18, 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 » The panelists will discuss well-being in the legal profession some of the combined efforts in Utah through the Well-Being Committee for the Legal Profession.  The discussion will include wellness beginning with being a student through the practice and the perspective of Justice Petersen as a founding member of the Well-Being Committee. Panelists: Justice Paige Petersen, Utah Supreme Court Justice Leilani Marshall, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, S.J. Quinney College…

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COVID-19 and its Impact in Indian Country

September 24, 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 p.m., Webinar link opens, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Event start, Zoom webinar link » COVID-19 has ravaged certain Tribal communities. American Indians suffer high rates of various underlying health conditions (e.g., diabetes, heart disease, and obesity) that increase the risk of severe complications from COVID-19. Tribal communities also face other challenges that make it difficult to combat COVID-19, such as food and water insecurity. The Navajo Nation has been particularly impacted with 8,639 positive cases…

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The POWER Act: How You Can Make a Difference

September 29, 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 CLE webinar hosted by the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah 12:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » Intended to promote pro bono services and empower domestic violence survivors, the Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent (POWER) Act was passed on September 4, 2018. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a worldwide surge in domestic violence. Now, more than ever, it is important for attorneys to step up and provide much needed legal services to domestic violence survivors.…

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Dean’s Book Review – September 2020

September 30, 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., MDT, Zoom Webinar Link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. The book to be reviewed will be, Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism by Laura E. Gomez. This book was selected because September is National Hispanic-Latinx Heritage month. Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism is a timely and groundbreaking argument that all Americans must grapple with Latinos’ dynamic racial identity—because it impacts everything we…

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October 2020

Do You See What I See? The Science and Law of Eyewitness Identifications

October 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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A College of Law CLE Webinar 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » An eyewitness identification of a defendant can be powerful and persuasive evidence. At the same time, the majority of wrongful convictions involve a mistaken eyewitness identification. Professor Louisa Heiny of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Honorable Richard McKelvie of the Third District Court will discuss the admissibility of eyewitness identification evidence under Utah Rule of Evidence 617; how stress, fear, race, and other factors may…

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A Conversation with a Criminal Defense Lawyer and Legal Fiction Award Winner

October 12, 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 noon – 1:00 pm, MDT, Zoom webinar link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner as she moderates a speaker series on equity, diversity, and inclusion. This webinar will introduce you to Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction award winner, Victor Methos, a 2007 alumnus of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, who turned from being a criminal defense lawyer for ten years to becoming a legal fiction writer. In addition to receiving the Harper Lee prize he is…

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SJQ Admissions Workshop Series

October 14, 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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Bridging the Rural/Urban Divide on the Environment

October 15, 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 p.m., Webinar link opens, 12:15 p.m., Event start, Zoom Webinar Link  » Rural Americans matter—a lot—to the fate of U.S. environmental policy. Not only do farmers, ranchers, and forest owners manage huge portions of American lands and watersheds, but rural voters also have an outsized impact on national policy. While rural Americans express support for natural resource conservation, they and their elected officials often voice less support for existing federal environmental policies and…

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37th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate

October 15, 2020 @ 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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Can We End Partisan Gerrymandering? 5:30 – Debate 6:30 – Q&A 5:30-7:00 p.m., Zoom webinar link » In recent decades, state legislators have increasingly engaged in gerrymandering, drawing legislative districts in order to shape election outcomes and favor one political party over another. The Supreme Court has ruled that courts cannot address partisan gerrymandering, leaving the regulation of gerrymandering to the states. Some states have created independent commissions to draw district lines, but the legality of these commissions is also in question. Election…

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