Prof Cassell Files Emergency Petition Seeking 'Crime Victim' Status for Couple with Asbestosis

February 24, 2009 — Paul Cassell, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, today filed an emergency petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, urging that a couple with asbestosis be recognized as “crime victims” and allowed to attend the criminal trial of W.R. Grace.