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October 2020

Master of Legal Studies Information Session Webinar

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 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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Lake Powell Pipeline and Northern Corridor Highway: Do we need them?

October 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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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 @ 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 webinar link » 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 S.J. Quinney…

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16th Annual Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture – Karen Bradshaw

November 11 @ 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 webinar link » 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 Law…

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

November 13 @ 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 —Day One Zoom Link —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 will gather virtually for…

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Landlord/Tenant Issues in the Covid-19 Pandemic

November 13 @ 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 » 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 do the…

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Dean’s Book Review – November 2020

November 18 @ 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 webinar link » 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, a woman…

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

November 20 @ 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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Zoom Link —Day One Zoom Link —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 will gather virtually for…

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January 2021

7th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

January 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - January 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon! Wednesday, January 20 - 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 21 - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. For questions about this event contact Chrystal (801) 213-1317.   Previous Human Trafficking Symposiums 2020 event - Human Trafficking Symposium: A Victim Centered Approach 2019 event - Migrants and Trafficking: The Vulnerability of Movement 2018 event – Human Trafficking: Architectures of Understanding, Enforcement and Aid 2017 event – Human Trafficking: Global Perspectives, Local Solutions 2016 event – At-Risk Youth: Pathways to Delinquency and…

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Dean’s Book Review – January 2021

January 21, 2021 @ 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 webinar link » Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. Details coming soon! If you have any questions please email, robbi.richter@law.utah.edu. 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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Re-Bisoning The West

January 28, 2021 @ 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   12:15-1:15 p.m., 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 the public.   Kurt Repanshek is…

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Abuse of Athletes Conference

January 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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February 2021

Using Executive Fiat for Conservation or Destruction: From Roosevelt to Trump

February 11, 2021 @ 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 12:15-1:15 p.m., Just over a century after President Theodore Roosevelt left the West Wing in 1909, another Republican, Donald Trump, moved in. The contrasts between Roosevelt and Trump are many. Roosevelt is viewed as one of the greatest conservation Presidents in the nation’s history with a deep respect for science, while Trump has been billed as the worst, with a palpable disdain for science. Yet several parallels can be drawn as well. Both Roosevelt…

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Vision and Place: John Wesley Powell and Reimagining the Colorado River Basin

February 18, 2021 @ 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 12:15-1:15 p.m., The climate change-stricken Colorado River Basin not only provides water to forty-million people, including along Utah’s Wasatch Front. It also contains ancestral homelands of 29 Native American tribes as well as pervasive, sublime public lands such as Grand Canyon National Park. Vision & Place: John Wesley Powell & Reimagining the Colorado River Basin—a recent volume commemorating the historic 1869 Powell Expedition’s sesquicentennial—explores the basin’s past, present, and future. A panel of authors…

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March 2021

Wallace Stegner Center 26th Annual Symposium – “The Plastics Paradox: Societal Boon or Environmental Bane?”

March 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 26, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Wallace Stegner Center’s 26th annual symposium on “The Plastics Paradox: Societal Boon or Environmental Bane?” to be held on Thursday to Friday, March 25-26, 2020, will explore the role of plastics in the modern world; the environmental impacts of plastic production, use, and disposal; and the ongoing debate about the need, viability, and desirability of alternatives to plastics. The symposium will include presentations about the history of plastic and both its benefits and costs, and legal issues surrounding plastics regulation.…

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June 2021

4th International Conference On The End of Life

June 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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4th International Conference On The End of Life: Law, Ethics and Policy Practice University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Agenda and details coming soon. Registration opens Summer 2020.     Things to do in Utah Visit Utah Visit Salt Lake City   History of the ICEL The first conference was held in Brisbane, Australia in 2014. It was co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research with the Dalhousie Health Law Institute (Canada) and the Tsinghua Medical…

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