News and Events

College of Law Inaugurates New On-line Publication, Utah Onlaw

The Utah Law Review recently launched its on-line supplement, Utah Onlaw.  The initial installment includes a foreword by Dean Hiram Chodosh and Professor Amy Wildermuth. Utah OnLaw is designed to promote dialogue regarding current legal topics. It serves two principle purposes: (1) to publish pieces that address compelling Utah legal issues; and (2) to provide a forum […]

National Jurist Again Honors College of Law

For the third time in the past several months, the National Jurist has recognized the collective accomplishments of the College of Law. In the magazine’s January issue, Dean Hiram Chodosh is ranked 19th among the top 25 most influential people in legal education. According to the article, Chodosh “is reforming his law school by adopting […]

Dean Chodosh to Become President of Claremont McKenna College

December 6, 2012 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law announced today that Hiram Chodosh, the college’s dean since 2006, will leave that post, effective June 30, 2013, to become the president of Claremont McKenna College, a private liberal arts college in Claremont, CA.  Established in 1946, Claremont McKenna is a member […]

College of Law Hosts September 28 Discussion on Fairness and Political Equality in India and the U.S.

On September 28, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a discussion titled “Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S.” as part of the University’s Democracy in South Asia Forum.  The 12:15 p.m. event will be held in the college’s Borchard Conference Room.  Admission is free and includes lunch, but […]

Celebration of Chaired Professors

Celebration of Chaired Professors University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Reception from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sutherland Moot Court Room With chaired professorships, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law celebrates our supporters in the community and many of our excellent faculty. Chairs are named after those we honor: our community leaders […]

National Center for Veterans Studies Featured in September VFW Magazine

The U’s National Center for Veterans Studies (NCVS) is featured in the September 2012 issue of VFW Magazine. According to the article, the center’s goal is to “improve the lives of veterans through research, as well as to place vets in a better position to continue service by fostering their interests in domestic and international […]

College of Law Selects VCBO/SmithGroupJJR as Architects for New Building

August 1, 2012 — Dean Hiram Chodosh announced today the selection of the SmithGroupJJR and VCBO as the design architects on the College of Law’s new 155,000 gross-square-foot building.   “With the selection of SmithGroupJJR and VCBO, who jointly completed the past two phases of in initial architectural programming, we now have our complete design and […]

College of Law Selects Big-D Construction as Contractor for New Building

June 5, 2012— Dean Hiram Chodosh announced today that Big-D Construction, an award-winning commercial construction company, has been selected as the contractor for the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s new 155,000 gross square-foot building.  “We are very excited to partner with Big-D on the College of Law’s new facility, which will transform the way in […]

College of Law Retains Strong Position in 2013 U.S. News Rankings

March 13, 2012 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law retained a strong position in the rankings of the top U.S. law schools, according to data compiled by U.S. News & World Report and presented in the 2013 “Best Law Schools” list.  For 2013, the College of Law is ranked 47 among […]

Chodosh Appointed Hugh B. Brown Chair

February 23, 2012 —  The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law today announced that Dean Hiram Chodosh has been appointed the College’s Hugh B. Brown Endowed Chair, one of the College’s oldest and most prestigious chairs.   “Dean Chodosh has an established and well-deserved reputation in his field that merits recognition with a […]