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College of Law Students Participate in Regional Mediation Competition

Four 3L students from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law participated in the ABA’s Representation in Mediation Regional Competition held at the Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe on February 23rd. In their two rounds of competition [from left to right] Jeffrey Enquist, Emily Iwasaki, Ruth Hackford-Peer, and Bradley Voss […]

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 […]

Holbrook Article Featured on National Strategic Narrative Website

James Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, authored the featured article on the National Strategic Narrative website. Titled “Designing a National Service Academy,” Holbrook’s contribution details efforts at the University of Utah to create a template for national service academies that can be located at colleges […]

Holbrook Honored by Undergraduate Alma Mater

Jim Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently honored with an Alumni Award by Grinnell College for his “extraordinary contributions of service” to his profession and the greater community.  A 1966 Grinnell graduate in philosophy, Holbrook later spent a life-changing year in Vietnam, where he […]

Holbrook Interviewed on Vanocur's 'On the Record' Program

Jim Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is interviewed on Chris Vanocur’s news program “On the Record” at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2012, on KTVX-TV, Channel-4. Vanocur’s guests discuss the three-part series Utah Vietnam War Stories produced by the University of Utah’s public television […]

Holbrook Interviewed for Deseret News Story About ‘Stolen Valor’ Case

Jim Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and a decorated Vietnam veteran, was interviewed by the Deseret News on February 22 about a case heard in the U.S. Supreme Court.  The case involves Xavier Alvarez, a former public official who claimed to be a former Marine […]

Holbrook Interviewed about Plan to Reward Employers Who Hire Veterans

James Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and a board member of the U’s National Center of Veterans Studies, was interviewed on American Public Media’s “Marketplace” program on November 11.  Holbrook discussed a measure to be taken up by the House next week to provide benefits […]

U of U, Colleges of Law and Business Recognized as "Military Friendly"

October 11, 2011 – The University of Utah and its David Eccles School of Business and S.J. Quinney College of Law have been named to the 2012 Military Friendly Schools list by GI Jobs, a premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The designation denotes the services available to military personnel on campus […]

Colonel David Sutherland Speaks about Student Veterans in Higher Education

by Clinical Professor James Holbrook Colonel David W. Sutherland, who is the Special Assistant to Admiral Mullen, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on Friday, August 26, 2011, about issues affecting Veterans in higher education. Colonel Sutherland organized his presentation around the […]

Faculty, Students Reflect on Events of 9/11 at College of Law Memorial

On September 13, the College of Law hosted a memorial to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Speakers, including faculty, students, and alumni, offered brief reflections before a rapt, reverential audience. Their comments ranged from highly personal recollections about the events of 9/11 and its aftermath to reflections on how our daily […]