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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 […]

U's International Magazine Features Global Justice Project: Mediation

The new issue of the University of Utah’s international magazine, Unbounded, features an article introducing the College of Law’s Global Justice Project: Mediation. The article, by College of Law Clinical Professor Jim Holbrook, recounts the history leading up to the launch of the Project, culminating in the recent visit to Salt Lake City of more […]

Keiter, Lindstrom Present Paper at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute

On July 21, Robert Keiter, Wallace Stegner Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Kirstin Lindstrom, a 2011 graduate of the College, presented a paper as part of a panel discussion at the 57th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute in Santa Fe.  The session was titled “Lessons […]

Indian Mediators Complete Week-Long Mediation Training Program at College of Law

On May 27, thirteen lawyer-mediators from the Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre (“Samadhan”) and the Association of Indian Mediators graduated from the Mediation Train-the-Trainer program hosted by the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. The goal of the training was to prepare these mediators to train other attorneys in India to be mediators. The key themes were learning to “operationalize” concepts and theories, and “Indianizing” the course materials.

Holbrook Honored with UCCR’s Peacekeeper Award

On May 19, The Utah Council on Conflict Resolution (UCCR) honored Professor James Holbrook with its Peacekeeper award at their annual symposium. The Peacekeeper award was created in 2000 and is presented annually to an outstanding member of the community who has exemplified a superior commitment to the process of peace and to conflict resolution. […]

Indian Mediators Visit College of Law for a 'Train the Trainer' Program

The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, collaboration with the Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre and the Association of Indian Mediators, is hosting a week-long train-the-trainer program for lawyer-mediators from New Delhi and Ahmedabad, India. The training will be led by Hiram Chodosh, Dean of the College of Law, who has […]

Chodosh speaks to Utah State Bar's International Law Section

by Jim Holbrook Dean Hiram E. Chodosh of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was the featured speaker at the meeting of the International Law Section of the Utah State Bar on April 14, 2011, at the Utah Law & Justice Center in Salt Lake City, where he discussed “From Mediating India […]

Holbrook Mediates ‘Politics of Water’ Panel, April 20

On Wednesday, April 20, Jim Holbrook, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will moderate a panel titled “The Politics of Water: Global and Local Issues.” The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory, on the Westminster College […]

Holbrook, Dewald in Delhi to Work with Indian Mediators

On December 1, Jim Holbrook, a clinical professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Aaron Dewald, director of the Technology Initiative at the College, traveled to Delhi, India, for two weeks to teach two three-day-long advanced mediation skills workshops and videotape mediators at the Delhi High Court doing three Indian-themed mediation simulations.

College of Law Faculty to Participate in Sept. 27 Indian Mediation Forum

On September 27, faculty members from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will participate in the “Mediating India” forum at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on the U of U campus. The forum is free and open to the public.