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Heiny and McCormack collaborate on new book about judicial process

Debate over the power and structure of the judiciary in the U.S. goes back to the Federalist Papers, and overt conflicts between the president and the courts go back to the administration of Thomas Jefferson. The president’s power to nominate federal judges, and Congress’s power to confirm those judges, has always been in tension with […]

Heiny presents on jury nullification to Utah Legislature’s Judiciary Interim Committee

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Louisa Heiny testified on Aug. 23 at the Utah Legislature’s Judiciary Interim Committee. Heiny presented on the issue of jury nullification, which occurs when a jury chooses to acquit a defendant, regardless of the weight of the evidence against him or her. A summary of the […]

Andersen Jones and Heiny interviewed by Salt Lake Tribune on Court of Appeals milestone

RonNell Andersen Jones and Louisa Heiny, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, were quoted in a recent article in The Salt Lake Tribune titled “Women now hold the majority on the Utah Court of Appeals for the first time.” Read the full article here.

In New Article, Professor Heiny Describes Value of Out-of-Classroom Experiences

In a new Student Lawyer article, Louisa Heiny, an adjunct professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, discusses why she requires the judicial interns who take her judicial process class to attend five different court hearings. From observing the importance of professionalism before the bench, to being introduced to new practice […]