Threedy’s play, “One Big Union” to debut at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Plan-B Theatre

Playwright, actor and S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Debora Threedy will debut her new play, One Big Union, August 12, 2016 at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. After many years appearing on stage in Salt Lake City, including at Salt Lake Acting Company, Threedy turned to playwriting. She wrote and performed a one-woman show, Desert Wife, which […]

Guiora comments on Brussels attacks for KSL Morning News

Professor Amos Guiora commented on the March 22, 2016 attacks in Brussels on the KSL Morning News. At least two dozen people were killed and more than 150 wounded, after explosions struck Brussels during the morning rush hour. Two blasts hit the international airport; another struck a metro station. Belgium has issued a Level 4 alert, denoting […]

Migrant Women Project featured in local news

As part of International Women’s Week, the College of Law’s Migrant Women Project led by Professor Erika George was featured on local news. The project examines the problems faced by migrant woman in the United States with specific reference to Utah and the Wasatch Front region. The associated paper also offers recommendations to address gender-based violence on […]

Rolling Stone discusses FLDS decisions with Guiora

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora discussed recent FLDS related court decisions in a story titled, “Polygamist Cult Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights: Federal court verdict that FLDS officials discriminated against non-believers could be a final blow for the mormon sect.” Amos Guiora, a law professor at the University of Utah who has […]

Dean Adler interviewed by Oklahoma Legal Group on state of legal education

February 22, 2016 – S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler was interviewed by the Oklahoma Legal Group, a firm of defense attorneys in Oklahoma City. Adler commented on several topics including the state of legal education, and challenges and opportunities facing students. Which areas of the law do you think will experience the biggest […]

Rosky comments on SLC bar’s refusal to serve Polynesian men

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Cliff Rosky spoke with KITV in Honolulu about a Salt Lake City bar’s refusal to serve Polynesian men. Two Polynesian men were asked to leave Willie’s Lounge recently. The lounge is not only accused of racial profiling, but admits it happened. “That is absolutely illegal” (said Rosky) Clifford Rosky who teaches […]

Guiora comments on Apple iPhone privacy case

On February 17, 2016, Professor Amos Guiora discussed the Apple’s decision to fight a court order to help federal authorities unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. The KUTV news story titled, “Apple vs. FBI: Is your cell phone privacy at stake?” drew commentary from local experts. University of Utah law professor Amos […]

Cassell, ’84-’85 clerk for Scalia, praises his interpretation of constitution

Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in The Salt Lake Tribune in a story titled, “Utah lawyers, politicians praise Scalia for upholding original meaning of Constitution.” Cassell clerked for Justice Scalia in 1984-1985. “He was one of the most brilliant jurists that has ever served on the Supreme Court,” said Cassell, who clerked for Scalia in […]

George comments on death of Justice Antonin Scalia

On February 13, 2016, Professor Erika George commented on the death of Justice Antonin Scalia for KSL news and the Deseret News. “Scalia’s death will leave lower (federal) court rulings in place and potentially leave in limbo questions over the meaning of “one person, one vote,” the contraceptive mandate, (President Barack) Obama’s immigration policy and […]

Cassell asks Obama to commute 55-year sentence of Weldon Angelos

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul G. Cassell is asking President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Weldon Angelos, a music producer who was sentenced to 55 years in prison in 2004 in connection with selling marijuana. In a letter sent to Obama today, Cassell, a former federal judge who […]