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Rising 3L Hanna Larsen promotes environmental conservation at summer position

With a strong commitment to advocating for the environment, Hanna Larsen is right at home at the S.J. Quinney College of Law.  The nationally-ranked, top […]

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Rising 2L Jacob Bandas focuses on natural resource issues with Dewsnup Fellowship

Even before coming to law school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Jacob Bandas knew he wanted to work on government natural resource issues. […]

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Rising 3L Kari James carves pathways for future tribal justices

With a strong desire to fight for justice and improve life in Indian Country, Kari James chose to attend the S.J. Quinney College of Law […]

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Ep #7 Teneille Brown

Teneille Brown: We’re so motivated to diagnose people’s character as either good or bad, that if we can’t hear about the way they’ve acted in […]

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Rising 3L Dy Thurgood spends summer advocating for disability rights

Before attending law school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Dy Thurgood’s career and education focused on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. […]

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More than $40k in 40 Days: Alumna Kate Conyers celebrates 40th birthday by giving back

While a party and some cake are a good way to celebrate most birthdays, Kate Conyers wanted to do something extra special for her milestone […]

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Rising 2L Amanda Gray gains valuable experience at outdoor recreation company

Before starting law school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Amanda Gray had a job she enjoyed at Vista Outdoor Inc. So, when the […]

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Contreras testifies in Senate subcommittee hearing on protecting patent quality

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras testified before the Senate subcommittee about Protecting Real Innovations by Improving Patent Quality. Click […]

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George elected to serve on the American Law Institute

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was elected as a new member of the American Law Institute. The Institute’s mission […]

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Ep #6 RonNell Andersen Jones

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones: Depictions of the role that the press plays as a watchdog or the way that it benefits our democracy, those are […]

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Despite pandemic, moot court offers valuable hands-on learning for law students

With much of the law school experience transforming to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a question of whether the 2020-2021 […]

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Ruple article on fossil fuel development featured by Environmental Law Reporter

Posted on September 2, 2020 University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Research Professor John Ruple co-wrote an article with Jamie Gibbs Pluene and […]

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Ep #5 Matthew Tokson

  Mathew Tokson: We think this is a social norm, and therefore we’re going to set Fourth Amendment law based on that. And I think […]

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Ep #4 Jorge Contreras

  Jorge Contreras: At the current rate, estimates are that it’ll take four years for the whole world to be vaccinated, which is probably too […]

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Alumna Nathalie Gottschalk solves problems with her immigration law firm

Nathalie Gottschalk was feeling stuck. The woman who was born in France, raised in Ecuador and living in New York City, was working at a […]

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Utah Supreme Court hands S.J. Quinney College of Law alums major victory in transgender rights case

May 12, 2021—In a landmark case argued by two S.J. Quinney College of Law alums, the Utah Supreme Court ruled on May 6, 2021, that […]

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What is the U doing to address climate change?

You probably know that sustainability is a core value of the University of Utah, but did you know that the U is making significant progress […]

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Alumnus Jeffrey Fillerup supports students from the Navajo Nation

Jeffrey Fillerup’s career as a business trial lawyer has earned him plenty of wins in high-stakes cases, from prosecuting breach of fiduciary duty and corporate […]

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Tanana Authors Report Examining Clean Water Deficits Among Tribes

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Assistant Professor Heather Tanana was the lead author on a comprehensive analysis recently released by the Colorado […]

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Law students succeed in competition focused on women in politics

In terms of female representation in politics, Utah ranks well below the national average in several areas of government. Students at the University of Utah, […]

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Research from Kronk Warner and Adler Makes Sustainable Development Recommendations

Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner and Professor Robert Adler recently contributed to “Making America A Better Place for All: Sustainable Development Recommendations for the Biden Administration,” […]

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Erika George Joins Earthjustice Board of Trustees

George brings a vital array of expertise that is critical to leveraging gaps between human rights and environmental advocacy. San Francisco, CA — Earthjustice is […]

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Ep #3 Amos Guiora

Amos Guiora: The enabler is a person in a position of authority who has knowledge and makes the decision to protect the institution and ergo, […]

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Ep #2 Shima Baughman

Professor Shima Baradaran Baughman: What role are police serving in society right now? What are they doing? Are they solving crimes? Well, my paper shows […]

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Ep #1 Anna Carpenter

Professor Anna Carpenter: Uncovering what happened in the courtroom when people who are unrepresented attempt to navigate the civil justice system, you know, one way […]

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Law students see energy law in action with field trip to power substation

By Shelby Jarman As a top 10 environmental law school, the S.J. Quinney College of Law has several classes that focus on natural resources and […]

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3L Hilary Forbush faces imposter syndrome head-on

Why is it important for women lawyers to stay actively engaged in their communities? That was a question posed to Hilary Forbush, then a first-year […]

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law moves up in U.S. News & World Report rankings

(March 30, 2021) —The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is ranked among the top 50 law schools in the nation according to […]

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Wallace Stegner Center’s 26th Annual Symposium Featured on ABC Channel

The Wallace Stegner Center’s 26th annual symposium on “The Plastics Paradox: Societal Boon or Environmental Bane?” to be held on Thursday to Friday, March 25-26, […]

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University of Utah Releases Tribal Acknowledgment Statement

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Native American Heritage Month, the University of Utah is formally launching its Indigenous Land Acknowledgement on Oct.12. As […]

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Meet Sadé Turner

Sadé A. Turner’s goal to become an attorney started with stops along the way in jobs related to helping people with disabilities and domestic violence victims […]

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Meet Dustin Jansen

Dustin Jansen was preparing for a final job interview to become a law professor when he realized the value of connections made while a student […]

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