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Meet students and alumni through our brand-new video spotlights

Sep 22, 2023

We’ve been spotlighting Utah Law students and alumni throughout the years and sharing their stories and passions. Now we have a new way to help […]

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Find out which unexpected hobby cemented 3L Joey Sandres’ decision to attend law school

Sep 20, 2023

3L Joey Sandres knew he wanted to be a lawyer ever since he was 13 years old, though he did consider pursuing a PhD in […]

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Grow as you go: Bethany Hardwig expresses gratitude for MLS program

Sep 15, 2023

Bethany Hardwig was working in the University of Utah’s University Advancement office and began looking into graduate programs. A webinar about the Master of Legal […]

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Professor Teneille Brown discusses aging leaders’ scrutiny about fitness for office with media

Sep 11, 2023

Professor Teneille Brown, an expert in biosciences and medical ethics, recently spoke to the Wall Street Journal about Washington, D.C.’s, aging leaders (including Senate Minority […]

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Welcome to Utah Law’s new faculty for the 2023 school year

Sep 07, 2023

The S.J. Quinney College of Law has welcomed several new faculty members to our community this year. We also celebrate our faculty who have taken […]

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Professor RonNell Andersen Jones speaks to MSNBC about Rudy Giuliani defamation case

Sep 06, 2023

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, an expert in constitutional and media law, recently spoke to MSNBC about former Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s defamation lawsuit. Giuliani was found […]

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Wallace Stegner Center and EDI team up for Latinx Heritage Month

Sep 05, 2023

The Wallace Stegner Center kicks off the year in a collaboration with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) at Utah Law on Sept. 7 in a […]

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Visiting Assistant Professor Mikayla Irvin expresses excitement for new opportunity at S.J. Quinney

Sep 04, 2023

Mikayla Irvin has joined Utah Law as a Visiting Assistant Professor! She most recently worked in private practice, where she specialized in commercial litigation and […]

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Compassion: A Prerequisite for Calm, Curiosity, and Creativity When Dealing with Conflict

Sep 01, 2023

My past blogs have made the case that three basic ingredients are key to making conflict productive: calm, curiosity, and creativity.  If making conflict productive […]

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Professor Jorge Contreras speaks to media about Michael Oher conservatorship case

Aug 31, 2023

Professor Jorge Contreras, an expert in genetics and intellectual property, recently spoke to Bloomberg Law and coauthored a piece in The Conversation about NFL player Michael […]

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Jill-of-all-trades: Anastasia Boyko returns to her Utah roots

Aug 29, 2023

Anastasia Boyko considers herself a jill-of-all-trades because she’s held many different roles, including law librarian, Supreme Court intern, tax lawyer, banker, yoga teacher, wellness entrepreneur, […]

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Determining the reasonableness of permitting timeframes: Lessons from the Canadian criminal justice system

Aug 28, 2023

It has been almost a year since Senator Manchin thrust the phrase “permit reform” onto center stage, arguing that the permitting process for energy projects […]

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Helping people retain freedoms: Meet 3L Brooklyn Lindsey

Aug 25, 2023

3L Brooklyn Lindsey has just returned from a field placement as the Ronald Reagan fellow at the Goldwater Institute, a nonprofit that defends Americans’ rights […]

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law DEI Update

Aug 23, 2023

Dear SJQ Community: One of our top goals is to create an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) community at the S.J. Quinney College of […]

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Honoring an Indian Law Trailblazer: Colleagues Remember Professor Alex Tallchief Skibine

Aug 21, 2023

The new 1Ls sat in their torts class at Utah Law in 1998, unsure of what to expect. One of them, David Hill ’01, recalls […]

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Signing on the dotted line: Meet Associate Professor Erick Sam

Aug 18, 2023

With a background in tax law and contracts, it’s only fitting that Associate Professor Erick Sam has now signed on the dotted line for a […]

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Planning a future in reproductive justice: Meet 3L Layne Huff

Aug 16, 2023

Layne Huff studied language arts and once considered technical writing as a career but ultimately decided it was not the most rewarding way to spend […]

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Professor Brig Daniels and Associate Professor Jamie Pleune publish NEPA regulations opinion piece in Salt Lake Tribune

Aug 14, 2023

Professor Brig Daniels and Associate Professor Jamie Pleune recently published an editorial in The Salt Lake Tribune about new National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, which […]

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From real estate to post-conviction relief: Learn more about 3L David Ostrowski’s path to law school

Aug 11, 2023

When 3L David Ostrowski started his career in secondary education, teaching French and Italian at middle and high schools in Pennsylvania for six years, he […]

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Professor Jorge Contreras talks to media about Henrietta Lacks’ family’s settlement

Aug 10, 2023

Professor Jorge Contreras, an expert in genetics and intellectual property, recently spoke to The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun about the family of Henrietta Lacks’ […]

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A perfect fit: Associate Professor Daniel Aaron discusses his brand-new position at S.J. Quinney

Aug 09, 2023

Associate Professor Daniel Aaron has accepted a new position at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and will begin teaching this fall. With his expertise […]

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