College of Law


Quick Links


Student Resources


Home NEWS FACULTY NEWS

LATEST FACULTY NEWS

Contreras Elected to American Law Institute

Jan 07, 2022 | Faculty

Jorge Contreras, professor at the College of Law and University of Utah presidential scholar, has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). Contreras was […]

Read More

Utah Law professors present at AALS Annual Meeting

Jan 04, 2022 | Faculty

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is honored to recognize the many faculty members who will be presenting or leading section meetings at the Association […]

Read More

Professor Paul Cassell Files Victims’ Rights Challenge On Behalf Of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims’ Family Members

Dec 16, 2021 | Faculty

The challenge argues that Boeing’s deferred prosecution agreement with Department of Justice violated the Crime Victims’ Rights Act On behalf of 15 families of victims […]

Read More

Professor Teneille Brown named to new Conviction Integrity Unit

Dec 15, 2021 | Faculty

Davis County District Attorney Troy Rawlings recently formed a new Conviction Integrity Unit. The purpose of the new unit is to review claims of factual […]

Read More

In Pennsylvania Law Review, Koningisor Examines Migration of Secrecy Protections

Dec 06, 2021 | Faculty

Assistant Professor of Law Christina Koningisor has published a new law review article in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Titled “Secrecy Creep,” the article explores the migration […]

Read More

The Wallace Stegner Center and Heather Tanana to receive ABA SEER Awards

Nov 17, 2021 | Faculty

Professor Heather Tanana was selected to receive the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) Award for Distinguished Achievement in Environmental […]

Read More

Utah Law welcomes new faculty members

Oct 21, 2021 | Faculty

The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty members: Christina Koningisor, who joins […]

Read More

Professor Leslie Francis receives service award at Utah judicial conference

Oct 04, 2021 | Faculty

Professor Leslie Francis recently received a Service to the Courts Award at the Utah Annual Judicial Conference.  She was recognized for her service representing people […]

Read More

Professor Jorge Contreras forthcoming book featured by The New York Times

Sep 22, 2021 | Faculty

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras‘ forthcoming book, The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns […]

Read More

Professor Paul Cassell takes fight on behalf of Jeffrey Epstein victims to U.S. Supreme Court

Sep 17, 2021 | Criminal Law Program

Today College of Law Professor Paul Cassell filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking it to review whether Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual assault victims can challenge […]

Read More

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

Aug 31, 2021 | Alumni

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 […]

Read More

Hallie Jay Pope joins S.J. Quinney to develop the Creative Advocacy Lab; Innovation for Justice partners with David Eccles School of Business.

Aug 24, 2021 | Faculty

August 23, 2021 – The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is excited to welcome Hallie Jay Pope as a visiting associate professor. […]

Read More

Law students aid Professor Contreras in updating important property law resource

Aug 05, 2021 | Faculty

The Utah Real Property Law treatise is an important resource for property law in Utah. With property lawyers across the state relying on this treatise, […]

Read More

Contreras testifies in Senate subcommittee hearing on protecting patent quality

Jul 01, 2021 | Faculty

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 […]

Read More

George elected to serve on the American Law Institute

Jul 01, 2021 | Erika George

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 […]

Read More

Ruple article on fossil fuel development featured by Environmental Law Reporter

Jun 07, 2021 | Faculty

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 […]

Read More

Tanana Authors Report Examining Clean Water Deficits Among Tribes

Apr 28, 2021 | Faculty

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 […]

Read More

Research from Kronk Warner and Adler Makes Sustainable Development Recommendations

Apr 22, 2021 | Faculty

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,” […]

Read More

Erika George Joins Earthjustice Board of Trustees

Apr 21, 2021 | Faculty

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

Read More