S.J. Quinney College of Law

Creative Advocacy Lab coming to S.J. Quinney College of Law

The cross-disciplinary clinic will be dedicated to promoting access to justice and democratizing legal information.


Managing emergencies: Behind the scenes

The past few months have brought new challenges for emergency managers.


A massive line of cars wait in traffic to enter Zion National Park in the southern part of Utah in the United States. Midway in the line of traffic is a sign with the park’s name on it. In the background is a cliff of red rocks that the region is known for. Green trees tower over the cars.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.


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University of Utah welcomes the Utah Tribal Leaders

Leaders from all eight federally recognized sovereign tribes of Utah meet at the U.


Seminar addresses Native American Downwinders

Nuclear tests, uranium industry effects in Southern Utah continue.


The changemaker: Elizabeth Kronk Warner

The first female and first Native American dean in the College of Law’s 106-year history is ready to revolutionize legal education at a time when the industry is ripe for innovative ideas to accommodate a changing workforce.


New dean for S.J. Quinney College of Law

Elizabeth Kronk Warner is the first woman named to the deanship in the 106-year history of the law school.


The politics of blame

Professor Martha Nussbaum—one of the world’s most celebrated political philosophers—will visit the U on Feb. 22, for the 2019 Tanner-McMurrin Lecture to examine the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend divides in the country.


Humans of the U: Ronnell Andersen Jones

“There just aren’t very many more rewarding things you can do with your life than spending every day encouraging the process of learning and having a hand in helping those light bulbs go on. That’s especially true when the subject is constitutional law and those light bulbs are illuminating new insights into the nation’s history, the workings of democracy and the hard questions that divide both the country and the court.”


CRIME RESEARCH

U researchers identify link between Chicago homicide spike and decline in stop-and-frisk policing.