S.J. Quinney College of Law

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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.


MAKING A MURDERER

New seminar course and public event at S.J. Quinney College of Law explores flaws in the criminal justice system through the lens of the popular Netflix documentary series, which examines the murder of Teresa Halbach and the two Wisconsin men convicted of killing her.


LEGAL EDUCATION TOOL FOR NON-LAWYERS

New Master of Legal Studies program will launch in fall of 2018 to provide non-law professionals training on the legal system.


IN THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

U students across campus find ways to give back to the community and help those in need.