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Robert Adler named Dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law

Professor Robert W. Adler, interim dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, James I. Farr Presidential Chair in Law, and Distinguished Professor of Law, has agreed to serve as the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Read More

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Scholarship Created to Celebrate Life of First Ute Indian Law Student

During his brief life, David Arapene Cuch, 1978-2007, accomplished many things. He was a scholar, completing a bachelor’s degree in economics at Westminster College and a Master of Public Administration at the University of Utah. At the time of his unexpected death, Cuch, who was believed to be the first Ute Indian to attend law school, was in his third year at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Cuch also worked as a coordinator for a social justice nonprofit group, an assistant teacher in Salt Lake City and a summer camp youth counselor. During law school, he worked for the Legal Defender Association and Salt Lake Legal Issues. Read More

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University of Utah to Graduate 7,947 Students on May 1

General commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Scheduling the event in the evening continues a tradition begun in 2013 to make the ceremonies more readily accessible to students and their families. Commencement is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read More

U to Host New National Criminal Justice Academy

The National District Attorneys Association, located in Alexandria, Va., and the University of Utah announced today that the new National Criminal Justice Academy will open on March 10, 2014, and hold its first week-long course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read More

Debora Threedy

Law Professor’s Play Explores ‘Good Breeding’

Before University of Utah professor Debora Threedy became a lawyer, she was an actress, and now she combines her passions by writing plays about legal issues. Read More