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

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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

Mary Wagner Photo

The U Explores The Challenges Of Conservation

Associate chief of the U.S Forest Service and University of Utah alumna, Mary Wagner will explore the challenges of conservation at the Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 S. Central Campus Dr., Friday, Jan. 31, 12:15 p.m. The lecture, sponsored by the Master of Public Administration program, is free and open to the public. Read More

Quinney Law

National Jurist Ranks U Law No. 2

The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law ranks second in the nation, just behind Yale Law School, for student clinical opportunities, according to data compiled by National Jurist magazine. Read More

Kate Kendell, PRIDE Lawyer

What’s Next for Gay Marriage?

Amid the whirlwind of legal changes surrounding same-sex marriage, University of Utah alumna and executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Kate Kendell will speak about the 2013 Supreme Court rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and the recent federal court ruling legalizing gay marriage in Utah and the subsequent stay issued by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More