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  Oct 21, 2014   |   Last update: August 4, 2014 @ 8:21 am

Improving the Law, Past, Present, and Future: A Century and Counting of Engaged Scholarship

About the event:

Join the College of Law in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom to learn about and salute the College of Law's century of influential legal scholarship as service. This event is free and open to the public but registration is requested.

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12:00- Lunch

12:15- Introduction

12:20- Keynote -A history of Utah Law Scholarship and the influence of Law Review


Michael McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
Michael W. McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, as well as Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a leading authority on freedom of speech and religion, the relation of individual rights to government structure, originalism, and various other aspects of constitutional history and constitutional law. He is author of numerous articles and co-author of two casebooks: The Constitution of the United States (Foundation Press) and Religion and the Constitution (Aspen). He is co-editor of Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought (Yale Univ. Press). Since 1996, he has been a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1:00- Current Faculty Presenting on Current Faculty Scholarship

Teneille Brown: Bioethics/Law & Medicine
Jeff Schwartz: Business & Commercial Law
Paul Cassell: Criminal Law
Laura Kessler: Family Law & Gender Studies
Tony Anghie: International Law
Amelia Rinehart: Property and Intellectual Property
Michael Teter: Public Law
Robin Craig: Environmental & Natural Resources Law

2:20- Wrap-Up Discussion and Concluding Remarks

Leslie Francis, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law



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Limited meter parking available in the College of Law parking lot. Free parking available at Rice-Eccles Stadium or take TRAX University Line to the Stadium stop and walk a half block to the north. 

For questions about this event contact Miriam (801-585-3479).