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  Apr 23, 2014   |   Last update: April 22, 2014 @ 12:43 pm

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Sim Gill

College of Law to Honor Alumni at Annual Dinner, April 29

On April 29, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will honor alumni from the classes of 1976, ’82, and ’05, as well as Honorary Alum Sim Gill at its Annual Alumni Dinner, to be held at Rice Eccles Stadium.

Festivities, which begin at 5:30 p.m., include dinner and beverages, an awards ceremony and remarks by guest speaker Margaret Plane, ’02, Senior City Attorney with Salt Lake City Corporation. Plane helped develop the Utah Supreme Court’s New Lawyer Training Program and currently serves as co-chair of the Supreme Court Committee overseeing the program. She chairs an Ethics and Discipline Committee screening panel and is a member of the Aldon J. Anderson American Inn of Court.

Alumni to be honored at the event include the following:

Alumna of the Year … Full Story »

Recent News


Kogan Scholarship on Single-Sex Restrooms Quoted in Slate

A recent blog posting by Ted Trautman on Slate, “Sex-segregated restrooms: an outdated relic of Victorian paternalism,” praised a book chapter authored by University of Utah College of Law Professor Terry Kogan that appeared in the book Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing.

Kogan’s contribution to that book provides history and context to the concept of segregated … Read More »

Upcoming Events

Commencement 2014

NDAA Conference

Young Alumni Reunion

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Projects & Centers

The Delay of ICD-10


by Leslie Francis, reprinted from HealthLawProf Blog
As part of the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014,” Congress provided that DHHS may not set ICD-10 as the code standard before October 15, 2015.  October 15, 2014 had been the day set by DHHS for ICD-10 implementation.  For health care systems that have invested a great deal in being ready for the shift from ICD-9 to ICD-10 in 2014, the delay is likely to be a costly one.  Estimates range as high as $6.6 billion. 
"ICD" stands for the "International Classification of Diseases"; a common classification system enables standardized billing, care comparisons, ... Read More »

Student News

Fisher Publishes SL Trib Letter on Racism in School Suspension Data


On April 5, 2L Jade Fisher, a student in the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Public Policy Clinic, published a letter in The Salt Lake Tribune. Her letter, titled “Racism is apparent in school suspension data,” dealt with data that suggests minority students are disproportionately disciplined in schools.
 To read the letter, click here. 

Around the College

Extended Hours for Reading & Finals Weeks

The library has extended hours for reading and finals weeks running April 16 through May 1.  During that time, hours on Mon.-Fri. will be 7am-10pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, and Sun. Noon-10pm.  The hours and information about reference service are posted in the web page at http://www.law.utah.edu/library/library-hours/.  We wish you all the best on finals!