May 23, 2013
Three recent graduates have been selected for the David T. Lewis Clinical Award for their dedication to clinical work: Nicolas Caine, Julia Chamberlin, and Hannah Vickery. Please join us in congratulating these students and 24 additional nominees from the Class of 2013 for their excellence in clinical work. The Class of 2013 contributed over 40,900 clinical volunteer hours, which is a new record for us!
Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at S.J. Quinney College of Law and a Fellow of Carnegie Council, has selected second-year law student Gage Hansen for Carnegie Council's prestigious fellowship: Ethics Fellows for the Future. The purpose of the program is to build the next generation of thinking on ethical issues in international affairs and to facilitate cooperation and dialogue between students from different ... Keep reading »
May 3, 2013
On May 1, Paul Cassell, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and John Wiethorn, a 3L at the College, were honored at the Utah State Bar’s Law Day Luncheon.
Cassell received the bar’s Scott M. Matheson Award, which was created to commemorate the former governor's contribution to law-related education in the State of Utah. According ... Keep reading »
On April 20, Teneille Brown, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presented a videotaped lecture “MRI in the Courtroom,” at the International Society for Radiological Medicine’s (ISMRM) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Salt Lake City.
Brown explains that, “The conference is for scientists who use radiological neuroimaging, and I presented on recent uses ... Keep reading »
Liza Jones, a second-year student at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been awarded a prestigious Bergstrom Fellowship for a three-day workshop in child welfare at the University of Michigan.
In the interview below, she discusses her dedication to the field of child welfare, the many opportunities she has had to pursue her professional interests as a student ... Keep reading »
John Wiethorn, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Student Director of the Street Law Clinic, was recently interviewed on KNRS’ show “Feedback with Abby Bonnell.” In the 15-minute interview, he discusses the Street Law Clinic, the Pro Bono Initiative, and the clinical programs at the College of Law.
The interview, which airs on a number ... Keep reading »
April 4, 2013
With guidance provided by supervising attorneys from the law firm of Strindberg & Scholnick, David Gutierrez and Brett Hastings, both 1Ls at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law who volunteer at the Street Law Clinic, recently helped a Salt Lake City resident win an appeal after he was initially denied unemployment benefits. In the interview below, the two relate ... Keep reading »
Emily Chiang, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be recognized as the University of Utah Engaged Scholar of the Year on March 28 at the Community Engagement Recognition Luncheon to be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Union Pano East room.
The purpose of the awards is to recognize the work of ... Keep reading »
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative (PBI) was profiled in a March 20 Daily Utah Chronicle article, “pro bono clinics give law students experience.”
The article focuses on PBI’s Street Law Clinic, and includes interviews with 3L John Wiethorn, the clinic's student director, and 1L Brett Hastings.
Wiethorn and Hastings agree that clinics provide law students with ... Keep reading »