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 »
Jonathan Hornok, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was recently awarded the Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellowship in Political Economy from the University of Utah Graduate School. After receiving the award, Hornok praised the quality of his professors at the College of Law: “This award reflects the high quality of the law school, especially as compared to ... Keep reading »
Lauren Hansen, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently named a finalist in the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program. The PMF program is run through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and is designed to "develop a cadre of potential government leaders" by serving as a leadership training ground. Finalists are awarded a two-year ... Keep reading »
Jason Steiert, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been invited to present his paper at the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Utah Section Conference on May 14.
Based on Steiert’s April 11 presentation of the paper at AWRA's student writing competition, he is one of two students to have been invited to make a 12-minute ... 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 »
Scott Hutchins, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently awarded a David C. Williams Fellowship. Hutchins’ project is an expansion of a paper he is working on for Professor Michele Straube’s Enivronmental Conflict Resolution class that focuses on on a case study of the Vision Dixie process and the Washington County Lands Bill.
In the ... Keep reading »
April 9, 2013
On April 4, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law welcomed Utah Supreme Court Justice Christine M. Durham as this year’s Jurist-in-Residence. Justice Durham has had a remarkable career, including 31 years on the Utah Supreme Court, 10 as its Chief Justice. She was the 2007 recipient of the William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence, and later served as ... Keep reading »