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Chatterjee to Present from Forthcoming Text on Peace and Global Justice

Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present excerpts from his book manuscript on peace and global justice at an invited symposium on Preventive Force and Targeted Killing at Loyola Marymount University on April 14-15. Chatterjee’s idea of just peace as preventive non-intervention critiques the just-war provision of preventive intervention. For Chatterjee, the just-war paradigm is based on the ideal of sovereign equality enshrined in international law and justice, whereas the just-peace model that he is developing in the book is an instance of global justice, which is predicated on the more challenging premise of human equality. 

In May, Chatterjee will participate in an invited workshop on just-war theory at Stockholm University in Sweden. He will also speak at the inaugural … Full Story »

Recent News

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Matheson to Deliver Commencement Address at College of Law Graduation

The Honorable Scott M. Matheson, Jr., a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and former dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will deliver the commencement address at the college’s 101st commencement ceremony on May 9, 2014.

Judge Matheson was nominated to the Tenth Circuit in 2010 by President … Read More »

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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

2nd Annual Library Easter Egg Hunt

Attention Law Students:  It’s almost time for the 2nd annual library Easter egg hunt!  Two dozen plastic Easter eggs  will be hidden in the library the week of April 14-20.  (There will not be any eggs in student carrels, bathrooms, or study rooms.)  Find an egg  and turn it at the Circulation Desk where you will receive a prize.  Available to law ... Read More »