S.J. Quinney College of Law
The S.J. Quinney College of Law is located in Salt Lake City, a progressive state capital and regional economic epicenter, which serves as a focal point of growth for a diverse metropolitan area. Resting in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the College of Law serves as a gateway to campus. A Tier-1 Research Institution and member of the
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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(8 days ago) The College of Law offers a number of unique interdisciplinary educational opportunities. Dual degree programs with other graduate schools at the university include: JD/Master of Business Administration. JD/Master of City & Metropolitan Planning. JD/Master of Public Administration. JD/Master of …
ABOUT US – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(6 days ago) As a law school we will work together to address racial and social inequities with the following actions: (1) Pursue the educational benefits that flow from diversity by actively recruiting, promoting, and retaining a critical mass of students, faculty, administrators, and staff from underrepresented groups, including but not limited to groups
CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICE – S.J. Quinney College of …
(1 days ago) The community at the law school is dedicated to the success of its graduates. For example, I planned to leave Utah after law school. Two months after graduation my personal circumstances drastically changed, and I suddenly needed to find a job that would allow me to remain in Salt Lake.
STUDENTS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(Just Now) A law degree is the door to entering legal practice, but it also gives you skills in demand across a wide array of careers. There are almost certainly opportunities you have never heard of or been exposed to, so explore your options and be open to new ideas.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law DEI Update
(8 days ago) University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law DEI Update. Dear SJQ Community: One of our top goals is to create an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) community at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. As part of that commitment, I am writing to update you on our progress over the 2020-2021 academic year.
ONLINE MLS PROGRAM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(6 days ago) The University of Utah Master of Legal Studies program offers a cutting-edge curriculum that immerses students in the law, helps them understand the intricacies of the U.S. legal system, and situates them for career advancement. Like the in-person program, the online program also lasts one year (three semesters, fall, spring and summer).
LABS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) LABS is a dynamic, interdisciplinary group of faculty and students engaged in research and teaching about law and the biomedical sciences. We feature expertise in law and health, health and human rights, disability, bioethics, genetics, neuroscience, evidence, torts, privacy, food and drug law, public health law, biotechnology, cognitive psychology, and intellectual property.
JD PROGRAM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(9 days ago) The College of Law, under ABA Standard 503, may admit a limited number of students who have not taken the LSAT. Those applicants must meet certain conditions to be eligible to apply. Information on the College of Law's LSAT exemption policy can be found on the Admissions FAQs page.
FACULTY & STAFF – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(Just Now) The Wallace Stegner Center’s faculty is actively engaged in a wide range of environmental and natural resources issues. Faculty research addresses such diverse topics as public land management, wildlife protection, international environmental law, law and science, water pollution, toxic and hazardous wastes, ecosystem management, land use, and others.
COURSES, COMPETITIONS AND CERTIFICATE – S.J. Quinney
(5 days ago) The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Program on Intellectual Property Law and Policy (PIPLAP) offers students a full range of intellectual property courses, two student competitions, as well as a JD certificate in intellectual property law. Learn More About Our Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.
EARLY DECISION PROGRAM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(Just Now) The Early Decision Program (EDP) is designed for law school applicants who have determined the S.J. Quinney College of Law is their first-choice law school. This decision—establishing the S.J. Quinney College of Law as one’s first-choice law school—should be the result of fully researching law …
PAC-12 Access to Justice Series – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) PAC-12 Access to Justice Series. ‹. ›. A 10-week lecture series from PAC-12 law schools, exploring issues and innovations in access to justice across the United States. All lectures will be online via Zoom. Click on the lecture titles below to register.
CURRICULUM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(1 days ago) Administrative Law and Regulation. Combines the study of administrative law with an introduction to the theories and problems of regulation. Covers the basic doctrines of federal administrative law and considers problems drawn from a variety of areas of government activity to examine the application of these doctrines to, and their effect on, government decision making.
CURRICULUM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) The Master of Legal Studies program requires 30 credits to graduate and is a 1-year master's degree. Students are enrolled in courses for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Our curriculum provides students with a deeper understanding of the legal system, with an emphasis on the law's role in the modern world. Courses focus on areas of law most
Meet the Team – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) Professor Contreras has previously served on the law faculties of American University Washington College of Law and Washington University in St. Louis, and was a partner at the international law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he practiced transactional and intellectual property law in Boston, London and Washington DC.
Criminal Law Certificate of Specialization – S.J. Quinney
(4 days ago) Non-law school courses may be taken to fulfill the elective credit requirement with prior approval by the associate dean for academic affairs. Such courses will be approved by the associate dean for academic affairs in consultation with the relevant faculty members.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(3 days ago) The Minority Law Caucus (MLC), founded in 1985, is a student organization at the University of Utah S.J.Quinney College of Law. The MLC welcomes all law students with an interest in issues affecting racial and ethnic minorities and promotes diversity in the legal profession in general and at the College of Law in particular.
NEWS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) Utah Law recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day Oct 08, 2021 | Diversity. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Indigenous/Native American/American Indian/Native Alaskan peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures.
STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION & ORGANIZATIONS – S.J. Quinney
(1 days ago) The Student Bar Association (SBA) is the official student government of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. SBA plans student activities, organizes the mentor program for 1L students and many other programs to help law students. The SBA also serves as the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) and elected student government of the College of Law.
ADMISSIONS FAQ – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) The College of Law, under the American Bar Association Standard 503, may admit a limited number of applicants who have not taken the LSAT. Those LSAT exemption applicants must: 1) meet certain conditions, 2) be deemed academically eligible, and 3) be approved to apply under the College of Law's LSAT exemption policy.
LLM PROGRAM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(Just Now) The LLM program is a full-time one-year program or a part-time three-year program providing advanced training in environmental and natural resources law. The program has enrolled students from various parts of the United States and diverse foreign countries …
RESEARCH & SCHOLARSHIP – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(9 days ago) Professor Contreras is an international authority on patent remedies law and has recently helped to coordinate a multilateral collaboration of academics from twenty countries on a project to develop a consensus commentary on remedies law in North America, Europe and Asia.
DIVERSITY – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(7 days ago) The S.J. Quinney College of Law (Utah Law) community recognizes the systemic racial injustice and implicit bias that plagues our nation. We are especially saddened and enraged by the recent killings of Black Americans under the color of law and understand that racial profiling contributes to the racial gap in our system of mass incarceration.
JD TRANSFER PROGRAM – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(8 days ago) The S.J. Quinney College of Law enrolls students seeking to transfer from other law schools. Students wishing to transfer from another law school for the purpose of obtaining a law degree from the University of Utah must satisfy the admission criteria elements (see below).
JURIS DOCTOR (JD) – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(1 days ago) The law school registers students for all first-year courses. First-year students may not register for upper-division classes. LAW 6000 - Introduction to Law First-year law students begin fall classes one week prior to the beginning of the regular fall semester with an Orientation and Introduction to Law Week.
JD/MSW – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(9 days ago) JD/MSW. The S.J. Quinney College of Law and the College of Social Work propose the following program to enable students to pursue both a JD degree and an MSW degree simultaneously. The JD/MSW program is based on the premise that, because there is complementary intellectual benefit from studying law and social work in a coordinated program, a
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(1 days ago) Introduction to Law, taught by the law school faculty, is a pass/fail course which is required for graduation. Introduction to Law acquaints first year students with methods of legal study and provides them with a preview of the coming year. The week is rounded out with social events sponsored by the law school and student organizations.
FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS
(6 days ago) Fellowships. Fellowships are awarded to recognize demonstrated interest and/or achievement in a specific area of law. Fellowships include a service or work component. For the 2017-2018 academic year, fellows receive $3,750 and a tuition benefit each semester. Please …
Faculty Updates – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(7 days ago) Bob Adler published an article in the Florida Law Review entitled Balancing Compassion and Risk in Climate Adaptation: U.S. Water, Drought and Agricultural Law, and has had articles accepted for publication in the Washington University Law Review (The Ancient Mariner of Constitutional Law: The Declining Role of Navigability) and the George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law
Business Law Certificate of Specialization – S.J. Quinney
(4 days ago) Commercial Law (three to four credits) Federal Income Tax (three credits) Drafting: Contracts or Drafting: Real Estate (two credits) Five credit hours of elective study chosen from a range of business and tax courses (not all of which are offered each year).*. Students must complete all certificate requirements with at least a B overall average
TUITION & FINANCIAL INFORMATION – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(5 days ago) The S.J. Quinney College of Law provides a high-quality education at a competitive cost, both in terms of tuition and cost of living. The typical student can meet the cost of the MLS program with a financial aid package that may include loans guaranteed by the federal government and a small amount of personal savings or a family contribution.
Dean’s Book Review ~ White by Law: The Legal Construction
(Just Now) White by Law was first published in 1996 to immense critical acclaim, and established Ian Haney López as one of the most exciting and talented young minds in the legal academy. This was the first book to fully explore the social and specifically legal construction of race, White by Law inspired a generation of critical race theorists and
EXAM POLICIES & SCHEDULES – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(7 days ago) The law school is not responsible for technical support during exams. College Council- January 30, 2003; March 27, 2003. Day of Exam If an exam is administered in person, students should arrive in the designated exam room 15 minutes before the exam is scheduled to begin. Blue books and scratch paper will be provided for general use.
38th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate – S.J. Quinney
(2 days ago) The Fordham Debate is named in honor of Professor Jefferson B. Fordham, an outstanding legal scholar and defender of individual and civil rights who joined the University of Utah College of Law faculty in 1972. The annual debate addresses relevant contemporary public policy and legal issues. For questions contact Kris (801) 585-3440.
Faculty Updates – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(9 days ago) The book, Energy Law and Policy, is expected to be published in 2014. Davies has presented his scholarly work in a number of venues recently, including at the Duke-University of Colorado Climate Change Law Workshop. Davies continues to serve on the ABA’s Energy Infrastructure and Siting Committee and as chair of the board of directors for the
Rising 3L Dy Thurgood spends summer advocating for
(Just Now) Rising 3L Dy Thurgood spends summer advocating for disability rights. Jul 13, 2021 | Student. Before attending law school at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Dy Thurgood’s career and education focused on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. With a passion for disability rights and intersectionality, she chose to come to law school in hopes
EXTERNSHIPS – S.J. Quinney College of Law
(2 days ago) Entrepreneurial Law Externship: This year-long externship is open to second- or third-year students interested in learning about launching new ventures and commercializing technologies. Taken in conjunction with the Entrepreneurial Law course, it exposes students to legal work involving inventors, corporate representatives, and outside counsel.
#IncludeTheirStories: Rethinking, Reimagining, and
(6 days ago) The Utah Law Review is delighted to announce its 2021 symposium, entitled #IncludeTheirStories: Rethinking, Reimagining, and Reshaping Legal Education.The entire world was shaken by the events of 2020, a year which the history books will pen with infamy. Along with a global health pandemic that tested both human frailties and social infrastructures, the world witnessed the …
U.N. Sustainability Development Goals: Forward Thinking
(3 days ago) Elizabeth Kronk Warner is the Jefferson and Rita Fordham Presidential Dean and Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. She is a nationally-recognized expert on issues falling within the intersection of environmental/energy and Indian law, and has written several books and numerous law journal articles on these topics.