About Res Gestae

Anti-racism initiatives and the law


George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. As the nation continues to reel over victims...

Opening Statements


Letter from the President – Winter 2021

Scholarship donations can help law light the way during dark times As you all know, law school is...

Letter from the Dean – Winter 2021

Dear Friends: This has been a historic and unforgettable year. Like many of you, we have faced the...

Princeton Review names S.J. Quinney College of Law among best law schools in the nation

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Law is one of the nation’s most outstanding law schools, according...

Utah law schools announce achievement fellowships

Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU Law) and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (Utah Law) today announced...

College of Law named a “Best Value” law school by PreLaw magazine

For the eighth year in a row, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has been...

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch surprises University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law students at orientation

Incoming law students at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law received an unexpected and thrilling...

Class of 2023: By The Numbers

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Discovery


George to receive SALT Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award

The Society of American Law Teachers Board of Governors has selected University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of...

Tanana is named ENREL’S Lawyer of the Year

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Research Professor Heather Tanana has been named “lawyer of the year” by...

Ruple article on fossil fuel development featured by Environmental Law Reporter

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Research Professor John Ruple co-wrote an article with Jamie Gibbs...

U hosts Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted legal scholars from across the country for the...

Contreras’ research explores impact of patent sharing in fight against COVID-19

New research published by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras and colleagues in the journal Nature...

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

When COVID-19 hit the United States, small towns near ski areas such as Park City, Utah, and Sun...

Alumni


Honoring the Legacy of Judge Dee Benson

The College of Law and the entire Utah legal community mourns the loss of federal District Court Judge...

In Memoriam

Name Class James Bean 1985 Kenneth W. Catmull 1967 James John Chachas 1969 Bruce E. Coke 1955 Steven...

I Am A Recovering Racist

The Pulitzer Prize winning black writer Isabel Wilkerson has written:1 We heard the man on the ground pleading...

Law professor fights for victims of Jeffrey Epstein with help of students

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of law student Alexander Allred didn’t flinch as he poked holes in a legal...

Letter from Director of Alumni Relations

Alumni Engagement in the New World Things have changed.  The one phrase I’m sure we are all tired...

An abrupt shift to online learning

When a worldwide pandemic shutdown the S.J. Quinney College of Law last spring, there was little time to...

More from Law


Class Notes Winter 2021

Hillary M. Hoffmann (’03) Robert H. McKinney Family Chair in Environmental Law Hoffmann was named the first Robert...

Meet SBA President Taylor Stephensen Beal

A strong support system is essential for withstanding the rigors of law school, and no one understands that more...

Feedback – Winter 2021

Editor’s note: Change is at the heart of this issue of Res Gestae, which aims to explore how...