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California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

October 2, 2019

The state of California is working on a bill called the Fair Pay to Play Act, which would make it legal to pay college athletes for use of their name, likeness and image. It has been passed by the state Senate and now only awaits the signature of Governor Gavin Newsom to make it law. It’s about ...

Barron: Students Need Academic Protection for Jury Service

Barron: Students Need Academic Protection for Jury Service

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

June 4, 2019

  As I listened intently to the pre-recorded message, I kept muttering, “21, 21, 21,” like a strung out gambler at a Vegas blackjack table. But instead of counting cards, I was counting jurors. If the Third District Court Clerk selected 21 jurors tonight instead of 40 — as she had for the p...

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

U Law Professor Erika George Promoted to Director of the Tanner Humanities Center

By Nicholas Rush

April 4, 2019

  Erika George, former Interim Director of the Tanner Center for Human Rights, has been appointed to the Director of the Tanner Humanities Center, succeeding Dr. Robert Goldberg, who served for thirteen years as director. Stuart Culver, Dean of the College of Humanities looks forward to the new chapte...

Law Students Learn Counterterrorism Through Simulation

Law Students Learn Counterterrorism Through Simulation

April 13, 2015

What do lawyers do during a terrorist attack? U law students found out first-hand through terrorism simulations run by the law school. For eight years, Amos Guiora, a professor of law at the U, has been incorporating a simulation series in his curriculum. Guiora experienced a simulation through the De...

Law School Advances in Rankings

Law School Advances in Rankings

April 1, 2015

Two U students took first place at a Bankruptcy Law competition, and the win may help the law school rise in national acclaim. According to US News and World Reports List of Best Law Schools, the U is ranked 42 out of the 205 American Bar Association approved schools. This was a seven-spot improveme...

U Law Students Take Top Honors at Bankruptcy Competition

U Law Students Take Top Honors at Bankruptcy Competition

March 4, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Eleven schools competed in the American College of Law Bankruptcy Law Meet, but the U walked away as the winner. WHAT YOU MISSED: APPLE BRINGS DIVERSITY TO THE DIGITAL WORLD WITH EMOJIS Josh Campbell and Keith Mayer, students at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, under ...

Pre-Law Students Find Their Fit

Pre-Law Students Find Their Fit

October 29, 2014

  They came from all areas of the country and donned black suits and briefcases. Setting up their case materials on assigned tables, the representatives waited for eager students to approach. These representatives were attendees of the U’s Law Fair, first organized in 1985. The fair was hosted in the ...

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