The 2016 Spring Convention Committee is working hard to create another great event. Check back often to see what they have planned.

Thursday Keynote Friday Lunch Saturday Keynote
Debo Adegbile,
Sen. Mark B. Madsen Prof. Joshua M. Greene
Police Departments In the Spotlight: Perspectives on DOJ’s Role in Law Enforcement Reform Special Legislation 2016: Results from Medical Marijuana Legislation 2016 Justice at Dachau: The Trials of an American Prosecutor

Increasingly the public eye and proliferation of cellphone cameras are bringing heightened attention to uses of force by police.
There has been an increase in DOJ investigations of police departments around the country.
These DOJ Investigations typically result in lengthy findings reports, and often end with consent decrees that contain detailed requirements designed to reform police practices.

Are there any lessons to be learned from these investigations? Are DOJ investigations the only way to achieve the use of best practices by law enforcement?  

  A look inside the Nuremberg trials profiles William Denson, a U.S. Army attorney assigned to prosecute Nazi war criminals, who risked his Army career to prevent the clandestine reversal of Nazi sentences due to the Soviet threat.
Your 2016 Spring Convention Leadership
2016 Spring Convention Chair:
Trystan Smith
2016 Spring Convention Committee: Robert O. Rice,
President-Elect Utah State Bar

Sharon Bertelsen
Timothy Bodily
Laurie Cayton
Brett Coombs
Christina Cope
Doug Cummings
Brad DeHaan
Chris Greenwood
Heather Gunderson
Daniel Hill
Lincoln Hobbs
Andrew Hufford
Josh Irvine
Michelle Kennedy
Clemens Landau
Sarah Larsen
Amber Mettler
John Nielsen
Tracy Olsen
Denise Porter
Tom Seiler
LaShel Shaw
Matt Sorensen