PAUL G. CASSELL portrait
  • Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and University Distinguished Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Distinguished Professor, College Of Law

Professional Service

  • Crime victims litigation. Professor Cassell frequently handles pro bono cases for crime victims attempting to assert rights in the criminal justice process. 12/2007 - present

Internal Service

  • Board for the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis. 08/17/2018 - present. Other service.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow. American Bar Foundation, 04/2016
  • Member. American Law Institute, 01/2016
  • Christine M. Durham Public Service Award. UVU Christine M. Durham Prelaw Club, 01/2015
  • Faculty Achievement Award for Research Excellence. University of Utah College of Law, 05/2014
  • Scott M. Matheson Award for Outstanding Service to Utah Law Related Education. 01/2013
  • Paul M. Bator Award (for outstanding young law professor in the country). Federalist Society, 06/1998
  • Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence. University of Utah College of Law , 05/1997
  • Order of the Coif. Stanford Law School, 06/1984
  • President. Stanford Law Review, 03/1983


  • Utah Bar , Member, 05/1992 - present

In the Media

  • Professor Cassell is frequently quoted in major media on criminal justice issues, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the L.A. Times, Sixty Minutes, and other sources. 12/2007.